Kurt Suzuki

Kurt Suzuki #28

  • C
  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 11" /210
  • Age: 35

2019 Stats

AB AVG HR RBI SB OPS
273 .260 16 58 0 .791

MLB Career Stats

AB AVG HR RBI SB OPS
5087 .258 130 677 19 .706

Bio

  • Full Name: Kurt Kiyoshi Suzuki
  • Pronunciation: soo-ZOO-key
  • Nickname: Zuk
  • Born: 10/4/1983 in Wailuku, HI
  • Draft: 2004, Oakland Athletics, 2nd rd. (67th overall)
  • College: Cal State Fullerton
  • Debut: 6/12/2007
Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2019 Stats 273 34 71 16 58 0 .260 .319 .791
MLB Career Stats 5087 549 1314 130 677 19 .258 .315 .706

2019 Splits

Duration AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
Last 7 Games 23 4 5 3 10 1 2 0 .217 .280 .652
Last 15 Games 60 10 15 4 15 2 7 0 .250 .297 .500
Last 30 Games 106 14 26 5 20 11 11 0 .245 .331 .415
Duration AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
Last 7 Games 23 4 5 3 10 1 2 0 .217 .280 .652
Last 15 Games 60 10 15 4 15 2 7 0 .250 .297 .500
Last 30 Games 106 14 26 5 20 11 11 0 .245 .331 .415
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
9/4 vs NYM 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
9/5 @ ATL 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
9/7 @ ATL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
9/4 vs NYM 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
9/5 @ ATL 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
9/7 @ ATL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 Games by Position: C (73)

Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg HR Distance (feet) Avg Launch Angle (deg)
2019 Nationals NL 301 240 85.9 388 18.2
MLB Avg - - - - - 400 -
Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg HR Distance (feet) Avg Launch Angle (deg)
2019 Nationals NL 301 240 85.9 388 18.2
MLB Avg - - - - - 400 -

Stats

Stats

Year Team LG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS GO/AO
2007 OAK AL 68 213 27 53 87 13 0 7 39 24 0 39 0 0 .249 .327 .408 .735 0.77
2008 OAK AL 148 530 54 148 196 25 1 7 42 44 2 69 2 3 .279 .346 .370 .716 1.06
2009 OAK AL 147 570 74 156 240 37 1 15 88 28 0 59 8 2 .274 .313 .421 .734 1.07
2010 OAK AL 131 495 55 120 181 18 2 13 71 33 3 49 3 2 .242 .303 .366 .669 0.97
2011 OAK AL 134 460 54 109 177 26 0 14 44 38 1 64 2 2 .237 .301 .385 .686 0.75
2012 OAK AL 75 262 19 57 75 15 0 1 18 9 0 53 1 0 .218 .250 .286 .536 0.67
2012 WSH NL 43 146 17 39 59 5 0 5 25 11 3 20 1 0 .267 .321 .404 .725 0.88
2012 [+] 2 teams - 118 408 36 96 134 20 0 6 43 20 3 73 2 0 .235 .276 .328 .605 0.74
2013 WSH NL 79 252 19 56 78 11 1 3 25 20 6 32 2 0 .222 .283 .310 .593 0.77
2013 OAK AL 15 33 6 10 18 2 0 2 7 2 0 3 0 0 .303 .343 .545 .888 0.43
2013 [+] 2 teams - 94 285 25 66 96 13 1 5 32 22 6 35 2 0 .232 .290 .337 .627 0.73
2014 MIN AL 131 452 37 130 173 34 0 3 61 34 0 46 0 1 .288 .345 .383 .727 1.01
2015 MIN AL 131 433 36 104 136 17 0 5 50 29 4 59 0 0 .240 .296 .314 .610 0.90
2016 MIN AL 106 345 34 89 139 24 1 8 49 18 0 48 0 0 .258 .301 .403 .704 0.88
2017 ATL NL 81 276 38 78 148 13 0 19 50 17 2 39 0 0 .283 .351 .536 .887 0.74
2018 ATL NL 105 347 45 94 154 24 0 12 50 22 0 43 0 0 .271 .332 .444 .776 0.72
2019 WSH NL 81 273 34 71 129 10 0 16 58 19 1 36 0 1 .260 .319 .473 .791 0.76
MLB Career - - 1475 5087 549 1314 1990 274 6 130 677 348 22 659 19 11 .258 .315 .391 .706 0.87
Year Team LG G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS GO/AO
2007 OAK AL 68 213 27 53 87 13 0 7 39 24 0 39 0 0 .249 .327 .408 .735 0.77
2008 OAK AL 148 530 54 148 196 25 1 7 42 44 2 69 2 3 .279 .346 .370 .716 1.06
2009 OAK AL 147 570 74 156 240 37 1 15 88 28 0 59 8 2 .274 .313 .421 .734 1.07
2010 OAK AL 131 495 55 120 181 18 2 13 71 33 3 49 3 2 .242 .303 .366 .669 0.97
2011 OAK AL 134 460 54 109 177 26 0 14 44 38 1 64 2 2 .237 .301 .385 .686 0.75
2012 OAK AL 75 262 19 57 75 15 0 1 18 9 0 53 1 0 .218 .250 .286 .536 0.67
2012 WSH NL 43 146 17 39 59 5 0 5 25 11 3 20 1 0 .267 .321 .404 .725 0.88
2012 [+] 2 teams - 118 408 36 96 134 20 0 6 43 20 3 73 2 0 .235 .276 .328 .605 0.74
2013 WSH NL 79 252 19 56 78 11 1 3 25 20 6 32 2 0 .222 .283 .310 .593 0.77
2013 OAK AL 15 33 6 10 18 2 0 2 7 2 0 3 0 0 .303 .343 .545 .888 0.43
2013 [+] 2 teams - 94 285 25 66 96 13 1 5 32 22 6 35 2 0 .232 .290 .337 .627 0.73
2014 MIN AL 131 452 37 130 173 34 0 3 61 34 0 46 0 1 .288 .345 .383 .727 1.01
2015 MIN AL 131 433 36 104 136 17 0 5 50 29 4 59 0 0 .240 .296 .314 .610 0.90
2016 MIN AL 106 345 34 89 139 24 1 8 49 18 0 48 0 0 .258 .301 .403 .704 0.88
2017 ATL NL 81 276 38 78 148 13 0 19 50 17 2 39 0 0 .283 .351 .536 .887 0.74
2018 ATL NL 105 347 45 94 154 24 0 12 50 22 0 43 0 0 .271 .332 .444 .776 0.72
2019 WSH NL 81 273 34 71 129 10 0 16 58 19 1 36 0 1 .260 .319 .473 .791 0.76
MLB Career - - 1475 5087 549 1314 1990 274 6 130 677 348 22 659 19 11 .258 .315 .391 .706 0.87
*Since 2006

Advanced Stats

Year Team LG PA TB XBH HBP SAC SF BABIP GIDP GIDPO NP P/PA ROE LOB WO
2007 OAK AL 248 87 20 3 3 5 .267 4 42 934 3.77 3 104 2
2008 OAK AL 588 196 33 11 2 1 .310 20 87 2168 3.69 6 214 3
2009 OAK AL 614 240 53 8 1 7 .280 14 96 2120 3.45 10 238 1
2010 OAK AL 544 181 33 12 0 4 .245 22 105 1899 3.49 6 249 2
2011 OAK AL 515 177 40 7 3 7 .244 14 70 2024 3.93 6 202 0
2012 OAK AL 278 75 16 3 2 2 .267 3 32 1052 3.78 1 106 0
2012 WSH NL 164 59 10 2 2 3 .274 2 27 593 3.62 1 72 0
2012 [+] 2 teams - 442 134 26 5 4 5 .269 5 59 1645 3.72 2 178 0
2013 WSH NL 281 78 15 3 2 4 .240 2 32 1101 3.92 3 102 0
2013 OAK AL 35 18 4 0 0 0 .286 0 7 123 3.51 1 8 0
2013 [+] 2 teams - 316 96 19 3 2 4 .245 2 39 1224 3.87 4 110 0
2014 MIN AL 503 173 37 9 1 7 .310 9 73 1998 3.97 4 181 0
2015 MIN AL 479 136 22 7 6 4 .265 14 75 1749 3.65 5 192 1
2016 MIN AL 373 139 33 5 1 4 .276 9 59 1332 3.57 2 151 0
2017 ATL NL 309 148 32 13 1 2 .268 5 43 1105 3.58 0 111 1
2018 ATL NL 388 154 36 13 0 6 .275 6 61 1331 3.43 2 173 0
2019 WSH NL 301 129 26 6 0 3 .246 10 57 1025 3.41 2 127 1
MLB Career - - 5620 1990 410 102 24 59 .272 134 866 20554 3.66 52 2230 11
Year Team LG PA TB XBH HBP SAC SF BABIP GIDP GIDPO NP P/PA ROE LOB WO
2007 OAK AL 248 87 20 3 3 5 .267 4 42 934 3.77 3 104 2
2008 OAK AL 588 196 33 11 2 1 .310 20 87 2168 3.69 6 214 3
2009 OAK AL 614 240 53 8 1 7 .280 14 96 2120 3.45 10 238 1
2010 OAK AL 544 181 33 12 0 4 .245 22 105 1899 3.49 6 249 2
2011 OAK AL 515 177 40 7 3 7 .244 14 70 2024 3.93 6 202 0
2012 OAK AL 278 75 16 3 2 2 .267 3 32 1052 3.78 1 106 0
2012 WSH NL 164 59 10 2 2 3 .274 2 27 593 3.62 1 72 0
2012 [+] 2 teams - 442 134 26 5 4 5 .269 5 59 1645 3.72 2 178 0
2013 WSH NL 281 78 15 3 2 4 .240 2 32 1101 3.92 3 102 0
2013 OAK AL 35 18 4 0 0 0 .286 0 7 123 3.51 1 8 0
2013 [+] 2 teams - 316 96 19 3 2 4 .245 2 39 1224 3.87 4 110 0
2014 MIN AL 503 173 37 9 1 7 .310 9 73 1998 3.97 4 181 0
2015 MIN AL 479 136 22 7 6 4 .265 14 75 1749 3.65 5 192 1
2016 MIN AL 373 139 33 5 1 4 .276 9 59 1332 3.57 2 151 0
2017 ATL NL 309 148 32 13 1 2 .268 5 43 1105 3.58 0 111 1
2018 ATL NL 388 154 36 13 0 6 .275 6 61 1331 3.43 2 173 0
2019 WSH NL 301 129 26 6 0 3 .246 10 57 1025 3.41 2 127 1
MLB Career - - 5620 1990 410 102 24 59 .272 134 866 20554 3.66 52 2230 11
*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Statcast Events

2018 Projections

Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
?
5 18 2 5 8 1 0 1 3 1 0 3 0 0 .278 .316 .500 .816
Cumulative
?
86 291 36 76 137 11 0 17 61 20 1 39 0 1 .261 .319 .474 .793
Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
?
5 18 2 5 8 1 0 1 3 1 0 3 0 0 .278 .316 .500 .816
Cumulative
?
86 291 36 76 137 11 0 17 61 20 1 39 0 1 .261 .319 .474 .793

Awards

Awards

AL All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Minnesota AL

MLBPAA Athletics Heart and Hustle Award

Year Team League
2010 Oakland AL
2011 Oakland AL

Athletics Jim Catfish Hunter Award

Year Team League
2009 Oakland AL

Athletics Dave Stewart Service Award

Year Team League
2009 Oakland AL

Twins Leadership Award

Year Team League
2014 Minnesota AL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2006 Midland TEX

Baseball America Double-A All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Midland TEX

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Midland TEX

TEX Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Midland TEX

Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2014 .288 13th in AL

Runs Batted In

Season RBI Rank
2009 88 25th in AL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
2014 .345 22nd in AL

Doubles

Season 2B Rank
2009 37 15th in AL
2014 34 16th in AL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2008 11 7th in AL
2009 8 16th in AL
2010 12 5th in AL
2011 7 23rd in AL
2014 9 10th in AL
2017 13 9th in NL
2018 13 10th in NL

Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 20, 2018 Washington Nationals signed free agent C Kurt Suzuki.
October 29, 2018 C Kurt Suzuki elected free agency.
July 24, 2017 Atlanta Braves activated C Kurt Suzuki from the bereavement list.
July 21, 2017 Atlanta Braves placed C Kurt Suzuki on the bereavement list.
January 30, 2017 Atlanta Braves signed free agent C Kurt Suzuki.
November 3, 2016 C Kurt Suzuki elected free agency.
December 23, 2013 Minnesota Twins signed free agent C Kurt Suzuki.
November 1, 2013 C Kurt Suzuki elected free agency.
August 23, 2013 Washington Nationals traded C Kurt Suzuki to Oakland Athletics for RHP Dakota Bacus.
August 3, 2012 Oakland Athletics traded cash and C Kurt Suzuki to Washington Nationals for C David Freitas.
April 29, 2011 Kurt Suzuki roster status changed by Oakland Athletics.
April 27, 2011 Oakland Athletics placed C Kurt Suzuki on the paternity list.
June 14, 2010 Oakland Athletics activated C Kurt Suzuki from the bereavement list.
June 11, 2010 Oakland Athletics placed C Kurt Suzuki on the bereavement list.
May 16, 2010 Oakland Athletics activated C Kurt Suzuki from the 15-day disabled list.
May 11, 2010 sent C Kurt Suzuki on a rehab assignment to Sacramento River Cats.
April 30, 2010 Oakland Athletics placed C Kurt Suzuki on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 24, 2010. Intercostal strain.

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