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Norichika AokiTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: MLB Years: 2012-2017
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Played in Japan

PositionsRF-426, LF-292, CF-41, DH-10, P-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameNorichika Aoki
Height5-9Weight180BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 5,1982 [36.195]PlaceMiyazaki,Japan

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2012 by the Milwaukee Brewers.Service Time5.148 (2017)
MLB DebutApril 6,2012 [30.091]
OrganizationsMIL [2] HOU [1] KCA [1] NYN [1] SEA [1] SFN [1] TOR [1] Awards2Awards Voting1-11
TBC Player ID53023Retrosheet IDaokin001MLBAM ID493114
Pitch Repertoire Knuckleball (50.00%) -- Changeup (50.00%)
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004YakultJap CenIntl-221015130000101600000.200.250.200.4503016.333.000.133.2116.2537.506.000.000.000.00
2006YakultJap CenIntl-2414659911219226313624112687884123.321.396.439.83526342680.352.118.280.36910.0011.471.151.9146.0821.88
2007Yakult SwallowsJap CenIntl-232514355711419326220581768066843154.346.434.508.94228348652.365.162.325.40712.2710.120.833.0727.8524.87
2008Yakult SwallowsJap CenIntl--2611244485154295146431042471013610.347.413.529.94223548500.363.182.347.4078.409.401.122.8031.7131.17
2009Yakult SwallowsJap CenIntl--2714253187161232166618107565131449.303.400.444.84423641624.319.141.298.37412.0210.420.872.5633.1925.47
2010Yakult SwallowsJap CenIntl--2814458392209441146319463611803710.358.435.509.94429759667.382.151.285.4149.459.150.972.1041.6428.23
2011Yakult SwallowsJap CenIntl--291445837317018544483515590066.292.358.360.71821027643.317.068.165.3217.938.551.080.62145.7515.88
2012Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil7rf301515208115037410503084355137516.288.355.433.78822551588.304.145.269.3447.319.351.281.7052.0034.00
2013Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil7rf311555978017120383720125540118319.286.356.370.72622131674.295.084.189.3268.165.930.731.1974.6318.13
2014Northwest Arkansas NaturaTexAAkca1rf32310110000000110000.100.182.100.2821011.111.000.000.1470.009.090.000.000.000.00
2014Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23rf3213249163140226143178434968105.285.349.360.70917729549.314.075.181.3207.838.931.140.18491.0020.71
2015Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAsfn6lf33413130000001000000.231.286.231.5173014.231.000.077.2387.140.000.000.000.000.00
2015San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn23lf339335542102123526145302561008.287.353.380.73313520392.298.093.203.3267.656.380.831.2871.0019.61
2016Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea9lf342496173150174081311201.323.374.406.780396108.357.083.208.3407.4112.041.630.9396.0019.35
2016Seattle MarinersALMLBsea8lf341184176311824442879344591509.283.346.388.73416232466.306.105.182.3227.309.661.320.86104.2527.12
2017Houston AstrosALMLBhou3lf35702022855121219521529214111.272.323.371.6947515224.303.099.188.3006.7012.951.930.89101.0027.27
2017Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23lf351232491038001500100.281.294.594.88819434.240.313.344.3602.9414.715.008.8210.6744.44
2017Totals for AL-AL         822343264131527521634215111.274.319.402.7219419258.295.128.209.3086.2013.182.131.9446.8029.69
2017Totals for MLB-MLB         10933648932025351022944315112.277.335.393.72813227374.301.116.226.3157.7511.761.521.3467.2029.03
2017New York MetsNLMLBnyn11o35271021629710850131010001.284.371.373.744388116.315.089.265.33011.218.620.770.000.0027.59
2017Totals for MLB-MLB         10933648932025351022944315112.277.335.393.72813227374.301.116.226.3157.7511.761.521.3467.2029.03
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter758271637777413522332199844234258482619349.285.350.387.73710521903043.303.102.208.0007.698.481.101.0882.3024.55
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter31119193550174091421201.294.348.361.709436133.321.067.176.0006.7710.531.560.75119.0017.14
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter28109183450174091311201.312.364.385.749426122.340.073.193.0007.3810.661.440.82109.0017.65
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter310110000000110000.100.182.100.2821011.111.000.000.0000.009.090.000.000.000.00
Intl Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter841331256410821661881357135353803786610144042.327.405.461.86615272653782.349.134.279.00010.059.990.992.1440.8924.49
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter306111716132157718875020989524158215.287.355.399.754446821262.299.112.226.0007.777.530.971.4362.0625.55
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13249163140226143178434968105.285.349.360.70917729549.314.075.181.0007.838.931.140.18491.0020.71
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1184176311824442879344591509.283.346.388.73416232466.306.105.182.0007.309.661.320.86104.2527.12
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9335542102123526145302561008.287.353.380.73313520392.298.093.203.0007.656.380.831.2871.0019.61
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter702022855121219521529214111.272.323.371.6947515224.303.099.188.0006.7012.951.930.89101.0027.27
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter271021629710850131010001.284.371.373.744388116.315.089.265.00011.218.620.770.000.0027.59
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1232491038001500100.281.294.594.88819434.240.313.344.0002.9414.715.008.8210.6744.44
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625808116529574721950551064110.285.350.387.73722541650.303.102.208.0007.698.481.101.0882.3024.55
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626229918326053721047731051005.294.348.361.70922531695.321.067.176.0006.7710.531.560.75119.0017.14

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2017Houston AstrosALMLBhou3Rel350027.0010100101.01330200003.009.00--18.00--0.00-9.16
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0027.0010100101.01330200003.009.00--18.00--0.00-6.00
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0027.0010100101.01330200003.009.00--18.00--0.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings0027.002200220002200220.0220660660044000003.009.00--18.00--0.00-6.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2012Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil30RF10799896195722204202.9901.890.23-----15170.966.0
2012Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil30CF19131202211-2423.9581.210.19-----15112.611.7
2012Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil30LF1377614---14141.0001.080.18-----1518.68.0
2013Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil31RF149145128828993-301298.9902.000.23-----15596.192.0
2013Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil31CF2191---111.0000.500.11-----1551.31.2
2014Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca32RF2--1---111.0000.50------366.71.4
2014Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32RF119118937209521216214.9911.800.23-----13290.273.5
2014Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32DH8---------------1326.14.9
2014Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32LF51213---331.0000.600.14-----1323.83.1
2015Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAsfn33LF4--8---881.0002.00------4100.02.8
2015San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33LF86827141354--1391391.0001.620.19-----9392.553.1
2015San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33RF22151---111.0000.500.07-----932.21.2
2015San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33DH1---------------931.10.6
2016Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea34LF21--261--27271.0001.29------2487.514.7
2016Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea34CF3--2---221.0000.67------2412.52.1
2016Seattle MarinersALMLBsea34LF99887681604-21641641.0001.660.21-----11883.961.1
2016Seattle MarinersALMLBsea34CF15141232811-3029.9671.930.24-----11812.79.3
2017Houston AstrosALMLBhou35LF5648393626-168681.0001.210.17-----7080.034.6
2017New York MetsNLMLBnyn35RF231917137-1-3837.9741.610.22-----2785.214.2
2017Houston AstrosALMLBhou35RF1689415---15151.0000.940.16-----7022.99.9
2017Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor35RF84383---331.0000.380.08-----1266.74.9
2017New York MetsNLMLBnyn35LF54348---881.0001.600.24-----2718.53.1
2017Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor35LF332451--661.0002.000.25-----1225.01.9
2017Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor35CF1-21---111.0001.000.50-----128.30.6
2017New York MetsNLMLBnyn35CF1182---221.0002.000.25-----273.70.6
2017Houston AstrosALMLBhou35P1-1-------------701.40.6
2017Houston AstrosALMLBhou35DH1---------------701.40.6
MLB Totals for RF - 5 season(s)-   RF42439534397492183778770.9901.820.22-----4240.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 5 season(s)-   LF267233203038715-34024021.0001.510.20-----2670.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 4 season(s)-   CF38292625422-5856.9661.470.21-----380.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH10---------------100.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1-1-------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF25--341--35351.0001.40------250.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF3--2---221.0000.67------30.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF2--1---111.0000.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2012Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil30------1319107--
2013Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil31-------2149--
2014Northwest Arkansas Naturals TexAAkca32--------2--
2014Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32------5-119-8
2015Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAsfn33------4----
2015San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33------86-2-1
2016Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea34------213---
2016Seattle MarinersALMLBsea34------9915---
2017Houston AstrosALMLBhou351-----56-16-1
2017New York MetsNLMLBnyn35------5123--
2017Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor35------318--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006JapanWBCTournament2465110001001100000.200.333.200.533106.250.000.20016.6716.671.000.000.000.00
2008JapanOlympicsTournament269345101017103510101.294.359.412.77114239.310.118.2357.6912.821.672.5634.0020.00
2009JapanWBCTournament279374121007114400000.324.390.351.74113141.364.027.1359.769.761.000.000.008.33
2012Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3027678200419313611003.299.338.463.80131572.317.164.2394.178.332.001.3967.0025.00
2013Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB31216011203001105310001.333.394.383.77723366.351.050.1507.584.550.600.000.0015.00
2014Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32216571940010413510100.292.329.354.68323470.311.062.1544.297.141.670.000.0021.05
2014Kansas City RoyalsWild CardMLB3214100001100000100.000.000.000.000005.000.000.2500.000.000.000.000.000.00
2014Kansas City RoyalsDiv SeriesMLB32312240001001100000.333.385.333.7184013.364.000.0837.697.691.000.000.000.00
2014Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB32411330000002010000.273.429.273.7023014.273.000.18214.290.000.000.000.000.00
2014Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB32614110001002200002.071.188.071.2591016.083.000.14312.5012.501.000.000.000.00
2015San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3323723141301109610002.194.293.292.58521482.212.098.23610.987.320.670.000.0028.57
2016San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3419609152002013610002.250.297.283.58017264.278.033.0674.699.382.000.000.0013.33
2017Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB35717350001102220101.294.409.294.7035022.313.000.1769.099.091.000.000.000.00
World Baseball Classic Totals - 2 yrs15425131008115500000.310.383.333.71614147.351.023.14310.6410.641.000.000.007.69
Summer Olympics Totals - 1 yrs9345101017103510101.294.359.412.77114239.310.118.2357.6912.821.672.5634.0020.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs1183414193107124103252871209.273.333.352.68512018376.293.079.1736.657.451.120.27341.0019.35
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 1 yrs14100001100000100.000.000.000.000005.000.000.2500.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs312240001001100000.333.385.333.7184013.364.000.0837.697.691.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs411330000002010000.273.429.273.7023014.273.000.18214.290.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs614110001002200002.071.188.071.2591016.083.000.14312.5012.501.000.000.000.00

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2009World Baseball Classic All-Star (OF) ... World Baseball Classic All-Star2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-01-30RFFree Agent -InternationalContractSigned with Yakult (Japan)36.025  
2017-11-01RFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Mets35.300  
2017-09-02RFNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract35.240Team Roster on 2017-09-02
2017-08-29RFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Blue Jays35.236  
2017-08-28RFToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment35.235Team Roster on 2017-08-28
2017-07-31RFToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded by Astros with Teoscar Hernandez to Blue Jays for Francisco Liriano35.207Team Roster on 2017-07-31
2016-11-28LFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActive--Claimed off waivers from Mariners by Astros34.327Team Roster on 2016-11-28
2016-11-28LF-RFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.5m) [Avoids arbitration]34.327Team Roster on 2016-11-28
2016-09-05LFSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Tacoma (AAA)34.243Team Roster on 2016-09-05
2016-08-27LFSeattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tacoma (AAA)34.234Team Roster on 2016-08-27
2016-07-21LFSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Tacoma (AAA)34.197Team Roster on 2016-07-21
2016-06-24LFSeattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tacoma (AAA)34.170Team Roster on 2016-06-24
2015-12-05LFSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($5.5m) [Free Agent] Option year for 2017 $6m 33.334Team Roster on 2015-12-05
2015-11-06LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency33.305  
2015-08-20LFSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL33.227Team Roster on 2015-08-20
2015-08-14LFSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YDL-7InjuredDL7 concussion33.221Team Roster on 2015-08-14
2015-07-28LFSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL33.204Team Roster on 2015-07-28
2015-06-25LFSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Fractured fibula33.171Team Roster on 2015-06-25
2015-01-20rfSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($4m) Option for 2016 at $5.5m with 0.7m buyout. 1.5m incentives each year33.015Team Roster on 2015-01-20
2014-10-31rfFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency32.299  
2014-07-11rfKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL32.187Team Roster on 2014-07-11
2014-06-21rfKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left groin strain32.167Team Roster on 2014-06-21
2013-12-05rfKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Brewers to Royals for Will Smith31.334Team Roster on 2013-12-05
2013-10-31rfMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YActiveContractBrewers exercised option for 201431.299Team Roster on 2013-10-31
2013-06-22rfMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from Paternity Leave list31.168Team Roster on 2013-06-22
2013-06-19rfMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YPaternityOff-RosterPlaced on Paternity Leave list31.165Team Roster on 2013-06-19
2012-01-17rfMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract for 2012-2013 ($2.25m) Option year for 2013. Brewers won negotiating rights in December 201130.012Team Roster on 2012-01-17
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-01-17ContractSigned by Brewers 
* 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
2012Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll301,000,000-41817532,954,887480,0001,000,0002012-01-17 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2012-2013 ($2.25m) Option year for 2013. Brewers won negotiating rights in December 2011
2013Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll311,712,500-37211593,023,990490,0002,712,500
2014Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll321,918,750-37615593,256,497500,0004,631,2502013-10-31 - Brewers exercised option for 2014
2015San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll334,000,00042691870++3,571,283507,5008,631,2502015-01-20 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($4m) Option for 2016 at $5.5m with 0.7m buyout. 1.5m incentives each year
2016Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll345,500,0004.1482191176++3,498,245507,50014,131,2502015-12-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($5.5m) [Free Agent] Option year for 2017 $6m
2017Houston AstrosTeam Payroll355,500,0005.1482231175++3,651,709535,00019,631,2502016-11-28 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.5m) [Avoids arbitration]
2017-09-02 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2017Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll355,500,0005.1482231375++3,651,709535,00019,631,2502016-11-28 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.5m) [Avoids arbitration]
2017-09-02 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2017New York MetsTeam Payroll355,500,0005.1482231275++3,651,709535,00019,631,2502016-11-28 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.5m) [Avoids arbitration]
2017-09-02 - Signed to Minor League Contract
* 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