Austin
Kearns
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3''
Weight: 220
 
Born: May 20, 1980 in Usa, KY, LEXINGTON
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Gold Glove Award 2005    2010    2013   
All-Star Selections 2008    2009   
Ratings - Batting     Help
                                             
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Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
2004 24 CIN NL $ 305,000   7 7 8 6 9 8 5 7 6 10 7 9 5 5 5
2005 25 CIN NL $ 300,000   8 8 8 6 9 8 5 7 7 10 7 9 6 5 5
2006 26 CIN NL $ 3,942,857   8 8 8 7 10 9 5 7 7 10 7 9 6 5 5
2007 27 FLO NL $ 5,250,000   8 8 8 7 10 9 5 8 7 10 7 9 6 5 5
2008 28 FLO NL $ 5,250,000   8 8 8 7 10 9 5 7 7 10 7 8 5 5 5
2009 29 FLO NL $ 17,000,000   8 8 8 7 10 9 5 7 7 10 6 8 5 5 5
2010 30 FLO NL $ 17,000,000   8 8 8 7 10 9 5 7 7 10 6 8 5 5 5
2011 31 FLO NL $ 17,000,000   8 8 8 6 9 8 5 7 7 10 6 7 5 4 4
2012 32 FLO NL $ 17,000,000   8 8 8 6 9 8 6 8 7 10 6 7 4 4 4
2013 33 FLO NL $ 17,000,000   7 7 7 6 9 8 5 7 7 10 6 7 4 4 4
2014 34 BAL AL $ 4,250,000   7 7 7 6 9 8 5 7 7 10 6 7 4 3 4
2015 35 KCA AL $ 4,250,000   6 6 7 5 8 7 5 7 6 10 6 8 4 4 4
2016 36 CIN NL     6 6 7 5 8 7 5 7 6 10 6 7 4 3 4
2017 37 PHI NL $ 6,000,000   6 6 7 4 8 6 4 6 6 10 6 7 4 4 4
2018 38 PHI NL $ 6,000,000   5 5 5 1 6 5 3 5 4 10 6 7 3 3 3
OOTP6 Min Ratings     5 5 5 1 6 5 3 5 4 10 6 7 3 3 3
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 17,000,000   8 8 8 7 10 9 6 8 7 10 7 9 6 5 5
Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won MVP or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS
2004 24 CIN NL 155 562 91 167 31 1 27 105 1 1 76 136 .297 .386 .500 .886 101.4 17.5
2005 25 CIN NL 156 569 90 170 28 1 30 106 0 0 66 132 .299 .377 .510 .887 106.1 18.9
2006 26 CIN NL 156 521 87 148 26 5 40 116 2 0 89 129 .284 .396 .583 .980 111.7 21.4
2007 27 CIN NL 49 179 22 51 7 0 12 33 0 0 23 44 .285 .374 .525 .899 34.3 6.3
  FLO NL 104 386 75 106 22 1 24 64 0 1 60 83 .275 .378 .523 .902 73.9 14.6
  TOT   153 565 97 157 29 1 36 97 0 1 83 127 .278 .377 .524 .901 108.2 20.9
2008 28 FLO NL 157 590 106 164 28 0 39 129 4 0 91 178 .278 .379 .524 .902 115.3 22.2
2009 29 FLO NL 159 577 100 163 32 0 34 98 6 3 83 146 .282 .376 .515 .890 107.1 20.6
2010 30 FLO NL 159 552 91 140 26 2 31 90 4 3 86 140 .254 .362 .476 .839 93.1 18.7
2011 31 FLO NL 161 559 82 134 24 2 29 104 1 0 78 172 .240 .341 .445 .786 87.5 15.4
2012 32 FLO NL 156 547 100 153 41 1 26 115 3 0 95 173 .280 .384 .501 .885 105.5 21.3
2013 33 FLO NL 155 548 80 131 27 1 22 71 0 0 84 193 .239 .351 .412 .763 82.6 14.4
2014 34 BAL AL 114 403 47 112 21 0 13 64 4 1 38 125 .278 .340 .427 .767 58.3 8.7
2015 35 KCA AL 153 536 85 138 31 3 26 95 3 0 81 155 .257 .362 .472 .834 93.5 15.1
2016 36 CIN NL 156 599 90 148 27 2 27 81 2 1 52 183 .247 .321 .434 .755 82.4 15.5
2017 37 PHI NL 159 451 46 108 22 1 11 59 1 0 53 150 .239 .320 .366 .686 56.9 8.4
2018 38 PHI NL 90 181 17 51 7 0 3 28 3 0 22 47 .282 .359 .370 .729 24.7 3.7
15 Years Sim 2239 7760 1209 2084 400 20 394 1358 34 10 1077 2186 .269 .363 .478 .841 1334.3 242.8
162 Game Average 561 87 150 28 1 28 98 2 0 77 158 .269 .363 .478 .841 96.5  
Career Highs 161 599 106 170 41 5 40 129 6 3 95 193 .299 .396 .583 .980 115.3  
Career Batting Splits     Help
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Category G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR
vs RH   5879 939 1594 344 14 334 1091 21 5 723 1654 .271 .357 .505 .862 1030.8
vs LH   1881 270 490 56 6 60 267 13 5 354 532 .260 .381 .392 .773 304.5
Home 1112 3787 625 1045 199 10 205 707 17 7 528 1029 .276 .369 .496 .865 681.5
Away 1127 3973 584 1039 201 10 189 651 17 3 549 1157 .262 .358 .460 .818 653.9
RISP   2048 0 592 106 9 105 920 0 0 406 578 .289 .406 .503 .910 421.1
Pinch Hitting   178 19 40 5 1 6 24 1 0 30 52 .225 .337 .365 .702 24.4
Close/Late   873 116 234 44 6 43 134 0 0 182 255 .268 .397 .480 .877 170.9
Mar/Apr 349 1187 195 341 59 4 63 217 11 2 185 344 .287 .389 .503 .892 227.9
May 374 1264 188 314 53 2 60 204 5 0 182 333 .248 .351 .436 .787 197.7
June 363 1282 200 353 68 3 80 255 2 3 155 347 .275 .358 .520 .879 231.2
July 352 1273 202 378 76 7 65 243 4 1 156 367 .297 .377 .521 .898 238.1
August 389 1373 217 341 67 2 67 229 6 2 203 400 .248 .353 .446 .799 219.7
Sep/Oct 412 1381 207 357 77 2 59 210 6 2 196 395 .259 .355 .445 .801 220.8
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove Award.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF   DWS
2004 24 CIN NL RF 124 118 1012.7 239 4 2 1 .992 2.16   3.6
    LF 29 27 237.7 34 1 0 1 1.000 1.33    
    CF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
2005 25 CIN NL RF 150 147 1294.7 273 10 4 2 .986 1.97   3.1
    LF 2 0 4.0 1 0 1 0 .500 2.25    
2006 26 CIN NL RF 142 140 1217.7 245 10 5 0 .981 1.88   3.3
    CF 6 3 31.0 8 0 0 0 1.000 2.32    
    LF 5 0 7.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
2007 27 CIN NL LF 32 32 278.5 67 2 1 0 .986 2.23   1.0
    RF 15 14 122.3 33 1 1 0 .971 2.50   0.0
    CF 0 0 0.3 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
  FLO NL LF 69 67 611.1 148 3 1 1 .993 2.22   2.7
    RF 33 31 268.4 71 1 1 0 .986 2.41   0.0
    CF 1 0 0.7 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
  TOT   LF 101 99 889.6 215 5 2 1 .991 2.23   3.6
      RF 48 45 390.7 104 2 2 0 .981 2.44   0.0
      CF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 .00   0.0
2008 28 FLO NL RF 87 86 786.7 163 7 0 0 1.000 1.94   5.0
    LF 66 65 568.3 122 5 2 0 .984 2.01    
    CF 2 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
2009 29 FLO NL RF 75 74 670.0 122 4 2 0 .984 1.69   2.6
    LF 73 70 629.7 127 3 3 2 .977 1.86    
    SS 2 2 17.0 2 5 1 1 .875 3.71   0.1
    1B 1 0 8.0 4 0 0 0 1.000 4.50   0.0
    CF 2 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
2010 30 FLO NL RF 150 144 1291.0 290 6 6 0 .980 2.06   2.5
    1B 1 0 4.0 6 0 0 0 1.000 13.50   0.0
    CF 1 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
2011 31 FLO NL RF 138 137 1205.0 241 14 4 3 .985 1.90   3.2
    LF 12 9 86.3 20 0 0 0 1.000 2.09    
    CF 3 0 7.0 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.57    
2012 32 FLO NL LF 112 110 958.7 186 4 2 1 .990 1.78   3.2
    RF 40 37 338.0 65 3 2 1 .971 1.81    
    CF 1 0 2.7 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
2013 33 FLO NL LF 137 134 1191.0 268 6 3 1 .989 2.07   2.6
    RF 8 5 53.0 11 1 0 0 1.000 2.04    
    CF 7 1 19.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
    1B 1 1 7.0 6 0 0 1 1.000 7.71   0.0
2014 34 BAL AL LF 101 100 876.0 199 6 5 2 .976 2.11   1.8
    CF 8 0 17.7 6 0 0 0 1.000 3.06    
    RF 2 0 4.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.25    
2015 35 KCA AL LF 136 133 1177.0 268 4 5 1 .982 2.08   5.2
    RF 7 6 63.0 12 0 0 0 1.000 1.71    
    CF 7 0 18.0 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.00    
2016 36 CIN NL LF 151 151 1318.3 258 4 2 0 .992 1.79   2.5
    RF 2 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
2017 37 PHI NL RF 78 77 581.7 116 2 2 0 .983 1.83   1.6
    LF 30 30 262.0 53 4 1 1 .983 1.96    
    CF 55 19 249.3 72 1 2 0 .973 2.64    
    1B 2 2 17.0 15 1 1 4 .941 8.47   0.0
2018 38 PHI NL LF 29 26 204.0 37 1 0 0 1.000 1.68   0.5
    RF 13 11 86.0 28 1 1 0 .967 3.03    
    1B 6 6 52.0 71 2 1 5 .986 12.63   0.1
    CF 9 0 23.0 7 0 0 0 1.000 2.74    
  RF 1064 1027 8995.0 1910 64 30 7 .985 1.98   24.9
  LF 984 954 8409.6 1788 43 26 10 .986 1.96   19.3
  CF 103 23 379.7 98 2 2 0 .980 2.37   0.0
  1B 11 9 88.0 102 3 2 10 .981 10.74   0.2
  SS 2 2 17.0 2 5 1 1 .875 3.71   0.1
Career Totals   2164 2015 17889.2 3900 117 61 28 .985 2.02   44.5
Career Highs   165 151 1358.0 319 15 6 5 .993 3.62    
Post-Season Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
2007 27 FLO NL 13 48 8 12 6 0 0 4 0 1 7 14 .250 .345 .375 .720
2008 28 FLO NL 5 20 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 .100 .143 .150 .293
2010 30 FLO NL 6 21 2 4 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 5 .190 .261 .286 .547
2015 35 KCA AL 6 24 1 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 12 .167 .200 .208 .408
2017 37 PHI NL 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400
2018 38 PHI NL 4 8 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .125 .125 .250 .375
Career Post-Season Batting 39 126 12 24 11 0 0 7 0 1 11 45 .190 .257 .278 .535
Batting Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
(*) indicates hit-less at-bats added to meet minimum plate appearances.
Season Rankings are League Based.
Slugging Pct
2006-3-.583
2009-8-.515
OPS
2006-4-.980
2007-10-.901
2008-10-.902
2009-7-.890
2012-8-.885
CAR-50-.841
XR
2007-7-108.2
2008-5-115.3
2009-5-107.1
2012-7-105.5
CAR-16-1334.3
Games
2006-10-156
2008-9-157
2009-5-159
2010-7-159
2011-5-161
2017-5-159
CAR-11-2239
At-Bats
CAR-22-7760
Runs
2008-10-106
2009-8-100
CAR-26-1209
Hits
CAR-42-2084
Total Bases
2008-5-309
2009-5-297
CAR-20-3706
Doubles
CAR-45-400
Homeruns
2006-1-40
2007-6-36
2008-4-39
2009-4-34
2010-8-31
2011-7-29
CAR-13-394
RBIs
2006-6-116
2008-3-129
2009-8-98
2011-10-104
2012-5-115
CAR-11-1358
Walks
2006-8-89
2007-9-83
2008-6-91
2009-8-83
2010-6-86
2011-10-78
2012-3-95
2013-8-84
CAR-11-1077
Strikeouts
2004-8-136
2008-2-178
2010-9-140
2011-4-172
2012-3-173
2013-1-193
2015-8-155
2016-1-183
2017-1-150
CAR-2-2186
         
 
   Black Ink Test: 4    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 11)
   Gray Ink Test: 78    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 108)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 41    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 61)
 
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History
Had first career hit on 4/6/2004, off Eric Milton (PHI)
Hit first career homerun on 4/17/2004, off Javier Vazquez (FLO)
Hit 3 homeruns against Pittsburgh, driving in 5 runs on 6/8/2004
Won Gold Glove Award at Rightfield in 2005
Won Player of the Week award on 5/22/2006, hitting .429 with 5 HR, 10 RBI
Traded from Cincinnati to Florida on 5/30/2007 (Going to CIN: P Dontrelle Willis, LF Ryan Harvey, SS Andres Blanco. Going to FLO: RF Austin Kearns, P Alex Farfan, P Toshikazu Yoshiaki, C Miguel Perez, SS Jimmy Rollins)
1/29/2008: Gets a new one-year contract worth $5,250,000 through salary arbitration
Won Batter of the Month award on 5/1/2008, hitting .395 with 6 HR, 21 RBI
Hit 3 homeruns against Chicago (N), driving in 8 runs on 5/5/2008
Was selected to the 2008 Allstar game
Had 5 hits with 5 RBI against San Diego on 9/5/2008
11/4/2008: Signed a contract extension with Florida, $17,000,000 per year, for 5 years
Was selected to the 2009 Allstar game
Hit 3 homeruns against Colorado, driving in 4 runs on 7/17/2009
Won Gold Glove Award at Rightfield in 2010
Won Player of the Week award on 6/20/2013, hitting .417 with 5 HR, 9 RBI
Won Gold Glove Award at Leftfield in 2013
Signed as a free agent by Baltimore on 2/1/2014 to a 2-year deal worth $4,250,000 per year
Injured on 5/9/2014 with a Broken Hand, out for 5 weeks
Injured on 9/3/2014 with a Strained Abdominal Muscle, out for one week
Traded from Baltimore to Kansas City on 2/2/2015 (Going to KCA: P Elliott Knowles, LF Austin Kearns. Going to BAL: LF Dennis Vanderhoff, P Joel Hanrahan)
Signed as a free agent by Cincinnati on 2/3/2016 to a 1-year deal worth $4,000,001 per year
Released by Cincinnati on 10/16/2016
Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia on 2/20/2017 to a 2-year deal worth $6,000,000 per year
Had 2000th career hit on 8/6/2017, off Miguel Castaņo (WSH)