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Masahiro Tanaka
Birthdate: 11/1/1988 (27 y, 3 m, 11 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-2/205     Position: P
Contract: $155M / 7 Years (2014 - 2020)
RotoWire News: Tanaka threw off a mound Tuesday for the first time since undergoing offseason surgery. (2/9/2016)
Injury: Elbow, Day-to-Day

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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2014Yankees20900000.0 %55.6 %.000.250.111.111.111.099-510.0-1.50.90.0
2015Yankees (AAA)2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2015Yankees248000012.5 %25.0 %.000.000.000.125.000.086-610.0-1.50.80.0
2015Yankees1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
Total- - -441700005.9 %41.2 %.000.111.063.118.063.093-560.0-3.01.8-0.1
Postseason- - -1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2014Yankees20991100000005000000.111
2015Yankees (AAA)2000000000000000000.000
2015Yankees24780000000102000000.000
2015Yankees1000000000000000000.000
Total- - -4416171100000107000000.063
Postseason- - -1000000000000000000.000

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2014Yankees0.0 %55.6 %0.00.111.111.111.222.0000.1.250  0.00-1.5.099-51
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
2015Yankees12.5 %25.0 %0.50.000.125.000.125.0000.1.000  0.0-1-1.5.086-61
2015Yankees0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
Total- - -5.9 %41.2 %0.14.063.118.063.180.0000.1.111  0.0-1-2.9.093-56
Postseason- - -0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100

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 %
2015Yankees4.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %20.0 %60.0 %20.0 %80.0 %20.0 %0.0 %
2015Yankees0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
Total- - -3.000.0 %75.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %11.1 %44.4 %44.4 %44.4 %55.6 %0.0 %
Postseason- - -0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2014Yankees2200000112536
2015Yankees4000010132639
2015Yankees0000000000
Total- - -6200010245175
Postseason- - -0000000000

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2014Yankees-0.14-0.140.00-1.63-0.190.63 0-0.16-0.07
2015Yankees-0.15-0.150.00-1.66-0.190.77 0-0.13-0.06
2015Yankees       0  
Total- - --0.29-0.290.00-3.29-0.370.69 0-0.28-0.13
Postseason- - -       0  

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2014Yankees66.7% (91.7)19.4% (85.1)11.1% (88.8)2.8% (72.0)    
2015Yankees87.2% (91.4)  7.7% (77.7)5.1% (83.0)   
Total- - -77.3% (91.5)9.3% (85.1)5.3% (88.8)5.3% (76.3)2.7% (83.0)   

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2014Yankees36.1 %25.0 %16.7 %   19.4 %2.8 %      
2015Yankees56.4 %2.6 %   28.2 % 2.6 %5.1 % 5.1 %   
Total- - -46.7 %13.3 %8.0 %  14.7 %9.3 %2.7 %2.7 % 2.7 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2014Yankees92.890.489.3   85.171.8     
2015Yankees91.890.9   90.6 74.979.1 82.5  
Total- - -92.190.489.3  90.685.173.479.1 82.5  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2014Yankees-0.8-0.4-0.20.0   -3.53-5.99-6.062.57   
2015Yankees-1.0  -0.3-0.1  -2.93  -8.63-5.65  
Total- - --1.8-0.4-0.2-0.2-0.1  -3.18-5.99-6.06-5.83-5.65  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2014Yankees-0.4-0.5-0.3   -0.40.0     
2015Yankees-0.40.0   -0.5 0.0-0.2 -0.1  
Total- - --0.8-0.5-0.3  -0.5-0.40.0-0.2 -0.1  

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-2.02-3.67   -4.60 -3.67-10.90 -5.56  
Total- - --2.29-5.20-4.28  -4.60-6.05-0.54-10.90 -5.56  

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 %
2015Yankees38.1 %47.1 %42.1 %62.5 %100.0 %81.3 %44.7 %62.5 %7.7 %
2015Average31.3 %66.9 %47.4 %65.0 %86.7 %78.9 %45.3 %60.9 %9.9 %
Total- - -35.0 %47.1 %40.5 %50.0 %87.5 %70.0 %46.0 %64.7 %12.0 %

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
2015Yankees38.9 %42.9 %41.0 %57.1 %100.0 %81.3 %53.9 %18.3
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
Total- - -29.0 %47.7 %40.0 %44.4 %81.0 %70.0 %58.7 %18.2

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2014YankeesP2020136.112140001001 6   1.000 
2015YankeesP2424154.011190001200 1   1.000 
Total- - -P4444290.123330002201 7   1.000 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2014YankeesP136.10  224              
2015YankeesP154.02  035              
Total- - -P290.12  259              

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)
Total- - -P290.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (5)33.3%      (3)80.0%     (5)100.0%      (4)100.0%    (22)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2014Yankees-1.50.0 0.9-1.50.90.00.3-0.30.0($0.2) 
2015Yankees-1.50.0 0.8-1.50.80.00.2-0.40.0($0.3) 
Total- - --3.00.0 1.8-3.01.80.10.5-0.7-0.1($0.6) 

  • $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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