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66 Munenori Kawasaki SS

Chicago Cubs

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
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Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
210.333132
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2015TOR232866024601.313.286.214
2016CHC142137014520.462.429.333

Player Updates

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Cubs' Munenori Kawasaki: Recalled from Triple-A
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Kawasaki was recalled from Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday, Patrick Mooney of CSN Chicago reports.

The 35-year-old didn't exactly kick the door in with Iowa -- he hit just .255/.352/.312 with the top affiliate -- but he can play the middle infield positions and is a clubhouse favorite. He will likely be used sparingly down the stretch.

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Cubs' Munenori Kawasaki: Optioned to Triple-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Kawasaki was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Friday.

The 35-year-old infielder has seen just 38 big league plate appearances since the start of the 2015 season, and sticks around primarily because of his defensive versatility and his excellent presence in the clubhouse. He will return to serving as organizational depth at Iowa.

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Cubs' Munenori Kawasaki: Recalled by Cubs
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Kawasaki was recalled by the Cubs on Saturday, Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

The Cubs sent Jeimer Candelario back down to Triple-A in a corresponding move Saturday. Kawasaki, who hasn't been up with the Cubs since the first week of the season, will add versatility and a left-handed bat to the Chicago bench.

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Cubs' Munenori Kawasaki: Hitless in Sunday's loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Munenori Kawasaki scored a run while going 0-for-3 in Sunday's loss to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

After a brief two game appearance with the Chicago Cubs after Kyle Schwarber suffered his season ending injury, Kawasaki has returned to Triple-A Iowa, where he's had a positive impact on the team. Kawasaki has played in 12 games and has an OBP of .364, courtesy of his ability to draw walks. If the Cubs need additional infield depth, Kawasaki could be a viable option, especially if he continues to regularly get on base.

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Cubs' Munenori Kawasaki: Could be called up when Schwarber goes on DL
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Munenori Kawasaki is likely to be called up when Kyle Schwarber is placed on the DL, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

The Chicago Cubs may opt to play Kris Bryant a bit in left field, meaning Kawasaki could see extensive playing time at the hot corner. It's far more likely that Jorge Soler and Matt Szczur will share left field, Bryant stays at third, and Kawasaki just backs up various infielders.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Shortstops 64 2.67
Situational Stats
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Last 7 Games
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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2012SEA6110413200781822 .257 .202 .192
2013TOR962402755124324171 .326 .308 .229
2014TOR822403162017224910 .327 .296 .258
2015TOR232866024601 .313 .286 .214
2016CHC142137014520 .462 .429 .333
Total 2766338015015170119124 .320 .289 .237
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2012SEA2B10419613031.000
2012SEA3B1000000 ---
2012SEASS382511550650131.000
2013TOR2B181672264516 .986
2013TORSS605122079136539 .977
2014TOR2B644922278139528 .977
2014TOR3B19184563721 .956
2014TORSS42422001.000
2015TOR2B17838929061.000
2015TOR3B32514001.000
2016CHC2B10425101416 .960
2016CHC3B1000000 ---
Total  23617976526748414102 .982
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2012SEA102102102
2013TOR6574310405
2014TOR717118303
2015TOR20802001
2016CHC20900101
Total 1861834229012
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2013AAA-Buffalo Bisons25609150003141230 .400 .250 .250
2014AAA-Buffalo Bisons4411612321110981711 .320 .388 .276
2015AAA-Buffalo Bisons6219618488008243284 .332 .286 .245
Total 13137239951910204661125 .319 .312 .255
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-11/170
Birthdate:
6/3/1981
Age:
35
Hometown:
Kagoshima, Japan
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Team:
Chicago Cubs
College:

MLB Experience:
5