# 9 – Matt Murton

9murton2015Name: Matthew Henry Murton
Name (Japanese): マット・マートン
Date of Birth: October 3, 1981
Position: Left Field
Height: 185 cm (6’1″)
Weight: 99 kg (218 lb)
Throws/Bats: Right/Right
Wears #: 9
Originally drafted by: Boston Red Sox, 2003 (Supplemental Draft, Round 1)
Joined the Tigers on: December 4, 2009
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Social Media: Twitter
Career Achievements/Awards: Top AVG (2014); Most Hits (2010 – NPB record 214, 2013, 2014); All CL Team (2010, 2011, 2013, 2014); All Star (2010, 2011, 2013, 2014)
 

Career Stats:

Year
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010
144
613
105
214
35
3
17
91
50
70
11
6
.349
.395
.499
.894
2011
142
579
66
180
24
1
13
60
24
76
6
4
.311
.339
.423
.762
2012
121
453
39
118
18
2
5
38
18
56
2
4
.260
.290
.342
.632
2013
143
566
55
178
37
1
19
85
43
81
6
1
.314
.361
.484
.845
2014
142
532
58
180
32
0
14
84
50
64
2
5
.338
.394
.477
.872
NPB Career
692
2743
323
870
146
7
68
358
185
347
27
20
.317
.359
.450
.809

What do these stats mean? Click here for details


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