RF Kuniyoshi Kato #58
Age: 31 | Bats: L | Throws: L | Morale: Normal    
12/25/2025
RF KUNIYOSHI KATO #58 - AGE: 31 - BATS: L - THROWS: L - MORALE: NORMAL
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0.0
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 5 5 5 5
Gap 8 6 8 8
Power 6 4 6 6
Eye 5 4 6 6
Avoid K's 9 9 9 10
FIELDING RATINGS
Catcher Infield Outfield
Range: - 1 5
Errors: - 1 4
Arm: 1 1 9
Turn DP: - 1 -
Ability: 1 - -
POSITION RATINGS
Pitcher: - Shortstop: -
Catcher: - Left Field: 6
1st Base: - Center Field: 1
2nd Base: - Right Field: 7
3rd Base: -
       
RUN/BUNT
Running Speed: 2
Stealing Ability: 4
Baserunning Inst.: 3
Sacrifice Bunt: 8
Bunt for Hit: 2
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
PERSONALITY
Leader Ability:Very Low
Loyalty:High
Desire f. Win:Normal
Greed:High
Intelligence:Very High
Work Ethic:Very High
Birthday:12/31/1993
Born in:Miyakonojo, MIY
Nationality:Japanese
Height:6' 0"
Weight:220 lbs
Local Popularity:Insignificant
National Pop.:Insignificant
STATUS
Contract:None, Free Agent
Salary:-
Signed Through:-
Major Service:9 Years, -206 Days
Service This Yr:None
40-Man Service:9 Years, -167 Days
Pro Service:13 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:1 option year left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2012, 5th Pick in Round 3
CAREER BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2015 Lupin - LRS-JPN 21 98 317 103 19 0 12 49 51 33 3 6 11 1 0 .325 .387 .498 .886 128 129 0.5
2016 Lupin - LRS-JPN 22 125 402 107 24 1 17 55 53 40 4 5 21 0 2 .266 .335 .458 .793 105 105 -1.2
2017 Lupin - LRS-JPN 23 115 278 74 17 0 4 23 30 38 2 3 15 2 1 .266 .355 .371 .726 94 86 -0.7
2018 Lupin - LRS-JPN 24 96 358 101 24 1 12 51 49 45 4 4 18 1 2 .282 .365 .455 .820 115 110 1.0
2019 Lupin - LRS-JPN 25 132 539 183 34 2 16 82 125 86 3 6 24 4 4 .340 .429 .499 .928 135 144 5.3
2020 Lupin - LRS-JPN 26 98 375 107 26 2 7 44 63 53 1 2 17 1 1 .285 .374 .421 .795 109 112 1.9
2021 Lupin - PEBA 27 147 599 166 49 5 18 75 90 46 5 6 27 1 0 .277 .331 .466 .797 113 116 2.9
2022 Lupin - PEBA 28 88 334 86 20 0 4 26 33 16 1 2 14 1 1 .257 .292 .353 .645 71 70 -0.3
2023 New Jersey - PEBA 29 61 186 51 12 0 6 20 32 17 1 0 21 0 0 .274 .338 .435 .774 115 105 -0.6
Total PEBA 296 1119 303 81 5 28 121 155 79 7 8 62 2 1 .271 .321 .427 .748 101 101 2.0
Total LRS-JPN 664 2269 675 144 6 68 304 371 295 17 26 106 9 10 .297 .379 .456 .835 116 117 6.9
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2010 Osaka Toin HS - HS 16 24 16 4 1 0 1 1 3 2 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .333 .500 .833 93 93 0.0
2011 Osaka Toin HS - HS 17 54 207 99 22 1 16 75 53 9 1 1 10 0 0 .478 .500 .826 1.326 202 194 0.0
2012 Osaka Toin HS - HS 18 54 209 79 22 2 10 63 49 30 1 3 10 0 0 .378 .453 .646 1.099 147 141 0.0
2012 Cagliostro - A 18 88 312 53 25 0 0 13 20 13 1 1 48 1 1 .170 .205 .250 .455 38 32 0.0
2013 Cagliostro - A 19 78 278 62 24 2 4 14 32 27 1 1 34 0 1 .223 .293 .367 .660 87 82 0.0
2014 Cagliostro - A 20 10 44 10 5 0 0 3 8 2 0 1 5 0 0 .227 .255 .341 .596 70 59 0.0
2014 Yamauchi - AAA 20 112 464 102 33 2 5 54 54 33 5 9 70 1 5 .220 .274 .332 .606 64 63 0.0
2015 Yamauchi - AAA 21 25 102 35 11 0 3 15 21 10 2 0 9 0 0 .343 .412 .539 .951 157 163 0.0
2023 Clifton - AAA 29 42 167 38 4 0 7 23 18 10 0 1 10 0 0 .228 .270 .377 .647 81 79 0.0
2024 New Jersey - IND 30 107 172 50 16 0 1 20 25 22 0 2 11 0 0 .291 .367 .401 .769 111 112 0.0
Total GBB AAA 42 167 38 4 0 7 23 18 10 0 1 10 0 0 .228 .270 .377 .647 81 79
Total MD-JPN AAA 137 566 137 44 2 8 69 75 43 7 9 79 1 5 .242 .299 .369 .668 81 81
Total RK-JPN A 176 634 125 54 2 4 30 60 42 2 3 87 1 2 .197 .248 .308 .556 62 56
Total NK-JPN HS 132 432 182 45 3 27 139 105 41 2 4 23 0 0 .421 .470 .727 1.197 170 163
Total WIL 107 172 50 16 0 1 20 25 22 0 2 11 0 0 .291 .367 .401 .769 111 112
CAREER POSTSEASON BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2010 Osaka Toin HS - NK-JPN HS 16 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0.0
2011 Osaka Toin HS - NK-JPN HS 17 7 21 7 2 0 2 6 6 3 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .417 .714 1.131 0 0 0.0
2012 Osaka Toin HS - NK-JPN HS 18 4 15 7 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .467 .467 .733 1.200 0 0 0.0
2014 Cagliostro - RK-JPN A 20 2 5 1 0 0 0 1 2 3 1 1 1 0 0 .200 .500 .200 .700 0 0 0.0
2019 Lupin - LRS-JPN 25 11 48 14 3 1 3 14 9 7 0 0 1 0 0 .292 .382 .583 .965 0 0 0.0
2020 Lupin - LRS-JPN 26 13 51 13 5 1 2 10 8 5 0 0 3 0 0 .255 .321 .510 .831 0 0 0.0
Total LRS-JPN 24 99 27 8 2 5 24 17 12 0 0 4 0 0 .273 .351 .545 .897 128 135
Total RK-JPN A 2 5 1 0 0 0 1 2 3 1 1 1 0 0 .200 .500 .200 .700 109 149
Total NK-JPN HS 13 37 14 3 0 3 10 8 3 0 0 2 0 0 .378 .425 .703 1.128 150 110
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2010 Osaka Toin HS - HS LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 3.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2010 Osaka Toin HS - HS CF 4 0 2 0 0 2 0 1.000 8.0 2.25 0.0 .000
2010 Osaka Toin HS - HS RF 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 1.0 9.00 0.0 .000
2012 Cagliostro - A CF 88 88 195 4 0 207 8 .961 701.0 2.55 0.0 .000
2013 Cagliostro - A LF 4 0 2 0 0 2 0 1.000 3.2 4.91 +0.0 1.030
2013 Cagliostro - A CF 78 78 203 1 0 211 7 .967 618.0 2.97 -17.0 .907
2013 Cagliostro - A RF 5 0 2 0 0 3 1 .667 9.1 1.93 -0.6 .706
2014 Yamauchi - AAA LF 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 3.0 3.00 -0.0 .966
2014 Cagliostro - A LF 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 4.0 2.25 +0.0 1.053
2014 Yamauchi - AAA CF 112 112 273 8 0 288 7 .976 962.1 2.63 -28.4 .881
2014 Cagliostro - A CF 10 10 22 0 0 22 0 1.000 89.0 2.22 -1.8 .910
2014 Yamauchi - AAA RF 3 0 1 0 0 2 1 .500 6.0 1.50 -0.0 .999
2015 Lupin - INT 1B 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 1.1 6.75 0.0 .000
2015 Lupin - INT 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 4.2 0.00 0.0 .000
2015 Lupin - INT SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2015 Yamauchi - AAA LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 8.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2015 Lupin - INT LF 63 63 104 2 0 118 12 .898 530.2 1.80 -12.8 .850
2015 Yamauchi - AAA CF 25 25 59 4 0 65 2 .969 210.2 2.69 -5.6 .893
2015 Lupin - INT CF 7 5 18 0 0 19 1 .947 59.1 2.73 -0.2 .982
2015 Yamauchi - AAA RF 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 3.0 3.00 -0.0 .999
2015 Lupin - INT RF 8 8 14 0 0 15 1 .933 71.0 1.77 -4.0 .716
2016 Lupin - INT 1B 1 1 10 0 1 10 0 1.000 8.0 11.25 0.0 .000
2016 Lupin - INT SS 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 4.0 0.00 -0.6 .000
2016 Lupin - INT LF 40 39 88 1 0 91 2 .978 340.0 2.36 -7.8 .885
2016 Lupin - INT CF 6 5 16 1 0 17 0 1.000 51.0 3.00 -0.4 .970
2016 Lupin - INT RF 58 54 99 2 0 108 7 .935 480.1 1.89 -15.8 .823
2017 Lupin - INT LF 28 23 48 1 1 52 3 .942 214.0 2.06 -1.6 .954
2017 Lupin - INT CF 30 27 64 1 1 65 0 1.000 250.1 2.34 -8.7 .845
2017 Lupin - INT RF 16 11 24 0 0 24 0 1.000 112.2 1.92 -0.7 .961
2018 Lupin - INT 1B 6 6 48 5 3 55 2 .964 52.0 9.17 -0.1 .983
2018 Lupin - INT LF 33 33 80 1 0 81 0 1.000 302.1 2.41 +0.1 1.002
2018 Lupin - INT CF 27 26 59 0 0 61 2 .967 235.0 2.26 -4.1 .917
2018 Lupin - INT RF 28 27 42 3 0 49 4 .918 233.2 1.73 -1.3 .960
2019 Lupin - INT LF 62 62 130 2 0 132 0 1.000 567.1 2.09 +2.5 1.029
2019 Lupin - INT CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 3.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2019 Lupin - INT RF 68 68 120 4 2 127 3 .976 586.0 1.90 +4.2 1.050
2020 Lupin - INT CF 5 4 7 0 0 7 0 1.000 38.1 1.64 +0.7 1.142
2020 Lupin - INT RF 91 91 165 8 0 179 6 .966 798.2 1.95 +2.6 1.022
2021 Lupin - ML CF 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 8.2 1.04 -0.8 .495
2021 Lupin - ML RF 146 146 238 12 2 254 4 .984 1266.0 1.78 +0.8 1.005
2022 Lupin - ML LF 2 1 5 0 0 5 0 1.000 9.0 5.00 -0.1 .980
2022 Lupin - ML RF 75 75 130 4 0 135 1 .993 654.2 1.84 +3.1 1.034
2023 New Jersey - ML LF 29 26 61 1 0 64 2 .969 236.0 2.36 -6.1 .870
2023 New Jersey - ML CF 9 7 24 0 0 25 1 .960 78.0 2.77 -1.4 .929
2023 New Jersey - ML RF 18 14 21 0 0 21 0 1.000 133.0 1.42 -4.4 .782
2023 Clifton - AAA RF 42 42 73 3 0 79 3 .962 371.1 1.84 -2.1 .962
2024 New Jersey - IND 2B 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 3.0 3.00 0.0 .000
2024 New Jersey - IND SS 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 2.0 4.50 +0.0 1.004
2024 New Jersey - IND LF 32 19 39 0 0 39 0 1.000 211.1 1.66 +1.7 1.073
2024 New Jersey - IND CF 6 0 8 1 0 9 0 1.000 17.1 4.67 -0.5 .928
2024 New Jersey - IND RF 10 4 6 0 0 6 0 1.000 47.0 1.15 +0.0 1.011
TOTAL 1B 8 7 59 5 4 66 2 .970 61.1 9.39 -0.1 .983
TOTAL 2B 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 7.2 1.17 0.0 .000
TOTAL SS 3 0 0 1 0 2 1 .500 7.0 1.29 -0.6 .502
TOTAL LF 302 266 559 8 1 586 19 .968 2432.1 2.10 -24.0 .941
TOTAL CF 409 387 951 20 1 999 28 .972 3330.0 2.62 -68.3 .896
TOTAL RF 570 540 937 36 4 1004 31 .969 4773.2 1.83 -18.3 .974
PLAYER HISTORY
11/03/2009 Joined the Osaka Toin HS Eijisu Masters.
01/01/2010 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 3 (41); Power: 5 (33); Eye: 5 (26).
01/01/2011 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 1 (5); Power: 1 (5); Eye: 1 (4).
02/25/2011 Injured (mild hamstring strain), out for 1-2 weeks.
04/04/2011 Wins the NK-JPN HS Player of the Week Award.
04/09/2011 Injured (flu), day-to-day for 1 day.
04/22/2011 Goes 5-6 against the Tokoha Gakuen Kikugawa HS Jiten, with 2 2B, 2 RBI and 0 R.
04/25/2011 Wins the NK-JPN HS Player of the Week Award.
05/01/2011 Wins the NK-JPN HS Batter of the Month Award.
05/09/2011 Wins the NK-JPN HS Player of the Week Award.
06/01/2011 Won the 2011 Nihon Koyaren Koshien with the Osaka Toin HS Eijisu Masters!
06/14/2011 Wins the 2011 NK-JPN HS NK-JPN HS Outstanding Hitter Award.
01/01/2012 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 1 (5); Power: 1 (4); Eye: 1 (4).
04/04/2012 Injured (bruised knee), day-to-day for 1 day.
04/16/2012 Wins the NK-JPN HS NK-JPN HS Player of the Week Award.
04/30/2012 Wins the NK-JPN HS NK-JPN HS Player of the Week Award.
05/28/2012 Wins the NK-JPN HS NK-JPN HS Player of the Week Award.
06/12/2012 Released by the Osaka Toin HS Eijisu Masters.
06/21/2012 Drafted in the 2012 first-year player draft (Round 3, Pick 5, 29th overall Pick) by the Lupin Cliff Hangers.
01/01/2013 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 2 (4); Power: 1 (4); Eye: 2 (4).
07/20/2013 Injured (sore thumb), day-to-day for 3 days.
07/28/2013 Injured (sprained thumb), out for 6 days.
09/25/2013 Injured (shoulder tendinitis), out for 1-2 weeks.
01/01/2014 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 2 (5); Power: 1 (4); Eye: 2 (4).
05/08/2014 Injured (back stiffness), day-to-day for 5 days.
09/05/2014 Injured (sprained elbow), out for one week.
01/01/2015 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (5); Power: 3 (5); Eye: 4 (5).
06/29/2015 Wins the LRS-JPN BBG Player of the Week Award.
01/01/2016 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (6); Power: 5 (6); Eye: 4 (5).
04/22/2016 Injured (twisted ankle), day-to-day for one week.
07/18/2016 Wins the LRS-JPN BBG Player of the Week Award.
09/07/2016 Injured (hamstring soreness), out for 4 days.
09/20/2016 Injured (herniated disc (back)), out for one week.
11/29/2016 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $81,500 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2017 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (5); Power: 4 (4); Eye: 4 (4).
01/01/2018 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (6); Power: 6 (6); Eye: 5 (5).
07/14/2018 Injured (intercostal strain), out for 2 weeks.
08/13/2018 Wins the LRS-JPN BBG Player of the Week Award.
09/16/2018 Injured (torn meniscus (knee)), out for 3 months.
12/04/2018 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $81,500 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2019 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (6); Power: 5 (5); Eye: 5 (5).
06/04/2019 Injured (elbow soreness), out for 2 weeks.
08/04/2019 Was selected to the 2019 League of the Rising Sun All-Star Game.
12/01/2019 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $300,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2020 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 7 (7); Power: 6 (6); Eye: 6 (6).
03/20/2020 Signed a 4-year contract extension worth a total of $19,500,000 with the Lupin Cliff Hangers organization.
04/24/2020 Injured (torn meniscus (knee)), out for 6 weeks.
08/07/2020 Injured (quadriceps strain), out for 2 weeks.
10/25/2020 Won the 2020 League of the Rising Sun Neo-Tokyo Cup with the Lupin Cliff Hangers!
01/01/2021 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 7 (7); Power: 6 (6); Eye: 6 (6).
04/15/2021 Injured (hamstring soreness), out for 1 day.
04/18/2021 Injured (strained oblique), out for 1-2 weeks.
07/05/2021 Was selected to the 2021 Planetary Extreme Baseball Alliance All-Star Game.
07/17/2021 Hits for the CYCLE, going 4-6 against the Aurora Borealis, with 6 RBI and 3 runs scored.
01/01/2022 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 7 (7); Power: 6 (6); Eye: 6 (6).
07/01/2022 Injured (recurring back spasms), out for 6 weeks.
09/01/2022 Injured (quadriceps soreness), day-to-day for 4 days.
12/24/2022 Was traded by the Lupin Cliff Hangers to the New Jersey Hitmen, along with a 6th draft pick, a 7th draft pick, in exchange for RF Clifford Green.
01/01/2023 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (6); Power: 6 (6); Eye: 5 (6).
03/12/2023 Injured (hamstring strain), out for 3-4 weeks.
08/22/2023 Injured (fractured foot), out for 3 weeks.
09/05/2023 Suffered setback in recovery from injury, will miss another 5 days.
09/13/2023 Injured (mild oblique strain), day-to-day for 4 days.
01/01/2024 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (6); Power: 6 (6); Eye: 5 (6).
10/20/2024 Became a free agent.
01/01/2025 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (5); Power: 6 (6); Eye: 5 (6).
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year GS Rank
2019 131 8
Year PA Rank
2019 639 4
Year AB Rank
2019 539 7
2021 599 10
Year H Rank
2019 183 1
Year TB Rank
2019 269 4
2021 279 4
Year 2B Rank
2019 34 7
2021 49 3
Year RBI Rank
2019 82 9
Year R Rank
2019 125 1
2021 90 8
Year BB Rank
2019 86 1
Year IBB Rank
2018 8 5
2020 6 6
Year SH Rank
2016 13 9
2017 18 3
Year SF Rank
2015 6 3
2016 5 5
2018 4 10
2019 6 6
Year EBH Rank
2019 52 10
2021 72 1
Year AVG Rank
2019 .340 2
Year OBP Rank
2019 .429 1
Year SLG Rank
2019 .499 7
Year RC Rank
2019 119.45 2
Year RC/27 Rank
2019 8.40 3
Year WOBA Rank
2019 .398 3
Year OPS Rank
2019 .928 3
Year WAR Rank
2019 6.2 3
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