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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John Keefe Cato
Stat Years
1979-1986  [mlb] 1983-1984
Height/Weight
6-1 / 185
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (204)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1958-05-06 in Yonkers, New York   [61.338]
High School
Valhalla (Valhalla,NY)
Colleges
Fairfield University (Fairfield, Connecticut)
Draft
Selected by the Cincinnati Reds in Round #2 (#30 overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1983-06-13 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.038)
Service Time
Organizations
CIN [6] SDN [1] KCA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 9749 ... retro id: catok001 ... mlbam id: 112137
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1979Billings MustangsPioRkcin-211---911.3311118000088.0551413381010000.725.630.310.8210.331.4312.63.900
    1979Minor Totals: CINbyYearRk----211---911.3311118000088.0551413381010000.725.630.310.8210.331.4312.63.900
    1980Tampa TarponsFSLA+cin-222---631.7011113200074.0592114214420010.997.180.241.705.112.553.00.667
    1980Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-222---373.8212122000073.0753631228250021.419.250.253.453.084.440.89.300
    1980Minor Totals: CINbyYearA+/AA----222---9102.76232352000147.01345745442670031.208.200.242.574.103.491.60.474
    1981Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-233---235.29860012034.0342220418254001.539.001.064.766.625.821.39.400
    1981Minor Totals: CINbyYearAA----231---235.29860012034.0342220418254001.539.001.064.766.625.821.39.400
    1982Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-244---202.5018300915250.1431514215420001.157.690.362.687.512.682.801.000
    1982Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-244---643.5816152001088.08346351025493051.238.491.022.565.014.701.96.600
    1982Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA/AA----242---843.193418209162138.312661491240913051.208.210.782.615.933.982.28.667
    1983Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-255---313.18773200051.037181849402010.906.530.711.597.063.184.44.750
    1983Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-255---333.6518610612169.07831281121380021.4310.171.432.744.964.041.81.500
    1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin42255Log - Sp - Ext - Perf102.4540001403.22110130000.824.910.002.457.362.453.001.000
    1983Minor Totals: CINbyYearAA/AAA----252---643.452513426121120.011549461530782031.218.631.132.255.853.682.60.600
    1983MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf102.8140001403.72110130000.945.630.002.818.442.813.001.000
    1984Wichita AerosAmerAAAcin-266---894.193784113293103.010352481527714011.269.001.312.366.204.542.63.471
    1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin42266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf018.04800018115.222141454120001.6612.642.872.306.898.043.00.000
    1984Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----261---894.193784113293103.010352481527714011.269.001.312.366.204.542.63.471
    1984MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf018.29800018115.722141454120001.7113.032.962.377.118.293.00.000
    1985Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-277---7105.2844103019343134.2166917912391042001.5211.090.802.616.956.082.67.412
    1985Minor Totals: SDNbyYearAAA----271---7105.3044103019343134.7166917912391042001.5311.130.802.626.976.102.67.412
    1986Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-288---136.06660000032.245272267242011.5912.401.651.936.617.443.43.250
    1986Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-288---674.78211661450116.212868621224511021.309.870.931.853.935.252.13.462
    1986Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAA/AAA----282---7105.07272261450149.317395841831753031.3710.441.091.874.535.732.42.412
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)117.0712000212119.324151555150001.5211.312.362.367.077.073.00.500
    National League Totals (2 yrs)117.0712000212119.324151555150001.5211.312.362.367.077.073.00.500
    Minor League Totals56513.7820911132652989914.390644138483235612180151.258.920.822.316.034.342.60.523
    Minor: Rk Totals911.3311118000088.0551413381010000.725.630.310.8210.331.4312.63.900
    Minor: A+ Totals631.7011113200074.0592114214420010.997.180.241.705.112.553.00.667
    Minor: AA Totals11143.9251345210172241.023411810518771568041.298.740.672.885.834.412.03.440
    Minor: AAA Totals30334.441365516242817511.355828825260136313100101.369.831.062.395.515.072.30.476
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (2 yrs)117.0712000212119.324151555150001.5211.312.362.367.077.073.00.500
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1979Billings MustangsPioRkcin-21p---11214010002003701000.071.235.071.3061810.214.000.14316.6738.892.330.00.000.0
    1980Tampa TarponsFSLA+cin-22p---21123220000003804000.087.192.087.2793020.130.000.13310.0026.672.670.00.000.0
    1980Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-22p---21222000000001611000.000.083.000.0832500.045.000.0004.0024.006.000.00.000.0
    1981Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-23p---389100000001302000.000.100.000.1001200.111.000.0008.3325.003.000.00.000.0
    1982Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-24p---41811010000001311000.091.231.091.3221410.091.000.1257.1421.433.000.00.000.0
    1982Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-24p---42133450002001906000.152.176.152.3284050.030.000.2082.5022.509.000.00.000.0
    1983Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-25p---5716351101012411000.313.421.500.9212082.250.187.41710.0020.002.000.00.0040.0
    1983Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-25p---51812121001000401000.167.167.250.4171331.083.083.2500.0030.770.000.00.0050.0
    1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin4225pL-S-E-P540000000000001000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1984Wichita AerosAmerAAAcin-26p---6378420101004011000.250.538.5001.0381441.750.250.25028.570.000.000.00.0050.0
    1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin4226pL-S-E-P684120001000000000.500.500.5001.000420.000.000.5000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1985Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-27p---74519120003001900000.105.150.105.2552020.053.000.2005.0045.009.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)124120001000001000.500.500.5001.000520.000.000.5000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (2 yrs)124120001000001000.500.500.5001.000520.000.000.5000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals189167162022010011753418000.120.218.156.374206264.132.036.1758.2525.733.120.00.0020.0
    Minor: Rk Totals1214010002003701000.071.235.071.3061810.214.000.14316.6738.892.330.00.000.0
    Minor: A+ Totals1123220000003804000.087.192.087.2793020.130.000.13310.0026.672.670.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals45584611010151635000.103.212.155.3677192.121.052.1437.0422.543.200.00.0033.3
    Minor: AAA Totals12172101111070062218000.153.228.194.42287142.125.041.2206.9025.293.670.00.0018.2
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (2 yrs)124120001000001000.500.500.5001.000520.000.000.5000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1979Billings MustangsPioRk21P1100.0715122322.9572.000.0015.991.78
    1980Waterbury RedsEastAA22P1200.038101211.9170.900.008.6100.07
    1981Waterbury RedsEastAA23P800.0560011111.0001.400.005.8100.013
    1982Waterbury RedsEastAA24P1800.0690115151.0000.800.0013.0100.09
    1982Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA24P1600.07150022221.0001.400.0011.876.210
    1983Waterbury RedsEastAA25P700.0261098.8891.100.005.0100.015
    1983Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA25P1800.0111111312.9230.700.0013.2100.07
    1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLB25P403.2000000.0000.000.002.5100.013
    1984Wichita AerosAmerAAA26P3700.09160325251.0000.700.0023.9100.03
    1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLB26P8015.22301551.0000.600.334.9100.015
    1985Las Vegas StarsPCLAAA27P4400.012250137371.0000.800.0030.697.82
    1986Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA28P2100.07140021211.0001.000.0014.8100.07
    MLB Totals - (P)120182301551.0000.400.270.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)13600368115118117.9920.900.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)45001629214745.9571.000.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)1100715122322.9572.000.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1979Minor11----------
    1980Minor12----------
    1981Minor8----------
    1982Minor34----------
    1983MLB4----------
    1983Minor25----------
    1984MLB8----------
    1984Minor37----------
    1985Minor44----------
    1986Minor21----------
    Totals204----------