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Kenshin KawakamiTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1998-2014 MLB Years: 2009-2010
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Played in Japan

PositionsP-73Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKenshin Kawakami
Height5-11Weight176BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 22,1975 [42.307]PlaceTokushima,Japan

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2009 by the Atlanta Braves.
Signing Bonus$2,000,000Service Time1.161 (2011)
MLB DebutApril 11,2009 [33.294]
OrganizationsATL [3] Awards0
TBC Player ID53312Retrosheet IDkawak001MLBAM ID499877
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (38.70%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (31.92%) -- Curveball (19.17%) -- Cutter (10.22%)
Fastball Velocity [2010] - 89.54
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts48Walks55Hittable42SO/BB51vsPower42Hitting10Durability36Team.513Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1998nullIntl--S/R231462.57262154300161.0123484614511240001.086.860.782.856.922.43.700-
1999nullIntl-11S/R24894.44292273101162.0173848020431020001.339.611.112.395.672.37.471-
2000nullIntl--S/R25234.7714104000060.06532321020240001.419.701.492.983.581.20.400-
2002nullIntl--ST271262.35272433300187.2170544913341490001.098.150.621.637.154.38.667-
2003nullIntl--ST28433.02871100053.2602218214370001.3810.060.342.356.202.64.571-
2004nullIntl-11S/R291773.32272255200192.0173727127381760001.108.101.261.788.244.63.708-
2005nullIntl--Rel301183.74250253200180.0186757520281381001.199.281.001.406.894.93.579-
2006nullIntl--S/R311772.51292276300215.0166746022391943000.956.950.921.638.124.97.708-
2007Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl--Rel321283.55260260000167.0175726618231451001.189.410.971.247.806.30.600-
2008Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl--S/R33952.30201641000117.099333011251121001.067.590.841.928.594.48.643-
2009Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl11S/R347123.86322570031156.0153736715571058161.348.810.863.286.041.84.3684.21
2010Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl29ST35014.29550000021.026121055222001.4811.142.142.149.434.40.000-
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl11ST351105.1518162001087.09857501032594011.4910.101.033.306.081.84.0914.35
2011Gulf Coast BravesGCLRkatl-S/R360015.0021100003.07550131002.6721.00--3.009.003.00--
2011Mississippi BravesSouAAatl11S/R36248.4116610002040.2563838916321001.7712.391.993.547.082.00.333-
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0248.8618711002043.2634343917352001.8312.981.853.507.212.06.333-
2012Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl--ST37312.83761000028.225109310170001.227.850.943.145.341.70.750-
2013Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl-ST38113.21550000028.0261110313124001.398.360.964.183.860.92.500-
2014Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl-ST39124.78660000032.0331817217241101.569.280.564.786.751.41.333-
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8224.32504190041243.2251130117258916412171.409.270.923.296.061.84.2671.17
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter257.38231211002064.28955531422574001.7212.391.953.067.932.59.286-
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter014.29550000021.026121055222001.4811.142.142.149.434.40.000-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter248.4116610002040.2563838916321001.7712.391.993.547.082.00.333-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0015.0021100003.07550131002.6721.00--3.009.003.00--
Intl Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter111663.19249161882614011583.01474605563165355125411101.158.360.942.017.123.53.627-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8224.32504190041243.2251130117258916412171.409.270.923.296.061.84.267-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings7204.32453780041220.0227117106238014811161.409.270.923.296.061.84.2591.17
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings7177.387841370070220.0303187180487519414001.7212.391.953.067.932.59.292-
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002ChunichiJap CenIntl-27276721310180003204001.194.194.254.44817271.353.060.060.1950.0045.070.001.4167.0015.38
2003ChunichiJap CenIntl-28820170000000800000.350.350.350.7007020.583.000.000.3120.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2004ChunichiJap CenIntl1129276941230260002700002.174.174.304.47821569.250.130.130.2020.0039.130.002.9034.5041.67
2006ChunichiJap CenIntl-31296051320010041606002.217.266.250.51615270.295.033.100.2365.7122.864.000.000.0015.38
2007Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl--3226482520000002206001.104.104.146.2507254.192.042.042.1080.0040.740.000.000.0040.00
2008Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl--3320291310110001203000.103.103.241.3447232.125.138.138.1440.0037.500.003.1329.0066.67
2009Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl11p3432410400000031305000.098.159.098.2574049.143.000.073.1306.1226.534.330.000.000.00
2010Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl29p3511000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl11p351824231001003904001.125.222.167.3894131.200.042.167.1919.6829.033.000.000.0033.33
2011Mississippi BravesSouAAatl11p36115010001000303000.200.200.200.400108.500.000.000.1780.0037.500.000.000.000.00
2012Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl--3779010000000400000.111.111.111.222109.200.000.000.0980.0044.440.000.000.000.00
2013Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl-3858000000001600000.000.111.000.111009.000.000.125.07711.1166.676.000.000.000.00
2014Chunichi DragonsJap CenIntl-3969000000001700001.000.100.000.1000010.000.000.111.06910.0070.007.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter50652710010062209001.108.183.123.3068180.163.015.108.0007.5027.503.670.000.0014.29
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter126010001000403000.167.167.167.334109.500.000.000.0000.0044.440.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter115010001000303000.200.200.200.400108.500.000.000.0000.0037.500.000.000.000.00
Intl Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter155319155490416006134019007.169.185.235.4207513344.276.066.085.0001.7438.9522.331.1679.7524.07
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter50652710010062209001.108.183.123.3068180.163.015.108.0007.5027.503.670.000.0014.29
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622116233003001971029003.108.183.123.306263259.163.015.108.0007.5027.503.670.000.0014.29
Average Minor - Per 162 games162810140001400054041000.167.167.167.334140122.500.000.000.0000.0044.440.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2009Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34P32251561328134241.9761.280.26-----32100.019.8
2010Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl35P5--21-1331.0000.60------5100.03.5
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl35P1816872113-1613.8130.720.15-----18100.011.1
2011Gulf Coast Braves GCLRkatl36P2---------------2100.03.4
2011Mississippi Braves SouAAatl36P16--15--661.0000.38------16100.011.4
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P50412431539435854.9311.080.22-----500.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5--21-1331.0000.60------50.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P16--15--661.0000.38------160.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2---------------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2009Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3432----------
2010Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl355----------
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3518----------
2011Gulf Coast Braves GCLRkatl362----------
2011Mississippi Braves SouAAatl3616----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2008JapanOlympicsTournament33014.7050500007.2544146001.255.871.174.707.041.504.70.000
2009Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB34000.00101000025.03510000101.4012.600.000.000.0000.36.000
2010Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB35012.92660000024.2281384213111.2410.221.460.734.746.504.74.000
2011Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB36013.75523000012.01275236101.259.001.502.254.502.005.25.000
Summer Olympics Totals - 1 yrs014.7050500007.7544146001.175.871.174.707.041.504.70.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs021.901284000061.77521136519311.3010.950.880.732.773.803.06.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB3435010000000000000.200.200.200.400105.200.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2010Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB3568010001000301000.125.125.125.250109.200.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2011Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB3643000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs1316020001000301000.125.125.125.2502017.154.000.0000.0017.650.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-01-13ContractSigned by Braves (3-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
2009Atlanta Braves-342,000,000-------2,000,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
2009Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll348,333,666-101588++2,746,792400,00010,333,666
2010Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll357,333,666-121587++2,812,412400,00017,667,332
* 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