Yu Darvish
Birthdate: 8/16/1986 (30 y, 3 m, 16 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-5/225     Position: P
Contract: $50M / 5 Years (2012 - 2016) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: Darvish has been announced as the starting pitcher for Game 2 of the Rangers' ALDS series with the Blue Jays, MLB.com's TR Sullivan reports. (10/5/2016)
Profiles:  2013  2014  2015  2016  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2012Rangers16902929191.110.404.190.66.29570.5 %46.2 %9.1 %3.903.293.524.6
2012Rangers010116.29.450.000.00.26350.0 %44.4 %0.0 %2.701.443.21 
2013Rangers13903232209.211.893.431.12.26483.9 %41.0 %14.4 %2.833.282.844.5
2014Rangers10702222144.111.353.060.81.33478.4 %36.3 %8.6 %3.062.842.963.7
2016Rangers (AA)1105520.010.803.150.45.27771.4 %  2.252.48  
2016Rangers (AAA)010227.09.003.861.29.12565.2 %  2.574.87  
2016Rangers7501717100.111.842.781.08.29073.3 %40.4 %12.0 %3.413.093.192.7
2016Rangers010115.07.201.807.20.083100.0 %25.0 %44.4 %9.0013.155.74 
2017Depth Charts131003232197.010.552.991.04.30073.3 %  3.553.40 4.6
2017Steamer131003232195.010.552.991.04.28473.3 %41.1 % 3.553.403.524.5
Total- - -46300100100645.211.323.470.91.29476.6 %41.4 %11.1 %3.293.153.1215.5
Postseason- - -0202211.28.490.773.09.19467.6 %35.3 %23.5 %5.406.464.29 

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2012Rangers1693.90292900000191.18161568983148911080221
2012Rangers012.7011000006.2275320001007
2013Rangers1392.83323200000209.2841145686626801871277
2014Rangers1073.06222221000144.16051335449134912141182
2016Rangers (AA)112.2555000  20.079147517001024
2016Rangers (AAA)012.5722000  7.0273321300007
2016Rangers753.41171700000100.141681433812311360132
2016Rangers019.0011000005.0225554101004
2017Depth Charts13103.553232  00 197.0 16284782365 6  231
2017Steamer13103.5532321000 195.080716083772365 6  228
Total- - -46303.2910010021000645.2267851525423665249423352812
Postseason- - -025.40220000011.249108741020011

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2012Rangers10.404.192.480.6627.1 %10.9 %16.2 %.2181.28.29570.5 %90773.29
2012Rangers9.450.007.000.0025.9 %0.0 %25.9 %.1920.75.26350.0 %62331.44
2012Average7.563.052.481.0219.8 %8.0 %11.8 %.2501.31.29372.5 %  4.12
2013Rangers11.893.433.461.1232.9 %9.5 %23.4 %.1931.07.26483.9 %67803.28
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014Rangers11.353.063.710.8130.1 %8.1 %22.0 %.2401.26.33478.4 %77742.84
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2016Rangers (AA)10.803.153.430.4530.4 %8.9 %21.5 %.1941.05.27771.4 %  2.48
2016Rangers (AAA)9.003.862.331.2925.9 %11.1 %14.8 %.1250.86.12565.2 %  4.87
2016Rangers11.842.784.261.0831.7 %7.5 %24.3 %.2121.12.29073.3 %78713.09
2016Rangers7.201.804.007.2018.2 %4.6 %13.6 %.2501.20.083100.0 %20530713.15
2016Average8.103.142.581.1721.1 %8.2 %12.9 %.2521.32.29872.9 %  4.24
2017Depth Charts10.552.993.531.04   .2261.15.30073.3 %  3.40
2017Steamer10.552.993.531.0428.3 %8.0 %20.3 %.2181.15.28473.3 %  3.40
Total- - -11.323.473.260.9130.3 %9.3 %21.0 %.2141.18.29476.6 %78773.15
Postseason- - -8.490.7711.003.0922.5 %2.0 %20.4 %.2170.94.19467.6 %1241516.46

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2012Rangers1.4622.2 %46.2 %31.6 %12.3 %9.1 %5.8 %33.3 %42.3 %32.5 %25.2 %18.1 %56.3 %25.6 %3.62853.52
2012Rangers1.0011.1 %44.4 %44.4 %50.0 %0.0 %12.5 %0.0 %      2.32773.21
2013Rangers1.0820.9 %41.0 %38.1 %9.4 %14.4 %6.7 %0.0 %41.1 %34.1 %24.8 %17.9 %51.6 %30.5 %2.76722.84
2014Rangers0.8922.8 %36.3 %40.9 %11.9 %8.6 %4.5 %66.7 %43.0 %37.4 %19.6 %16.4 %51.1 %32.5 %2.87782.96
2016Rangers1.0119.6 %40.4 %40.0 %10.0 %12.0 %5.9 %0.0 %40.8 %35.6 %23.6 %22.8 %47.2 %30.0 %3.08753.19
2016Rangers0.4418.8 %25.0 %56.3 %22.2 %44.4 %0.0 %0.0 %      4.441365.74
Total- - -1.1221.5 %41.4 %37.0 %10.9 %11.1 %5.8 %35.7 %41.9 %34.6 %23.5 %18.4 %52.2 %29.4 %3.09783.12
Postseason- - -0.7114.7 %35.3 %50.0 %35.3 %23.5 %8.3 %0.0 %      3.171024.29

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2012Rangers225154108191393108119319733166
2012Rangers88241101325991
2013Rangers19418099171320112129521563451
2014Rangers13415184186327382814842312
2016Rangers10110049106005455610231579
2016Rangers49320001325284
Total- - -65458534064381453473872663610508
Postseason- - -121756110264111175

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2012Rangers1.30-13.0514.354.180.310.970.970.871.20291.000.3500
2012Rangers0.12-0.380.501.500.141.041.040.871.4210.17-0.0600
2013Rangers2.82-13.2216.0439.463.930.980.980.871.26323.28-0.4000
2014Rangers1.51-9.4310.9415.291.470.970.970.880.90200.361.2000
2016Rangers1.26-6.037.299.491.000.970.970.870.98170.970.3200
2016Rangers-0.26-0.520.26-2.30-0.220.690.690.870.291-0.400.0300
Total- - -6.90-41.7348.6268.426.710.970.970.871.12985.621.4800
Postseason- - --0.14-0.900.76-0.80-0.080.890.890.870.862-0.230.0800

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2012Rangers47.3% (92.8)14.3% (82.4)17.5% (89.7)14.4% (73.2)0.7% (86.8)5.8% (87.7) 0.3%
2013Rangers38.2% (92.9)31.6% (81.5)15.7% (89.2)8.4% (75.1)1.7% (85.5)4.5% (89.7) 0.2%
2014Rangers53.8% (92.4)20.9% (79.7)10.7% (88.2)8.8% (72.7)3.9% (85.9)1.9% (89.2) 0.2%
2016Rangers59.2% (93.3)18.6% (81.8)9.1% (88.7)10.2% (73.3)2.5% (86.7)0.4% (90.0) 0.1%
Total- - -47.5% (92.8)22.1% (81.3)14.1% (89.2)10.5% (73.6)2.0% (86.0)3.7% (88.7) 0.2%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2012Rangers31.6 %17.3 %17.2 %5.1 %  18.8 %10.0 %  0.0 %   
2013Rangers29.2 %9.9 %17.4 %3.2 %  37.5 %2.8 %  0.0 %   
2014Rangers38.5 %12.7 %14.1 %4.6 %  25.5 %4.5 %      
2016Rangers40.4 %18.6 %10.3 %2.5 %  20.8 %7.4 %      
Total- - -33.7 %14.1 %15.6 %4.0 %  26.7 %6.0 %  0.0 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2012Rangers92.692.789.787.2  81.670.9  82.4  
2013Rangers92.992.689.386.6  81.167.1  86.9  
2014Rangers92.592.288.686.3  79.368.7     
2016Rangers93.692.688.686.3  81.171.4     
Total- - -92.992.689.286.7  80.970.0  84.7  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2012Rangers-11.613.67.31.5-0.92.3 -0.773.001.320.32-4.481.27 
2013Rangers-7.727.74.46.4-0.5-1.1 -0.592.550.812.22-0.87-0.70 
2014Rangers-8.010.9-0.55.1-2.1-0.7 -0.652.26-0.192.55-2.31-1.58 
2016Rangers2.07.6-0.22.20.20.2 0.222.59-0.151.390.642.57 
Total- - --25.359.811.015.2-3.30.7 -0.512.580.741.38-1.580.18 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2012Rangers-7.0-4.910.60.8  13.60.0  0.1  
2013Rangers-4.5-2.54.3-0.3  35.1-2.0  0.0  
2014Rangers-4.6-2.2-2.7-2.1  16.42.0     
2016Rangers3.31.2-1.0-0.8  10.4-0.3     
Total- - --12.7-8.411.2-2.4  75.5-0.2  0.0  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2012Rangers-0.70-0.901.950.48  2.300.01  5.70  
2013Rangers-0.44-0.720.72-0.26  2.72-2.01  -3.56  
2014Rangers-0.52-0.77-0.84-1.99  2.781.92     
2016Rangers0.520.41-0.62-1.93  3.18-0.22     
Total- - --0.36-0.570.69-0.58  2.70-0.03  1.07  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2012Rangers30.0 %63.4 %44.5 %57.0 %82.6 %72.8 %43.3 %58.5 %12.1 %
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Rangers29.6 %62.7 %43.5 %50.7 %83.2 %70.4 %42.1 %57.3 %12.9 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Rangers30.0 %62.4 %44.6 %54.7 %87.7 %75.5 %45.1 %61.8 %10.9 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2016Rangers32.2 %66.2 %47.4 %59.3 %81.8 %73.4 %44.8 %58.2 %12.6 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -30.2 %63.4 %44.6 %54.8 %83.8 %72.7 %43.5 %58.8 %12.2 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2012Rangers29.2 %61.0 %44.4 %50.9 %84.1 %72.7 %47.8 %24.5
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Rangers29.5 %59.3 %43.5 %46.4 %83.7 %70.2 %46.8 %24.4
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Rangers31.8 %58.6 %44.6 %56.1 %87.0 %75.5 %47.8 %25.1
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2016Rangers30.9 %65.1 %47.4 %56.8 %81.4 %73.1 %48.3 %25.6
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -30.1 %60.5 %44.6 %51.5 %84.2 %72.6 %47.6 %24.8

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2012RangersP2929191.119140001101 23   1.000 
2013RangersP3232209.29140001100 18   1.000 
2014RangersP2222144.16160001100 10   1.000 
2016RangersP1717100.1390002200 13   1.000 
Total- - -P100100645.237530005501 64   1.000 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2012RangersP191.1-2  01-2              
2013RangersP209.2-1  000              
2014RangersP144.1-1  122              
2016RangersP100.1-2  00-2              
Total- - -P645.2-6  13-2              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012RangersP191.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)33.3%      (3)91.7%    (12)
2013RangersP209.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)50.0%      (2)100.0%    (11)
2014RangersP144.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (4)100.0%      (9)
2016RangersP100.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (6)
Total- - -P645.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)100.0%      (1)100.0%     (4)70.0%    (10)97.4%    (38)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2012Rangers3.50.0-1.1-1.141.94.6$29.6 
2013Rangers6.81.31.02.340.54.5$33.4 
2014Rangers3.5-1.10.9-0.231.83.7$28.1 
2016Rangers2.20.1-0.6-0.525.02.7$21.7 
Total- - -16.00.30.20.5139.215.5$112.7 


  • $50m / 5 Years (2012 - 2016) + 1 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Texas Rangers on 1/17/2012 (Free Agent)
    • 2012: $10M, 2013: $10M, 2014: $10M, 2015: $10M, 2016: $10M
    • 2017 Player Option: $10M
    • Other Notes: a) $51.7M posting fee
    • Source: mlb.sbnation.com
    • Submitted by Jeff Zimmerman
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