Mark Kotsay

Mark Kotsay

Journeyman

primary position

Center Field

primary team

Oakland A's

playing career

1997—2013

nickname

Born

December 2, 1975, in Whittier, CA

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Left / Left

height / weight

6-0 / 220
Average HOF CF
Hitting
50
Power
40
Running
50
Fielding
50
Throwing
70
*The Scouting Grades are based on performance in the Major Leagues, not predictive skills typically placed on prospects.
SCOUTING SCALE
80 = Elite
70 = Excellent
60 = Above Average
50 = MLB Average
40 = Below Average
30 = Inferior
20 = Poor
Also won Golden Spikes Award as MVP of the College World Series
UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
2
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
7-11-1997
FINAL GAME
9-29-2013
CAREER AGE
21-37
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

21.5

career value

WAR7

22.9

long peak

WAR5C

16.6

prime

WAR3

12.0

short peak
Average HOF CF

71.3

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF CF

44.2

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF CF

32.3

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF CF

22.0

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

163.6

career value

WIN shares 7

118.0

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

60.9

short peak
Average HOF CF

373.6

Career Win Shares
Average HOF CF

214.5

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF CF

153.7

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF CF

102.8

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

NR

Center Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1997—2013

All-Time

#727

POsition Players
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BILL JAMES POSITION
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BILL JAMES TOP 100
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HALL OF STATS POSITION
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JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
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JAWS POSITION
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JAWS TOP 100
.276
Batting Average
.332
On-Base Percentage
.404
Slugging Percentage
11
home runs per season
8
Stolen Bases per season