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Munenori KawasakiTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 2012-2016
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Played in Japan

PositionsSS-268, 2B-143, 3B-25, P-16, DH-14Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMunenori Kawasaki
Height5-10Weight165BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJune 3,1981 [37.170]PlaceKagoshima,Japan

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2012 by the Seattle Mariners.Service Time3.002 (2016)
MLB DebutApril 7,2012 [30.308]
OrganizationsTOR [3] CHN [1] SEA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID53323Retrosheet IDkawam001MLBAM ID493128
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed70Power29Contact75XBH31RBIs29Runs45Hitting64Durability47Team.524Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001FukuokaJap PacIntl-2014100001001000000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.250.14120.000.000.000.000.000.00
2002FukuokaJap PacIntl-2136112132645083242106001.232.259.357.616409122.286.125.170.2663.2817.215.250.000.0034.62
2003FukuokaJap PacIntl-221334937814517925130164174428208.294.352.377.72918628568.341.083.195.3257.2213.031.800.35246.5019.31
2004DaieiJap PacIntl-2313356487171198445420486330008.303.361.387.74821831615.336.084.243.3337.8010.241.310.65141.0018.13
2006FukuokaJap PacIntl5225115449691402173272493254527002.312.364.410.77418431513.349.098.203.3426.2410.531.690.58149.6722.14
2007Fukuoka SoftbankJap PacIntl--2695383571261274432382946410113.329.381.428.80916423427.365.099.214.3596.7910.771.590.9495.7518.25
2008Fukuoka SoftbankJap PacIntl--279942455136166134190164066535.321.350.394.74416723457.348.073.156.3273.508.752.500.22424.0016.91
2009Fukuoka HawksJap PacIntl--281435407314026843444174790743318.259.325.359.68419438640.303.100.237.3067.3414.061.910.63135.0027.14
2010Fukuoka HawksJap PacIntl--291446027419027545330114386710016.316.368.397.76523936662.363.081.184.3436.5012.992.000.60150.5018.95
2011Fukuoka HawksJap PacIntl--30144603711611971373110368439405.267.310.327.63719727655.307.060.154.2855.5012.822.330.15603.0016.77
2012Seattle MarinersALMLBsea61ss3161104132010072281812002.192.257.202.459211115.233.010.087.2156.9615.652.250.000.005.00
2013Buffalo BisonsILAAAtorss-2b322560915000330141216002.250.400.250.65015081.313.000.283.31617.2814.810.860.000.000.00
2013Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor66ss3296240275565124713241410305.229.326.308.6347412289.269.079.238.29011.0714.191.280.35240.0021.82
2014Buffalo BisonsILAAAtor66ss33441161232111091181704104.276.320.388.7084512129.320.112.181.3136.2013.182.130.000.0037.50
2014Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor662b338224031627101710224938103.258.327.296.623718274.323.038.133.2868.0317.882.230.000.0012.90
2015Buffalo BisonsILAAAtor66ss-p34621961848800884243224103.245.332.286.618568227.291.041.184.28310.5714.101.330.000.0016.67
2015Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor662b342328662002014602001.214.313.286.5998234.273.072.179.27411.7617.651.500.000.0033.33
2016Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn1ss3510231442801121392084961195410.255.352.312.6649814378.307.057.252.29712.9616.141.240.26314.0017.50
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn66ss351421372001204510001.333.462.429.8919226.438.096.381.39815.3819.231.250.000.0028.57
2017Fukuoka HawksJap PacIntl-364213722331000402113734100.241.309.314.6234310156.327.073.139.2787.0523.723.360.000.0030.30
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter27663380150186151124701199224012.237.320.289.60918325738.288.052.175.0009.4916.121.700.14633.0016.67
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter233686811753031593213951224237419.255.346.312.65821434815.305.057.223.00011.6614.971.280.12686.0019.43
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter233686811753031593213951224237419.255.346.312.65821434815.305.057.223.00011.6614.971.280.12686.0019.43
Intl Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter1085431160012681716223337246753085954214316646.294.346.379.72516322564820.336.085.196.0006.3912.341.930.48187.4320.19
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter20150864123156143825896720409.242.326.301.62715322597.294.059.185.0009.7216.081.660.17508.0017.89
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter61104132010072281812002.192.257.202.459211115.233.010.087.0006.9615.652.250.000.005.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1421372001204510001.333.462.429.8919226.438.096.381.00015.3819.231.250.000.0028.57
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623724788114130724170513207.237.320.289.60910715433.288.052.175.0009.4916.121.700.14633.0016.67
Average Minor - Per 162 games1624775612221214122966853165313.255.346.312.65814924567.305.057.223.00011.6614.971.280.12686.0019.43

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2012Seattle MarinersALMLBsea31SS38252465065-131151151.0003.030.47-----6162.323.5
2012Seattle MarinersALMLBsea312B10439613-319191.0001.900.49-----6116.46.2
2012Seattle MarinersALMLBsea31DH4---------------616.62.5
2012Seattle MarinersALMLBsea313B1-1-------------611.60.6
2013Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor32SS12--1337265250.9624.17------2548.08.3
2013Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor322B11--2530175655.9825.00------2544.07.6
2013Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor32SS605147079136539220215.9773.580.46-----9662.537.0
2013Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor322B18161262645167271.9863.940.56-----9618.811.1
2013Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor32DH10---------------9610.46.2
2014Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor33SS28--3268116101100.9903.57------4463.619.6
2014Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor332B13--22381106160.9844.62------4429.59.1
2014Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor333B1--221-54.8004.00------442.30.7
2014Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor332B644944478139528222217.9773.390.49-----8278.039.5
2014Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor333B1918132637214543.9562.260.33-----8223.211.7
2014Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor33SS421522--441.0001.000.27-----824.92.5
2015Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor34SS26--3474220110108.9824.15------6241.918.1
2015Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor34P16--533-118.7270.50------6225.811.1
2015Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor342B17878929-638381.0002.240.49-----2373.910.5
2015Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor343B321814--551.0001.670.28-----2313.01.9
2016Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn35SS100--122251754380373.9823.73------10298.069.9
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn352B104501014162524.9602.400.48-----1471.46.2
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn353B1-1-------------147.10.6
MLB Totals for 2B - 5 season(s)-   2B11981737129240749376369.9813.100.50-----1190.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS10278731131203552339334.9853.270.46-----1020.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B2420152741215048.9602.000.32-----240.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH14---------------140.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS166--2014301296643631.9813.80------1660.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B24--4768217117115.9834.79------240.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P16--533-118.7270.50------160.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1--221-54.8004.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2012Seattle MarinersALMLBsea31---10381----4
2013Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor32---1112------
2013Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor32---1860-----10
2014Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor33---13281-----
2014Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor33---64419-----
2015Buffalo Bisons ILAAAtor3416---26------
2015Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor34---17-3-----
2016Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn35----100------
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35---10-1-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006JapanWBCTournament25827671015202100000.259.310.407.71711229.240.148.2966.903.450.503.4527.0028.57
2008JapanOlympicsTournament2737240000001000000.571.625.5711.196408.571.000.14312.500.000.000.000.000.00
2009JapanWBCTournament2857330001100000000.429.429.429.858307.429.000.1430.000.000.000.000.000.00
2012Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB31154492011013223504000.455.489.5231.01223251.513.068.1365.889.801.670.000.0010.00
2013Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB3223000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2014Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB332622871001103200000.318.400.364.7648125.350.046.22712.008.000.670.000.0014.29
2015Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB342426593102006210002.346.485.5381.02314433.375.192.42318.186.060.330.000.0044.44
2016Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3524497186018107801000.367.446.551.99727757.425.184.34712.2814.041.141.7549.0038.89
2017Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3617394112107116900001.282.378.385.76315345.367.103.25613.3320.001.500.000.0027.27
Summer Olympics Totals - 1 yrs37240000001000000.571.625.5711.196408.571.000.14312.500.000.000.000.000.00
World Baseball Classic Totals - 2 yrs13349101016302100000.294.333.412.74514236.281.118.2655.562.780.502.7834.0020.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs108183336513313153252715003.355.435.475.9108717214.413.120.26811.6812.621.080.47183.0026.15

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-03-312BFree Agent -InternationalContractSigned with Fukuoka (Japan)35.301  
2017-03-282BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Cubs35.298  
2017-01-052BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract35.216Team Roster on 2017-01-05
2016-11-022BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency35.152  
2016-09-062BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Iowa (AAA)35.095Team Roster on 2016-09-06
2016-07-153BChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)35.042Team Roster on 2016-07-15
2016-07-093BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Iowa (AAA)35.036Team Roster on 2016-07-09
2016-04-163BChicago CubsIowa (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)34.317Team Roster on 2016-04-16
2016-04-093BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors34.310Team Roster on 2016-04-09
2016-04-033BChicago CubsIowa (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Iowa (AAA)34.304Team Roster on 2016-04-03
2016-03-303BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Cubs34.300  
2016-03-303BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract34.300Team Roster on 2016-03-30
2016-01-213BChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract34.232Team Roster on 2016-01-21
2015-11-033BFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency34.153  
2015-09-013BToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Buffalo (AAA)34.090Team Roster on 2015-09-01
2015-08-092BToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)34.067Team Roster on 2015-08-09
2015-08-022BToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Buffalo (AAA)34.060Team Roster on 2015-08-02
2015-06-262BToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)34.023Team Roster on 2015-06-26
2015-06-202bToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Buffalo (AAA)34.017Team Roster on 2015-06-20
2015-06-102bToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)34.007Team Roster on 2015-06-10
2015-05-312bToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Buffalo (AAA)33.362Team Roster on 2015-05-31
2015-05-252bToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)33.356Team Roster on 2015-05-25
2015-05-232bToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors33.354Team Roster on 2015-05-23
2015-05-202bToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list33.351Team Roster on 2015-05-20
2015-05-162bToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured33.347Team Roster on 2015-05-16
2015-04-092bToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)33.310Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2015-01-172bToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract33.228Team Roster on 2015-01-17
2014-10-312bFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency33.150  
2014-10-022bToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors33.121Team Roster on 2014-10-02
2014-06-172bToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Buffalo (AAA)33.014Team Roster on 2014-06-17
2014-04-182bToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)32.319Team Roster on 2014-04-18
2014-04-152bToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors32.316Team Roster on 2014-04-15
2014-04-142bToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)32.315Team Roster on 2014-04-14
2014-04-142bToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors32.315Team Roster on 2014-04-14
2014-04-012bToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)32.302Team Roster on 2014-04-01
2013-12-242bToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract32.204Team Roster on 2013-12-24
2013-11-012bFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency32.151  
2013-08-192bToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from Paternity Leave list32.077Team Roster on 2013-08-19
2013-08-162bToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YPaternityOff-RosterPlaced on Paternity Leave list32.074Team Roster on 2013-08-16
2013-08-142bToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Buffalo (AAA)32.072Team Roster on 2013-08-14
2013-07-132bToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Buffalo (AAA)32.040Team Roster on 2013-07-13
2013-06-282bToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Buffalo (AAA)32.025Team Roster on 2013-06-28
2013-06-26ssToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Buffalo (AAA)32.023Team Roster on 2013-06-26
2013-04-13ssToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Buffalo (AAA)31.314Team Roster on 2013-04-13
2013-04-07SSToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)31.308Team Roster on 2013-04-07
2012-10-24SSFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Mariners31.143  
2012-04-02ssSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Tacoma (AAA)30.303Team Roster on 2012-04-02
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-12-21ContractSigned by Mariners 
* 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
2012Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll31625,000-48313472,954,887480,000625,000
2013Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll32490,000-77545-3,023,990490,0001,115,000
2014Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll33500,000-79440-3,256,497500,0001,615,0002013-12-24 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2015Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll34507,5002.13878439-3,571,283507,5002,122,5002015-01-17 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2016Chicago CubsTeam Payroll35507,5003.00277134-3,498,245507,5002,630,0002016-01-21 - Signed to Minor League Contract
2016-03-30 - 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