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Kosuke FukudomeTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 2008-2012
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Played in Japan
Rated Prospect

PositionsRF-430, CF-139, 1B-22, LF-10, C-10, SS-6, DH-3Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKosuke Fukudome
Height6-1Weight185BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateApril 26,1977 [41.232]PlaceKagoshima,Japan

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2007 by the Chicago Cubs.
Signing Bonus$4,000,000Service Time4.084 (2012)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2008-MLB-#30
MLB DebutMarch 31,2008 [30.339]
OrganizationsCHN [4] CHA [1] CLE [1] NYA [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-4
TBC Player ID53096Retrosheet IDfukuk001MLBAM ID493120
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed39Power66Contact71XBH59RBIs64Runs31Hitting70Durability87Team.527Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999ChunichiJap CenIntl122132461761312521652475012158203.284.359.451.81020843526.353.167.269.3579.5123.002.423.0428.8132.82
2000ChunichiJap CenIntl-23973165080182134285457932205.253.350.446.79614133368.296.193.345.34912.2321.471.763.5324.3141.25
2001ChunichiJap CenIntl-241203755194222155684569044304.251.352.440.79216539442.289.189.349.34512.6720.361.613.3925.0041.49
2002ChunichiJap CenIntl-2514054285186423196542569650504.343.406.537.94329164608.387.194.301.4089.2115.791.713.1328.5334.41
2003ChunichiJap CenIntl-26140528107165301134961057811841605.313.401.6041.00531975617.343.291.449.42412.6419.121.515.5115.5345.45
2004ChunichiJap CenIntl127923506197197238180489330003.277.369.569.93819949401.316.292.451.39711.9723.191.945.7415.2250.52
2006ChunichiJap CenIntl-2913049611717447531104112769430344.351.438.6531.09132483578.382.302.474.45513.1516.261.245.3616.0047.70
2007Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl--30812696479220134852696660435.294.443.520.96314035348.340.226.494.41819.8318.970.963.7420.6944.30
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1rf311505017912925310581248110412597.257.359.379.73819038590.304.122.299.32813.7317.631.281.6950.1029.46
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1cf3214649979129385115461093112335315.259.375.421.79621054603.310.162.341.35315.4218.571.201.8245.3641.86
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1rf331303584594202134478646703415.263.371.439.81015735429.287.176.352.35914.9215.621.053.0327.5437.23
2011Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1rf3487293338015231322465715012.273.374.369.74310820345.330.096.253.33613.3316.521.240.8797.6725.00
2011Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1rf3459237265912152224155331236.249.300.371.6718818258.298.122.177.2925.8120.543.531.9447.4030.51
2011Totals for MLB-MLB         14653059139273835466111046248.262.342.370.71219638603.316.108.219.31710.1218.241.801.3366.2527.34
2012Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-rf35413020000003400000.154.313.154.4672016.222.000.231.24018.7525.001.330.000.000.00
2012Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YanILAAAnya211b353912717355121611372510132.276.440.378.818488166.327.102.394.36922.2915.060.681.2063.5022.86
2011Totals for IL-IL         4314017375121611402910132.264.429.357.786508182.318.093.379.35921.9815.930.731.1070.0021.62
2012Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1lf352441271004018900200.171.294.195.4898151.206.024.195.23715.6917.651.130.000.0014.29
2013Hanshin TigersJap CenIntl-3663212184211063101284310031.198.295.335.6307117241.221.137.264.28111.6217.841.542.4935.3340.48
2014Hanshin TigersJap CenIntl-37115312207980934114748134011.253.349.365.71411417367.270.112.263.32412.8113.081.022.4534.6721.52
2015Hanshin TigersJap CenIntl-38140495531392432076126575117115.281.361.463.82422947569.292.182.311.35611.4213.181.153.5124.7533.81
2016Hanshin TigersJap CenIntl-3913145352141253115901617830656.311.392.453.84520539523.351.142.274.36411.6614.911.282.1041.1827.66
2017Hanshin TigersJap CenIntl-40127441681162031879127792314117.263.373.444.81719641526.293.181.354.35414.6417.491.193.4224.5035.34
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter596192926449811113421952929307402814181735.258.359.395.7547611662276.303.137.295.00013.4917.661.311.8545.9333.33
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4314017375121611402910132.264.429.357.786508182.318.093.379.00021.9815.930.731.1070.0021.62
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4314017375121611402910132.264.429.357.786508182.318.093.379.00021.9815.930.731.1070.0021.62
Intl Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter15085250822152331341228823613475610934220461783.290.381.496.87726025826114.326.206.355.00012.3717.881.453.7323.0338.21
Chicago Cubs Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter51316512364329812371692724284340513141429.262.369.403.7726651471967.307.141.315.00014.4417.291.201.8844.6234.03
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter59237265912152224155331236.249.300.371.6718818258.298.122.177.0005.8120.543.531.9447.4030.51
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2441271004018900200.171.294.195.4898151.206.024.195.00015.6917.651.130.000.0014.29
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625247213530411538883109245510.258.359.395.75420745619.303.137.295.00013.4917.661.311.8545.9333.33
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625276413919486044151109404118.264.429.357.78618830686.318.093.379.00021.9815.930.731.1070.0021.62

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31RF137121110324565-256251.9801.830.23-----15091.385.1
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31CF1255910---10101.0000.830.17-----1508.07.5
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31DH1---------------1500.70.6
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32CF113105903226421232230.9912.040.25-----14677.470.2
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32RF4424263791-180801.0001.820.30-----14630.127.3
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33RF11087816190411195194.9951.760.24-----13084.667.9
2011Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34RF827163015042-156154.9871.880.24-----8794.350.6
2011Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34RF4946431115212118117.9922.390.27-----5983.130.2
2011Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34CF12119828-1-2928.9662.330.29-----5920.37.4
2011Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34CF11611--221.0002.000.33-----871.10.6
2012Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya351B22--17714-131911911.0008.68------3956.415.3
2012Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya35C10--14---14141.0001.40------3925.66.9
2012Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya35SS6--13---13131.0002.17------3915.44.2
2012Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha35RF4--92--11111.0002.75------4100.02.8
2012Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35LF1075917---17171.0001.700.29-----2441.76.2
2012Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35RF43293---331.0000.750.10-----2416.72.5
2012Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35DH2---------------248.31.2
2012Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35CF1192---221.0002.000.22-----244.20.6
MLB Totals for RF - 5 season(s)-   RF42635232727821794808799.9891.880.24-----4260.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 4 season(s)-   CF1391231075267531275272.9891.960.25-----1390.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1075917---17171.0001.700.29-----100.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH3---------------30.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B22--17714-131911911.0008.68------220.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C10--14---14141.0001.40------100.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS6--13---13131.0002.17------60.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF4--92--11111.0002.75------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31-------12137-1
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32-------11344--
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33--------110--
2011Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34-------182--
2011Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34-------1249--
2012Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya35-1022-6------
2012Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha35--------4--
2012Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35------1014-2

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006JapanWBCTournament29822440026002200000.182.250.455.70510224.111.273.3648.338.331.008.3311.0050.00
2008Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3123631117301811151320200.270.415.365.78023482.314.095.33318.2915.850.871.2263.0023.53
2008Chicago CubsDiv SeriesMLB31310010000000400000.100.100.100.2001010.167.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2009JapanWBCTournament32720440000007700000.200.407.200.6074027.308.000.35025.9325.931.000.000.000.00
2009Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32925450112003400000.200.286.400.68610228.200.200.32010.7114.291.333.5725.0040.00
2010Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB33205481441190010600200.259.364.426.79023666.265.167.35215.159.090.601.5254.0042.86
2011Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB342152119100411131100111.173.333.192.52510166.214.019.26919.7016.670.850.000.0011.11
2012Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB35235691320060181210000.232.338.268.60615265.295.036.16112.3118.461.500.000.0015.38
World Baseball Classic Totals - 2 yrs1542880026009900000.190.333.333.66614251.194.143.35717.6517.651.003.9221.0025.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs96250435810232923494630511.232.358.324.6828115307.267.092.28415.9614.980.940.9883.3325.86
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs310010000000400000.100.100.100.2001010.167.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2013-01-09RFFree Agent -InternationalContractSigned with Hanshin (Japan)35.258  
2012-09-04RFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Yankees35.131  
2012-07-16RFNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract35.081Team Roster on 2012-07-16
2012-06-26RFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by White Sox35.061  
2012-06-22RFChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment35.057Team Roster on 2012-06-22
2012-06-22RFChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL35.057Team Roster on 2012-06-22
2012-06-18RFChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Charlotte (AAA) for rehab35.053Team Roster on 2012-06-18
2012-06-07lfChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right oblique strain35.042Team Roster on 2012-06-07
2012-02-14lfChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($0.5m) [Free Agent] Club option for 2013 at $3.5m with $0.5m buyout34.294Team Roster on 2012-02-14
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-02-14ContractSigned by White Sox 
2011-10-30Free AgentGranted free agency 
2011-07-28TradeTraded by Cubs to Indians for Abner Abreu and Carlton Smith 
2007-12-12ContractSigned by Cubs (4-years) 
* 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
2007Chicago Cubs-304,000,000-------4,000,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
2008Chicago CubsTeam Payroll317,000,000-127886++2,696,252390,00011,000,000
2009Chicago CubsTeam Payroll3212,500,000-47695++2,746,792400,00023,500,000
2010Chicago CubsTeam Payroll3314,000,000-34497++2,812,412400,00037,500,000
2011Chicago CubsTeam Payroll3414,500,000-34497++2,722,607414,00052,000,000
2011Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll3414,500,000-34197++2,722,607414,00052,000,000
2012Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll35500,0004.08454921392,954,887480,00052,500,0002012-02-14 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($0.5m) [Free Agent] Club option for 2013 at $3.5m with $0.5m buyout
2012-07-16 - 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