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Micheal NakamuraTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1995-2012 MLB Years: 2003-2004
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Played in Japan

PositionsP-282, 3B-1Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMicheal Yoshihide Nakamura
Height5-10Weight171BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 6,1976 [42.103]PlaceNara,Japan
CollegeUniversity of South Alabama (Mobile,AL)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1997 by the Minnesota Twins.
MLB DebutJune 7,2003 [26.274]
OrganizationsMIN [6] TOR [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID6398Retrosheet IDnakam001MLBAM ID425781
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts81Walks70Hittable67SO/BB84vsPower67Hitting0Durability57Team.531Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1995University of South AlabaSBCNCAA-1R/CL18232.45320320001255.0511815220614221.298.350.333.279.983.05.400-
1996University of South AlabaSBCNCAA-1S/R19634.4829821410378.0764539926777001.308.731.032.998.852.96.667-
1997University of South AlabaSBCNCAA-1Rel201124.9824321000272.0744440826837001.389.211.003.2410.333.19.846-
1998Fort Wayne WizardsMidwAmin-S/R21253.2629920006180.0824129829704201.399.230.903.267.882.41.286-
1998Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-S/R21133.45862101028.2281511310211001.338.790.943.146.592.10.250-
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0383.313715221071108.211056401139915201.379.110.913.237.542.33.273-
1999Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-Rel22201.8314014006219.295415181000.714.120.462.298.243.601.000-
2000Fort Myers MiracleFSLA+min-R/CL23101.523203200191241.03397011462001.067.19--2.4010.024.181.000-
2001New Britain Rock CatsEastAAmin18Rel24511.77481470019586.07520173241093001.157.820.312.5011.364.54.833-
2002Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAmin18Rel25434.7446442007287.0855146722807101.238.760.722.278.243.64.571-
2003Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin18Rel26662.99430430016278.0712826428957001.268.160.463.2210.913.39.500-
2003Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin59Rel26007.8212012007112.220111142140001.7414.212.841.429.957.00-5.40
2004Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor15Rel27323.1131130009455.0422019317762001.076.870.492.7812.444.47.600-
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor53Rel27037.3619019002025.227232177243001.329.472.452.458.423.43.0005.54
2005nullIntl--Rel28302.3132032000146.232121228471000.866.170.391.549.065.881.000-
2006nullIntl--CL29512.196406400553965.2551616520672001.147.540.692.749.183.35.833-
2007Nippon Ham FightersJap PacIntl--CL30112.16560560003458.0421514414492000.966.480.622.167.563.50.500-
2008Nippon Ham FightersJap PacIntl--CL31222.14460460002846.0321111212470000.956.220.392.339.133.92.500-
2009Yomiuri GiantsJap CenIntl--Rel32126.1829029000027.234191959280001.5511.061.632.939.113.11.333-
2010Yomiuri GiantsJap CenIntl--Rel33101.9337037000142.03512949330001.057.500.861.937.073.671.000-
2011Yomiuri GiantsJap CenIntl--Rel34004.3270700008.09440130001.209.72--1.083.243.00--
2012Seibu LionsJap PacIntl--Rel35032.8617215005122.02212717200001.329.000.412.868.182.86.000-
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter037.5131031009137.0473432119383001.4611.032.582.118.924.22.0002.45
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter24203.0025121230108328474.24251891592914651527301.208.020.552.769.723.53.545-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter13113.71120511500328220.21989991146725116101.208.080.572.7310.243.75.542-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter511.77481470019586.07520173241093001.157.820.312.5011.364.54.833-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter432.215464810261488.2702922426854001.077.030.402.618.533.27.571-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter253.2629920006180.0824129829704201.399.230.903.267.882.41.286-
Intl Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter1392.6128822860060104314.02611019223802945001.087.410.652.278.353.68.591-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1984.1185117441017205.220110794197222118221.338.800.833.159.673.07.704-
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter037.3619019002025.227232177243001.329.472.452.458.423.43.000-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter007.8212012007112.220111142140001.7414.212.841.429.957.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings0177.51178017800526220.0270195184635221817001.4611.032.582.118.924.22.0002.45
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1193.0011610106003813220.01968773136723812101.208.020.552.769.723.53.550-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009Yomiuri GiantsJap CenIntl--32291000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2010Yomiuri GiantsJap CenIntl--33371000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Intl Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter732000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Fort Wayne Wizards MidwAmin21P29--2132-1715.8820.52------29100.020.7
1998Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min21P8---63-96.6670.75------8100.05.8
1999Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min22P14--33--661.0000.43------14100.010.1
2000Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min23P32--32--551.0000.16------32100.022.9
2001New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin24P48--410--14141.0000.29------48100.033.8
2002Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmin25P46--764-1713.7650.28------46100.032.9
2003Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin26P43--714212321.9130.49------43100.030.1
2003Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26P12-12-2--221.0000.170.17-----12100.07.4
2004Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor27P31--27-1991.0000.29------31100.021.5
2004Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor273B1---3--331.0003.00------313.20.7
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27P19-25211-43.7500.160.12-----19100.011.8
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P31-37231-65.8330.160.14-----310.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P120--1627624943.8780.36------1200.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---3--331.0003.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P48--410--14141.0000.29------480.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P54--6113-2017.8500.31------540.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P29--2132-1715.8820.52------290.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998Fort Wayne Wizards MidwAmin2129----------
1998Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min218----------
1999Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min2214----------
2000Fort Myers Miracle FSLA+min2332----------
2001New Britain Rock Cats EastAAmin2448----------
2002Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAmin2546----------
2003Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin2643----------
2003Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2612----------
2004Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor2731----1-----
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2719----------

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1996Sun Belt Conference All-Conference Team (RP)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-04-09Claimed on waivers by Blue Jays from Twins. 
1997-12-24ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins. 
* 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
2003Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll26300,000-70335-2,163,527300,000300,000
2004Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll27300,000-75542-2,070,100300,000600,000
* 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