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Current Status
Free Agent since 2012-11-18 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
Matthew John Kata
Stat Years
1997-2012  [mlb] 2003-2009
6-1 / 185
Both / Right
2B (663) ... SS (268) ... 3B (200) ... OF (156) ... LF (72) ... 1B (34) ... RF (20) ... CF (6) ... DH (4) ... P (1)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
1978-03-14 in Avon Lake, Ohio   [42.019]
High School
St. Ignatius (Cleveland,OH)
Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee)
Selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in Round #9 (#268 overall) of the 1999 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
2003-06-15 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.093)
Service Time
ARI [7] TEX [3] PIT [2] HOU [2] PHI [1] CIN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 5836 ... retro id: katam001 ... mlbam id: 425632
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed66Power47Contact70XBH53RBIs48Runs64Hitting56Durability64Team.471Ratings Explained
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Season Batting Totals

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2005Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAAAA-27---74620025621033285162514304.310.329.435.7642148716.175.125.3372.8011.684.1766.71.4025.8
2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAAAA-27---72496103051042141402000.313.340.385.725102376.125.072.3663.9213.733.500.00.0020.0
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLB2727Log - Sp - Ext7106110000000200000.
2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLB1127Log - Sp - Ext73031662100015402000.194.306.323.62938103.258.129.22213.1610.530.800.00.0050.0
4 record(s)
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 Level Level of the team in terms of MLB, minor league level, Independent or College division Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. 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)

Matt Kata Batting Log for 2005

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April 2005
2005-04-041ARICHNNLL 6-16Box | PBP1121ph9-11----------1-----33--12-.
2005-04-084ARILANNLL 7-8Box | PBP2122ph9-11----------------44-21-
2005-04-095ARILANNLL 10-12Box | PBP3123ph6-11----------------53211-
2005-04-106ARILANNLW 5-4Box | PBP4124ph9-11----------------211---
2005-04-117ARICOLNLW 2-0Box | PBP5125ph9-11----------------22--1-
2005-04-128ARICOLNLW 4-2Box | PBP6126ph-2b9-1-------------1---211---
2005-04-139ARICOLNLW 5-2Box | PBP71272b1152--------12--1---20101052-
2005-04-1611ARIWASNLL 3-9Box | PBP8128ph-2b1-21---------1------624-1-
2005-04-1813ARICOLNLW 5-3Box | PBP9129ph9-1----------1------4-4----.000.000.333.333
2005-04-1914ARICOLNLL 1-8Box | PBP101302b11441231------------1512344-
2005-04-2419ARISDNNLW 8-6Box | PBP11131ph9-11-13-1-----------532--21.231.462.412.873
2005-04-2621ARILANNLW 3-2Box | PBP12132ph9-1----------1------5141---.231.462.444.906
2005-04-2923ARISDNNLL 4-5Box | PBP13133ph9-11----------------7522-21.214.429.421.850
2005-04-3024ARISDNNLL 0-2Box | PBP14134ph8-11----------------64212-1.200.400.400.800
May 2005
2005-05-0226ARISFNNLL 8-9Box | PBP15135ph9-11111-------------11----1.250.438.429.866
2005-05-0327ARISFNNLW 3-2Box | PBP161362b1144111-------------118322-4.250.400.400.800
2005-05-0428ARISFNNLW 6-2Box | PBP17137ph9-11----------------523-1-1.238.381.385.766
2005-05-0529ARIPITNLL 2-6Box | PBP18138ph9-11----------1-----743211-.227.364.370.734
2005-05-0630ARIPITNLW 8-4Box | PBP19139ph9-11----------------3211--1.217.348.357.705
2005-05-0731ARIPITNLL 2-3Box | PBP20140ph9-11----------------11----1.208.333.345.678
2005-05-0832ARIPITNLL 2-16Box | PBP21141ph9-11----------------422-1-1.200.320.333.653
2005-05-2043ARIDETALW 6-2Box | PBP22142pr----1----------------------.200.320.333.653
2005-05-2144ARIDETALL 2-3Box | PBP23143pr----1----------------------.200.320.333.653
2005-05-2547ARISDNNLW 12-11Box | PBP24144ph9-11----------1-----6422-2-.192.308.323.630
2005-05-2648ARISDNNLL 0-10Box | PBP251452b9-11----------------532-
2005-05-2850ARILANNLW 5-4Box | PBP26146pr----1----------------------.185.296.313.609
2005-05-3152ARINYNNLW 7-0Box | PBP27147ph-2b9-11-121------------74321-1.214.357.333.690
June 2005
2005-06-0153ARINYNNLL 1-2Box | PBP28148ph9-11----------1-----532111-.207.345.324.668
2005-06-2576ARIDETALL 1-5Box | PBP29149ph8-11----------------11----1.200.333.314.648
2005-06-2878ARISFNNLL 3-11Box | PBP30150ph7-11----------------22--1-1.194.323.306.628
July 2005
2005-07-2499PHISDNNLW 5-1Box | PBP31151ph9-11-11-------------211---1.219.344.324.668
2005-07-25100PHIHOUNLL 1-7Box | PBP321522b9-22----------2-----963123-.206.324.308.631
2005-07-28103PHICOLNLW 8-5Box | PBP33153pr----1----------------------.206.324.308.631
2005-07-31106PHICOLNLL 2-9Box | PBP34154rf3-11----------------321-1-1.200.314.300.614
August 2005
2005-08-02107PHICHNNLL 1-2Box | PBP35155pr---------------------------.200.314.300.614
September 2005
2005-09-05138PHIHOUNLL 3-4Box | PBP36156pr---------------------------.200.314.300.614
2005-09-09141PHIFLONLW 12-5Box | PBP37157ph9-11----------------11----1.194.306.293.598
2005-09-11143PHIFLONLW 11-1Box | PBP38158ph-ss1-11----------------5321-
2005-09-14146PHIATLNLW 12-4Box | PBP391592b---------------------------.
2005-09-16148PHIFLONLW 13-3Box | PBP401602b---------------------------.
40 record(s)
Game Date Calendar date of the game Tm-Gm# Game Number of his Team Tm Team Played For Opp Opponent (Team) Lg League Result Final score of game Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) S-G# Season Game Number for Player C-G# Career Game Number for Player Pos Defensive Position Ln Lineup slot in batting order GS Games Started PA Plate Appearances AB At Bats R Runs H Hits TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HBP Hit by a Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IBB Intentional Walks GDP Grounded into Double Play Pit Pitches Str Strikes Bal Balls Fou Fouls Cal Called Strikes Sw Swing and Miss Strikes InPl Balls put in Play 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)