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Kazuo Matsui # - IF

  • Age: 38
  • DOB: 1975/10/23
  • POB: Osaka, Japan
  • Height: 5-10 Weight: 185lbs
  • Bats/Throws: S/R
  • MLB Seasons: 7
  • Signed by NY Mets in 2003.

Scouting Report

Career potential

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2010/11/25Signed with Tohoku Rakuten (Japanese League).
2010/05/25Signed by the Colorado Rockies to a minor league contract.
2010/05/20Released by the Houston Astros.
2009/06/16Missed 18 games (right hamstring injury).
2009/05/29Right hamstring injury, early September.
2009/04/19Missed 4 games (back injury).
2009/04/15Back injury, day-to-day.
2008/09/03Back injury, day-to-day (retroactive to September 3rd, 2008).
2008/09/02Missed 19 games (back injury).
2008/08/16Back injury, early September (retroactive to August 13th, 2008).
2008/08/13Sore back, day-to-day (retroactive to August 13th, 2008).
2008/07/09Missed 15 games (strained right hamstring).
2008/06/24Strained right hamstring, 15-day DL.
2008/04/18Missed 16 games (rectal surgery).
2008/03/25Rectal surgery, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 21st, 2008).
2007/11/30Signed as a free agent by the Houston Astros to a three-year contract.
2007/09/19Missed 9 games (hamstring).
2007/09/10Hamstring, day-to-day.
2007/05/21Missed 33 games (back spasms).
2007/04/15Back spasms, 15-day DL.
2006/11/13Re-signed by the Colorado Rockies to a one-year contract.
2006/10/31Filed for free agency.
2006/08/22Recalled from Colorado Springs (AAA).
2006/06/09Acquired from the New York Mets.
2006/06/09Optioned to Colorado Springs (AAA).
2006/04/19Missed 13 games (right knee injury).
2006/03/28Right knee injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to March 18th, 2006).
2005/08/09Missed 44 games (left knee injury).
2005/06/20Left knee injury, 15-day DL.
2005/06/18Knee injury, day-to-day.
2005/05/29Missed 1 game (neck injury).
2005/05/28Neck injury, day-to-day.
2005/05/23Missed 1 game (trapezoid).
2005/05/22Trapezoid, day-to-day.
2004/09/24Missed 38 games (lower back strain).
2004/08/15Lower back strain, 15-day DL.
2004/08/14Leg injury, day-to-day.
2003/12/10Signed as a free agent by the New York Mets to a three-year contract.


2010/05/25Signed by the Colorado Rockies to a minor league contract.
2007/11/30Signed as a free agent by the Houston Astros.
2006/06/09New York Mets traded Kazuo Matsui to the Colorado Rockies for Eli Marrero.
2003/12/10Signed as a free agent by the New York Mets.

Career Stats

2010Colorado SpringsAAA823015479124229315070-.262.331.349.680
2009Corpus ChristiAA41433000224000.214.313.214.527
2008Round RockAAA31112101112000.182.250.545.795
2008Corpus ChristiAA2713300001000.429.429.8571.286
2007Colorado SpringsAAA2613000020110.500.625.5001.125
2006NY MetsNL3813010266017619201.
2006Total NYN/ColNL70243326512332616461013.267.310.379.689
2006Colorado SpringsAAA3111526324031692031-.278.328.391.719
2006St. LucieA271200001000-.286.375.286.661
2005NY MetsNL872673168943241443619.255.300.352.652
2005GCL MetsR3934001313000.444.545.7781.323
2004NY MetsNL11446065125322744409714324.272.331.396.727
2003Seibu LionsJPL14058710417936433845512413--.305.368.549.917
2002Seibu LionsJPL14058211919346636875311233113.332.389.6171.006
2001Seibu LionsJPL14055294170282247646832609.308.365.496.861
2000Seibu LionsJPL135550991774011239046602635.322.372.560.932
1999Seibu LionsJPL13553987178294156756753272.330.389.482.871
1998Seibu LionsJPL13557592179385958558943145.311.370.442.812
1997Seibu LionsJPL135576911782313763448962154.309.362.431.793
1996Seibu LionsJPL1304735113422512914935099.283.307.357.664
1995Seibu LionsJPL69204254591215726211-.221.245.304.549


GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage

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