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Biography Data
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 (38.076)
Place 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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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2012-11-18 - Declared free agency More
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.4m) by Houston Astros. Minor League Contract
Organizations:ARI, PHI, CIN, PIT, TEX, HOU


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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#OrgPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
1997VanderbiltSECCollege 19 522034863721226533446111 .310.420.379799.069.236.3901.33203.077254
1998VanderbiltSECCollege 20 53227616819132518224274512.300.375.432807.132.308.3281.1375.798261
1999VanderbiltSECCollege 21 55227406416283816327382175.282.354.476830.194.370.2981.4128.4108264
1999South BendMidwA-ariss21-0.778318408314533356284640115.261.328.365693.104.189.2961.64106.0116352
2000South BendMidwA15ariss220.21335218213322965938125258623510.255.327.367694.111.261.2751.1286.8191587
2001LancasterCalifA+15ari2b23-0.0119494801461961054308417953414.296.355.419774.123.251.3351.9349.4207545
2001El PasoTexAA-ari2b23-1.5416472004012200000.438.500.5631062.125.188.5001.00--918
2002El PasoTexAA15ari2b24-0.6136578951723391157127377944456.298.341.443784.145.218.3272.1452.5256628
2003TucsonPCLAAA15ari2b25-2.44820131581353252392931011.289.327.448775.159.199.3243.2267.090214
2003Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB11ari2b25 288
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.257.315.420735.163.253.2902.1241.1121322
2004Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB8ari2b26 162
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.247.301.364665.117.216.2882.2381.059177
2005TucsonPCLAAA-ariof-2b27-0.14620025621033285162510434.310.329.435764.125.175.3374.1766.787214
2005Scranton/WBILAAA-phi2b-of27-0.22496103051042141400200.313.340.385725.073.125.3663.50--37102
2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB11ari2b27 31
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00.194.306.323629.129.258.2220.80--1038
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB27phi2b27 6
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00000.167.167.167334.000.000.250----16
2006LouisvilleILAAA10cinof280.91133314587204934441848101436.263.318.429747.166.221.2822.6736.8142366
2007IndianapolisILAAA-pitof291.8197212205125217803112.278.338.458795.181.292.2861.1436.03381
2007Texas RangersALMLB28texlf-3b29 70
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00.186.250.300550.114.200.2203.6035.02177
2007Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB53pit3b-2b29 88
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.250.258.386644.136.136.292--88.03490
2008IndianapolisILAAA6pit2b-of302.71183965097186845186226553464.245.289.381670.136.222.2712.9549.5151433
2009Round RockPCLAAA11hou2b-rf314.166227226110122280122531114.269.313.348661.079.167.2942.08113.579244
2009Houston AstrosNLMLB36hou2b-lf31 50
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.200.212.220432.020.040.217----1152
2010Round RockPCLAAA8hou3b-2b325.213248563131252647402650111357.270.319.367686.097.159.2881.9280.8178530
2011Round RockPCLAAA15tex2b336.11063926011530213711128631412118.293.353.480833.186.258.3122.2530.2188447
2012Round RockPCLAAA15tex3b347.1109412571132039624120601413215.274.328.403731.129.184.3013.0045.8166451
MLB Totals (5 Seasons)27869589166379126394481264210511.239.290.370660.131.207.2742.6257.9257762
MLB: Average per 162 Games162405529722573752287321636.239.290.370660.131.207.2742.6257.9150444
Minor League Totals (13 seasons)1251473967613152465785550135523126518021364576.277.330.407737.130.213.3042.0955.819305212
AAA (9 seasons)7812812375774156285534350181523876112243351.275.323.409732.134.200.2992.5551.111513082
AA (2 seasons)140594991793591161128398144456.301.346.446792.145.217.3312.0854.0265646
A+ (1 seasons)119494801461961054308417953414.296.355.419774.123.251.3351.9349.4207545
A (2 seasons)21183912221636149924318801041024615.257.327.366693.108.234.2831.3093.2307939
NCAA (3 seasons)16065714919542512854010841091201797.297.382.431813.134.307.3361.3054.8283779
Arizona Diamondbacks (3 seasons)1504816512027894274438612845.249.310.395705.146.241.2852.0053.4190537
Pittsburgh Pirates (1 seasons)4788922711100001510103.250.258.386644.136.136.292--88.03490
Texas Rangers (1 seasons)3170121320261051810100.186.250.300550.114.200.2203.6035.02177
Houston Astros (1 seasons)40502101005100510013.200.212.220432.020.040.217----1152
Philadelphia Phillies (1 seasons)106110000000200000.167.167.167334.000.000.250----16
YearTeamLgLevel#OrgPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/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#OrgAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
1997VanderbiltSECCollege19 213.9018000 632.138171431633001.6710.580.844.459.192.06
1998VanderbiltSECCollege20 1210.139400 024.0343027811206001.8812.753.004.137.501.82
1999VanderbiltSECCollege21 024.919000 211.0126616121001.649.820.824.919.822.00
2000South BendMidwA15ari220.20127.001000100.10110100003.000.000.0027.000.000.00
MLB: Average per 162 Games0027.00680000020770700003.000.000.0027.000.000.00
Minor League Totals (1 seasons)01 1000100011010000     0.00
A (1 seasons)01 1000100011010000     0.00
NCAA (3 seasons)356.313640008678453471233657001.7511.281.614.438.731.97
YearTeamLgLevelUnif#OrgAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
Other Batting Statistics
YearTeam NameLeagueGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
2002Scottsdale Scorpions3212016306111124101110012.250.311.34265341
2006Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring Training19495830012011300101.163.180.22440411
2007Texas RangersMLB Spring Training2355122121215101810223.382.390.56495431
2008Colorado RockiesMLB 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
Totals:Arizona Fall League3212016306111124101110012.250.305.34264741
MLB Spring Training911852950925253143610435.270.281.42270378
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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