P Kazushige Kato #6
Age: 30 | Bats: L | Throws: L | Morale: Angry
07/16/2020
P KAZUSHIGE KATO #6 - AGE: 30 - BATS: L - THROWS: L - MORALE: ANGRY
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
18 0 1-1 3 5.30 18.2 21 2 10 21 1.66 0.1
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 65 70 65 65
Movement 50 55 50 50
Control 45 50 45 45
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Slider 35 35
Curveball 75 75
Sinker 55 55
Circle Change 25 25
 
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 94-96 Mph
Stamina 45
Suggested Role Borderline SP
Type Extreme Groundball
Hold Runners 65
Defense 35
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 20
Stealing Ability: 20
Baserunning Inst.: 30
Sacrifice Bunt: 60
Bunt for Hit: 20
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
07/13/2020 @ NAS Win, 5-2 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 Win
07/08/2020 IOW Win, 9-4 0.2 0 0 0 0 0
07/03/2020 @ IOW Win, 4-2 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 Save
06/27/2020 NRL Win, 5-4 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 Save
06/25/2020 NRL Win, 8-6 0.2 3 0 0 0 1 Save
06/22/2020 @ NAS Loss, 2-9 1.0 0 0 0 1 1
06/21/2020 @ NAS Loss, 2-7 1.0 1 0 0 2 0
06/20/2020 @ NAS Loss, 2-12 0.1 1 3 3 1 1 Loss
06/19/2020 @ MEM Loss, 2-15 1.0 1 1 1 0 2
06/18/2020 @ MEM Loss, 5-12 1.2 2 3 3 1 3
PERSONALITY
He won't form a long term attachment to a team.
High: Greed
Low: Leader, Loyalty, Adaptability
Birthday:05/01/1990
Born in:Yasato, IBA
Nationality:Japanese
Height:6' 0"
Weight:215 lbs
Local Popularity:Unknown
National Pop.:Unknown
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$761,250
Signed Through:2020 Season
Major Service:2 Years, 26 Days
Service This Yr:69 Days
40-Man Service:3 Years, 112 Days
Pro Service:3 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not yet, but possibly eligible after this season
Option Years:Last option year
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:-
PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE 2020 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 18 0 1 1 3 5.30 18.2 21 11 11 2 10 21 0 0.0 0 0 0.0
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF BR/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 3 0 100.0 18 6 15.91 10.13 10.13 4.82 4.71 1.66 98 0.1 .380        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 21 6 0 0 1 5 3 8 0 0 1 .286 .400 .429 .829      
vs. RHB 51 15 2 0 1 6 7 13 1 0 1 .294 .383 .392 .775      
PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE 2020 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
This Week 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 2  
Last Week 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0  
June 15 0 0 1 2 6.60 15.0 21 11 11 2 10 17  
July 3 0 1 0 1 0.00 3.2 0 0 0 0 0 4  
Last Year 51 0 4 9 16 6.17 58.1 72 47 40 5 38 66  
2 Years Ago 30 0 0 1 16 1.88 28.2 19 7 6 1 14 34  
Career 99 0 5 11 35 4.85 105.2 112 65 57 8 62 121  
Home 8 0 0 0 2 3.68 7.1 10 3 3 1 4 7  
Road 10 0 1 1 1 6.35 11.1 11 8 8 1 6 14  
Grass 18 0 1 1 3 5.30 18.2 21 11 11 2 10 21  
Day 6 0 0 0 0 7.11 6.1 9 5 5 1 4 8  
Night 12 0 1 1 3 4.38 12.1 12 6 6 1 6 13  
As Reliever / Substitution 18 0 1 1 3 5.30 18.2 21 11 11 2 10 21  
CAREER PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
2017 Kansas City - MLB 27 71 0 4 1 2 4.60 76.1 82 40 39 13 41 68 0 0 1.61 .319 5.10 -0.9 86
2018 Kansas City - MLB 28 57 1 3 2 1 4.96 52.2 61 30 29 6 27 53 0 0 1.67 .348 4.42 0.2 88
2019 Kansas City - MLB 29 9 0 1 2 0 10.50 12.0 20 14 14 7 4 16 0 0 2.00 .382 9.43 -0.6 46
Total MLB 137 1 8 5 3 5.23 141.0 163 84 82 26 72 137 0 0 1.67 .336 5.21 -1.3 83
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
2018 Omaha - AAA 28 30 0 0 1 16 1.88 28.2 19 7 6 1 14 34 0 0 1.15 .261 2.95 0.8 232
2019 Omaha - AAA 29 51 0 4 9 16 6.17 58.1 72 47 40 5 38 66 0 0 1.89 .406 4.49 0.6 79
2020 Omaha - AAA 30 18 0 1 1 3 5.30 18.2 21 11 11 2 10 21 0 0 1.66 .380 4.71 0.1 91
Total PCL 99 0 5 11 35 4.85 105.2 112 65 57 8 62 121 0 0 1.65 .366 4.11 122.3
CAREER POSTSEASON PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
2017 Kansas City - MLB 27 1 0 0 0 0 6.75 1.1 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1.50 .500 0.09 0.1 58
Total MLB 1 0 0 0 0 6.75 1.1 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1.50 .500 0.09 58.3
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2017 Kansas City - MLB P 62 0 6 11 3 18 1 .944 76.1 2.00 -0.0 1.016
2018 Kansas City - MLB P 47 1 2 5 1 8 1 .875 52.2 1.20 -0.5 .871
2019 Kansas City - MLB P 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 12.0 0.00 -0.1 .000
2020 Omaha - AAA P 18 0 1 0 0 2 1 .500 18.2 0.48 -0.1 .000
TOTAL P 136 1 9 16 4 28 3 .893 159.2 1.41 -0.7 .968
PLAYER HISTORY
11/26/2016 Entered the Major League Baseball as a free agent from Japan.
12/11/2016 Signed a 1-year contract worth a total of $761,250 with the Kansas City Royals organization.
01/01/2017 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 65 (65); Movement: 55 (55); Control: 45 (45).
07/23/2017 Injured (Mild calf strain), day-to-day for 1 day.
11/20/2017 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $761,250 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2018 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 65 (65); Movement: 55 (55); Control: 45 (45).
04/20/2018 Injured (Mild hamstring strain), day-to-day for 6 days.
11/23/2018 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $761,250 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2019 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 65 (65); Movement: 50 (50); Control: 45 (45).
03/01/2019 Injured on 02/27/2019, diagnosed with a strained oblique, is day-to-day.
06/27/2019 Injured (Mild calf strain), day-to-day for one week.
11/21/2019 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $761,250 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2020 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 65 (65); Movement: 50 (50); Control: 45 (45).
03/08/2020 Injured on 03/04/2020, diagnosed with a partially torn labrum, will miss 3 months.
07/15/2020 Injured on 07/13/2020, diagnosed with a sprained ankle, is day-to-day.
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