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Kevin Kouzmanoff

32-Year-Old Third Baseman – Texas Rangers

2014 Stats

AVG

.417

HR

1

RBI

5

R

4

SB

0

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 210   DOB: 7/25/1981   BORN: Newport Beach, CA   COLLEGE: Nevada   DRAFTED: 6th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Agreed to a minor league deal with the Rangers in December of 2013.

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Kouzmanoff's hot start continued Thursday, as he went 2-for-5 with two doubles, an RBI and two runs.

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Kevin Kouzmanoff Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2004 22 A Lak 123 531 473 74 156 56 35 5 16 87 5 4 44 75 0 5 9 .330 .394 .526 .920
2004 22 AA AKR 7 27 24 3 5 3 1 1 1 6 0 0 2 5 0 1 0 .208 .259 .458 .717
2005 23 A Kin 68 278 254 47 86 36 20 4 12 58 3 1 24 51 0 0 0 .339 .401 .591 .992
2006 24 AA AKR 67 276 244 46 95 35 19 1 15 55 2 3 23 34 0 3 6 .389 .449 .660 1.109
2006 24 AAA BUF 27 115 102 22 36 16 9 0 7 20 2 1 10 12 0 2 1 .353 .409 .647 1.056
2006 24 MAJ CLE 16 61 56 4 12 5 2 0 3 11 0 0 5 12 0 0 0 .214 .279 .411 .689
2007 25 MAJ SDG 145 534 484 57 133 50 30 2 18 74 1 0 32 94 2 6 10 .275 .329 .457 .786
2008 26 MAJ SDG 154 668 624 71 162 58 31 4 23 84 0 0 23 139 0 6 15 .260 .299 .433 .732
2009 27 MAJ SDG 141 573 529 50 135 50 31 1 18 88 1 0 27 106 0 6 11 .255 .302 .420 .722
2010 28 MAJ OAK 143 586 551 59 136 49 32 1 16 71 2 1 24 96 0 5 6 .247 .283 .396 .679
2011 29 AAA Sac 61 279 262 41 79 38 24 1 13 58 1 1 11 36 0 1 5 .302 .341 .550 .891
2011 29 MAJ COL 27 108 98 11 25 8 5 0 3 16 0 0 4 19 0 1 5 .255 .315 .398 .713
2011 29 MAJ OAK 46 149 136 13 30 10 6 0 4 17 2 0 8 27 0 4 1 .221 .262 .353 .615
2011  (Multiple Teams) 29 MAJ COL/OAK 73 257 234 24 55 18 11 0 7 33 2 0 12 46 0 5 6 .235 .284 .372 .656
2012 30 AA Nor 34 127 120 10 36 12 10 0 2 15 1 0 4 19 0 2 1 .300 .323 .433 .756
2012 30 AAA Oma 56 228 210 19 55 17 15 2 0 31 1 1 13 40 2 3 0 .262 .301 .352 .653
2013 31 AAA New 60 241 218 20 64 20 14 0 6 42 2 0 14 27 0 4 5 .294 .344 .440 .784
2014 32 AAA Rou 4 17 16 1 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 .313 .294 .375 .669
2014 32 MAJ TEX 7 27 24 4 10 4 3 0 1 5 0 0 1 4 0 0 2 .417 .481 .667 1.148
3-Year Averages MAJ   73 257 234 24 55 18 11 0 7 33 2 0 12 46 0 5 6 .235 .284 .372 .656
Career  (View All) MAJ   679 2706 2502 269 643 234 140 8 86 366 6 1 124 497 2 28 50 .257 .302 .422 .725

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Batter vs. Pitcher Stats     ▼ Games By Position

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Kevin Kouzmanoff Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 16 Sea 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .417 .481 .667 1.148
Apr. 15 Sea 4 2 3 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .450 .522 .750 1.272
Apr. 14 Sea 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .375 .474 .438 .912
Apr. 13 Hou 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .417 .533 .500 1.033
Apr. 12 Hou 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833
Apr. 11 Hou 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .400 .571 .400 .971
Apr. 9 @Bos 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000
Apr. 8 @Bos Did not play.
Apr. 7 @Bos Did not play.
Apr. 6 @TB Did not play.
Apr. 5 @TB Did not play.
Apr. 4 @TB Did not play.
Apr. 2 Phi Did not play.
Apr. 1 Phi Did not play.
Mar. 31 Phi Did not play.
Last 7 Days 24 4 10 3 0 1 5 1 4 0 0 2 0 1 .417 .481 .667 1.148
Last 14 Days 24 4 10 3 0 1 5 1 4 0 0 2 0 1 .417 .481 .667 1.148
Last 30 Days 24 4 10 3 0 1 5 1 4 0 0 2 0 1 .417 .481 .667 1.148

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Kevin Kouzmanoff: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 8
2011 71
2010 142
2009 139

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Kevin Kouzmanoff Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2011586260.259.414.709

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2011176185272.227.358.639

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2011927090.217.250.549

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2011142177242.246.451.724
Kevin Kouzmanoff Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2004 22 A Lak 531 473 8.3% 14.1% 0.59 84% .366 .196
2004 22 AA AKR 27 24 7.4% 18.5% 0.40 79% .222 .250
2005 23 A Kin 278 254 8.6% 18.3% 0.47 80% .387 .252
2006 24 AA AKR 276 244 8.3% 12.3% 0.68 86% .410 .271
2006 24 AAA BUF 115 102 8.7% 10.4% 0.83 88% .349 .294
2006 24 MAJ CLE 61 56 8.2% 19.7% 0.42 79% .220 .197
2007 25 MAJ SDG 534 484 6% 17.6% 0.34 81% .309 .182
2008 26 MAJ SDG 668 624 3.4% 20.8% 0.17 78% .301 .173
2009 27 MAJ SDG 573 529 4.7% 18.5% 0.25 80% .289 .165
2010 28 MAJ OAK 586 551 4.1% 16.4% 0.25 83% .273 .149
2011 29 AAA Sac 279 262 3.9% 12.9% 0.31 86% .310 .248
2011 29 MAJ COL 108 98 3.7% 17.6% 0.21 81% .289 .143
2011 29 MAJ OAK 149 136 5.4% 18.1% 0.30 80% .248 .132
2011  (Multiple Teams) 29 MAJ COL/OAK 257 234 4.7% 17.9% 0.26 80% .265 .137
2012 30 AA Nor 127 120 3.1% 15% 0.21 84% .343 .133
2012 30 AAA Oma 228 210 5.7% 17.5% 0.33 81% .324 .090
2013 31 AAA New 241 218 5.8% 11.2% 0.52 88% .314 .146
2014 32 AAA Rou 17 16 0% 17.6% 0.00 81% .385 .062
2014 32 MAJ TEX 27 24 3.7% 14.8% 0.25 83% .474 .250
3-Year Averages MAJ   257 234 4.7% 17.9% 0.26 80% .265 .137
Career MAJ   2706 2502 4.6% 18.4% 0.25 80% .290 .165

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2014 Stat Review for Kevin Kouzmanoff    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.417 AVG
ELITE
83% Contact Rate
GOOD
.474 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.667 SLG
ELITE
.250 ISO
ELITE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.25 BB/K
TERRIBLE
3.7% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
14.8% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

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1.148 OPS
ELITE
.481 OBP
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Career Batter vs. Pitcher Stats    (View All Matchup Data)

Best Matchups for Kevin Kouzmanoff (by OPS, min 7 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
John Lackey BOS 7 4 1 1 0 1 0 .571 1.143 1.714
Bronson Arroyo AZ 19 11 2 7 1 2 0 .579 1.000 1.600
Jeff Francis CIN 23 11 3 7 1 2 0 .478 1.043 1.543
Derek Holland TEX 8 5 0 0 1 1 0 .625 .750 1.450
Ryan Rowland-Smith AZ 9 4 1 3 0 1 1 .444 1.000 1.400
Manny Parra CIN 7 4 0 2 0 0 0 .571 .714 1.286
C.J. Wilson ANA 7 3 0 0 2 0 0 .429 .714 1.270
Tim Hudson SF 7 3 0 1 0 1 0 .429 .714 1.143
Jeremy Affeldt SF 7 4 0 1 0 1 0 .571 .571 1.143
Scott Baker TEX 10 4 1 2 0 0 0 .400 .700 1.100

Worst Matchups for Kevin Kouzmanoff (by OPS, min 7 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Kyle Lohse MIL 10 1 0 1 1 3 0 .100 .100 .282
Ubaldo Jimenez BAL 21 2 0 2 0 7 0 .095 .143 .279
Wandy Rodriguez PIT 15 2 0 0 0 4 0 .133 .133 .267
Cole Hamels PHI 15 2 0 0 0 2 0 .133 .133 .267
Matt Albers HOU 9 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .182
Jonathan Broxton CIN 14 1 0 0 0 8 0 .071 .071 .143
Ross Ohlendorf WAS 7 0 0 0 1 2 0 .000 .000 .125
Oliver Perez AZ 7 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .125
Homer Bailey CIN 8 0 0 1 0 2 0 .000 .000 .100
Lucas Harrell HOU 7 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000

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Kevin Kouzmanoff: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Kouzmanoff went 3-for-4 with his first home run of the season Tuesday, along with a pair of doubles, two runs and two RBI against the Mariners.

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Kouzmanoff knocked in the Rangers' only run Monday night with a seventh-inning single.

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Kouzmanoff's contract was purchased by the Rangers on Wednesday, John Blake of the team's official site reports.

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Kouzmanoff (back) went 0-for-1 in Thursday's spring training game against the Royals.

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Kouzmanoff was scratched from Monday's intrasquad game lineup due to a sore back, Anthony Andro of FOX Sports Southwest reports.

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Kouzmanoff agreed to a minor-league contract with the Rangers on Thursday, ESPN.com reports.

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Kouzmanoff has been reassigned to minor league camp, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports.

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Kouzmanoff remains in the mix for one of the Marlins' final roster spots, according to the Palm Beach Post.

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Kouzmanoff has ripped three home runs while batting .400 (8-for-20) in 12 Grapefruit League games for the Marlins.

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Kouzmanoff signed a minor league contract with the Marlins, the South Florida Sun Sentinel's Juan Rodriguez reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

There was no outlook written for Kevin Kouzmanoff.

2012

Kouzmanoff has never quite reached the offensive expectations he garnered as a prospect, but the saving grace was often his excellent defensive work at third base. He struggled in the field early last season with the A's and quickly lost his job to Andy LaRoche before a groin injury slowed him in May and he was optioned to Triple-A Sacramento in June. As expected, he hit well in the hitter-friendly PCL as a 29-year-old with an .891 OPS at Sacramento before the Rockies acquired him in August. He didn't do enough with Colorado (.713 OPS) to stick and signed a minor league contract with Kansas City. His contract has an opt out clause on May 1 if he's not on the big league roster, so he may just be insurance if Mike Moustakas struggles this spring.

2011

Kouzmanoff had his numbers dip for the third straight season, posting a terrible .679 OPS and dragging down the A's lineup as a result. The A's briefly flirted with Adrian Beltre in the offseason, but had been unable to land a replacement for Kouzmanoff at press time. The team went out and added three big bats in the winter, however, which at the very least will slide Kouzmanoff into a less prominent spot in the A's lineup. He'll be the starter at third base again failing any further acquisitions, but likely won't be productive enough to have anything more than marginal value in even the deepest of leagues.

2010

He's been consistent at a level somewhere between average and replacement level, an example of a player who looks good by traditional stats but whose inability to reach base crushes an offense. Kouzmanoff doesn't run well and his defense is just passable, making him a one-trick pony, and that trick doesn't play well 81 times a year. He should be elsewhere for at least part of 2010, raising his fantasy value with the likely move to a better home park.

2009

Kouzmanoff suffered a late-season swoon that may have been the result of a bothersome right shoulder. He had it scoped in the offseason with the procedure being described as more of a clean-up than anything else, as no damage was found, especially to the rotator cuff, thus he is expected to be ready for the start of spring training. Late season struggles aside, 2008 was a fairly productive year for Kouzmanoff, though he still needs to cut down on his strikeouts to fully maximize his run-producing potential.

2008

Kouzmanoff was given the keys to a full-time major league role in 2007 and he crashed out of the gate. After his average bottomed out at .108 on May 7, he hit .309 the rest of the way and finished with 18 homers, 74 RBI and 30 doubles. The Padres expect Kouzmanoff to hit in the heart of the order in 2008, which should boost his RBI total. He frequently hit sixth or seventh in 2007. Kouzmanoff is a well-rounded hitter that should occupy a prime place in the San Diego lineup for years to come.

2007

After toiling in the minors for four seasons, Kouzmanoff amped his value with a stellar 2006 (1.083 OPS in the minors), earning a full-time 2007 gig in San Diego. San Diego general manager Kevin Towers thought so much of Kouzmanoff that he parted with second baseman Josh Barfield, a well-regarded youngster. That puts immediate pressure on the young third bagger to contribute right away. If he can handle the job, you may be looking at a 25-30 homer season out of Kouzmanoff. A great sleeper if there ever was one.

2006

Kouzmanoff is a selective and powerful hitter who could advance quickly should the post-Aaron Boone era begin in Cleveland in 2007. Kouzmanoff suffered from back problems in 2005, but hit .339 with 36 extra-base hits for High-A Kinston when healthy.

2005

Played 52 games for Arkansas-Little Rock in 2003 and transferred to Nevada last season for 54 games. Hit .362 with 25 home runs and 113 RBI in college. Last year for Lake County he hit .330 with 16 home runs and 87 RBI in 123 games. The Tribe moved him up for seven games at Double-A Akron, where he struggled to .208 with one home run and six RBI. He'll begin the season at Single-A Kinston.