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HIDEKI MATSUI   +

MLB  New York YankeesRetired (2013)     |   Played: 1993-2012
Positions
LF-620, DH-488, CF-77, RF-13, OF-2
Born
June 12, 1974  (40.112)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-2 / 210
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
High School
Seiryo (JP)
College:
 
Drafted:
Signed as UDFA 2002 by NYY 
Full Name
Hideki Matsui 
TBC Player ID
20169
MLB Debut
March 31, 2003  (28.292)
Year


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Pitch Type
.500
.400
.300
.240
.000
Top Prospect:  mlb  2003 (#8)
Speed
21
Contact
69
Patience
77
Batting
69
Power
63

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OFF THE FIELD
Start DateStatusMLB TeamMinor Team40-ManTransaction Description
2013-07-28RetiredNew York Yankees  Signed to minor league contract so he could retire as a Yankee
2012-12-27Retired-  Announced retirement
2012-08-01Free Agent-  Released by Rays
2012-07-25DFATampa Bay Rays  Designated for assignment
2012-05-29ActiveTampa Bay Rays YesContract purchased from Durham (AAA)
2012-04-30MinorsTampa Bay Rays  Signed to minor league contract

The transactions grid above is available for Major Leaguers and Minor Leaguers since May of 2012. All transactions prior to this date will be listed below.



DateNotes
2011-10-30Granted free agency
2010-12-14Signed by Athletics
2010-11-07Granted free agency
2010-01-18Signed by Angels
2003-01-14Contract purchased by Yankees from Yomiuri
2002-12-19Signed as undrafted Free Agent by Yankees.
1992-06-01Drafted by Yomiuri (Japan) in first round of 1992 Japanese draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the New York Yankees in 2002.


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