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MATT KATA

MLB  Free Agent
Positions
2B-663, SS-268, 3B-200, OF-156, LF-72, 1B-34, RF-20, CF-6, DH-4, P-1
Born
March 14, 1978  (36.036)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-1 / 185
Bats/Throws
Both / Right
High School
St. Ignatius  (Cleveland,OH)
College:
Drafted:
Arizona Diamondbacks:  1999-9-268 (June-Reg)
Full Name
Matthew John Kata 
TBC Player ID
5836
MLB Debut
June 15, 2003  (25.093)
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Speed
69
Contact
78
Patience
21
Batting
53
Power
38
Health
100

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OFF THE FIELD
The formula to determine similarity scores is listed in the about section of the site. In short, the scores attempt to compare players career batting statistics vs all other major leagues as well as cumulative statistics at each age.
Career Statistics
1.  Dave Pope (83.19)
2.  Don Lund (82.4)
3.  Jimmy Walsh (81.46)
4.  Johnny Ostrowski (81.22)
5.  George Smith (80.33)
6.  Reid Brignac (80.21)
7.  Dave Edwards (79.73)
8.  Torey Lovullo (79.55)
9.  Bill Nagel (79.14)
10.  Jay Canizaro (78.97)
Age: 25
1.  Ben Johnson (82.6)
2.  Fabian Gaffke (79.61)
3.  Charles Thomas (78.56)
4.  Gary Allenson (77.8)
5.  Jake Early (77.75)
6.  Jim Cox (77.7)
7.  Stan Palys (76.89)
8.  Jerry Sands (76.55)
9.  Don Savage (75.61)
10.  Scott Hairston (75.35)
Age: 26
1.  Dustan Mohr (85.27)
2.  Steve Lombardozzi (84.66)
3.  Randy Ready (83.08)
4.  Boze Berger (83.02)
5.  Bill Akers (81.63)
6.  Horace Clarke (78.62)
7.  Dave Hilton (78.5)
8.  Roberto Mejia (77.89)
9.  Jim Nettles (77.59)
10.  Ted Gullic (77.53)
Age: 27
1.  Ted Gullic (84.22)
2.  Torey Lovullo (83.34)
3.  John Vander Wal (82.73)
4.  Cliff Mapes (81.33)
5.  Bill Akers (81.12)
6.  Denny Hocking (80.96)
7.  Earl Robinson (79.47)
8.  Jim Lyttle (79.16)
9.  Dave Hilton (78.66)
10.  Dick Williams (78.54)
Age: 28
1.  Ted Gullic (84.22)
2.  Joe Hoover (81.93)
3.  Bill Akers (81.12)
4.  Eddie Bockman (80.16)
5.  Earl Robinson (79.47)
6.  Joe Koppe (79.35)
7.  Dave Hilton (78.66)
8.  Bert Haas (78.57)
9.  Torey Lovullo (78.16)
10.  Pat Mullin (77.65)
Age: 29
1.  Jay Canizaro (83.58)
2.  Chris Snopek (83.46)
3.  Bill Nagel (82.89)
4.  Joe Koppe (82.68)
5.  Frank Doljack (81.36)
6.  Ted Ford (80.9)
7.  Chris Nelson (80.6)
8.  Bill Stein (80.33)
9.  Pete Daley (80.17)
10.  Rick Sofield (80.09)
Age: 30
1.  Jay Canizaro (83.58)
2.  Chris Snopek (83.46)
3.  Bill Nagel (82.89)
4.  Frank Doljack (81.36)
5.  Torey Lovullo (80.93)
6.  Ted Ford (80.9)
7.  Chris Nelson (80.6)
8.  Rick Sofield (80.09)
9.  Jack Daugherty (79.97)
10.  Felix Mackiewicz (79.93)
Age: 31
1.  Don Lund (82.4)
2.  Jack Daugherty (82.18)
3.  Jimmy Walsh (81.46)
4.  Josh Paul (81.23)
5.  George Smith (80.33)
6.  Eddie Pellagrini (80.27)
7.  Reid Brignac (80.21)
8.  Gene Michael (80.01)
9.  Torey Lovullo (79.79)
10.  Dave Edwards (79.73)


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