P Kazushige Kato #16
Age: 29 | Bats: L | Throws: L | Morale: Angry
11/20/2019
P KAZUSHIGE KATO #16 - AGE: 29 - BATS: L - THROWS: L - MORALE: ANGRY
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
9 0 1-2 0 10.50 12.0 20 7 4 16 2.00 -0.6
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 65 65 65 65
Movement 50 55 45 50
Control 45 50 45 45
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Slider 35 35
Curveball 70 75
Sinker 55 55
Circle Change 25 25
 
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 94-96 Mph
Stamina 40
Suggested Role BP/Emergency SP
Type Extreme Groundball
Hold Runners 65
Defense 40
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 20
Stealing Ability: 20
Baserunning Inst.: 25
Sacrifice Bunt: 55
Bunt for Hit: 25
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
09/29/2019 MIN Loss, 5-8 1.0 0 0 0 0 3
09/27/2019 MIN Win, 7-2 2.1 3 2 2 1 6 Win
09/25/2019 ATL Win, 6-5 0.2 2 1 1 1 1
09/22/2019 @ MIN Win, 7-6 1.1 1 1 1 1 2
09/21/2019 @ MIN Win, 4-1 1.1 1 0 0 0 2
09/19/2019 @ MIN Win, 9-3 2.0 3 1 1 0 1
09/17/2019 @ OAK Loss, 3-6 1.2 2 2 2 1 0 Loss
09/15/2019 HOU Loss, 4-10 1.0 5 5 5 0 1
09/13/2019 HOU Loss, 5-6 0.2 3 2 2 0 0 Loss
09/09/2019 NAS Win, 7-6 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 Win
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:210 lbs
Local Popularity:Unknown
National Pop.:Unknown
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$761,250
Signed Through:2019 Season
Major Service:1 Year, 129 Days
Service This Yr:18 Days
40-Man Service:3 Years, None
Pro Service:2 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not yet eligible
Option Years:1 option year left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:-
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 2019 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 9 0 1 2 0 10.50 12.0 20 14 14 7 4 16 0 0.0 0 0 0.0
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF R/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 2 2 0.0 9 1 18.00 15.00 12.00 3.00 9.40 2.00 181 -0.6 .382        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 24 7 1 0 2 4 1 6 0 0 0 .292 .320 .583 .903      
vs. RHB 33 13 1 0 5 10 3 10 0 0 0 .394 .444 .879 1.323      
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 2019 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
September 9 0 1 2 0 10.50 12.0 20 14 14 7 4 16  
Spring Training 5 0 1 0 0 0.00 10.0 7 0 0 0 3 11  
Last Year 57 1 3 2 1 4.96 52.2 61 30 29 6 27 53  
2 Years Ago 71 0 4 1 2 4.60 76.1 82 40 39 13 41 68  
Career 137 1 8 5 3 5.23 141.0 163 84 82 26 72 137  
Home 5 0 1 1 0 15.88 5.2 13 10 10 5 2 11  
Road 4 0 0 1 0 5.68 6.1 7 4 4 2 2 5  
Grass 9 0 1 2 0 10.50 12.0 20 14 14 7 4 16  
Day 5 0 1 1 0 9.00 6.0 9 6 6 3 3 12  
Night 4 0 0 1 0 12.00 6.0 11 8 8 4 1 4  
As Reliever / Substitution 9 0 1 2 0 10.50 12.0 20 14 14 7 4 16  
PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE 2019 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 51 0 4 9 16 6.17 58.1 72 47 40 5 38 66 0 0.0 0 0 0.0
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF R/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 22 6 72.7 51 40 17.43 11.11 10.18 5.86 4.58 1.89 91 0.7 .406        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 82 16 3 1 0 11 6 27 1 3 0 .195 .247 .256 .503      
vs. RHB 151 56 13 3 5 36 32 39 2 1 3 .371 .484 .596 1.080      
PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE 2019 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
April 5 0 0 2 1 11.12 5.2 6 8 7 0 7 4  
May 11 0 0 1 3 8.36 14.0 26 17 13 1 17 20  
June 13 0 1 1 3 5.28 15.1 17 9 9 2 7 16  
July 9 0 1 2 3 3.12 8.2 7 3 3 1 1 9  
August 10 0 1 1 6 3.55 12.2 14 7 5 0 3 14  
September 3 0 1 2 0 13.50 2.0 2 3 3 1 3 3  
Last Year 30 0 0 1 16 1.88 28.2 19 7 6 1 14 34  
Career 81 0 4 10 32 4.76 87.0 91 54 46 6 52 100  
Home 28 0 4 4 6 4.19 34.1 37 22 16 2 20 43  
Road 23 0 0 5 10 9.00 24.0 35 25 24 3 18 23  
Grass 51 0 4 9 16 6.17 58.1 72 47 40 5 38 66  
Day 16 0 1 2 5 6.61 16.1 18 13 12 1 10 19  
Night 35 0 3 7 11 6.00 42.0 54 34 28 4 28 47  
As Reliever / Substitution 51 0 4 9 16 6.17 58.1 72 47 40 5 38 66  
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 5.06 -0.9 84
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 4.36 0.2 87
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 9.40 -0.6 49
Total MLB 137 1 8 5 3 5.23 141.0 163 84 82 26 72 137 0 0 1.67 .336 5.17 -1.4 82
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 2.99 0.8 237
2019 Omaha - AAA 29 51 0 4 9 16 6.17 58.1 72 47 40 5 38 66 0 0 1.89 .406 4.58 0.7 81
Total PCL 81 0 4 10 32 4.76 87.0 91 54 46 6 52 100 0 0 1.64 .363 4.06 132.6
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 0.00 0.0 0
Total MLB 1 0 0 0 0 6.75 1.1 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1.50 .500 0.06 56.9
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
2019 Omaha - AAA P 50 0 0 13 0 13 0 1.000 58.1 2.01 -0.1 1.146
TOTAL P 168 1 8 29 4 39 2 .949 199.1 1.67 -0.8 1.035
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.
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