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Matt Kata AW-3
+ Free Agent Status: FA
|Career Talent Ratings||Batting||Speed||66||Power||47||Contact||70||XBH||53||RBIs||48||Runs||64||Hitting||56||Durability||64||Team||.471||Ratings Explained||Buy|
||2B-663, SS-268, 3B-200, OF-156, LF-72, 1B-34, RF-20, CF-6, DH-4, P-1
||Matthew John Kata
March 14, 1978
||Avon Lake, Ohio
6-1 / 185
St. Ignatius (Cleveland,OH)
||1999 -- 9th round (268th overall) by Arizona Diamondbacks (June-Reg)
|MLB Debut:||June 15,2003 (25.093)|
|TBC Player ID:||5836|
2012-11-18 - Declared free agency
|Organizations:||ARI, PHI, CIN, PIT, TEX, HOU|
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This page is therefore separated into two sections. Before May 2012 and after May 2012.
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|Player Movement (May 2012-)|
|2012-11-18||-||3B||FA||-||MLB||Declared free agency||---|
|2012-06-09||Texas Rangers||2B||Minors||Round Rock||AAA||---|
|2010-03-13||Signed by Astros|
|2008-12-05||Signed by Astros to minor league contract|
|2006-11-08||Signed by Rangers (minor)|
|2006-03-15||Claimed off waivers by Reds from Phillies|
|2005-07-21||Traded by Diamondbacks to Phillies for Tim Worrell and cash.|
|Drafted: Selected by Arizona Diamondbacks in 9th round (268th overall) of 1999 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)|
| *Did not sign* ... Selected by Minnesota Twins in 20th round (577th overall) of 1996 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)|
|Salary Metrics 1985-|
|2009||Houston Astros||$ 400,000||724||30||0||$ 400,000||$ 2,746,792|
|2007||Pittsburgh Pirates||$ 415,000||544||17||32||$ 380,000||$ 2,459,737|
|2007||Texas Rangers||$ 415,000||544||18||32||$ 380,000||$ 2,459,737|
|2005||Philadelphia Phillies||$ 330,000||641||28||29||$ 300,000||$ 2,189,055|
|2005||Arizona Diamondbacks||$ 330,000||641||21||29||$ 300,000||$ 2,189,055|
|2004||Arizona Diamondbacks||$ 315,000||664||29||26||$ 300,000||$ 2,070,100|
|2003||Arizona Diamondbacks||$ 300,000||703||34||0||$ 300,000||$ 2,163,527|