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Munenori Kawasaki

Munenori Kawasaki (twitter: @MKawasaki66)

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, 17,738th in MLB history)   vs. OAK 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2012 season [*]
Teams (by GP): BlueJays/Mariners 2012-2015
2015 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 2.073, Arb Eligible: 2016, Free Agent: 2019 [*], Agents: Relativity Baseball [*]
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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 82 274 240 31 62 7 1 0 17 1 0 22 49 .258 .327 .296 .623 79 71 3 3 8 1 0 45/6
2015 34 TOR AL 3 6 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .333 .200 .533 55 1 1 0 0 0 0 /4
4 Yrs 242 684 589 71 138 14 6 1 48 10 3 63 109 .234 .315 .284 .598 70 167 11 8 20 4 0
162 Game Avg. 162 458 394 48 92 9 4 1 32 7 2 42 73 .234 .315 .284 .598 70 112 7 5 13 3 0
TOR (3 yrs) 181 569 485 58 118 13 6 1 41 8 1 55 91 .243 .327 .301 .628 77 146 9 7 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 2 3 3 2 0.3 10 12 1.3 .502 .501 0.9 0.7 9 64D
2014 33 TOR AL 82 274 -6 1 2 -2 2 -4 -0.3 10 6 0.7 .495 .498 0.9 0.1 8 45/6
2015 34 TOR AL 3 6 -0 -0 -0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 0 -0.0 .491 .500 -0.0 0.0 0 /4
4 Seasons 242 684 -20 1 3 0 7 -9 -0.8 25 16 1.6 .496 .498 1.5 0.9 16 $625,000
TOR (3 yrs) 181 569 -13 2 3 1 5 -2 0.0 20 18 2.0 .499 .500 1.7 0.8 17
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 274 190 25 3.5 92 .323 .258 .254 .327 .316 .296 .391 .623 .708 79 .410 -6.3 -0.6 .536 .133 .038 .0
2015 34 TOR AL 6 5 0 0.0 94 .250 .200 .252 .333 .317 .200 .400 .533 .716 55 .000 -0.3 -0.0 .400 .200 .000
4 Yrs 684 489 59 3.2 95 .284 .234 .254 .315 .318 .284 .400 .598 .718 70 .358 -23.1 -2.3 .527 .168 .049 1.8
162 Game Avg. 458 327 39 3.2 95 .284 .234 .254 .315 .318 .284 .400 .598 .718 70 .358 -23.1 -2.3 .527 .168 .049 1
TOR (3 yrs) 569 399 53 3.6 96 .295 .243 .256 .327 .320 .301 .400 .628 .720 77 .402 -14.0 -1.4 .570 .186 .058 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 274 0.0% 17.9% 8.0% 2.9% 13% 2.23 4.9 14.1 1.35 1.73 70% 27% 0.0% 11%
2015 34 TOR AL 6 0.0% 16.7% 16.7% 0.0% 0% 1.00 5.0 67% 0%
4 Yrs 684 0.2% 15.9% 9.2% 3.1% 15% 1.73 5.4 589.0 12.3 1.41 1.98 71% 21% 0.6% 14%
MLB Averages 2.5% 20.0% 7.8% 7.4% 33% 2.55 4.5 36.1 8.6 0.84 1.11 68% 22% 7.5% 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 -6.9 -0.7 278 -1.1 4.1 -5.2 1.12 -0.8 -0.2 -12.3 -1.3 0.96 -8.8 1.67 9
2015 34 TOR AL -0.3 -0.0 6 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 1.02 -0.0 -0.1 -0.9 -0.1 0.99 -0.4 0
4 Yrs -23.7 -2.4 707 -0.8 11.0 -11.7 1.07 -2.2 1.5 -23.1 -2.4 0.93 -22.7 1.45 23

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 36% 126 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 38% 21 13 8 5 4 1 11 6 5
2015 34 TOR AL 0 0 0% 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Yrs 9 0 30% 307 10 3 77% 9 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 1 0 1 15 43% 48 29 19 8 6 2 18 7 11

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 274 81% 62 13 2 9 3 0 0 1.67 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 13 8 62% 50 3 6% 31 12 39% 172 17 10% 14 8 57% 12 6 50% 0
2015 34 TOR AL 6 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 50% 2 1 50% 3 0 0% 0 0 0 0 0
4 Yrs 684 82% 138 29 9 23 5 0 1 1.45 1 0 13 1 0 1 0 0 31 20 65% 120 11 9% 73 31 42% 399 49 12% 31 17 55% 27 15 56% 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% 0 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 274 1134 4.14 712 62.8% 40.9% 8.4% 22.6% 28.1% 59.1% 0.0% 37.1% 85.7% 22.6% 3.6% 10 0 13.1% 36 2 10.6% 29 2 20 29 40.8% 0 0 0
2015 34 TOR AL 6 19 3.17 11 57.9% 36.4% 9.1% 18.2% 36.4% 63.6% 0.0% 36.8% 85.7% 16.7% 16.7% 1 0 16.7% 1 0 16.7% 1 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0
4 Yrs 685 2778 4.06 1737 62.5% 36.3% 8.8% 26.0% 29.0% 63.7% 0.0% 39.8% 86.3% 24.4% 4.5% 31 0 14.2% 97 24 10.2% 70 11 36 73 33.0% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 64.0% 27.6% 16.1% 27.1% 29.2% 72.4% 1.4% 46.3% 77.7% 27.1% 4.5% 13.7% 8.2% 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 33 239 678 584 71 137 14 6 1 48 10 3 62 108 .235 .315 .284 .599 70 166 10 8 20 4 0
2015 34 242 684 589 71 138 14 6 1 48 10 3 63 109 .234 .315 .284 .598 70 167 11 8 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 82 281 245 35 67 8 1 0 19 1 24 49 .273 .344 .314 .659 26 82
2015 34 3 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 3
4 Yrs 242 697 598 79 146 15 6 1 52 10 67 109 .244 .326 .294 .621 57 242
162 Game Avg. 162 467 400 53 98 10 4 1 35 7 45 73 .244 .326 .294 .621 38 242



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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 (7th)

                                         

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