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Kurt Suzuki    \soo-ZOO-kee\

Kurt Kiyoshi Suzuki (twitter: @kurtsuzuki)

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 230 lb.

Born: October 4, 1983 in Wailuku, HI
High School: Baldwin HS (Wailuku, HI)
School: California State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)
Drafted
by the Oakland Athletics in the 2nd round of the 2004 amateur draft.
Signed July 16, 2004. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 12, 2007 (Age 23.251)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2007 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Athletics/Nationals/Twins 2007-2014
2014 Contract Status: Signed thru 2016, 1 yr/$2.75M (14), 2 yrs/$12M (15-16) & 17 vesting option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 6.113, Free Agent: 2017 [*], Agents: Dan Lozano [*]
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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
2007 23 OAK AL 68 248 213 27 53 13 0 7 39 0 0 24 39 .249 .327 .408 .735 98 87 4 3 3 5 0 2/D
2008 24 OAK AL 148 588 530 54 148 25 1 7 42 2 3 44 69 .279 .346 .370 .716 96 196 20 11 2 1 2 *2/D
2009 25 OAK AL 147 614 570 74 156 37 1 15 88 8 2 28 59 .274 .313 .421 .734 93 240 14 8 1 7 0 *2D
2010 26 OAK AL 131 544 495 55 120 18 2 13 71 3 2 33 49 .242 .303 .366 .669 83 181 22 12 0 4 3 *2/D
2011 27 OAK AL 134 515 460 54 109 26 0 14 44 2 2 38 64 .237 .301 .385 .686 89 177 14 7 3 7 1 *2/D
2012 28 TOT MLB 118 442 408 36 96 20 0 6 43 2 0 20 73 .235 .276 .328 .605 67 134 5 5 4 5 3 *2
2012 28 OAK AL 75 278 262 19 57 15 0 1 18 1 0 9 53 .218 .250 .286 .536 51 75 3 3 2 2 0 2
2012 28 WSN NL 43 164 146 17 39 5 0 5 25 1 0 11 20 .267 .321 .404 .725 95 59 2 2 2 3 3 2
2013 29 TOT MLB 94 316 285 25 66 13 1 5 32 2 0 22 35 .232 .290 .337 .627 73 96 2 3 2 4 6 2
2013 29 WSN NL 79 281 252 19 56 11 1 3 25 2 0 20 32 .222 .283 .310 .593 64 78 2 3 2 4 6 2
2013 29 OAK AL 15 35 33 6 10 2 0 2 7 0 0 2 3 .303 .343 .545 .888 144 18 0 0 0 0 0 2
2014 ★ 30 MIN AL 104 398 354 32 107 24 0 3 49 0 0 31 32 .302 .363 .395 .758 114 140 7 6 1 6 0 *2/D AS
8 Yrs 944 3665 3315 357 855 176 5 70 408 19 9 240 420 .258 .315 .377 .693 89 1251 88 55 16 39 15
162 Game Avg. 162 629 569 61 147 30 1 12 70 3 2 41 72 .258 .315 .377 .693 89 215 15 9 3 7 3
OAK (7 yrs) 718 2822 2563 289 653 136 4 59 309 16 9 178 336 .255 .311 .380 .691 88 974 77 44 11 26 6
WSN (2 yrs) 122 445 398 36 95 16 1 8 50 3 0 31 52 .239 .297 .344 .641 75 137 4 5 4 7 9
MIN (1 yr) 104 398 354 32 107 24 0 3 49 0 0 31 32 .302 .363 .395 .758 114 140 7 6 1 6 0
AL (8 yrs) 822 3220 2917 321 760 160 4 62 358 16 9 209 368 .261 .318 .382 .700 91 1114 84 50 12 32 6
NL (2 yrs) 122 445 398 36 95 16 1 8 50 3 0 31 52 .239 .297 .344 .641 75 137 4 5 4 7 9

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
2007 23 OAK AL 68 248 0 -1 -1 -7 4 -5 -0.4 9 4 0.4 .493 .497 1.1 -0.3 11 2/D
2008 24 OAK AL 148 588 1 -1 -3 10 9 15 1.7 22 37 3.8 .510 .509 2.7 2.0 27 $395,000 *2/D
2009 25 OAK AL 147 614 -4 2 -1 6 8 11 1.2 23 34 3.4 .508 .507 2.8 1.4 28 $410,000 *2D
2010 26 OAK AL 131 544 -11 -2 -1 8 7 1 0.2 20 21 2.2 .501 .500 1.3 1.7 13 $420,000 *2/D
2011 27 OAK AL 134 515 -6 -2 -2 -1 8 -3 -0.2 19 17 1.6 .498 .498 1.8 0.7 18 $3,437,500 *2/D
2012 28 OAK AL 75 278 -18 -1 -0 3 5 -11 -1.2 10 -1 -0.2 .484 .492 -0.5 0.8 -4 2
2012 28 WSN NL 43 164 -2 -0 -0 -1 3 -1 -0.1 5 4 0.4 .498 .500 0.5 0.2 6 $5,000,000 2
2013 29 WSN NL 79 281 -14 0 0 -2 5 -11 -1.3 9 -2 -0.4 .485 .493 -0.1 0.2 1 2
2013 29 OAK AL 15 35 3 -0 0 0 1 3 0.3 1 4 0.5 .523 .502 0.5 0.1 4 $6,450,000 2
2014 ★ 30 MIN AL 104 398 7 -2 -0 -3 6 8 1.0 14 22 2.4 .508 .505 2.6 0.5 25 $2,750,000 *2/D AS
8 Seasons 944 3665 -45 -6 -8 13 54 8 1.3 134 142 14.2 .501 .502 12.7 7.3 129 $18,862,500
OAK (7 yrs) 718 2822 -36 -5 -7 19 41 11 1.6 106 117 11.8 .501 .502 9.7 6.4 98 $11,112,500
WSN (2 yrs) 122 445 -16 0 -0 -3 7 -11 -1.4 14 3 0.0 .490 .495 0.4 0.4 6 $5,000,000
MIN (1 yr) 104 398 7 -2 -0 -3 6 8 1.0 14 22 2.4 .508 .505 2.6 0.5 25 $2,750,000

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
2007 23 OAK AL 248 172 30 4.7 102 .267 .249 .264 .327 .330 .408 .412 .735 .743 98 .463 0.5 0.0 .695 .272 .160 .0
2008 24 OAK AL 588 408 65 4.3 100 .310 .279 .261 .346 .328 .370 .410 .716 .738 96 .431 -1.6 -0.2 .617 .172 .091 3.1
2009 25 OAK AL 614 438 74 4.5 106 .280 .274 .265 .313 .334 .421 .425 .734 .759 93 .446 -6.0 -0.6 .656 .207 .147 10.4
2010 26 OAK AL 544 403 51 3.4 99 .245 .242 .259 .303 .327 .366 .406 .669 .733 83 .355 -12.4 -1.2 .569 .192 .123 4.9
2011 27 OAK AL 515 377 52 3.7 97 .244 .237 .256 .301 .321 .385 .405 .686 .726 89 .400 -6.4 -0.6 .605 .230 .148 3.5
2012 28 TOT MLB 442 326 39 3.2 97 .269 .235 .254 .276 .319 .328 .407 .605 .726 67 .344 -18.1 -1.8 .508 .147 .093 3.0
2012 28 OAK AL 278 212 19 2.4 94 .267 .218 .250 .250 .314 .286 .403 .536 .717 51 .234 -17.2 -1.7 .423 .107 .069 1.0
2012 28 WSN NL 164 114 20 4.7 102 .274 .267 .262 .321 .328 .404 .416 .725 .744 95 .518 -0.9 -0.1 .670 .219 .137 1.7
2013 29 TOT MLB 316 227 30 3.6 98 .245 .232 .259 .290 .324 .337 .404 .627 .728 73 .410 -10.6 -1.1 .557 .189 .105 2.9
2013 29 WSN NL 281 204 24 3.2 98 .240 .222 .260 .283 .325 .310 .404 .593 .730 64 .362 -12.4 -1.3 .520 .175 .087 2.4
2013 29 OAK AL 35 23 6 7.0 95 .286 .303 .253 .343 .317 .545 .400 .888 .717 144 .689 1.8 0.2 .870 .303 .242 .0
2014 30 MIN AL 398 261 53 5.5 94 .320 .302 .255 .363 .319 .395 .395 .758 .713 114 .599 8.6 0.9 .697 .181 .093 .0
8 Yrs 3665 2612 394 4.0 99 .274 .258 .259 .315 .325 .377 .409 .693 .734 89 .428 -46.0 -4.6 .609 .195 .119 29.9
162 Game Avg. 629 448 68 4.0 99 .274 .258 .259 .315 .325 .377 .409 .693 .734 89 .428 -46.0 -4.6 .609 .195 .119 5
OAK (7 yrs) 2822 2033 297 3.9 100 .271 .255 .260 .311 .326 .380 .411 .691 .737 88 .404 -41.3 -4.1 .603 .197 .125 25.2
WSN (2 yrs) 445 318 44 3.7 100 .252 .239 .261 .297 .326 .344 .408 .641 .735 75 .425 -13.3 -1.4 .573 .191 .106 4.4
MIN (1 yr) 398 261 53 5.5 94 .320 .302 .255 .363 .319 .395 .395 .758 .713 114 .599 8.6 0.9 .697 .181 .093 .0
AL (8 yrs) 3220 2294 350 4.1 99 .277 .261 .259 .318 .325 .382 .409 .700 .734 91 .429 -32.7 -3.2 .613 .195 .121 25.4
NL (2 yrs) 445 318 44 3.7 100 .252 .239 .261 .297 .326 .344 .408 .641 .735 75 .425 -13.3 -1.4 .573 .191 .106 4.4

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2012 28 WSN NL NLDS STL L 5 19 17 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 4 .235 .316 .235 .551 4 0 0 0 0 0
1 NLDS 5 19 17 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 4 .235 .316 .235 .551 4 0 0 0 0 0

All-Star Batting

Year Tm Lg Age GS PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2014 MIN AL 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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
2007 23 OAK AL 248 2.8% 15.7% 9.7% 8.1% 38% 1.63 5.5 30.4 5.5 0.64 0.78 69% 19% 7.4% 11%
2008 24 OAK AL 588 1.2% 11.7% 7.5% 5.6% 22% 1.57 7.7 75.7 12.6 0.85 1.04 77% 19% 3.2% 13%
2009 25 OAK AL 614 2.4% 9.6% 4.6% 8.6% 34% 2.11 9.7 38.0 6.5 0.82 1.01 82% 19% 6.0% 12%
2010 26 OAK AL 544 2.4% 9.0% 6.1% 6.1% 28% 1.48 10.1 38.1 7.0 0.74 0.95 80% 20% 6.4% 21%
2011 27 OAK AL 515 2.7% 12.4% 7.4% 7.8% 37% 1.68 7.2 32.9 10.5 0.57 0.69 76% 18% 7.0% 21%
2012 28 TOT MLB 442 1.4% 16.5% 4.5% 5.9% 27% 3.65 5.6 68.0 9.5 0.71 0.74 76% 17% 3.8% 18%
2012 28 OAK AL 278 0.4% 19.1% 3.2% 5.8% 28% 5.89 4.9 262.0 14.6 0.63 0.66 76% 16% 1.0% 20%
2012 28 WSN NL 164 3.1% 12.2% 6.7% 6.1% 26% 1.82 7.3 29.2 5.8 0.85 0.88 76% 17% 8.6% 15%
2013 29 TOT MLB 316 1.6% 11.1% 7.0% 6.0% 29% 1.59 8.1 57.0 8.9 0.60 0.68 79% 25% 3.6% 12%
2013 29 WSN NL 281 1.1% 11.4% 7.1% 5.3% 27% 1.60 7.9 84.0 10.1 0.65 0.73 79% 23% 2.5% 11%
2013 29 OAK AL 35 5.7% 8.6% 5.7% 11.4% 40% 1.50 11.0 16.5 4.7 0.30 0.36 80% 40% 10.5% 17%
2014 30 MIN AL 398 0.8% 8.0% 7.8% 6.8% 25% 1.03 11.1 118.0 7.2 0.82 0.94 82% 25% 2.0% 16%
8 Yrs 3665 1.9% 11.5% 6.6% 6.9% 29% 1.75 7.9 47.4 8.1 0.73 0.87 78% 20% 5.0% 16%
MLB Averages 2.6% 18.6% 8.3% 7.6% 33% 2.24 4.8 35.0 8.1 0.81 1.09 69% 20% 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
2007 23 OAK AL 0.5 0.0 250 0.5 4.8 -4.3 1.05 -0.5 1.0 1.2 0.1 1.00 -3.0 3.17 2
2008 24 OAK AL -1.6 -0.2 600 -2.0 9.8 -11.8 1.07 -0.8 -1.1 -8.4 -0.8 0.94 -8.5 1.91 8
2009 25 OAK AL -6.0 -0.6 633 -1.2 10.8 -12.1 1.04 -0.0 -1.2 2.3 0.2 0.98 0.7 1.49 4
2010 26 OAK AL -12.4 -1.2 555 0.3 10.0 -9.8 1.04 -0.7 0.9 -10.4 -1.0 1.01 -8.9 1.45 1
2011 27 OAK AL -6.4 -0.6 527 -3.2 6.8 -10.1 .99 -1.1 -2.2 -19.4 -1.9 0.95 -9.8 2.24 0
2012 28 TOT MLB -18.1 -1.8 450 -0.9 6.3 -7.2 .90 -1.6 0.6 -16.0 -1.6 0.94 -18.2 1.95 2
2012 28 OAK AL -17.2 -1.7 282 -1.4 3.3 -4.8 .90 -1.6 0.0 -16.9 -1.7 0.89 -17.0 2.36 1
2012 28 WSN NL -0.9 -0.1 168 0.6 3.0 -2.4 .90 0.0 0.6 1.0 0.1 1.01 -1.3 1.54 1
2013 29 TOT MLB -10.1 -1.0 325 0.0 4.7 -4.7 .90 -0.5 0.5 2.0 0.2 0.93 -6.2 0
2013 29 WSN NL -12.1 -1.2 289 -0.3 4.1 -4.4 .93 -0.6 0.3 -3.1 -0.3 0.92 -8.2 4.03 0
2013 29 OAK AL 2.0 0.2 36 0.3 0.6 -0.3 .66 0.2 0.4 5.1 0.5 0.94 2.0 0
2014 30 MIN AL 8.6 0.9 406 1.0 6.8 -5.8 .96 1.0 0.1 16.7 1.7 0.95 11.0 1.57 6
8 Yrs -45.6 -4.5 3746 -5.5 60.1 -65.6 1.00 -4.1 -1.4 -32.0 -3.2 0.96 -42.9 1.84 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
2007 23 OAK AL 3 0 27% 81 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 21% 16 14 2 2 2 0 6 3 3
2008 24 OAK AL 6 0 24% 284 2 3 40% 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 2 2 16 43% 34 22 11 8 2 5 16 5 9
2009 25 OAK AL 9 0 33% 262 8 2 80% 8 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 15 42% 29 23 6 5 4 1 28 9 19
2010 26 OAK AL 5 0 28% 198 3 2 60% 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 0 0 1 5 8 42% 39 25 13 10 5 5 17 7 10
2011 27 OAK AL 5 0 28% 193 2 2 50% 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 10 43% 22 15 7 3 0 3 17 9 8
2012 28 TOT MLB 2 0 26% 140 2 0 100% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 33% 12 10 2 3 3 0 15 7 8
2012 28 OAK AL 1 0 27% 88 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 22% 8 7 1 3 3 0 7 4 3
2012 28 WSN NL 1 0 26% 52 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 50% 4 3 1 0 0 0 8 3 5
2013 29 TOT MLB 4 0 23% 121 2 0 100% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 2 7 43% 8 6 2 3 1 2 10 4 5
2013 29 WSN NL 3 0 20% 105 2 0 100% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 1 6 41% 7 5 2 2 1 1 8 4 4
2013 29 OAK AL 1 0 40% 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 50% 1 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 1
2014 30 MIN AL 3 0 21% 203 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 3 0 2 9 30% 21 17 4 8 4 4 11 5 4
8 Yrs 37 0 26% 1482 19 9 68% 19 7 0 0 0 2 2 2 24 1 6 4 13 74 39% 181 132 47 42 21 20 120 49 66

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
2007 23 OAK AL 248 25% 53 7 1 2 1 0 0 3.17 7 1 11 4 3 4 3 0 4 3 75% 56 4 7% 24 8 33% 185 33 18% 22 16 73% 10 5 50% 0
2008 24 OAK AL 588 27% 148 17 2 8 5 2 3 1.91 7 0 15 6 1 5 2 0 3 2 67% 119 20 17% 46 14 30% 348 37 11% 27 14 52% 26 17 65% 0
2009 25 OAK AL 614 28% 156 19 2 4 1 0 1 1.49 15 0 27 9 6 8 7 0 3 1 33% 119 14 12% 60 17 28% 405 75 19% 40 29 73% 27 11 41% 0
2010 26 OAK AL 544 26% 120 10 1 1 0 0 0 1.45 13 0 13 11 2 8 5 0 2 0 0% 131 22 17% 68 29 43% 390 62 16% 41 24 59% 36 19 53% 0
2011 27 OAK AL 515 29% 109 7 2 0 0 0 0 2.24 14 0 13 12 2 8 6 0 7 3 43% 97 14 14% 53 18 34% 304 34 11% 26 15 58% 19 11 58% 0
2012 28 TOT MLB 442 23% 96 14 2 2 1 0 1 1.95 6 0 15 5 1 3 3 0 7 4 57% 73 5 7% 31 12 39% 279 39 14% 25 13 52% 9 7 78% 0
2012 28 OAK AL 278 27% 57 9 1 1 1 0 1 2.36 1 0 6 0 1 1 0 0 3 2 67% 42 3 7% 16 5 31% 152 18 12% 11 6 55% 4 3 75% 0
2012 28 WSN NL 164 15% 39 5 1 1 0 0 0 1.54 5 0 9 5 0 2 3 0 4 2 50% 31 2 6% 15 7 47% 127 21 17% 14 7 50% 5 4 80% 0
2013 29 TOT MLB 316 22% 66 10 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 9 4 1 2 3 0 2 2 100% 50 2 4% 26 10 38% 176 29 16% 15 12 80% 10 3 30% 0
2013 29 WSN NL 281 19% 56 10 1 0 0 0 0 4.03 3 0 7 3 0 0 3 0 2 2 100% 41 2 5% 25 10 40% 156 24 15% 13 10 77% 8 1 13% 0
2013 29 OAK AL 35 49% 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 9 0 0% 1 0 0% 20 5 25% 2 2 100% 2 2 100% 0
2014 30 MIN AL 398 29% 107 13 0 6 2 0 1 1.57 3 0 16 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 50% 71 7 10% 27 11 41% 243 48 20% 23 16 70% 12 8 67% 0
8 Yrs 3665 26% 855 97 11 23 10 2 6 1.84 70 1 119 53 17 39 31 1 30 16 53% 716 88 12% 335 119 36% 2330 357 15% 219 139 63% 149 81 54% 0
MLB Averages 55% 68% 11% 32% 14% 51% 56%

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
2007 23 OAK AL 248 933 3.76 574 61.5% 29.1% 12.2% 27.0% 31.7% 70.9% 0.0% 43.6% 82.8% 26.2% 4.4% 11 0 14.5% 36 15 9.3% 23 12 13 26 33.3% 0 0 0
2008 24 OAK AL 589 2161 3.67 1331 61.8% 33.5% 9.3% 22.3% 34.9% 66.5% 0.7% 41.1% 86.0% 14.9% 4.6% 27 0 17.8% 105 45 9.2% 54 35 19 49 27.5% -1 0 0
2009 25 OAK AL 614 2114 3.44 1387 65.6% 27.2% 9.4% 26.0% 37.4% 72.8% 0.0% 47.8% 87.0% 23.5% 3.7% 23 0 13.5% 83 41 9.0% 55 34 9 50 15.3% 0 0 0
2010 26 OAK AL 545 1899 3.48 1228 65.0% 30.8% 9.0% 23.5% 36.6% 69.2% 1.6% 45.0% 86.9% 19.6% 4.2% 23 1 13.0% 71 33 7.5% 41 20 8 41 16.3% -1 0 0
2011 27 OAK AL 517 2024 3.91 1258 62.3% 32.3% 9.5% 26.0% 32.3% 67.7% 0.5% 42.2% 86.0% 14.5% 5.4% 28 1 14.9% 77 29 9.1% 47 31 15 49 23.4% -2 0 0
2012 28 TOT MLB 442 1645 3.72 1074 65.8% 30.4% 11.4% 26.2% 32.0% 69.6% 2.1% 45.7% 83.7% 16.7% 4.3% 19 0 13.3% 59 27 6.3% 28 19 16 57 21.9% 0 0 0
2012 28 OAK AL 278 1052 3.78 691 65.7% 29.1% 12.3% 27.8% 30.8% 70.9% 0.0% 46.6% 82.7% 16.5% 4.7% 13 0 14.7% 41 19 7.2% 20 15 14 39 26.4% 0 0 0
2012 28 WSN NL 164 593 3.62 383 65.9% 32.9% 9.7% 23.2% 34.2% 67.1% 5.7% 44.2% 85.6% 17.1% 3.7% 6 0 11.0% 18 8 4.9% 8 4 2 18 10.0% 0 0 0
2013 29 TOT MLB 317 1224 3.86 783 65.1% 34.6% 7.7% 25.0% 32.7% 65.4% 4.8% 42.6% 88.3% 13.9% 5.7% 18 0 12.9% 41 14 9.1% 29 17 9 26 25.7% -1 0 0
2013 29 WSN NL 282 1101 3.90 705 65.3% 34.6% 7.8% 25.5% 32.1% 65.4% 5.3% 42.7% 88.1% 13.8% 5.7% 16 0 13.1% 37 12 8.9% 25 15 8 24 25.0% -1 0 0
2013 29 OAK AL 35 123 3.51 78 63.4% 34.6% 6.4% 20.5% 38.5% 65.4% 0.0% 41.5% 90.2% 14.3% 5.7% 2 0 11.4% 4 2 11.4% 4 2 1 2 33.3% 0 0 0
2014 30 MIN AL 398 1603 4.03 1002 62.5% 32.6% 7.1% 27.4% 32.8% 67.4% 0.0% 42.1% 89.5% 11.6% 4.3% 17 0 15.6% 62 22 8.3% 33 17 6 26 18.8% 0 0 0
8 Yrs 3670 13603 3.71 8637 63.7% 31.2% 9.4% 25.2% 34.2% 68.8% 1.1% 43.8% 86.4% 17.5% 4.5% 166 2 14.6% 534 226 8.4% 310 185 95 324 22.6% -5 0 0
MLB Averages 3.81 63.4% 27.7% 15.2% 27.1% 30.0% 72.3% 1.6% 45.8% 78.9% 26.9% 4.9% 14.3% 8.7% 24.6%

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
2007 23 68 248 213 27 53 13 0 7 39 0 0 24 39 .249 .327 .408 .735 98 87 4 3 3 5 0
2008 24 216 836 743 81 201 38 1 14 81 2 3 68 108 .271 .341 .381 .721 96 283 24 14 5 6 2
2009 25 363 1450 1313 155 357 75 2 29 169 10 5 96 167 .272 .329 .398 .727 95 523 38 22 6 13 2
2010 26 494 1994 1808 210 477 93 4 42 240 13 7 129 216 .264 .322 .389 .711 92 704 60 34 6 17 5
2011 27 628 2509 2268 264 586 119 4 56 284 15 9 167 280 .258 .318 .388 .706 91 881 74 41 9 24 6
2012 28 746 2951 2676 300 682 139 4 62 327 17 9 187 353 .255 .311 .379 .691 88 1015 79 46 13 29 9
2013 29 840 3267 2961 325 748 152 5 67 359 19 9 209 388 .253 .309 .375 .685 86 1111 81 49 15 33 15
2014 30 944 3665 3315 357 855 176 5 70 408 19 9 240 420 .258 .315 .377 .693 89 1251 88 55 16 39 15

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
2007 23 68 249 214 28 54 13 0 7 40 0 24 39 .252 .329 .411 .740 29 68
2008 24 148 594 535 57 153 26 1 7 44 2 45 69 .286 .353 .378 .731 69 148
2009 25 147 614 570 74 156 37 1 15 88 8 28 59 .274 .313 .421 .734 74 147
2010 26 131 550 500 59 125 19 2 14 76 3 34 49 .250 .311 .380 .691 56 131
2011 27 134 522 465 58 114 27 0 15 47 2 40 64 .245 .310 .400 .710 56 134
2012 28 118 449 414 39 102 21 0 6 46 2 21 73 .246 .288 .341 .628 40 118
2013 29 94 320 288 27 69 14 1 5 34 2 23 35 .240 .299 .347 .646 30 94
2014 30 104 406 360 35 113 25 0 3 54 0 33 32 .314 .375 .408 .784 55 104
8 Yrs 944 3704 3346 377 886 182 5 72 429 19 248 420 .265 .322 .387 .709 409 944
162 Game Avg. 162 636 574 65 152 31 1 12 74 3 43 72 .265 .322 .387 .709 70 944



* - 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

Defensive WARs c a p y
2008 AL  2.0 (5th)
Active  7.3 (35th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2008 AL  11 (7th)
2010 AL  12 (5th)
Active  55 (44th)

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
2009 AL  7 (9th)
2014 AL  6 (8th)

Double Plays Grounded Into s c a p y
2008 AL  20 (10th)
2010 AL  22 (5th)

AB per SO s c a p y
2009 AL  9.7 (7th)
2010 AL  10.1 (4th)
2014 AL  11.1 (3rd)
Active  7.9 (16th)

                           

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 6 (1427), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 3 (2607), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Catcher (111th), 14.2 career WAR/14.1 7yr-peak WAR/14.1 JAWS
Average HOF C (out of 13) = 52.5 career WAR/33.8 7yr-peak WAR/43.1 JAWS

Other Resources & Links

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Name and misspellings: Kurt Kiyoshi Kurt susuki suzaki suziki Suzuki

Player Page Tricks and Tips

Sum any set of rows by clicking anywhere (not red or blue) on the first and last rows of your selection. We will then compute the totals for the player between and including those two seasons.
Default Setting for this feature: Turn On / Turn Off
Summation of season totals only works for the initial case when the table is in year order. On a sorted table the results may get a bit goofy.

HIGHLIGHTING: Adding a range or series of player's career seasons or career game numbers (like '#1972:batting_standard', '#1970-1980-sum:batting_standard', or '#1998,1999,2001,2002,sum:pitching_standard') onto the end of a player page url causes the seasons to the highlighted and summed. After changing address bar, reload the page to see highlighting. This will work even in links e-mailed to others. Note that for tables with multiple pages the first table is the default. If you want to create a sum for a table other than the first one, select the rows and after the summation window appears click on "permanent link" link.

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