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+ Houston Astros Status: Active (MLB)

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Biography Data
Positions: RF-379, LF-228, CF-39, DH-9
Proper Name: Norichika Aoki
Born: January 5, 1982 (35.112)
Place Miyazaki, Japan
Height/Weight: 5-9 / 180 Bats/Throws: Left-Right
High School:
Drafted: 2012 -- Signed as free agent by Milwaukee Brewers
MLB Debut:April 6,2012 (30.091)
Service Time:4.148 (2016)
TBC Player ID:53023
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2016-11-28 - Houston Astros - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.5m) [Avoids arbitration] More
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.5m) [Avoids arbitration] by Houston Astros (2016-11-28)
Organizations:MIL, KCA, SFN, SEA, HOU

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2016MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2016-11-28Houston AstrosLF-RFActive-MLBHouston AstrosMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.5m) [Avoids arbitration]40man
    2016-11-28Houston AstrosLFActive-MLBHouston AstrosMLBClaimed off waivers from Mariners by Astros40man
    2016-09-05Seattle MarinersLFActive-MLBSeattle MarinersMLBRecalled from Tacoma (AAA)40man
    2016-08-27Seattle MarinersLFMinorsTacomaAAAAssigned to Tacoma (AAA)40man
    2016-07-21Seattle MarinersLFActive-MLBSeattle MarinersMLBRecalled from Tacoma (AAA)40man
    2016-06-24Seattle MarinersLFMinorsTacomaAAAAssigned to Tacoma (AAA)40man
    2015-12-05Seattle MarinersLFActive-MLBSeattle MarinersMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($5.5m) [Free Agent] Option year for 2017 $6m 40man
    2015-11-06LFFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2015-08-20San Francisco GiantsLFActive-MLBSan Francisco GiantsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2015-08-14San Francisco GiantsLFD7San Francisco GiantsMLBDL-7 concussion40man
    2015-07-28San Francisco GiantsLFActive-MLBSan Francisco GiantsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2015-06-25San Francisco GiantsLFDL-15San Francisco GiantsMLBDL-15 Fractured fibula40man
    2015-01-20San Francisco GiantsrfActive-MLBSan Francisco GiantsMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($4m) Option for 2016 at $5.5m with 0.7m buyout. 1.5m incentives each year40man
    2014-10-31rfFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2014-07-11Kansas City RoyalsrfActive-MLBKansas City RoyalsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2014-06-21Kansas City RoyalsrfDL-15Kansas City RoyalsMLBDL-15 Left groin strain40man
    2013-12-05Kansas City RoyalsrfActive-MLBKansas City RoyalsMLBTraded from Brewers to Royals for Will Smith40man
    2013-10-31Milwaukee BrewersrfActive-MLBMilwaukee BrewersMLBBrewers exercised option for 201440man
    2013-06-22Milwaukee BrewersrfActive-MLBMilwaukee BrewersMLBReinstated from Paternity Leave list40man
    2013-06-19Milwaukee BrewersrfPat LeaveMilwaukee BrewersMLBPlaced on Paternity Leave list40man
    2012-01-17Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee BrewersMLB---
    2012-01-17Milwaukee BrewersrfActive-MLBMilwaukee BrewersMLBSigned to 2-year contract for 2012-2013 ($2.25m) Option year for 2013. Brewers won negotiating rights in December 201140man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Brewers
    Draft Instances
    Signed as undrafted free agent by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2012.
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2017Houston Astros$ 5,500,000215876$ 535,000$ 4,304,794
    2016Seattle Mariners$ 5,500,0002191176$ 507,500$ 3,498,2452016-11-28 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($5.5m) [Avoids arbitration]
    2015San Francisco Giants$ 4,000,0002691870$ 507,500$ 3,571,2832015-12-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($5.5m) [Free Agent] Option year for 2017 $6m
    2015-01-20 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($4m) Option for 2016 at $5.5m with 0.7m buyout. 1.5m incentives each year
    2014Kansas City Royals$ 1,918,7503761559$ 500,000$ 3,256,497
    2013Milwaukee Brewers$ 1,712,5003721159$ 490,000$ 3,021,531
    2012Milwaukee Brewers$ 1,000,0004181753$ 480,000$ 2,954,8872012-01-17 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2012-2013 ($2.5m) Club option for 2014

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