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Masahiro Tanaka
Birthdate: 11/1/1988 (26 y, 8 m, 28 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-2/205     Position: P
Contract: $155M / 7 Years (2014 - 2020)
RotoWire News: Tanaka's next start has been moved from Tuesday to Wednesday, ESPN New York reports. (7/27/2015)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2014Yankees20900000.0 %55.6 %.000.250.111.111.111.099-520.0-1.50.90.0
2015Yankees (AAA)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2015Yankees13200000.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.50.20.0
Total- - -331100000.0 %54.5 %.000.200.091.091.091.081-610.0-2.01.1-0.1

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2014Yankees20991100000005000000.111
2015Yankees (AAA)2000000000000000000.000
2015Yankees13220000000001000000.000
Total- - -3311111100000006000000.091

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2014Yankees0.0 %55.6 %0.00.111.111.111.222.0000.1.250  0.00-1.5.099-52
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2015Yankees (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2015Yankees0.0 %50.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.5.000-100
2015Average7.5 %20.1 %0.37.253.314.397.711.1444.8.297     .311 
Total- - -0.0 %54.5 %0.00.091.091.091.182.0000.1.200  0.0-1-1.9.081-61

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2014Yankees1.000.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %75.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %
2015Yankees1.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
Total- - -1.500.0 %60.0 %40.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %40.0 %60.0 %20.0 %80.0 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2014Yankees2200000112536
2015Yankees1000000268
Total- - -3200000133144

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2014Yankees-0.14-0.140.00-1.63-0.190.63 0-0.16-0.07
2015Yankees-0.08-0.080.00-0.55-0.061.46 0-0.050.00
Total- - --0.22-0.220.00-2.18-0.250.78 0-0.21-0.07

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2014Yankees66.7% (91.7)19.4% (85.1)11.1% (88.8)2.8% (72.0)    
2015Yankees75.0% (92.5)  25.0% (79.0)    
Total- - -68.2% (91.9)15.9% (85.1)9.1% (88.8)6.8% (76.7)    

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2014Yankees36.1 %25.0 %16.7 %   19.4 %2.8 %      
2015Yankees75.0 %       25.0 %     
Total- - -43.2 %20.5 %13.6 %   15.9 %2.3 %4.6 %     

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2014Yankees92.890.489.3   85.171.8     
2015Yankees92.5       79.1    
Total- - -92.790.489.3   85.171.879.1    

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2014Yankees-0.8-0.4-0.20.0   -3.53-5.99-6.062.57   
2015Yankees-0.2  -0.2   -3.67  -10.81   
Total- - --1.1-0.4-0.2-0.2   -3.56-5.99-6.06-6.35   

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2014Yankees-0.4-0.5-0.3   -0.40.0     
2015Yankees-0.2       -0.2    
Total- - --0.6-0.5-0.3   -0.40.0-0.2    

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2014Yankees-2.75-5.37-4.28   -6.052.58     
2015Yankees-3.67       -10.81    
Total- - --3.04-5.37-4.28   -6.052.58-10.81    

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2014Yankees31.6 %47.1 %38.9 %33.3 %75.0 %57.1 %47.2 %66.7 %16.7 %
2014Average31.3 %65.7 %46.7 %65.8 %87.3 %79.4 %44.9 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Yankees50.0 %25.0 %37.5 %50.0 %100.0 %66.7 %50.0 %100.0 %12.5 %
2015Average31.2 %66.9 %47.5 %65.2 %86.9 %79.1 %45.5 %61.1 %9.8 %
Total- - -34.8 %42.9 %38.6 %37.5 %77.8 %58.8 %47.7 %72.7 %15.9 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2014Yankees15.4 %52.2 %38.9 %0.0 %66.7 %57.1 %63.9 %18.0
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Yankees66.7 %20.0 %37.5 %50.0 %100.0 %66.7 %62.5 %19.8
2015Average30.7 %64.4 %46.9 %63.0 %87.3 %79.0 %48.0 %22.0
Total- - -25.0 %46.4 %38.6 %25.0 %69.2 %58.8 %63.6 %18.4

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2014YankeesP2020136.112140001001 6   1.000 
2015YankeesP131381.2470000000 1   1.000 
Total- - -P3333218.016210001001 7   1.000 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2014YankeesP136.10  224              
2015YankeesP81.21  001              
Total- - -P218.01  225              

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)
2015YankeesP81.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (2)100.0%      (5)
Total- - -P218.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (5)50.0%      (2)100.0%     (4)100.0%      (3)100.0%    (13)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2014Yankees-1.50.0 0.9-1.50.90.00.3-0.30.0($0.2) 
2015Yankees-0.50.0 0.2-0.50.20.00.1-0.20.0($0.2) 
Total- - --2.00.0 1.1-2.01.10.00.3-0.5-0.1($0.4) 

  • $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 getsĀ $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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