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Current Status
Free Agent since 2012-11-18 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
Matthew John Kata
Stat Years
1997-2012  [mlb] 2003-2009
Height/Weight
6-1 / 185
Bats/Throws
Both / Right
Positions
2B (663) ... SS (268) ... 3B (200) ... OF (156) ... LF (72) ... 1B (34) ... RF (20) ... CF (6) ... DH (4) ... P (1)
Draft Position
2B
Born Date/Place
1978-03-14 in Avon Lake, Ohio   [41.344]
Death
High School
St. Ignatius (Cleveland,OH)
Colleges
Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee)
Draft
Selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in Round #9 (#268 overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
2003-06-15 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.093)
Service Time
Organizations
ARI [7] TEX [3] PIT [2] HOU [2] PHI [1] CIN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 5836 ... retro id: katam001 ... mlbam id: 425632
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1997VanderbiltSECNCAA-1------193b------52203486372122653344611100.310.420.379.7992547710.236.069.39012.9917.321.33203.00.3915.9
    1998VanderbiltSECNCAA-1------203b------532276168191325182242745102.300.375.432.8072619823.308.132.3289.2010.341.1375.71.1533.8
    1999VanderbiltSECNCAA-1------213bDR:9-268---552274064162838163273821705.282.354.476.83026410826.370.194.29810.2314.391.4128.43.0340.6
    1999South Bend Silver HawksMidwAari-21ss---178318408314533356284641105.261.328.365.69335211622.189.104.2967.9513.071.64106.00.8526.5
    2000South Bend Silver HawksMidwAari1522ss---21335218213322965938125258635210.255.327.367.69458719137.261.112.2758.869.881.1286.81.0227.8
    2001Lancaster JetHawksCalifA+ari15232b---3119494801461961054308417954134.296.355.419.77454520735.251.123.3357.5214.501.9349.41.8324.0
    2001El Paso DiablosTexAAari-232b---3416472004012200000.438.500.5631.0631892.188.125.50011.1111.111.000.00.0028.6
    2002El Paso DiablosTexAAari15242b---4136578951723391157127377944546.298.341.443.78462825653.218.145.3275.8912.582.1452.51.7530.8
    2003Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari15252b---54820131581353252392930111.289.327.448.7752149021.199.159.3244.2113.553.2267.01.4036.2
    2003Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari11252bL-S-E-P578288427416572932255315304.257.315.420.73532212128.253.163.2907.7616.462.1241.12.1737.8
    2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari8262bL-S-E-P64216217409221341132901121.247.301.364.6651775913.216.117.2887.3416.382.2381.01.1332.5
    2005Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-27of-2b---74620025621033285162514304.310.329.435.7642148716.175.125.3372.8011.684.1766.71.4025.8
    2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAphi-272b-of---72496103051042141402000.313.340.385.725102376.125.072.3663.9213.733.500.00.0020.0
    2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari11272bL-S-E-P73031662100015402000.194.306.323.62938103.258.129.22213.1610.530.800.00.0050.0
    2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27272bL-S-E-P7106110000000200000.167.167.167.334610.000.000.2500.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    2006Louisville BatsILAAAcin1028of---81133314587204934441848104316.263.318.429.74736614233.221.166.2824.9213.112.6736.82.4637.9
    2007Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit-29of---9197212205125217801132.278.338.458.79681338.292.180.2868.649.881.1436.02.4740.0
    2007Texas RangersALMLBtex2829lf-3bL-S-E-P93170121320261051811000.186.250.300.55077214.200.114.2206.4923.383.6035.02.6030.8
    2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit53293b-2bL-S-E-P94788922711100001511003.250.258.386.64490349.136.136.2920.0016.670.0088.01.1140.9
    2008Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit6302b-of---101183965097186845186226554634.245.289.381.67043315132.222.136.2715.0815.012.9549.51.8533.0
    2009Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou11312b-rf---1166227226110122280122531114.269.313.348.6612447913.167.079.2944.9210.252.08113.50.8221.3
    2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou36312b-lfL-S-E-P1140502101005100510103.200.212.220.43252111.040.020.2170.009.620.000.00.0010.0
    2010Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou8323b-2b---1213248563131252647402650113517.270.319.367.68653017833.159.097.2884.919.431.9280.81.1325.2
    2011Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex15332b---131063926011530213711128631421118.293.353.480.83344718845.258.187.3126.2614.092.2530.12.9139.1
    2012Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex15343b---14109412571132039624120601432115.274.328.403.73145116632.184.129.3014.4313.303.0045.82.0028.3
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)27869589166379126394481264105211.239.290.370.66076225758.207.131.2746.3016.542.6357.91.5734.9
    National League Totals (6 yrs)2476257715335910578443108395211.245.294.378.67268523654.208.133.2796.2815.772.5162.51.4635.3
    American League Totals (1 yrs)3170121320261051811000.186.250.300.55077214.200.114.2206.4923.383.6035.02.6030.8
    Minor League Totals1251473967613152465785550135523126518036452176.277.330.407.73752121930388.213.130.3045.9912.492.0955.81.6329.5
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals16065714919542512854010841091217907.297.382.431.81377928359.307.134.33610.7813.991.3054.81.5430.3
    Minor: A Totals21183912221636149924318801041046215.257.327.366.69393930759.234.109.2838.5211.081.3093.20.9627.3
    Minor: A+ Totals119494801461961054308417954134.296.355.419.77454520735.251.123.3357.5214.501.9349.41.8324.0
    Minor: AA Totals140594991793591161128398144546.301.346.446.79264626555.217.145.3316.0412.542.0854.01.7030.7
    Minor: AAA Totals7812812375774156285534350181523876124331251.275.323.409.73230821151239.200.134.2994.9312.562.5551.11.7830.9
    Arizona Diamondbacks Totals (3 yrs)1504816512027894274438618425.249.310.395.70553719044.241.146.2858.0116.012.0053.41.6836.7
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (1 yrs)4788922711100001511003.250.258.386.64490349.136.136.2920.0016.670.0088.01.1140.9
    Houston Astros Totals (1 yrs)40502101005100510103.200.212.220.43252111.040.020.2170.009.620.000.00.0010.0
    Texas Rangers Totals (1 yrs)3170121320261051811000.186.250.300.55077214.200.114.2206.4923.383.6035.02.6030.8
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)106110000000200000.167.167.167.334610.000.000.2500.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1997VanderbiltSECNCAA-1------19------213.9018000018632.1381714316330011.6710.580.844.459.194.732.06.667
    1998VanderbiltSECNCAA-1------20------1210.13940005024.0343027811206051.8812.753.004.137.5011.251.82.333
    1999VanderbiltSECNCAA-1------21---DR:9-268024.91900009211.0126616121001.649.820.824.919.824.912.00.000
    2000South Bend Silver HawksMidwAari15221---0127.0010001100.10110100003.000.000.0027.000.0027.000.00.000
    2000Minor Totals: ARIbyYearA----221---0190.0010001100.301101000010.000.000.0090.000.0090.000.00.000
    Minor League Totals0190.0010001100.301101000010.000.000.0090.000.0090.000.00.000
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals356.3036400032867.38453471233657061.7411.271.614.438.727.111.97.375
    Minor: A Totals0190.0010001100.301101000010.000.000.0090.000.0090.000.00.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1999South Bend Silver HawksMidwA21SS7500.0952302231347325.9374.300.0054.096.21
    2000South Bend Silver HawksMidwA222B900.02431255755.9656.100.006.56.85
    2000South Bend Silver HawksMidwA22SS12200.01643553756556519.9334.300.0088.491.71
    2000South Bend Silver HawksMidwA22OF100.01000111.0001.000.000.70.810
    2000South Bend Silver HawksMidwA22P100.00100111.0001.000.000.70.827
    2001Lancaster JetHawksCalifA+232B11300.02453012575571546.9564.800.0080.795.01
    2001Lancaster JetHawksCalifA+23SS600.01214423026.8674.300.004.35.04
    2001El Paso DiablosTexAA232B400.0890217171.0004.300.002.9100.06
    2002El Paso DiablosTexAA242B12700.02353611666612596.9744.700.0080.493.41
    2002El Paso DiablosTexAA243B300.01200331.0001.000.001.92.25
    2002El Paso DiablosTexAA24SS900.01319273432.9413.600.005.76.64
    2003Tucson SidewindersPCLAAA252B4000.070112823190182.9584.600.0027.883.32
    2003Tucson SidewindersPCLAAA25SS1100.02222294644.9574.000.007.622.94
    2003Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB252B5245409.1106131327240237.9884.600.5832.166.72
    2003Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB253B2319173.11041135251.9812.200.2914.229.54
    2003Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB25SS6437.2750112121.0002.000.323.77.74
    2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB262B3835320.275111225188186.9894.900.5823.590.52
    2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB263B3217.14400881.0002.700.471.97.15
    2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB26SS119.13502881.0008.000.880.62.45
    2005Tucson SidewindersPCLAAA272B1400.030394137369.9454.900.009.730.44
    2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA272B1100.0233901162621.0005.600.007.645.84
    2005Tucson SidewindersPCLAAA273B600.0315222018.9003.000.004.213.04
    2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA273B400.0131054.8001.000.002.816.75
    2005Tucson SidewindersPCLAAA27SS1100.01632365148.9414.400.007.623.92
    2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA27SS600.0413211917.8952.800.004.225.04
    2005Tucson SidewindersPCLAAA27OF1400.02900029291.0002.100.009.730.48
    2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA27OF600.0111101312.9232.000.004.225.08
    2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB272B7328.08120620201.0002.900.714.323.33
    2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB272B305.0000000.0000.000.001.930.03
    2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB27SS101.0000000.0000.000.000.610.04
    2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB27RF103.0000000.0000.000.000.610.05
    2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB27DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.63.33
    2006Louisville BatsILAAA281B100.0000000.0000.000.000.70.95
    2006Louisville BatsILAAA282B2500.049690171181181.0004.700.0017.522.12
    2006Louisville BatsILAAA283B300.01500661.0002.000.002.12.76
    2006Louisville BatsILAAA28SS300.019111110.9093.300.002.12.75
    2006Louisville BatsILAAA28OF7000.0133822143141.9862.000.0049.061.93
    2007Indianapolis IndiansILAAA292B100.01500661.0006.000.000.75.37
    2007Indianapolis IndiansILAAA293B100.0131054.8004.000.000.75.38
    2007Indianapolis IndiansILAAA29OF1600.0370103837.9742.300.0011.284.211
    2007Texas RangersALMLB291B4120.02500225251.0006.301.252.512.96
    2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB292B10234.014140628281.0002.800.826.221.33
    2007Texas RangersALMLB292B2113.0311254.8002.000.311.26.55
    2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB293B10881.2216111918.9471.800.226.221.34
    2007Texas RangersALMLB293B7644.137201210.8331.400.234.322.65
    2007Texas RangersALMLB29SS6225.0760213131.0002.200.523.719.43
    2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB29SS3117.22501771.0002.300.411.96.45
    2007Texas RangersALMLB29LF10454.01220114141.0001.400.266.232.38
    2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB29LF2110.02000221.0001.000.201.24.34
    2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB29RF101.0000000.0000.000.000.62.17
    2007Texas RangersALMLB29DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.99.78
    2008Indianapolis IndiansILAAA301B600.02840132321.0005.300.004.25.16
    2008Indianapolis IndiansILAAA302B5200.097138429239235.9834.500.0036.144.11
    2008Indianapolis IndiansILAAA303B1100.07270234341.0003.100.007.69.32
    2008Indianapolis IndiansILAAA30SS100.0011021.5001.000.000.70.86
    2008Indianapolis IndiansILAAA30OF4900.0933109796.9902.000.0034.041.55
    2009Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA312B3100.05286716145138.9524.500.0021.547.03
    2009Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA313B1300.01015132625.9621.900.009.019.73
    2009Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA31LF400.07000771.0001.800.002.86.16
    2009Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA31RF1700.02120123231.0001.400.0011.825.83
    2009Houston AstrosNLMLB311B104.05001551.0005.001.250.62.56
    2009Houston AstrosNLMLB312B7547.09240433331.0004.700.704.317.54
    2009Houston AstrosNLMLB31LF402.2000000.0000.000.002.510.04
    2010Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA321B2000.017017118188187.9959.400.0013.915.24
    2010Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA322B3400.06683219151149.9874.400.0023.625.81
    2010Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA323B5800.0461121011168158.9402.700.0040.343.91
    2010Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA32LF1500.0282203230.9382.000.0010.411.43
    2010Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA32CF100.02000221.0002.000.000.70.86
    2010Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA32RF100.0000000.0000.000.000.70.85
    2011Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA332B6600.0144207841359351.9785.300.0045.862.31
    2011Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA333B200.00300331.0001.500.001.41.95
    2011Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA33SS400.0510221715.8823.800.002.83.86
    2011Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA33LF3100.0661116867.9852.200.0021.529.21
    2012Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA341B200.08113109.9004.500.001.41.84
    2012Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA342B1700.0386141710399.9615.800.0011.815.62
    2012Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA343B5600.0371071015154144.9352.600.0038.951.42
    2012Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA34SS300.068321714.8244.700.002.12.84
    2012Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA34LF600.01400014141.0002.300.004.25.55
    2012Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA34CF500.08000881.0001.600.003.54.64
    MLB Totals - (1B)51243000330301.0006.001.250.00.00
    MLB Totals - (2B)11991856215293670514508.9884.300.590.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)43353161968449187.9562.000.280.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)1789019210640401.0002.400.450.00.00
    MLB Totals - (LF)165661420116161.0001.000.240.00.00
    MLB Totals - (RF)204000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)400000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)290020622222230228.9917.900.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)291005708393718614461409.9744.800.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)154001062902533421396.9412.600.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (SS)390054951421163149.9143.800.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (LF)5600115331121118.9752.100.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (CF)6001000010101.0001.700.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (RF)18002120123231.0001.300.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)155003031252320315.9842.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (2B)131002433701668629613.9754.700.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (3B)3001200331.0001.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (SS)9001319273432.9413.600.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (2B)113002453012575571546.9564.800.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (SS)6001214423026.8674.300.000.00.00
    A Totals - (2B)9002431255755.9656.100.000.00.00
    A Totals - (SS)197002595855987903844.9354.300.000.00.00
    A Totals - (OF)1001000111.0001.000.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)1000100111.0001.000.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1999Minor-----75-----
    2000Minor1--9-122---1-
    2001Minor---117-6-----
    2002Minor---12739-----
    2003MLB---52236-----
    2003Minor---40-11-----
    2004MLB---3831-----
    2005MLB---10-1--1-1
    2005Minor---251017---20-
    2006Minor--12533---70-
    2007MLB--41217912-1-3
    2007Minor---11----16-
    2008Minor--652111---49-
    2009MLB--17--4----
    2009Minor---3113-4-17--
    2010Minor--203458-1511--
    2011Minor---662431----
    2012Minor--21756365---
    Totals1-34663200268726201564