Positions: Second Baseman, Pinch Hitter and Third Baseman
Bats: Both • Throws: Right
6-1, 185lb (185cm, 83kg)
Draft: Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 20th round of the 1996 MLB June Amateur Draft from St. Ignatius HS (Cleveland, OH) and the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 9th round of the 1999 MLB June Amateur Draft from Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN).
High School: St. Ignatius HS (Cleveland, OH)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2003 season
National Team: us USA (18U)
Full Name: Matthew John Kata