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Junichi Tazawa
Birthdate: 6/6/1986 (30 y, 23 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 5-11/200     Position: P
Contract: $3.4M / 1 Years (2016)
RotoWire News: Tazawa was charged with three runs on two hits -- both homers -- and a walk in one inning in Thursday night's loss to Baltimore. The right-hander has given up five runs in his last two appearances, spanning 1.1 innings. (6/3/2016)
Profiles:  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2009Red Sox (AA)950181898.08.082.390.73.26879.8 %  2.573.30  
2009Red Sox (AAA)0202211.14.760.790.00.21255.6 %  2.382.62  
2009Red Sox2306425.14.623.201.42.38664.8 %24.5 %7.4 %7.465.546.29-0.1
2011Red Sox (A+)0106619.16.052.791.86.27668.4 %  6.055.97  
2011Red Sox (AA)3208223.010.572.741.17.28368.6 %  4.703.94  
2011Red Sox (AAA)1108014.111.931.880.63.37183.3 %  2.512.12  
2011Red Sox000303.012.003.003.00.28676.9 %12.5 %14.3 %6.005.694.290.0
2012Red Sox (AAA)32425042.111.913.610.43.30868.5 %  2.552.33  
2012Red Sox11137044.09.201.020.20.30386.9 %48.7 %3.1 %1.431.822.591.1
2013Red Sox54071068.19.481.581.19.32182.4 %33.8 %11.8 %3.163.223.030.9
2013Red Sox1001307.17.361.230.00.31685.7 %52.6 %0.0 %1.231.822.57 
2014Red Sox43071063.09.142.430.71.30376.5 %36.5 %7.8 %2.862.943.170.9
2015Red Sox27361058.28.591.990.77.34970.8 %40.3 %7.0 %4.143.053.731.1
2016Depth Charts43255055.08.632.290.93.31173.9 %  3.463.38 0.6
2016Steamer32255055.08.362.500.96.28475.1 %  3.373.58 0.5
2016ZiPS53 65060.78.902.080.89.32372.8 %  3.563.18 0.7
2016Red Sox11033030.110.682.081.48.24382.6 %36.5 %14.3 %3.263.723.500.3
2016ZiPS (R)22 35032.09.562.121.07.32872.4 %  3.773.32 0.3
2016Steamer (R)21129029.09.192.551.00.28377.1 %  3.173.47 0.3
2016Depth Charts (R)21129029.09.372.331.03.31474.7 %  3.473.40 0.4
Total- - -151942824292.28.921.970.92.32176.5 %36.7 %8.8 %3.443.193.484.2
Postseason- - -1001307.17.361.230.00.31685.7 %52.6 %0.0 %1.231.822.57 

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2009Red Sox (AA)952.571818000  98.0394803128826034288
2009Red Sox (AAA)022.3822000  11.1417430101006
2009Red Sox237.46640000025.113043232149030013
2011Red Sox (A+)016.0566000  19.18420131346030013
2011Red Sox (AA)324.7082000  23.09920121237023027
2011Red Sox (AAA)112.5180000  14.158144413000019
2011Red Sox006.0030000003.0133221100004
2012Red Sox (AAA)322.55250004  42.1179341812217003156
2012Red Sox111.433700015044.0172377715020045
2013Red Sox543.1671000025868.1284702524912113172
2013Red Sox101.23130000607.1266110100106
2014Red Sox432.8671000016563.0261582320517105064
2015Red Sox274.1461000316758.2247652827513119156
2016Depth Charts433.46550  215 55.0 522321614 1  53
2016Steamer323.3755000215 55.0229502221615 2  51
2016ZiPS533.56650     60.7 592624614116160
2016Red Sox113.2633000013130.111922111157013036
2016ZiPS (R)223.77350     32.0 31141347 1  34
2016Steamer (R)213.172900018 29.012025111038 1  29
2016Depth Charts (R)213.47290  18 29.0 27121137 1  30
Total- - -15193.4428240047521292.21226298119112306438202290
Postseason- - -101.23130000607.1266110100106

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2009Red Sox (AA)8.082.393.380.7322.3 %6.6 %15.7 %.2191.08.26879.8 %  3.30
2009Red Sox (AAA)4.760.796.000.0014.6 %2.4 %12.2 %.1800.71.21255.6 %  2.62
2009Red Sox4.623.201.441.4210.0 %6.9 %3.1 %.3642.05.38664.8 %1601285.54
2009Average6.993.462.021.0518.0 %8.9 %9.1 %.2581.39.29571.9 %  4.42
2011Red Sox (A+)6.052.792.171.8615.5 %7.1 %8.3 %.2671.34.27668.4 %  5.97
2011Red Sox (AA)10.572.743.861.1727.3 %7.1 %20.2 %.2221.17.28368.6 %  3.94
2011Red Sox (AAA)11.931.886.330.6332.8 %5.2 %27.6 %.2551.19.37183.3 %  2.12
2011Red Sox12.003.004.003.0030.8 %7.7 %23.1 %.2501.33.28676.9 %1411435.69
2011Average7.133.112.300.9418.6 %8.1 %10.5 %.2511.32.29172.5 %  4.12
2012Red Sox (AAA)11.913.613.290.4331.3 %9.5 %21.8 %.2101.20.30868.5 %  2.33
2012Red Sox9.201.029.000.2026.2 %2.9 %23.2 %.2240.95.30386.9 %34441.82
2012Average7.563.052.481.0219.8 %8.0 %11.8 %.2501.31.29372.5 %  4.12
2013Red Sox9.481.586.001.1925.4 %4.2 %21.1 %.2581.20.32182.4 %75833.22
2013Red Sox7.361.236.000.0023.1 %3.9 %19.2 %.2400.95.31685.7 %29471.82
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014Red Sox9.142.433.760.7124.5 %6.5 %18.0 %.2381.19.30376.5 %71792.94
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Red Sox8.591.994.310.7722.7 %5.3 %17.4 %.2791.33.34970.8 %98773.05
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016Depth Charts8.632.293.770.93   .2501.20.31173.9 %  3.38
2016Steamer8.362.503.340.9622.3 %6.7 %15.6 %.2351.19.28475.1 %  3.58
2016ZiPS8.902.084.290.89   .2561.20.32372.8 %  3.18
2016Red Sox10.682.085.141.4830.3 %5.9 %24.4 %.1980.96.24382.6 %73893.72
2016Average8.043.142.561.1521.0 %8.2 %12.8 %.2521.32.29772.9 %  4.24
2016ZiPS (R)9.562.124.511.07   .2581.21.32872.4 %  3.32
2016Steamer (R)9.192.553.611.00   .2291.16.28377.1 %  3.47
2016Depth Charts (R)9.372.334.021.03   .2481.19.31474.7 %  3.40
Total- - -8.921.974.530.9223.7 %5.2 %18.4 %.2581.24.32176.5 %81803.19
Postseason- - -7.361.236.000.0023.1 %3.9 %19.2 %.2400.95.31685.7 %29471.82

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2009Red Sox0.4622.5 %24.5 %52.9 %3.7 %7.4 %8.0 %33.3 %42.9 %35.2 %21.9 %14.3 %44.8 %41.0 %5.731426.29
2011Red Sox0.140.0 %12.5 %87.5 %0.0 %14.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %62.5 %37.5 %12.5 %50.0 %37.5 %3.491064.29
2012Red Sox1.8124.4 %48.7 %26.9 %3.1 %3.1 %10.3 %0.0 %50.0 %25.0 %25.0 %11.7 %66.7 %21.7 %2.30622.59
2013Red Sox0.8727.2 %33.8 %39.0 %10.5 %11.8 %3.0 %25.0 %35.2 %35.7 %29.1 %17.6 %45.7 %36.7 %2.64773.03
2013Red Sox2.5026.3 %52.6 %21.1 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      2.35652.57
2014Red Sox1.0227.5 %36.5 %36.0 %7.8 %7.8 %3.1 %0.0 %36.1 %35.6 %28.3 %21.1 %51.7 %27.2 %2.91843.17
2015Red Sox1.0019.3 %40.3 %40.3 %16.9 %7.0 %11.3 %100.0 %37.9 %31.6 %30.5 %21.5 %50.8 %27.7 %3.22923.73
2016Red Sox0.7716.2 %36.5 %47.3 %11.4 %14.3 %0.0 %100.0 %34.7 %36.0 %29.3 %20.0 %50.7 %29.3 %2.74823.50
Total- - -0.9223.5 %36.7 %39.8 %9.4 %8.8 %6.4 %33.3 %38.5 %33.6 %27.9 %18.1 %51.3 %30.7 %3.05863.48
Postseason- - -2.5026.3 %52.6 %21.1 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      2.35652.57

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2009Red Sox255423223121192306498
2011Red Sox17000001223254
2012Red Sox583229161018197459656
2013Red Sox6676538241373377271064
2013Red Sox10450000123964103
2014Red Sox656449522034341647988
2015Red Sox7171341281125339615954
2016Red Sox273512401120162312474
Total- - -3133392003220124156159030984688
Postseason- - -10450000123964103

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2009Red Sox-0.59-2.381.78-8.35-0.770.860.850.990.385-1.100.4101
2011Red Sox0.020.000.02-0.08-0.010.050.090.210.001-0.020.3200
2012Red Sox0.50-1.411.919.400.920.600.640.921.09241.19-0.3672
2013Red Sox0.58-6.406.989.370.941.331.371.331.22610.230.202014
2013Red Sox0.30-0.811.113.100.311.891.551.811.31130.26-0.1041
2014Red Sox0.38-6.126.502.640.271.501.521.521.59590.91-0.662613
2015Red Sox-1.73-7.495.76-0.99-0.151.421.441.351.5048-0.28-0.932512
2016Red Sox0.26-2.182.43-0.36-0.051.031.071.321.30310.29-0.04135
Total- - --0.59-25.9925.4011.631.161.191.221.311.352291.22-1.729147
Postseason- - -0.30-0.811.113.100.311.891.551.811.31130.26-0.1041

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2009Red Sox65.5% (89.7)  22.9% (75.2) 11.6% (81.1)  
2011Red Sox59.3% (91.8)  25.9% (75.4) 14.8% (84.5)  
2012Red Sox56.1% (93.7)4.3% (84.8) 8.1% (75.2) 31.6% (86.8)  
2013Red Sox60.6% (93.5)3.9% (83.0) 7.6% (75.3) 27.9% (87.8) 0.4%
2014Red Sox56.2% (93.9)7.5% (81.2) 11.0% (75.1) 25.4% (87.7) 0.2%
2015Red Sox61.8% (93.6)8.6% (80.3) 8.8% (74.5) 20.7% (86.9) 0.4%
2016Red Sox50.2% (93.0)8.4% (80.6) 15.4% (76.1) 25.9% (87.0)  
Total- - -58.7% (93.1)5.7% (81.5) 11.3% (75.2) 24.3% (87.0) 0.2%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2009Red Sox60.7 %3.3 %    1.4 %23.5 %  11.2 %   
2011Red Sox61.1 %1.9 % 3.7 %  5.6 %20.4 %  7.4 %   
2012Red Sox74.7 %0.6 %    7.6 %3.2 %  13.9 %   
2013Red Sox61.1 %   25.5 %0.3 %6.1 %5.5 %  1.6 %   
2014Red Sox55.8 %   25.8 % 8.3 %10.1 %      
2015Red Sox61.7 %0.1 %  20.6 % 8.3 %9.3 %      
2016Red Sox49.8 %   26.4 % 10.1 %13.7 %      
Total- - -60.8 %0.5 % 0.0 %18.1 %0.1 %7.1 %9.8 %  3.6 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2009Red Sox89.789.7    83.175.3  81.4  
2011Red Sox91.585.2 82.7  78.174.7  84.4  
2012Red Sox92.289.6    78.773.8  85.4  
2013Red Sox93.4   87.991.981.673.7  86.7  
2014Red Sox93.9   87.7 80.874.8     
2015Red Sox93.595.3  86.8 80.474.6     
2016Red Sox93.0   87.1 80.275.6     
Total- - -92.989.8 82.787.591.980.574.8  84.2  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2009Red Sox-8.2  -2.5 -0.8 -2.50  -2.15 -1.32 
2011Red Sox-1.5  0.5 0.0 -4.59  3.82 -0.12 
2012Red Sox7.8-2.4 0.1 3.5 2.12-8.51 0.21 1.69 
2013Red Sox-0.71.3 -0.7 -1.8 -0.113.09 -0.83 -0.62 
2014Red Sox1.61.4 2.1 -1.4 0.281.93 1.98 -0.55 
2015Red Sox2.10.6 -0.9 -1.9 0.360.72 -1.10 -0.97 
2016Red Sox2.52.2 0.0 0.1 1.075.59 -0.04 0.05 
Total- - -3.73.1 -1.3 -2.3 0.131.18 -0.25 -0.21 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2009Red Sox-9.70.3    -0.4-2.7  0.0  
2011Red Sox-1.20.1 -0.1  0.00.5  -0.1  
2012Red Sox9.9-0.5    -1.80.0  1.6  
2013Red Sox-4.3   1.8-0.20.50.1  0.2  
2014Red Sox3.1   -1.7 1.91.7     
2015Red Sox2.40.0  -1.9 0.7-1.1     
2016Red Sox2.4   0.2 2.3-0.1     
Total- - -2.6-0.2 -0.1-1.6-0.23.2-1.5  1.8  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2009Red Sox-3.241.70    -5.38-2.30  0.09  
2011Red Sox-3.715.79 -4.98  -0.704.98  -3.70  
2012Red Sox2.02-12.75    -3.57-0.02  1.78  
2013Red Sox-0.66   0.65-6.150.720.20  1.42  
2014Red Sox0.56   -0.68 2.341.70     
2015Red Sox0.40-4.50  -0.95 0.94-1.24     
2016Red Sox1.03   0.20 4.72-0.10     
Total- - -0.09-1.02 -4.98-0.19-6.150.96-0.32  1.05  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2009Red Sox22.4 %71.8 %47.4 %72.7 %94.5 %89.4 %50.6 %63.1 %5.0 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %44.8 %62.5 %87.8 %80.5 %48.3 %58.2 %8.7 %
2011Red Sox18.8 %68.2 %38.9 %66.7 %80.0 %76.2 %40.7 %69.2 %9.3 %
2011Average29.9 %65.0 %45.6 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %44.6 %59.4 %8.8 %
2012Red Sox36.7 %71.5 %54.6 %60.7 %80.5 %74.0 %51.4 %67.4 %14.2 %
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Red Sox34.4 %69.4 %51.6 %62.4 %83.1 %76.1 %49.1 %62.3 %12.3 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Red Sox32.7 %72.7 %50.1 %61.0 %85.6 %76.5 %43.5 %59.8 %11.7 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Red Sox31.8 %70.7 %49.8 %61.7 %84.6 %76.7 %46.3 %64.0 %11.5 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Red Sox35.2 %66.2 %49.0 %55.9 %81.3 %71.1 %44.3 %63.0 %14.1 %
2016Average29.1 %66.4 %46.3 %63.2 %86.2 %78.4 %46.0 %60.3 %10.0 %
Total- - -32.5 %70.6 %50.5 %61.7 %84.6 %76.8 %47.2 %63.1 %11.7 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2009Red Sox26.7 %68.9 %46.9 %78.3 %95.1 %90.0 %47.7 %26.0
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2011Red Sox25.0 %53.9 %38.9 %42.9 %85.7 %71.4 %48.2 %23.4
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Red Sox37.4 %71.0 %54.6 %58.3 %81.1 %73.5 %51.1 %28.2
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Red Sox34.0 %67.7 %51.6 %64.2 %81.1 %75.7 %52.1 %31.0
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Red Sox32.3 %68.4 %50.2 %57.1 %85.6 %76.4 %49.5 %31.8
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Red Sox32.4 %68.6 %49.8 %58.8 %86.3 %77.0 %48.0 %29.4
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Red Sox35.7 %64.8 %49.0 %53.3 %82.9 %71.1 %45.6 %29.8
2016Average30.2 %63.7 %46.3 %62.5 %86.4 %78.3 %48.1 %22.6
Total- - -33.1 %68.2 %50.4 %60.5 %84.7 %76.7 %49.4 %29.7

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2009Red SoxP6425.1010000000 1   1.000 
2011Red SoxP303.0000000000 0   .000 
2012Red SoxP37044.0240000000 4   1.000 
2013Red SoxP71068.1260001100 3   1.000 
2014Red SoxP71063.0163122200 0   .700 
2015Red SoxP61058.2140002200 7   1.000 
2016Red SoxP33030.1211010000 3   .750 
Total- - -P2824292.28224135500 18   .882 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2009Red SoxP25.10  000              
2011Red SoxP3.00  000              
2012Red SoxP44.00  011              
2013Red SoxP68.10  000              
2014Red SoxP63.01  012              
2015Red SoxP58.2-1  0-1-2              
2016Red SoxP30.10  000              
Total- - -P292.20  011              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012Red SoxP44.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (3)
2013Red SoxP68.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (6)
2014Red SoxP63.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)83.3%      (6)
2015Red SoxP58.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (4)
2016Red SoxP30.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)
Total- - -P292.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (3)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)94.7%    (19)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2009Red Sox-0.5-0.60.2-0.4-0.9-0.1($0.6) 
2011Red Sox0.00.00.00.0-0.40.0($0.3) 
2012Red Sox1.6-0.20.70.510.81.1$7.4 
2013Red Sox1.3-0.40.90.48.00.9$6.3 
2014Red Sox1.2-0.10.40.38.20.9$6.8 
2015Red Sox0.4-0.80.1-0.710.31.1$8.8 
2016Red Sox0.70.30.10.43.00.3$2.4 
Total- - -4.6-1.92.30.539.04.2$30.9 

  • $3.4m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by Boston Red Sox on 1/20/2016 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2016: $3.4M
    • Originally Reported By: Jon Heyman
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
  • $2.2m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by Boston Red Sox on 1/26/2015 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2015: $2.2M
    • Agent / Agency: Nez Balelo of CAA Sports
    • Originally Reported By: Nick Cafardo
    • Source: bostonglobe.com, Hat Tip: twitter.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $1.3m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Boston Red Sox on 1/17/2014 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2014: $1.3M
    • Agent / Agency: CAA Sports
    • Originally Reported By: Joel Sherman
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: nesn.com
    • Submitted by John Benedetto
  • $0.8m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Boston Red Sox (League Minimum)
    • 2013: $0.8M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Agent / Agency: CAA (Nez Balelo)
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $0m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by Boston Red Sox on 3/9/2012 (League Minimum)
    • 2012: $0M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Agent / Agency: CAA (Nez Balelo)
    • Source: boston.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $3.3m / 3 Years (2009 - 2011) (Edit)
    • signed by Boston Red Sox on 12/4/2008 (Free Agent)
    • 2009: $1M, 2010: $1.1M, 2011: $1.2M
    • Other Notes: International free agent
    • Agent / Agency: CAA (Nez Balelo)
    • Source: thesunchronicle.com, Hat Tip: m.redsox.mlb.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
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