Masahiro Tanaka
Birthdate: 11/1/1988 (27 y, 10 m, 24 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-2/210     Position: P
Contract: $155M / 7 Years (2014 - 2020)
RotoWire News: Tanaka's forearm injury is a slight strain in his flexor mass, but it's not located near a ligament, Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reports. The Yankees will have Tanaka hold off on throwing for five days. (9/22/2016)
Injury: Forearm, Day-To-Day
Profiles:  2014  2015  2016  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2014Yankees13502020136.19.311.390.99.29979.5 %46.6 %14.0 %2.773.042.583.1
2015Yankees (AAA)000226.09.003.001.50.31375.8 %  4.504.32  
2015Yankees12702424154.08.121.581.46.24274.0 %47.0 %16.9 %3.513.983.292.3
2015Yankees010115.05.405.403.60.154100.0 %46.7 %33.3 %3.608.935.51 
2016Depth Charts121002929185.08.331.761.16.29673.1 %  3.593.63 3.5
2016Steamer12902929187.08.261.811.07.28474.5 %  3.363.52 3.7
2016Fans (16)12702626166.08.671.571.08.29074.7 %  3.283.35 3.7
2016ZiPS119 2525157.78.391.711.26.29471.6 %  3.823.73 2.8
2016Yankees14403131199.27.441.620.99.27176.4 %48.2 %12.0 %3.073.503.614.6
2016ZiPS (R)10 119.08.011.681.14.29870.6 %  3.803.62 0.2
2016Steamer (R)1102210.07.841.811.17.28675.5 %  3.453.75 0.2
2016Depth Charts (R)1102210.07.921.751.15.29873.1 %  3.623.69 0.2
Total- - -391607575490.08.171.541.14.27076.6 %47.4 %14.1 %3.123.533.2310.0
Postseason- - -010115.05.405.403.60.154100.0 %46.7 %33.3 %3.608.935.51 

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2014Yankees1352.77202031000136.1542123474215210440141
2015Yankees (AAA)004.5022000  6.0256331200006
2015Yankees1273.51242410000154.0609126666025270140139
2015Yankees013.6011000005.0214222300003
2016Depth Charts12103.592929  00 185.0 17180742436 5  172
2016Steamer1293.3629291100 187.076517277702237 5  172
2016Fans (16)1273.282626  0  166.0 14666612029 3  160
2016ZiPS1193.822525     157.7 146726722300470147
2016Yankees1443.07313100000199.2805179756822360370165
2016ZiPS (R)103.8011     9.0 84412 0  8
2016Steamer (R)113.45220000 10.042104412 0  9
2016Depth Charts (R)113.6222  00 10.0 104412 0  9
Total- - -39163.12757541000490.01956428188170628408150445
Postseason- - -013.6011000005.0214222300003

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2014Yankees9.311.396.710.9926.0 %3.9 %22.1 %.2381.06.29979.5 %72783.04
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Yankees (AAA)9.003.003.001.5024.0 %8.0 %16.0 %.2611.33.31375.8 %  4.32
2015Yankees8.121.585.151.4622.8 %4.4 %18.4 %.2170.99.24274.0 %87953.98
2015Yankees5.405.401.003.6014.3 %14.3 %0.0 %.2221.40.154100.0 %892148.93
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016Depth Charts8.331.764.731.16   .2471.12.29673.1 %  3.63
2016Steamer8.261.814.581.0722.4 %4.9 %17.5 %.2381.12.28474.5 %  3.52
2016Fans (16)8.671.575.521.08   .2381.05.29074.7 %  3.35
2016ZiPS8.391.714.901.26   .2471.12.29471.6 %  3.73
2016Yankees7.441.624.580.9920.5 %4.5 %16.0 %.2341.08.27176.4 %72793.50
2016Average8.083.132.581.1721.1 %8.2 %12.9 %.2521.32.29772.9 %  4.26
2016ZiPS (R)8.011.684.751.14   .2511.13.29870.6 %  3.62
2016Steamer (R)7.841.814.341.17   .2461.16.28675.5 %  3.75
2016Depth Charts (R)7.921.754.541.15   .2521.15.29873.1 %  3.69
Total- - -8.171.545.301.1422.8 %4.3 %18.5 %.2301.04.27076.6 %77843.53
Postseason- - -5.405.401.003.6014.3 %14.3 %0.0 %.2221.40.154100.0 %892148.93

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2014Yankees1.6124.4 %46.6 %29.0 %10.3 %14.0 %7.6 %28.6 %47.9 %34.0 %18.1 %17.6 %47.6 %34.8 %2.67682.58
2015Yankees1.3919.2 %47.0 %33.8 %9.5 %16.9 %7.3 %66.7 %44.7 %33.1 %22.2 %19.3 %49.7 %31.1 %3.36813.29
2015Yankees1.1713.3 %46.7 %40.0 %0.0 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %      5.381365.51
2016Yankees1.5520.7 %48.2 %31.0 %12.0 %12.0 %4.5 %37.5 %44.6 %33.3 %22.1 %18.5 %49.1 %32.4 %3.78853.61
Total- - -1.5121.2 %47.4 %31.4 %10.7 %14.1 %6.2 %38.9 %45.5 %33.4 %21.1 %18.5 %48.9 %32.7 %3.34793.23
Postseason- - -1.1713.3 %46.7 %40.0 %0.0 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %      5.381365.51

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2014Yankees172107901113726866013492009
2015Yankees2061488414153210076215282290
2015Yankees76200000344983
2016Yankees28618412322138312096619692935
Total- - -6644392974741187288238848467234
Postseason- - -76200000344983

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2014Yankees1.83-8.1710.0016.611.830.970.970.881.12171.250.6300
2015Yankees1.02-8.699.719.941.080.830.830.850.84231.68-0.4600
2015Yankees-0.03-0.360.330.180.020.860.860.870.591-0.070.0300
2016Yankees2.60-11.1513.7424.302.510.910.910.871.00312.230.6200
Total- - -5.44-28.0133.4650.855.420.900.900.870.98715.160.8600
Postseason- - --0.03-0.360.330.180.020.860.860.870.591-0.070.0300

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2014Yankees40.6% (91.2)22.2% (83.1)6.1% (88.9)5.7% (73.5)0.5% (82.6)25.0% (86.5)  
2015Yankees32.5% (91.8)21.5% (83.8)11.1% (88.9)7.3% (76.7) 27.5% (87.7) 0.0%
2016Yankees31.6% (90.6)26.1% (83.7)8.0% (88.3)5.4% (75.4) 28.9% (86.6)  
Total- - -34.4% (91.1)23.6% (83.6)8.5% (88.7)6.1% (75.4)0.1% (82.6)27.4% (86.9) 0.0%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2014Yankees25.1 %0.1 %0.3 %24.1 % 22.5 %21.5 %5.9 %  0.6 %   
2015Yankees19.4 % 9.4 %27.0 % 16.3 %21.1 %6.9 %      
2016Yankees6.5 % 9.2 %30.2 % 21.1 %27.5 %5.5 %      
Total- - -15.7 %0.0 %6.8 %27.5 % 20.0 %23.8 %6.1 %  0.2 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2014Yankees91.191.790.186.1 90.383.173.8  86.9  
2015Yankees92.0 89.087.3 91.083.676.5     
2016Yankees92.0 88.986.6 90.483.975.6     
Total- - -91.691.788.986.7 90.583.675.5  86.9  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2014Yankees-10.211.10.0-1.80.112.1 -1.262.500.02-1.520.752.40 
2015Yankees-17.710.74.60.1 8.9 -2.382.181.790.08 1.42 
2016Yankees1.74.6-2.1-0.2 17.5 0.180.60-0.89-0.13 2.07 
Total- - --26.226.52.5-1.80.138.5 -1.051.550.41-0.410.751.95 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2014Yankees-9.3-0.10.212.9 1.19.6-1.4  -1.4  
2015Yankees-8.8 4.56.9 -3.39.9-0.4     
2016Yankees-0.7 -2.520.1 4.93.0-1.3     
Total- - --18.8-0.12.239.9 2.722.5-3.1  -1.4  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2014Yankees-1.86-5.983.692.68 0.242.24-1.18  -11.60  
2015Yankees-1.99 2.101.11 -0.882.04-0.27     
2016Yankees-0.35 -0.922.27 0.790.37-0.79     
Total- - --1.66-5.980.452.01 0.191.31-0.70  -11.60  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2014Yankees38.0 %66.5 %49.5 %57.1 %86.1 %72.9 %40.5 %62.0 %13.4 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Yankees36.7 %65.0 %49.0 %62.6 %87.1 %76.7 %43.4 %62.6 %11.4 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Yankees36.5 %68.8 %50.0 %66.0 %87.3 %78.3 %41.8 %64.5 %10.9 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.2 %10.1 %
Total- - -37.0 %66.9 %49.5 %62.3 %87.0 %76.3 %41.9 %63.2 %11.8 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2014Yankees37.6 %63.6 %49.5 %52.7 %86.5 %72.5 %45.5 %25.1
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Yankees38.6 %61.9 %49.0 %62.3 %87.9 %76.7 %44.8 %25.0
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Yankees37.6 %64.2 %50.0 %64.2 %87.6 %78.2 %46.6 %25.1
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.2 %86.5 %78.2 %47.9 %22.7
Total- - -37.9 %63.3 %49.5 %60.4 %87.4 %76.2 %45.7 %25.1

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2014YankeesP2020136.112140001001 6   1.000 
2015YankeesP2424154.011190001200 1   1.000 
2016YankeesP3131199.211311011100 7   .977 
Total- - -P7575490.034641013301 14   .990 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2014YankeesP136.10  224              
2015YankeesP154.02  035              
2016YankeesP199.20  067              
Total- - -P490.02  21116              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2014YankeesP136.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (4)50.0%      (2)100.0%     (3)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (8)
2015YankeesP154.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)50.0%     (2)100.0%      (3)100.0%    (14)
2016YankeesP199.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (5)100.0%    (26)
Total- - -P490.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (6)25.0%      (4)66.7%     (6)100.0%      (9)100.0%    (48)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2014Yankees3.50.00.50.427.03.1$23.6 
2015Yankees2.91.8-1.10.721.32.3$18.1 
2016Yankees5.41.3-0.60.743.44.6$37.1 
Total- - -11.83.1-1.31.891.710.0$78.8 

  • $155m / 7 Years (2014 - 2020) (Edit)
    • signed by New York Yankees on 1/22/2014 (Free Agent)
    • 2014: $22M, 2015: $22M, 2016: $22M, 2017: $22M, 2018: $22M, 2019: $22M, 2020: $23M
    • No Trade: Full
    • Other Notes: Yankees paid $20MM posting fee to Rakuten Golden Eagles. Deal includes player opt-out clause after 4th year. Also gets $35k moving allowance, $100k annual housing allowance, $85k to hire an interpreter,. Four first class round trip plane tickets from New York and Japan.
    • Agent / Agency: Casey Close (Excel Sports Management)
    • Originally Reported By: Ken Rosenthal
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: riveraveblues.com
    • Submitted by John Benedetto
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