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DON WAKAMATSU

MLB  Bench Coach - Kansas City Royals (2014)
Positions
C-655, 1B-80, 3B-3
Born
February 22, 1963  (51.278)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-2 / 200
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
Hayward  (Hayward,CA)
College:
Drafted:
Cincinnati Reds:  1985-11-266 (June-Reg) 
Full Name
Wilbur Donald Wakamatsu 
TBC Player ID
19285
MLB Debut
May 22, 1991  (28.089)
Father of Jacob Wakamatsu

Speed
14
Contact
42
Patience
44
Batting
42
Power
36

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OFF THE FIELD
Managerial and Head Coaching totals are listed below the stats. Major League seasons are listed in bold and records where he was Manager or Head Coach are shaded.
YearJobTeamLeagueLevelWinsLossesPctGBLRankTeam Manager/Head CoachPlayoffs
1997ManagerArizona DiamondbacksArizRk2729.4827.54Don Wakamatsudnq
1998ManagerHigh DesertCalifA+8258.5861.02Don WakamatsuLost in Semi-Finals 
1998ManagerSouth BendMidwA40100.28643.05Don Wakamatsudnq
1999ManagerEl PasoTexAA6476.45719.04Don Wakamatsudnq
2000ManagerErieEastAA4794.33337.56Don Wakamatsudnq
2003Bench CoachTexas RangersMLB-ALMLB7191.43825.04Buck Showalterdnq
2004Bench CoachTexas RangersMLB-ALMLB8973.5493.03Buck Showalterdnq
2005Bench CoachTexas RangersMLB-ALMLB7983.48816.03Buck Showalterdnq
2006Bench CoachTexas RangersMLB-ALMLB8082.49413.03Buck Showalterdnq
2007Third Base CoachTexas RangersMLB-ALMLB7587.46319.04Ron Washingtondnq
2008Bench CoachOakland AthleticsMLB-ALMLB7586.46624.53Bob Gerendnq
2009ManagerSeattle MarinersMLB-ALMLB8577.52512.03Don Wakamatsudnq
2010ManagerSeattle MarinersMLB-ALMLB61101.37729.04Don Wakamatsudnq
2011Bench CoachToronto Blue JaysMLB-ALMLB8181.50016.04John Farrelldnq
2012Bench CoachToronto Blue JaysMLB-ALMLB7389.45122.04John Farrelldnq
2013Pro ScoutNew York YankeesMLB-ALMLB8577.52512.03Joe Girardidnq
2014Bench CoachKansas City RoyalsMLB-ALMLB8973.5491.02Ned YostLost World Series (Giants) 
MLB Managerial Totals:146178.451 
Minor and College Managerial Totals:260357.421 


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