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+ Minnesota Twins Status: Active (MLB)


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Biography Data
Positions: C-1322, DH-27, 1B-1
Proper Name: Kurt Kiyoshi Suzuki
Born: October 4, 1983 (32.265)
Place Wailuku, Hawaii
Height/Weight: 5-11 / 200 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Baldwin (Wailuki,HI)
College: Cal State Fullerton
Drafted: 2004 -- 2nd round (67th overall) by Oakland Athletics (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:June 12,2007 (23.252)
Service Time:8.113 (2015)
TBC Player ID:35652
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2014-07-31 - Minnesota Twins - Signed to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($12m) Third year vesting option More
Prospect Ranks:[2007]MLB #89 OAK #3 [2006]OAK #10 [2005]OAK #9
Recent Contract:Signed to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($12m) Third year vesting option by Minnesota Twins (2014-07-31)
Organizations:OAK, WAS, MIN
Signed by:Randy Johnson


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2014MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2014-07-31Minnesota TwinsCActive-MLBMinnesota TwinsMLBSigned to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($12m) Third year vesting option40man
    2013
    2013-12-24Minnesota TwinscActive-MLBMinnesota TwinsMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($2.75m)40man
    2013-11-02cFAMLBAthletics declined option, declared free agency---
    2013-08-23Oakland AthleticscActive-MLBOakland AthleticsMLBTraded from Nationals to Athletics for Dakota Bacus40man
    2012
    2012-08-03Washington NationalscActive-MLBWashington NationalsMLBTraded from Athletics to Nationals for David Freitas40man
    2012-05-07Oakland AthleticscActive-MLBOakland AthleticsMLB40man
    2010
    2010-07-23Oakland AthleticsOakland AthleticsMLB---
    2010-03-08Oakland AthleticsOakland AthleticsMLB---
    2009
    2009-02-26Oakland AthleticsOakland AthleticsMLB---
    2008
    2008-02-28Oakland AthleticsOakland AthleticsMLB---
    2007
    2007-06-10Oakland AthleticsOakland AthleticsMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Athletics (1-year)
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Oakland Athletics in 2nd round (67th overall) of 2004 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2016Minnesota Twins$ 6,000,000204778$ 507,500$ 4,325,690
    2015Minnesota Twins$ 6,000,000202678$ 507,500$ 3,571,283
    2014Minnesota Twins$ 2,750,000319965$ 500,000$ 3,256,4972014-07-31 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($12m) Third year vesting option
    2013Washington Nationals$ 6,487,500163683$ 490,000$ 3,021,5312013-12-24 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($2.75m)
    2013Oakland Athletics$ 6,487,500163483$ 490,000$ 3,021,5312013-12-24 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($2.75m)
    2012Washington Nationals$ 5,037,500183580$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2012Oakland Athletics$ 5,037,500183580$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2011Oakland Athletics$ 3,437,500245973$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010Oakland Athletics$ 420,0005881835$ 400,000$ 2,812,4122010-07-23 - Signed to 4-year contract for 2011-2011 ($16.25m)
    2010-03-08 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($0.42m)
    2009Oakland Athletics$ 410,0006401520$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-02-26 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.41m)
    2008Oakland Athletics$ 395,0006832523$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-02-28 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.395m)
    2007Oakland Athletics$ 380,000737480$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-06-10 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.38m) Contract purchased from minors

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