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Munenori Kawasaki

Munenori Kawasaki

Positions: Shortstop, Second Baseman and Third Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: June 3, 1981 in Aira-gun, Kagoshima, Japan
High School: Kagoshima Kogyo HS (JP)
Signed
by the Seattle Mariners as an amateur free agent in 2012. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 7, 2012 (Age 30.309)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2012 season [*]
Teams (by GP): BlueJays/Mariners 2012-2014
2014 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 1.137, Arb Eligible: 2015, Free Agent: 2019 [*],
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2012 31 SEA AL 61 115 104 13 20 1 0 0 7 2 2 8 18 .192 .257 .202 .459 34 21 2 1 2 0 0 64/D5
2013 32 TOR AL 96 289 240 27 55 6 5 1 24 7 1 32 41 .229 .326 .308 .634 76 74 5 4 10 3 0 64D
2014 33 TOR AL 62 225 200 25 55 6 1 0 12 0 0 14 44 .275 .327 .315 .642 82 63 2 2 8 1 0 45/6
3 Yrs 219 629 544 65 130 13 6 1 43 9 3 54 103 .239 .314 .290 .604 70 158 9 7 20 4 0
162 Game Avg. 162 465 402 48 96 10 4 1 32 7 2 40 76 .239 .314 .290 .604 70 117 7 5 15 3 0
TOR (2 yrs) 158 514 440 52 110 12 6 1 36 7 1 46 85 .250 .327 .311 .638 79 137 7 6 18 4 0
SEA (1 yr) 61 115 104 13 20 1 0 0 7 2 2 8 18 .192 .257 .202 .459 34 21 2 1 2 0 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2012 31 SEA AL 61 115 -7 -1 0 -1 2 -7 -0.8 4 -3 -0.3 .487 .495 -0.2 0.1 -2 $625,000 64/D5
2013 32 TOR AL 96 289 -7 1 0 3 3 -0 0.1 10 10 1.1 .500 .500 0.7 0.7 7 64D
2014 33 TOR AL 62 225 -4 0 1 -4 2 -5 -0.4 8 3 0.4 .492 .497 0.8 -0.2 7 45/6
3 Seasons 219 629 -18 0 2 -2 6 -12 -1.1 23 10 1.1 .494 .498 1.2 0.6 13 $625,000
TOR (2 yrs) 158 514 -11 1 1 -1 4 -5 -0.3 18 13 1.4 .496 .499 1.4 0.5 14
SEA (1 yr) 61 115 -7 -1 0 -1 2 -7 -0.8 4 -3 -0.3 .487 .495 -0.2 0.1 -2 $625,000

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2012 31 SEA AL 115 90 6 1.8 92 .233 .192 .247 .257 .310 .202 .397 .459 .707 34 .152 -9.1 -0.9 .341 .087 .010 .0
2013 32 TOR AL 289 204 28 3.7 99 .269 .229 .259 .326 .323 .308 .409 .634 .733 76 .405 -7.4 -0.7 .607 .238 .079 1.8
2014 33 TOR AL 225 156 22 3.8 95 .350 .275 .257 .327 .320 .315 .397 .642 .717 82 .436 -5.0 -0.5 .537 .110 .040
3 Yrs 629 450 56 3.4 96 .291 .239 .256 .314 .320 .290 .402 .604 .722 70 .369 -21.5 -2.2 .528 .162 .051 1.8
162 Game Avg. 465 333 41 3.4 96 .291 .239 .256 .314 .320 .290 .402 .604 .722 70 .369 -21.5 -2.2 .528 .162 .051 1
TOR (2 yrs) 514 360 50 3.7 97 .304 .250 .258 .327 .322 .311 .404 .638 .726 79 .419 -12.4 -1.2 .577 .180 .061 1.8
SEA (1 yr) 115 90 6 1.8 92 .233 .192 .247 .257 .310 .202 .397 .459 .707 34 .151 -9.1 -0.9 .341 .087 .010 .0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2012 31 SEA AL 115 0.0% 15.7% 7.0% 0.9% 5% 2.25 5.8 14.9 1.55 2.14 75% 11% 0.0% 23%
2013 32 TOR AL 289 0.4% 14.2% 11.1% 4.2% 22% 1.28 5.9 240.0 10.0 1.35 2.10 70% 19% 1.4% 13%
2014 33 TOR AL 225 0.0% 19.6% 6.2% 3.1% 13% 3.14 4.5 16.7 1.34 1.83 70% 28% 0.0% 12%
3 Yrs 629 0.2% 16.4% 8.6% 3.2% 15% 1.91 5.3 544.0 12.7 1.38 2.01 71% 21% 0.7% 15%
MLB Averages 2.5% 20.0% 7.9% 7.4% 33% 2.53 4.5 35.8 8.5 0.83 1.11 68% 22% 7.6% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2012 31 SEA AL -9.1 -0.9 122 -0.4 1.3 -1.7 .85 -0.9 0.5 -6.2 -0.6 0.88 -9.7 0.65 3
2013 32 TOR AL -7.4 -0.7 301 0.9 5.6 -4.7 1.11 -0.4 1.2 -3.8 -0.4 0.93 -3.7 1.49 11
2014 33 TOR AL -5.0 -0.5 228 -1.2 3.3 -4.5 1.15 -0.7 -0.3 -12.8 -1.3 0.98 -7.5 1.44 5
3 Yrs -21.5 -2.2 651 -0.7 10.2 -10.9 1.07 -2.0 1.4 -22.8 -2.3 0.94 -20.9 1.35 19

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2012 31 SEA AL 3 0 27% 67 2 2 50% 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 3 60% 7 3 4 0 0 0 3 1 2
2013 32 TOR AL 3 0 28% 111 7 1 88% 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 7 44% 20 13 7 3 2 1 4 0 4
2014 33 TOR AL 3 0 35% 102 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 35% 16 10 6 4 4 0 9 5 4
3 Yrs 9 0 30% 280 9 3 75% 8 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 1 0 1 14 42% 43 26 17 7 6 1 16 6 10

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2012 31 SEA AL 115 83% 20 6 4 3 1 0 1 0.65 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 67% 15 2 13% 11 2 18% 58 7 12% 4 1 25% 3 1 33% 0
2013 32 TOR AL 289 81% 55 10 3 11 1 0 0 1.49 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 15 10 67% 53 5 9% 29 16 55% 166 25 15% 13 8 62% 12 8 67% 0
2014 33 TOR AL 225 79% 55 11 1 5 2 0 0 1.44 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 12 8 67% 42 2 5% 27 11 41% 144 12 8% 10 5 50% 11 6 55% 0
3 Yrs 629 81% 130 27 8 19 4 0 1 1.35 1 0 11 1 0 1 0 0 30 20 67% 110 9 8% 67 29 43% 368 44 12% 27 14 52% 26 15 58% 0
MLB Averages 55% 67% 11% 31% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2012 31 SEA AL 116 418 3.60 276 66.0% 27.5% 12.3% 28.3% 31.9% 72.5% 0.0% 47.8% 83.0% 35.3% 5.2% 6 0 13.8% 16 7 6.9% 8 5 4 14 22.2% -1 0 0
2013 32 TOR AL 289 1207 4.18 738 61.1% 35.1% 7.7% 28.5% 28.7% 64.9% 0.0% 39.7% 88.1% 21.8% 4.8% 14 0 15.2% 44 15 11.1% 32 4 12 29 29.3% 0 0 0
2014 33 TOR AL 225 944 4.20 602 63.8% 41.4% 8.6% 22.6% 27.4% 58.6% 0.0% 37.4% 85.3% 20.9% 2.7% 6 0 11.6% 26 1 10.7% 24 2 18 26 40.9% 0 0 0
3 Yrs 630 2569 4.08 1616 62.9% 36.1% 8.8% 26.2% 28.8% 63.9% 0.0% 40.2% 86.1% 24.0% 4.1% 26 0 13.7% 86 23 10.2% 64 11 34 69 33.0% -1 0 0
MLB Averages 3.83 63.9% 27.7% 16.0% 27.0% 29.2% 72.3% 1.4% 46.2% 77.8% 27.0% 4.6% 13.7% 8.3% 24.1%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2012 31 61 115 104 13 20 1 0 0 7 2 2 8 18 .192 .257 .202 .459 34 21 2 1 2 0 0
2013 32 157 404 344 40 75 7 5 1 31 9 3 40 59 .218 .306 .276 .582 64 95 7 5 12 3 0
2014 33 219 629 544 65 130 13 6 1 43 9 3 54 103 .239 .314 .290 .604 70 158 9 7 20 4 0

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2012 31 61 118 106 15 22 1 0 0 8 2 9 18 .208 .276 .217 .493 6 61
2013 32 96 292 242 29 57 6 5 1 25 7 33 41 .236 .333 .314 .647 25 96
2014 33 62 229 203 27 58 6 1 0 13 0 15 44 .286 .339 .325 .664 22 62
3 Yrs 219 639 551 71 137 13 6 1 46 9 57 103 .249 .325 .299 .624 53 219
162 Game Avg. 162 473 408 53 101 10 4 1 34 7 42 76 .249 .325 .299 .624 39 219



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
2013 AL  10 (3rd)
2014 AL  8 (6th)

                                         

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