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Matt Kata AW-2

+ Free Agent Status: FA
Positions: 2B-663, SS-268, 3B-200, OF-156, LF-72, 1B-34, RF-20, CF-6, DH-4, P-1
Proper Name: Matthew John Kata
Born: March 14, 1978 (36.282) in Avon Lake, Ohio
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 185 Bats/Throws: Switch-Right
High School: St. Ignatius (Cleveland,OH)
College: Vanderbilt University
Drafted: 1999 -- 9th round (268th overall) by Arizona Diamondbacks (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:June 15,2003 (25.093)
TBC Player ID:5836
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Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.4m) by Houston Astros. Minor League Contract
Organizations:ARI, PHI, CIN, TEX, PIT, HOU
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DateStatusNotes
2012-11-18FADeclared free agency

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Batting Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Pitcher Stadium

YearTeamLgLevel#OrgAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
1997VanderbiltNCAANCAA17fr19522034863721226533446111 .310.405.379784.069.236.3901.33203.077248
1998VanderbiltNCAANCAA17so2053227616819132518224274512.300.365.432797.132.308.3281.1375.798257
1999VanderbiltNCAANCAA17jr2153227406416283816327382175.282.349.476825.194.370.2981.4128.4108262
South BendMidwA-ari2178318408314533356284640115.261.320.365685.104.189.2961.64106.0116348
2000South BendMidwA15ari221335218213322965938125258623510.255.320.367687.111.261.2751.1286.8191581
2001LancasterCalifA+15ari23119494801461961054308417953414.296.349.419768.123.251.3351.9349.4207540
El PasoTexAA-ari23416472004012200000.438.500.5631062.125.188.5001.00--918
2002El PasoTexAA15ari24136578951723391157127377944456.298.337.443780.145.218.3272.1452.5256624
2003TucsonPCLAAA15ari254820131581353252392931011.289.318.448766.159.199.3243.2267.090211
Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB11ari25288
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4274
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16
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5
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7
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.257.313.420733.163.253.2902.1241.1121321
2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB8ari26162
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1740
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9
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2
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.247.301.364665.117.216.2882.2381.059177
2005TucsonPCLAAA-ari274620025621033285162510434.310.325.435760.125.175.3374.1766.787213
Scranton/WBILAAA-phi272496103051042141400200.313.340.385725.073.125.3663.50--37102
Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB27phi276
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00000002
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00000.167.167.167334.000.000.250----16
Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB11ari2731
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00.194.306.323629.129.258.2220.80--1038
2006LouisvilleILAAA10cin281133314587204934441848101436.263.298.429727.166.221.2822.6736.8142356
2007IndianapolisILAAA-pit29197212205125217803112.278.338.458796.181.292.2861.1436.03381
Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB53pit2988
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.250.250.386636.136.136.292--88.03489
Texas RangersALMLB28tex2970
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00.186.240.300540.114.200.2203.6035.02176
2008IndianapolisILAAA6pit301183965097186845186226553464.245.281.381662.136.222.2712.9549.5151428
2009Round RockPCLAAA11hou3166227226110122280122531114.269.304.348652.079.167.2942.08113.579241
Houston AstrosNLMLB36hou3150
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.200.196.220416.020.040.217----1151
2010Round RockPCLAAA8hou3213248563131252647402650111357.270.304.367671.097.159.2881.9280.8178519
2011Round RockPCLAAA15tex331063926011530213711128631412118.293.332.480812.186.258.3122.2530.2188433
2012Round RockPCLAAA15tex34109412571132039624120601413215.274.306.403709.129.184.3013.0045.8166437
MLB Totals27869589166379126394481264210511.239.286.370656.131.207.2742.6257.9257758
AAA Totals7812812375774156285534350181523876112243351.275.309.409718.134.200.2992.5551.111513021
AA Totals140594991793591161128398144456.301.342.446788.145.217.3312.0854.0265642
A+ Totals119494801461961054308417953414.296.349.419768.123.251.3351.9349.4207540
A Totals21183912221636149924318801041024615.257.320.366686.108.234.2831.3093.2307929
NCAA Totals15865714919542512854010841091201797.297.372.431803.134.307.3361.3054.8283767
Arizona Diamondbacks (3 seasons)1504816512027894274438612845.249.309.395704.146.241.2852.0053.4190536
Pittsburgh Pirates (1 seasons)4788922711100001510103.250.250.386636.136.136.292--88.03489
Texas Rangers (1 seasons)3170121320261051810100.186.240.300540.114.200.2203.6035.02176
Houston Astros (1 seasons)40502101005100510013.200.196.220416.020.040.217----1151
Philadelphia Phillies (1 seasons)106110000000200000.167.167.167334.000.000.250----16
YearTeamLgLevel#OrgAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
Pitching Statistics
Show AllMLB OnlyMinors Only
Month Day of Wk vs LH/RH Home/Away Day/Night vs Team Outs Inning Lineup Position
Situation Leadoff Last Batter Runner in Motion 1st Pitch Action Count Pitcher Type 1st Pitch Result vs Batter Stadium

YearTeamLgLevelUnif#OrgAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
1997VanderbiltNCAANCAA17fr19213.9418000 632.1381714316330 1.6910.690.844.509.282.06--
1998VanderbiltNCAANCAA17so201210.129400 0243430278112060 1.8712.753.004.137.501.82--
1999VanderbiltNCAANCAA17jr21024.919000 2111266161210 1.649.820.824.919.822.00--
2000South BendMidwA15ari22019,000,000.001000100.10110100001,000,001.000.000.009,000,009.000.000.00--
A Totals01 1000100011010000     0.00--
NCAA Totals356.313640008678453471233657001.7511.281.614.438.731.97--
YearTeamLgLevelUnif#OrgAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
Other Batting Statistics
YearTeam NameLeagueGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
2002Scottsdale Scorpions3212016306111124101110012.250.305.34264741
2006Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring Training19495830012011300101.163.180.22440411
2007Texas RangersMLB Spring Training2355122121215101810223.382.379.56494331
2008Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring Training1223352012002600000.217.280.43571510
2009Houston AstrosMLB Spring Training1430470112000500000.233.233.40063312
2010Houston AstrosMLB Spring Training1112451012000200000.417.417.75011679
2011Texas RangersMLB Spring Training88020002010200110.250.222.2504722
2012Texas RangersMLB Spring Training48121001000000001.250.250.3756253
Fielding Statistics
Year Team League Level Position G INN PO A E DP FPCT RF/9 RF/G
1999South BendMidwASS75 952302231.937--39.00
 
2000South BendMidwA2B9 243125.965--55.00
2000South BendMidwASS122 1643553756.933--38.29
2000South BendMidwAOF1 10001.000--9.00
2000South BendMidwAP1 01001.000--9.00
 
2001LancasterCalifA+2B113 2453012575.956--43.49
2001LancasterCalifA+SS6 121442.867--39.00
2001El PasoTexAA2B4 89021.000--38.25
 
2002El PasoTexAA2B127 2353611666.974--42.24
2002El PasoTexAA3B3 12001.000--9.00
2002El PasoTexAASS9 131927.941--32.00
 
2003TucsonPCLAAA2B40 70112823.958--40.95
2003TucsonPCLAAASS11 222229.957--36.00
2003Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB2B52409106131327.9875.2241.02
2003Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB3B23173104113.9812.6519.96
2003Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBSS63775011.0002.9218.00
 
2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB2B3832075111225.9895.2344.05
2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB3B31744001.0004.2424.00
2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBSS1935021.0008.0072.00
 
2005Scranton/Wilkes-BarreILAAA2B11 23390111.000--50.73
2005Scranton/Wilkes-BarreILAAA3B4 1310.800--9.00
2005Scranton/Wilkes-BarreILAAASS6 41321.895--25.50
2005Scranton/Wilkes-BarreILAAAOF6 11110.923--18.00
2005TucsonPCLAAA2B14 3039413.945--44.36
2005TucsonPCLAAA3B6 31522.900--27.00
2005TucsonPCLAAASS11 163236.941--39.27
2005TucsonPCLAAAOF14 290001.000--18.64
2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB2B728812061.0006.4325.71
2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBDH1 .000--0.00
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB2B350000.0000.000.00
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBSS110000.0000.000.00
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBRF130000.0000.000.00
 
2006LouisvilleILAAA1B1 0000.000--0.00
2006LouisvilleILAAA2B25 49690171.000--42.48
2006LouisvilleILAAA3B3 15001.000--18.00
2006LouisvilleILAAASS3 1911.909--30.00
2006LouisvilleILAAAOF70 133822.986--18.13
 
2007IndianapolisILAAA2B1 15001.000--54.00
2007IndianapolisILAAA3B1 1310.800--36.00
2007IndianapolisILAAAOF16 37010.974--20.81
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB2B10341414061.0007.4125.20
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB3B108121611.9472.0016.20
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBSS31725011.0003.7121.00
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBLF21020001.0001.809.00
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBRF110000.0000.000.00
2007Texas RangersALMLB1B420250021.00011.2556.25
2007Texas RangersALMLB2B2133112.8002.7718.00
2007Texas RangersALMLB3B7443720.8332.0512.86
2007Texas RangersALMLBSS62576021.0004.6819.50
2007Texas RangersALMLBLF1054122011.0002.3312.60
2007Texas RangersALMLBDH3 .000--0.00
 
2008IndianapolisILAAA1B6 284011.000--48.00
2008IndianapolisILAAA2B52 97138429.983--40.67
2008IndianapolisILAAA3B11 727021.000--27.82
2008IndianapolisILAAASS1 0110.500--9.00
2008IndianapolisILAAAOF49 93310.990--17.63
 
2009Round RockPCLAAA2B31 5286716.952--40.06
2009Round RockPCLAAA3B13 101513.962--17.31
2009Round RockPCLAAALF4 70001.000--15.75
2009Round RockPCLAAARF17 212011.000--12.18
2009Houston AstrosNLMLB1B1450011.00011.2545.00
2009Houston AstrosNLMLB2B747924041.0006.3242.43
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBLF420000.0000.000.00
 
2010Round RockPCLAAA1B20 17017118.995--84.15
2010Round RockPCLAAA2B34 6683219.987--39.44
2010Round RockPCLAAA3B58 461121011.940--24.52
2010Round RockPCLAAALF15 28220.937--18.00
2010Round RockPCLAAACF1 20001.000--18.00
2010Round RockPCLAAARF1 0000.000--0.00
 
2011Round RockPCLAAA2B66 144207841.978--47.86
2011Round RockPCLAAA3B2 03001.000--13.50
2011Round RockPCLAAASS4 51022.882--33.75
2011Round RockPCLAAALF31 66111.985--19.45
 
2012Round RockPCLAAA1B2 8113.900--40.50
2012Round RockPCLAAA2B17 3861417.961--52.41
2012Round RockPCLAAA3B56 371071015.935--23.14
2012Round RockPCLAAASS3 6832.824--42.00
2012Round RockPCLAAALF6 140001.000--21.00
2012Round RockPCLAAACF5 80001.000--14.40
Fielding Totals by Position/League:MLB1B524300031.00011.2554.00
 MLB2B119856215293670.9885.3438.42
 MLB3B43315196844.9562.4918.21
 MLBSS17891921061.0004.0421.18
 MLBLF1666142011.0002.189.00
 MLBRF240000.0000.000.00
 MLBDH40.000--0.00
 AAA1B29020622222.991--70.76
 AAA2B291057083937186.974--43.58
 AAA3B15401062902533.941--23.14
 AAASS39054951421.914--34.38
 AAALF560115331.975--18.96
 AAACF60100001.000--15.00
 AAARF180212011.000--11.50
 AAAOF15503031252.984--18.29
 AA2B13102433701668.975--42.11
 AA3B3012001.000--9.00
 AASS90131927.941--32.00
 A+2B11302453012575.956--43.49
 A+SS60121442.867--39.00
 A2B90243125.965--55.00
 ASS19702595855987.935--38.56
 AOF1010001.000--9.00
 AP1001001.000--9.00


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