Matthew Batkin
North Melbourne Kangaroos (ML)
Matthew Batkin
Birthdate:
July 9, 1954 (33 y, 1 m, 19 d)
Position:
CF
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'2"/232
Entry:
1975 Draft - Round: 4, Overall: 37, Team: Canterbury Bulldogs
Contract:
$38k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
3 years, 112 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 3 years, 112 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 12 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Low
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Low
Popularity
National Unknown
Local Unknown
Current Contract
1987 $38k ($38k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 4 6 4 6 5
vs R 4 6 4 6 5
vs L 4 6 4 6 5
Potential 4 6 4 7 5
Fielding C IF OF
Range 3 5
Error 4 6
Arm 1 6 8
Turn DP 5
C Ability 1
Position
First 4
Second 2
Left Field 6
Center Field 2
Right Field 5
Run/Bunt
Speed 5
Stealing 7
Running 10
Sac Bunt 8
Bunt for Hit 6
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 1 2 1
vs R 1 2 1
vs L 1 2 1
Potential 1 2 1
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 1 1
Other Pitching
Velocity 80-83 mph
GB % 48%
Arm Slot Over the Top
Stamina 1
Hold 1
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1987-08-15
Weight increased from 231 to 232
1987-07-17
Weight increased from 230 to 231
1987-03-08
Outfield Range decreased from 6 to 5
Weight decreased from 231 to 230
1986-10-05
RF defense decreased from 6 to 5
1986-07-17
LF defense decreased from 7 to 6
CF defense decreased from 3 to 2
1986-04-14
Contact vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Speed decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 230 to 231
1986-03-09
Speed increased from 5 to 6
1986-03-02
Weight decreased from 231 to 230
1986-02-02
Speed decreased from 6 to 5
1986-01-26
1B defense decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 230 to 231
1986-01-05
Contact vs L increased from 4 to 5
1985-12-08
CF defense decreased from 4 to 3
Weight increased from 229 to 230
1985-11-17
Weight increased from 228 to 229
1985-10-27
LF defense decreased from 8 to 7
1985-09-29
Infield Range decreased from 4 to 3
LF defense increased from 7 to 8
1985-08-22
Weight decreased from 229 to 228
1985-08-04
Weight increased from 228 to 229
1985-07-17
2B defense decreased from 3 to 2
3B defense decreased from 1 to 0
LF defense decreased from 8 to 7
Weight increased from 224 to 228
1985-03-31
Bunt for Hit decreased from 7 to 6
Outfield Range decreased from 7 to 6
1985-03-13
Weight increased from 223 to 224
1985-03-03
1B defense decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 221 to 223
1985-02-17
RF defense decreased from 7 to 6
1985-01-06
Power Potential decreased from 5 to 4
RF defense increased from 6 to 7
1984-11-25
Weight decreased from 222 to 221
1984-10-07
Weight increased from 221 to 222
1984-09-16
1B defense increased from 5 to 6
3B defense increased from 0 to 1
1984-08-22
Speed decreased from 7 to 6
CF defense decreased from 5 to 4
1984-07-17
Eye Potential increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 219 to 221
1984-03-19
Weight decreased from 220 to 219
1984-02-19
Weight increased from 219 to 220
1984-02-12
Speed increased from 6 to 7
1984-01-15
Weight increased from 218 to 219
1983-09-06
Infield Range decreased from 5 to 4
1983-09-05
Weight decreased from 219 to 218
1983-08-15
Weight increased from 218 to 219
1983-08-09
LF defense decreased from 9 to 8
RF defense decreased from 7 to 6
Weight increased from 217 to 218
1983-07-17
Speed decreased from 7 to 6
1983-04-19
Stealing decreased from 8 to 7
1983-04-09
Movement Potential decreased from 4 to 2
Movement decreased from 4 to 2
Movement vs R decreased from 4 to 2
Movement vs L decreased from 4 to 2
1983-04-05
Local Popularity decreased from Insignficant to Unknown
1983-03-30
Weight increased from 216 to 217
1983-03-16
2B defense decreased from 4 to 3
Weight increased from 215 to 216
1983-02-27
Weight increased from 214 to 215
1983-02-06
Weight increased from 213 to 214
1983-01-23
Weight increased from 212 to 213
1983-01-09
LF defense increased from 8 to 9
1983-01-02
Bunt for Hit decreased from 8 to 7
Weight decreased from 213 to 212
1982-10-03
Weight increased from 212 to 213
1982-09-19
Weight decreased from 213 to 212
1982-09-07
CF defense decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 212 to 213
1982-08-04
Weight increased from 207 to 212
1982-04-01
Speed decreased from 8 to 7
CF defense increased from 5 to 6
Weight decreased from 208 to 207
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
1982-01-03
Outfield Range decreased from 8 to 7
GB% increased from 46% to 48%
Weight increased from 205 to 208
1981-10-04
Sac Bunt increased from 7 to 8
Weight decreased from 206 to 205
1981-01-18
Power increased from 3 to 4
Power vs R increased from 3 to 4
Power vs L increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 4 to 5
Sac Bunt decreased from 8 to 7
LF defense increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 201 to 206
1980-03-16
Contact increased from 3 to 4
Contact vs R increased from 3 to 4
Contact vs L increased from 3 to 4
Eye Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Eye vs L decreased from 7 to 6
Speed decreased from 9 to 8
2B defense increased from 1 to 4
LF defense increased from 6 to 7
Control Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Fastball Pot decreased from 2 to 1
Weight increased from 198 to 201
1979-11-04
LF defense increased from 4 to 6
Weight decreased from 199 to 198
1979-02-11
Contact Potential increased from 3 to 4
Eye Potential increased from 6 to 7
Eye vs L increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 4
Infield Range decreased from 6 to 5
CF defense increased from 4 to 5
Control Potential increased from 1 to 2
Weight increased from 197 to 199
1978-10-08
Contact Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Eye increased from 5 to 6
Eye vs R increased from 5 to 6
Eye vs L increased from 5 to 6
1B defense increased from 4 to 5
2B defense increased from 0 to 1
RF defense increased from 4 to 7
Control Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Fastball Pot increased from 1 to 2
Weight increased from 192 to 197
1977-09-06
Bunt for Hit decreased from 9 to 8
1B defense decreased from 5 to 4
Fastball Pot decreased from 2 to 1
Weight increased from 188 to 192
1977-04-05
Contact Potential increased from 3 to 4
Gap vs R increased from 5 to 6
Power Potential decreased from 6 to 5
RF defense increased from 3 to 4
Control Potential increased from 1 to 2
Fastball Pot increased from 1 to 2
Weight increased from 186 to 188
1977-01-02
Gap increased from 5 to 6
Gap vs L increased from 5 to 6
Power increased from 2 to 3
Power vs R increased from 2 to 3
Power vs L increased from 2 to 3
Eye increased from 4 to 5
Eye vs R increased from 4 to 5
Eye vs L increased from 4 to 5
Stealing increased from 7 to 8
Outfield Arm increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 184 to 186
1976-09-07
Gap increased from 4 to 5
Gap vs R increased from 4 to 5
Gap vs L increased from 4 to 5
Power Potential increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 2 to 3
Baserunning increased from 9 to 10
Weight increased from 183 to 184
1976-04-02
Power Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Control Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Fastball Pot decreased from 2 to 1
Weight decreased from 184 to 183
1976-01-04
Weight decreased from 186 to 184
1975-09-03
Contact increased from 2 to 3
Contact vs R increased from 2 to 3
Contact vs L increased from 2 to 3
Eye Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Outfield Range increased from 7 to 8
Control Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Weight increased from 185 to 186

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
NML - VBL
1986 31 76 275 237 67 9 1 4 23 27 30 51 4 1 0.283 0.369 0.749 0.3443 0.334 115 0.16
NML - VBL
1985 30 63 260 225 44 8 1 3 15 26 27 54 2 3 0.196 0.296 0.576 0.2440 0.262 60 -0.26
NML - VBL
1984 29 86 266 228 65 11 2 6 34 34 29 43 5 5 0.285 0.378 0.808 0.3296 0.357 123 1.58
NML - VBL
1983 28 112 431 370 92 19 0 9 38 41 42 67 4 5 0.249 0.345 0.718 0.2814 0.317 95 1.44
Total - VBL
VBL
337 1232 1060 268 47 4 22 110 128 128 215 15 14 0.253 0.347 0.714 0.2982 0.318 98 2.91

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1982 27 84 353 288 91 9 3 11 45 54 45 70 5 5 0.316 0.418 0.901 0.3828 0.399 132 1.77
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1981 26 88 410 348 115 22 6 12 48 84 42 73 14 7 0.331 0.419 0.950 0.3872 0.415 150 3.53
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1980 25 70 282 238 59 11 1 9 23 39 37 54 15 6 0.248 0.355 0.771 0.2841 0.345 92 0.50
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1979 24 74 306 248 64 9 3 10 46 34 48 57 8 1 0.258 0.387 0.827 0.2967 0.371 113 1.45
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1978 23 38 177 144 37 11 0 3 15 26 26 39 4 2 0.257 0.385 0.781 0.3333 0.361 109 0.52
Belmore - YL
BEL - YL
1977 22 51 185 158 50 17 0 4 38 36 19 32 2 0 0.317 0.413 0.913 0.3770 0.413 145 1.62
Belmore - YL
BEL - YL
1976 21 10 9 9 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 0 1 0.222 0.222 0.444 0.4000 0.206 -0 -0.12
Belmore - YL
BEL - YL
1975 20 7 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0.000 0.143 0.143 0.0000 0.106 -72 -0.06
None - None
None - None
1975 20 55 275 237 63 11 6 6 36 56 27 33 34 7 0.266 0.352 0.791 0.2836 0.348 111 0.66
Total - ??
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55 275 237 63 11 6 6 36 56 27 33 34 7 0.266 0.352 0.791 0.2836 0.348 111 0.66
Total - AAA
AAA
354 1528 1266 366 62 13 45 177 237 198 293 46 21 0.289 0.397 0.862 0.3433 0.383 123 7.78
Total - AA
AA
68 201 173 52 17 0 4 39 37 20 38 2 1 0.301 0.395 0.863 0.3664 0.393 131 1.44

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
NML - VBL
1986 LF 1 2.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
NML - VBL
1986 CF 65 557.2 162 6 3 0.983 2.711 0.892 -13.30
NML - VBL
1986 RF 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
NML - VBL
1985 2B 1 3.0 1 0 0 1.000 3.000 0.000 -0.02
NML - VBL
1985 CF 35 277.2 94 4 1 0.990 3.177 0.980 0.73
NML - VBL
1985 RF 29 243.2 48 4 0 1.000 1.921 1.003 1.56
NML - VBL
1984 1B 4 25.2 21 2 0 1.000 8.065 1.073 0.15
NML - VBL
1984 2B 2 13.0 3 5 0 1.000 5.539 1.025 0.00
NML - VBL
1984 LF 6 29.0 11 0 0 1.000 3.414 1.009 -0.15
NML - VBL
1984 CF 48 403.2 141 11 0 1.000 3.389 1.030 1.13
NML - VBL
1984 RF 7 61.0 10 0 1 0.909 1.475 1.010 -0.29
NML - VBL
1983 LF 1 2.0 1 0 0 1.000 4.500 1.009 0.04
NML - VBL
1983 CF 107 943.2 307 9 4 0.988 3.014 1.018 2.35
Total 1B 4 25.2 21 2 0 0.15
Total 2B 3 16.0 4 5 0 -0.02
Total LF 8 33.0 12 0 0 -0.11
Total CF 255 2182.2 704 30 8 -9.08
Total RF 37 305.2 58 4 1 1.27

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1982 1B 3 4.0 3 0 0 1.000 6.750 1.067 0.04
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1982 2B 2 4.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1982 LF 54 445.0 98 4 2 0.981 2.063 1.019 1.11
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1982 CF 22 177.1 33 4 2 0.949 1.878 0.953 -1.10
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1981 2B 5 5.1 2 3 0 1.000 8.438 1.009 0.01
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1981 CF 88 757.1 168 14 2 0.989 2.163 0.980 -2.34
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1981 RF 1 0.2 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1980 1B 4 6.0 2 1 0 1.000 4.500 1.081 0.05
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1980 2B 33 205.1 56 49 1 0.991 4.602 0.993 -0.14
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1980 LF 35 283.2 57 6 2 0.969 1.999 1.011 0.38
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1980 CF 5 8.2 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.032 -0.67
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1979 2B 54 441.1 111 106 3 0.986 4.425 0.950 -2.38
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1979 LF 14 117.1 31 1 0 1.000 2.455 1.062 1.21
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1979 CF 2 1.2 1 0 0 1.000 5.400 1.035 0.03
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1979 RF 2 4.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1978 1B 1 3.0 3 0 0 1.000 9.000 0.000 0.00
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1978 2B 3 11.0 6 3 0 1.000 7.364 1.005 0.01
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1978 CF 26 192.2 50 3 2 0.964 2.476 0.929 -2.86
Bankstown - RES
BAN - RES
1978 RF 14 108.0 33 3 1 0.973 3.000 1.037 0.90
Belmore - YL
BEL - YL
1977 1B 1 2.0 2 0 0 1.000 9.000 0.000 0.00
Belmore - YL
BEL - YL
1977 2B 5 10.0 2 3 0 1.000 4.500 1.017 0.02
Belmore - YL
BEL - YL
1977 CF 5 12.1 2 1 0 1.000 2.189 0.710 -0.65
Belmore - YL
BEL - YL
1977 RF 41 315.2 57 6 2 0.969 1.796 1.056 2.21
Belmore - YL
BEL - YL
1976 LF 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Belmore - YL
BEL - YL
1976 CF 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Belmore - YL
BEL - YL
1976 RF 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Belmore - YL
BEL - YL
1975 1B 2 2.2 2 1 0 1.000 10.125 2.077 0.63
Belmore - YL
BEL - YL
1975 LF 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Total 1B 11 17.2 12 2 0 0.72
Total 2B 102 677.0 177 164 4 -2.48
Total LF 105 848.0 186 11 4 2.70
Total CF 149 1151.0 254 22 6 -7.59
Total RF 59 429.1 90 9 3 3.11
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Batter of the Month Feb 1982 Bankstown (RES)
Rookie of the Month Nov 1983 North Melbourne (VBL)
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg IBB Rank
1983 VBL 5 2
Year Lg HBP Rank
1983 VBL 13 5