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Kila Ka'aihueTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2015 MLB Years: 2008-2012
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Drafted
Played in Japan
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

Positions1B-1045, DH-35, LF-9, 3B-1Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMicah Kilakila Kaaihue
Height6-3Weight210BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 29,1984 [34.178]PlaceKailua,Hawaii
High SchoolIolani (Honolulu,HI)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 15th round (438th overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsEric TokalungaService Time0.139 (2011)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2009-KCA-#9
MLB DebutSeptember 4,2008 [24.159]
OrganizationsKCA [10] ATL [2] OAK [2] ARI [1] MIA [1] WAS [1] Awards6
TBC Player ID20697Retrosheet IDkaaik001MLBAM ID451500
RelationshipsBrother of Kala Ka'aihue
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed27Power77Contact51XBH75RBIs71Runs38Hitting51Durability69Team.482Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002Gulf Coast RoyalsGCLRkkca-1b184313915368032100263520104.259.381.381.7625311168.324.122.309.34615.4820.831.351.7946.3330.56
2003Burlington BeesMidwAkca111b1911439553942111163136787866113.238.355.380.73515033482.274.142.306.33013.9018.051.302.2835.9135.11
2004Burlington BeesMidwAkca111b201253905796232156210649893546.246.361.431.79216840471.287.185.351.34613.5920.811.533.1826.0041.67
2005High Desert MavericksCalifA+kca-1b211324938415031220902197971203212.304.428.497.92524553605.343.193.391.40516.0316.031.003.3124.6535.33
2006Rome BravesSALAatl2022672284475162154930526630127.329.458.6141.07214033284.405.285.526.45218.3123.241.275.2815.2044.00
2006Myrtle Beach PelicansCaroA+atl-2253188374280133101304940014.223.342.473.8158921222.230.250.404.35213.5122.071.635.8614.4650.00
2006Wichita WranglersTexAAkca111b221033274065150645014973451005.199.303.300.6039821395.229.101.248.27512.4118.481.491.5254.5032.31
2006Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         223743121182392341253213118811511316.245.362.440.80232775901.278.195.373.35014.5420.871.443.7721.8541.21
2007Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca141b236020728528094210353840705.251.360.420.7808717253.257.169.343.34513.8315.021.093.5623.0032.69
2007Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-1b23702443760130124000414021034.246.359.447.80610925288.250.201.369.35314.2413.890.984.1720.3341.67
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13045165112210218210767861739.248.359.435.79419642541.253.187.357.34914.0514.421.033.8821.4837.50
2008Northwest Arkansas NaturaTexAAkca-1b24912876490110267932804140573.314.463.6241.08717937376.284.310.592.45721.2810.900.516.9111.0441.11
2008Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-1b2433114273640112100242610001.316.439.6401.0797315139.325.324.535.45917.2718.711.087.9110.3641.67
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1244019112615037100321046750574.314.456.6281.08425252515.295.314.576.45820.1913.010.647.1810.8441.27
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25dh-1b241221460011003200000.286.375.429.8049124.278.143.286.36012.508.330.674.1721.0016.67
2009Stockton PortsCalifA+oak-2518611281141200102600001.131.254.377.63123671.129.246.410.27914.0836.622.605.6315.2575.00
2009Mississippi BravesSouAAatl20256919117306141511366450026.157.306.262.5685011232.211.105.293.26915.5227.591.781.7247.7536.67
2009Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca301b251314418311127117570110285417611.252.392.433.82519145555.272.181.410.36518.3815.320.833.0625.9440.54
2009Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         218693112149343258412148175917818.215.357.381.73826462858.248.166.378.33217.2520.401.182.9127.7241.61
2010Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca251b269432367103161247820886911365.319.463.5981.06119341416.339.279.557.45321.1516.590.785.7713.4639.81
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca251b265218022396182501243901125.217.307.394.7017115206.231.177.306.30911.6518.931.633.8822.5038.46
2011Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca151b27953234388190116511578120638.272.379.433.81214030388.325.161.337.35714.6920.881.422.8429.3634.09
2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca301b272382616402600122601103.195.295.317.61226696.255.122.268.27912.5027.082.172.0841.0037.50
2012Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak311b28662544465160155211446030426.256.367.496.86312631305.273.240.413.37014.4319.671.364.9216.9347.69
2012Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak251b-dh283912813309041410102810006.234.295.398.6935113139.271.164.250.3047.1920.142.802.8832.0043.33
2013Reno AcesPCLAAAari71b2953192386091165001384120334.313.426.6201.04611926235.319.307.500.44216.1717.451.086.8112.0043.33
2013Hiroshima Toyo CarpJap CenIntl-2966224315870144500366520302.259.362.478.84010721265.297.219.379.36813.5824.531.815.2816.0036.21
2014Hiroshima Toyo CarpJap CenIntl-30882882574130114000418540204.257.355.417.77212024335.325.160.302.34612.2425.372.073.2826.1832.43
2015New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAmia431b316618317369032100343320015.197.329.295.6245412219.224.098.284.28815.5315.070.971.3761.0033.33
2015Syracuse ChiefsILAAAwas71b313911915234041300212800024.193.314.328.642398140.218.135.311.28715.0020.001.332.8629.7534.78
2015Totals for AAA-AAA         105302325913073400556120039.195.323.308.6319320359.222.113.295.28715.3216.991.111.9543.1433.90
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter12641145911911546114995122214.221.305.382.68715735465.251.161.280.00010.5420.431.943.2327.4038.46
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter152250998221320265122399061613995113772176145114.259.383.456.83923265166244.286.197.393.00015.9418.211.143.8321.3339.09
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter5771949334522104310135744408423152232344.268.395.480.8759352082397.291.212.421.00017.0217.651.044.2119.3039.85
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter33310491582454514817944206218156151218.234.363.416.779436941291.247.182.378.00015.9616.891.063.7221.8538.37
A+ Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter263949161252483461753217221020010322.266.386.468.854444971151.293.202.385.00014.9418.251.224.0020.6338.49
A Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3061013154265605411745318325120912726.262.381.452.8334581061237.306.190.373.00014.7920.291.373.3124.7140.00
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4313915368032100263520104.259.381.381.7625311168.324.122.309.00015.4820.831.351.7946.3330.56
Intl Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter154512561322002585007715060506.258.358.443.80122745600.313.185.336.00012.8325.001.954.1720.4834.09
Kansas City Royals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter872833261101113201396702228.216.309.375.68410622326.242.159.293.00011.9620.551.723.3725.7336.07
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3912813309041410102810006.234.295.398.6935113139.271.164.250.0007.1920.142.802.8832.0043.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625285811724119591163122133318.221.305.382.68720245598.251.161.280.00010.5420.431.943.2327.4038.46
Average Minor - Per 162 games16254387140281259621106121826512.259.383.456.83924855665.286.197.393.00015.9418.211.143.8321.3339.09

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2002Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca181B14--1187510130125.9628.93------4332.623.3
2003Burlington Bees MidwAkca191B72--669311153711700.9859.72------11463.252.2
2004Burlington Bees MidwAkca201B119--95260118610231012.9898.50------12595.285.0
2005High Desert Mavericks CalifA+kca211B126--1220951913613341315.98610.44------13295.590.0
2006Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca221B91--778651085853843.9889.26------10388.365.5
2007Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca231B33--33429529368363.98611.00------6055.024.1
2007Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca231B36--28222430308304.9878.44------7051.425.7
2008Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca241B70--61738866663655.9889.36------9176.950.0
2008Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca241B25--19418224214212.9918.48------3375.817.4
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24DH4---------------1233.32.5
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca241B4115121-213131.0003.250.87-----1233.32.5
2009Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca251B118--109178412911731169.9979.91------13190.181.9
2010Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca261B75--66460270726724.9979.65------9479.852.1
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca261B343229027721218300298.9938.761.03-----5265.421.0
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26DH15---------------5228.89.3
2011Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca271B43--38118427403399.9909.28------9545.330.3
2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca271B191917118115214198196.99010.321.15-----2382.611.7
2012Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak281B22--18212220196194.9908.82------6633.315.3
2012Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak28LF9--1612-1917.8951.89------6613.66.3
2012Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak283B1---------------661.50.7
2012Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak281B222117916012224174172.9897.820.96-----3956.416.7
2012Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28DH12---------------3930.89.1
2013Reno Aces PCLAAAari291B50--41333138447446.9988.92------5394.334.7
2015New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAmia311B42--34516430365361.9898.60------6663.629.2
2015Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas311B30--25418319275272.9899.07------3976.920.8
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B797365563049658685679.9918.591.04-----790.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH31---------------310.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 7 season(s)-   1B405--35242532235737993777.9949.33------4050.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF9--1612-1917.8951.89------90.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B197--16771252218118241802.9889.15------1970.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B159--15541242416517021678.98610.55------1590.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B191--1621912213917341712.9878.96------1910.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B14--1187510130125.9628.93------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2002Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca18--14--------
2003Burlington Bees MidwAkca19--72--------
2004Burlington Bees MidwAkca20--119--------
2005High Desert Mavericks CalifA+kca21--126--------
2006Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca22--91--------
2007Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca23--33--------
2007Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca23--36--------
2008Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca24--70--------
2008Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca24--25--------
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24--4-------4
2009Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca25--118--------
2010Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca26--75--------
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26--34-------15
2011Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca27--43--------
2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27--19--------
2012Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak28--22--19----
2012Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28--22-------12
2013Reno Aces PCLAAAari29--50--------
2015New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAmia31--42--------
2015Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAwas31--30--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007Surprise RaftersArizona Fall LgMinor23206910143031500171800000.203.360.377.73726686.229.174.42019.7720.931.063.4923.0042.86
2007Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2311000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2009Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB251417340001005400000.235.409.235.6444022.308.000.29422.7318.180.800.000.000.00
2010Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2625491317404110191001000.347.448.6731.12133859.371.326.49015.2516.951.116.7812.2547.06
2011Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2722581523507202271300000.397.462.8451.307491265.421.448.56910.7720.001.8610.778.2952.17
2012Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2817408104036004900101.250.311.575.88623745.241.325.4258.8920.002.256.6713.3370.00
2013Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB2918303102015002710100.333.382.500.88215334.391.167.2335.8820.593.502.9430.0030.00
2015Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB311828671038005300104.250.353.607.96017434.174.357.53614.718.820.608.829.3357.14
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs206910143031500171800000.203.360.377.73726686.229.174.42019.7720.931.063.4923.0042.86
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs1152234871160185123324611305.318.402.6321.03414134260.327.314.45312.3117.691.446.9212.3947.89

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2008Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (DH) ... Double-A All-Star (DH) ... Kansas City Royals Minor League Player of the Year ... Texas League All-Star (1B) ... Texas League Player of the Year5
2010Triple A All-Star Team (DH)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2015-11-131BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency31.229  
2015-06-181BMiami MarlinsNew Orleans (AAA)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract31.081Team Roster on 2015-06-18
2015-05-251BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Nationals31.057  
2015-04-091BWashington NationalsSyracuse (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Syracuse (AAA)31.011Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2015-01-191BWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract30.296Team Roster on 2015-01-19
2013-06-161BFree Agent -InternationalContractSigned with Hiroshima (Japan)29.079  
2013-06-021BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Diamondbacks29.065  
2013-04-061BArizona DiamondbacksReno (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Reno (AAA)29.008Team Roster on 2013-04-06
2012-11-231BArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract28.239Team Roster on 2012-11-23
2012-11-181BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency28.234  
2012-06-161bOakland AthleticsSacramento (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to Sacramento (AAA)28.079Team Roster on 2012-06-16
2012-06-061bOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment28.069Team Roster on 2012-06-06
2012-05-071bOakland AthleticsOakland Athletics (MLB)YActive--28.039Team Roster on 2012-05-07
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-09-27TradeTraded by Royals to Athletics for Ethan Hollingsworth 
2002-06-24Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2008Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll24390,000-75335-2,696,252390,000390,000
2010Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll26400,000-75733-2,812,412400,000790,000
2011Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll27419,0000.13971622212,722,607414,0001,209,000
2012Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll28482,500-69920232,954,887480,0001,691,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red