Masahiro Tanaka

Age: 30
Bats/Throws: R/R
6' 3" / 215
P
Birthdate: 11/1/1988 (30 y, 2 m, 21 d)
Contract: $155M / 7 Years (2014 - 2020)

RotoWire News: Tanaka has been confirmed as Saturday's starting pitcher against Boston in Game 2 of the ALDS, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports. (10/4/2018)

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SeasonPitchPitchesABPAH1B2B3BHRBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPAVGminVelmaxVelVel
2014Splitter (FS)517172176272060140720002.15781.591.587.0
2014Slider (SL)4278892151120230360104.17079.490.183.7
2014Fourseam (FA)415961083217807100171010.33387.596.392.5
2014Sinker (SI)40010711534237044051218.31887.895.291.2
2014Cutter (FC)1232527760010072001.28084.692.789.1
2014Curveball (CU)1141919733100020000.36870.080.874.1
2015Splitter (FS)6201781843619140340470114.20283.392.188.2
2015Slider (SL)5091431551910504110480101.13379.388.984.5
2015Fourseam (FA)4288693271351850210200.31487.496.692.9
2015Sinker (SI)31392100311661860141102.33788.595.591.8
2015Cutter (FC)2495559861101050301.14583.794.389.8
2015Curveball (CU)1681313301020010000.23172.481.977.3
2016Sinker (SI)8112122215744100360290213.26985.094.990.3
2016Splitter (FS)7322232343728603100580107.16681.791.387.0
2016Slider (SL)723188200452952990512013.23978.990.084.4
2016Fourseam (FA)27555631676036091010.29186.696.792.2
2016Cutter (FC)2295560171040340120010.30982.492.888.7
2016Curveball (CU)1552526733011050000.28071.781.976.0
2017Slider (SL)8572242334421140980831001.19680.290.384.5
2017Splitter (FS)6762022114426801070720207.21881.592.687.5
2017Sinker (SI)48713014746241408140102016.35486.496.591.2
2017Fourseam (FA)3005258181320340142000.34689.396.892.8
2017Cutter (FC)235404217103042010000.42585.392.689.6
2017Curveball (CU)1663132540011090000.16173.182.176.8
2018Slider (SL)7781791973117806100543236.17378.388.183.4
2018Splitter (FS)72422724051331206130770004.22581.490.886.9
2018Fourseam (FA)4961001113322506100211000.33088.395.191.9
2018Cutter (FC)1262728932041010002.33385.692.389.2
2018Sinker (SI)1092529962011023001.36088.094.090.8
2018Curveball (CU)911010531010020001.50072.382.976.9
TotalSlider (SL)3294822877154883423041027264415.18778.390.384.1
TotalSplitter (FS)3269100210451951264602338032604124.19581.492.687.3
TotalSinker (SI)2120566612177113391243106075320.31385.096.590.9
TotalFourseam (FA)19143894331267226127350825220.32486.696.892.4
TotalCutter (FC)96220221658351011280262314.28782.494.389.3
TotalCurveball (CU)69498100271381520190001.27670.082.976.3

SeasonPitchPitchesBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2014Splitter (FS)5172.3 %40.9 %0.06.157.176.209.385.052.2630.4-18.5.17317
2014Slider (SL)4273.3 %39.1 %0.08.170.196.261.457.091.2552.4-7.5.20338
2014Fourseam (FA)4159.3 %15.7 %0.59.333.402.6351.037.302.34723.111.5.448202
2014Sinker (SI)4003.5 %4.3 %0.80.318.342.495.837.178.30017.14.8.364145
2014Cutter (FC)1230.0 %25.9 %0.00.280.333.400.733.120.3533.30.4.331124
2014Curveball (CU)1140.0 %10.5 %0.00.368.368.6321.000.263.4123.81.7.429192
2015Splitter (FS)6202.2 %25.5 %0.09.202.219.331.550.129.2569.4-11.3.23658
2015Slider (SL)5097.1 %31.0 %0.23.133.194.252.445.119.1633.3-14.1.19934
2015Fourseam (FA)4285.4 %22.6 %0.24.314.344.6741.019.360.32218.68.1.422185
2015Sinker (SI)3136.0 %14.0 %0.43.337.380.6851.065.348.32421.910.6.446200
2015Cutter (FC)2491.7 %8.5 %0.20.145.153.200.353.055.151-1.1-7.7.1500
2015Curveball (CU)1680.0 %7.7 %0.00.231.231.7691.000.538.1002.51.1.414181
2016Sinker (SI)8112.7 %13.1 %0.21.269.286.358.645.090.29718.8-7.2.27884
2016Splitter (FS)7324.3 %24.8 %0.17.166.201.233.434.067.2093.3-24.3.19228
2016Slider (SL)7234.5 %25.5 %0.18.239.281.431.712.191.28121.3-2.2.305102
2016Fourseam (FA)2759.5 %14.3 %0.67.291.371.564.935.273.30211.44.0.395159
2016Cutter (FC)2296.7 %20.0 %0.33.309.356.545.901.236.35010.23.2.382151
2016Curveball (CU)1553.8 %19.2 %0.20.280.308.520.828.240.3163.70.7.349133
2017Slider (SL)8573.4 %35.6 %0.10.196.227.379.607.183.26515.7-12.7.25670
2017Splitter (FS)6763.3 %34.1 %0.10.218.242.406.648.188.27916.9-8.8.27280
2017Sinker (SI)4879.5 %6.8 %1.40.354.425.6461.071.292.33933.615.7.447194
2017Fourseam (FA)3006.9 %24.1 %0.29.346.414.558.971.212.42911.64.6.414174
2017Cutter (FC)2354.8 %2.4 %2.00.425.452.8001.252.375.37112.17.0.518245
2017Curveball (CU)1663.1 %28.1 %0.11.161.188.258.446.097.1900.4-3.5.19328
2018Slider (SL)7785.1 %27.4 %0.19.173.227.318.545.145.20710.7-12.3.23856
2018Splitter (FS)7245.4 %32.1 %0.17.225.267.357.623.132.31319.6-8.5.27180
2018Fourseam (FA)4969.0 %18.9 %0.48.330.396.560.956.230.37021.58.5.409172
2018Cutter (FC)1263.6 %3.6 %1.00.333.357.8521.209.519.2277.54.2.498232
2018Sinker (SI)1093.4 %6.9 %0.50.360.448.5601.008.200.3646.32.9.436189
2018Curveball (CU)910.0 %20.0 %0.00.500.500.9001.400.400.5713.42.3.592294
TotalSlider (SL)32944.7 %31.0 %0.15.187.230.343.573.156.23753.1-49.3.24864
TotalSplitter (FS)32693.6 %31.2 %0.12.195.223.309.533.115.26249.1-71.8.23154
TotalSinker (SI)21205.1 %9.8 %0.52.313.353.512.865.200.31497.626.7.370146
TotalFourseam (FA)19148.1 %18.9 %0.43.324.385.604.989.280.35186.436.9.420181
TotalCutter (FC)9623.7 %12.0 %0.31.287.316.525.841.238.27531.66.6.354135
TotalCurveball (CU)6942.0 %19.0 %0.11.276.290.531.821.255.29714.12.5.347133

SeasonPitchPitchesLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBStrikesBallsPitchesxMovzMovMov
2014Splitter (FS)51717.3 %69.4 %13.3 %30.8 %7.7 %356161517-4.91.75.6
2014Slider (SL)42720.8 %34.0 %45.3 %29.2 %8.3 %2981294272.91.54.0
2014Fourseam (FA)41526.9 %32.1 %41.0 %18.8 %21.9 %257158415-4.69.310.5
2014Sinker (SI)40031.7 %50.0 %18.3 %5.3 %21.1 %280120400-8.25.510.1
2014Cutter (FC)12316.7 %55.6 %27.8 %40.0 %20.0 %7647123-1.15.35.8
2014Curveball (CU)11435.3 %23.5 %41.2 %14.3 %0.0 %72421145.2-6.18.3
2015Splitter (FS)62016.8 %68.7 %14.5 %15.8 %15.8 %434186620-6.42.57.1
2015Slider (SL)50920.2 %39.4 %40.4 %21.1 %10.5 %3491605091.62.33.7
2015Fourseam (FA)42833.3 %37.9 %28.8 %26.3 %42.1 %275153428-5.710.011.6
2015Sinker (SI)31330.4 %40.5 %29.1 %13.0 %34.8 %206107313-8.86.411.0
2015Cutter (FC)24919.2 %34.6 %46.2 %29.2 %0.0 %15198249-1.66.97.4
2015Curveball (CU)16825.0 %25.0 %50.0 %16.7 %33.3 %111571684.3-3.96.1
2016Sinker (SI)81128.6 %48.4 %23.1 %28.6 %7.1 %538273811-7.95.910.0
2016Splitter (FS)73221.0 %64.8 %14.2 %13.0 %13.0 %484248732-6.53.07.4
2016Slider (SL)72324.3 %41.2 %34.6 %31.9 %19.1 %5142097231.63.34.4
2016Fourseam (FA)27526.1 %23.9 %50.0 %21.7 %13.0 %171104275-5.89.511.3
2016Cutter (FC)22934.9 %37.2 %27.9 %33.3 %25.0 %15772229-2.06.67.1
2016Curveball (CU)15535.0 %30.0 %35.0 %14.3 %14.3 %98571555.0-4.46.9
2017Slider (SL)85725.2 %41.0 %33.8 %23.4 %19.1 %6092488571.31.93.6
2017Splitter (FS)67614.6 %67.7 %17.7 %8.7 %43.5 %471205676-7.42.08.0
2017Sinker (SI)48727.7 %50.4 %21.8 %15.4 %30.8 %320167487-9.85.611.5
2017Fourseam (FA)30034.2 %31.6 %34.2 %23.1 %23.1 %171129300-6.89.511.8
2017Cutter (FC)23523.7 %42.1 %34.2 %15.4 %30.8 %13699235-2.96.37.1
2017Curveball (CU)16623.8 %28.6 %47.6 %30.0 %10.0 %113531664.0-4.36.2
2018Slider (SL)77817.3 %42.5 %40.2 %29.4 %11.8 %5452337783.8-0.44.3
2018Splitter (FS)72422.6 %58.9 %18.5 %18.5 %22.2 %501223724-6.00.76.2
2018Fourseam (FA)49629.5 %35.9 %34.6 %7.4 %22.2 %314182496-5.18.710.1
2018Cutter (FC)12619.2 %50.0 %30.8 %12.5 %50.0 %8343126-1.46.36.6
2018Sinker (SI)10921.7 %60.9 %17.4 %0.0 %25.0 %6841109-9.04.510.1
2018Curveball (CU)9137.5 %37.5 %25.0 %0.0 %50.0 %5239914.2-5.87.3
TotalSlider (SL)329421.9 %40.4 %37.7 %27.1 %14.5 %231597932942.21.74.0
TotalSplitter (FS)326918.7 %65.5 %15.7 %16.2 %21.9 %224610233269-6.32.06.9
TotalSinker (SI)212029.0 %48.5 %22.5 %17.5 %21.1 %14127082120-8.65.710.5
TotalFourseam (FA)191429.7 %33.0 %37.3 %18.4 %23.7 %11887261914-5.59.311.0
TotalCutter (FC)96223.7 %41.2 %35.0 %25.8 %19.4 %603359962-1.96.46.9
TotalCurveball (CU)69430.8 %28.2 %41.0 %18.8 %15.6 %4462486944.5-4.76.8

SeasonPitchPitchesO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%SwStr%pVALpVAL/C
2014Splitter (FS)51755.7 %81.6 %63.1 %41.3 %79.2 %55.2 %28.4 %28.2 %12.62.4
2014Slider (SL)42737.2 %46.6 %41.7 %42.2 %80.0 %62.4 %47.8 %15.7 %10.42.4
2014Fourseam (FA)41516.9 %65.1 %43.9 %83.9 %91.4 %90.1 %55.9 %4.3 %-11.3-2.7
2014Sinker (SI)40030.1 %69.2 %52.0 %83.0 %93.6 %90.9 %56.0 %4.8 %2.00.5
2014Cutter (FC)12337.7 %80.4 %53.7 %65.5 %81.1 %74.2 %37.4 %13.8 %-0.3-0.3
2014Curveball (CU)11416.4 %32.2 %24.6 %88.9 %79.0 %82.1 %51.8 %4.4 %-1.8-1.6
2015Splitter (FS)62056.1 %78.7 %63.1 %56.7 %87.4 %68.5 %31.0 %19.8 %9.51.5
2015Slider (SL)50939.2 %58.1 %48.3 %49.5 %80.4 %67.5 %48.3 %15.7 %11.22.2
2015Fourseam (FA)42820.9 %55.7 %40.2 %80.0 %90.2 %87.8 %55.4 %4.9 %-8.4-2.0
2015Sinker (SI)31330.8 %66.2 %48.2 %87.8 %96.1 %93.4 %49.2 %3.2 %-9.6-3.1
2015Cutter (FC)24930.7 %72.5 %49.0 %69.8 %89.9 %82.8 %43.8 %8.4 %6.52.6
2015Curveball (CU)16820.8 %24.2 %22.6 %75.0 %90.9 %84.2 %54.2 %3.6 %0.20.1
2016Sinker (SI)81130.1 %60.5 %45.1 %85.4 %94.2 %91.3 %49.6 %4.0 %6.30.8
2016Splitter (FS)73250.2 %76.7 %58.7 %58.6 %88.4 %71.2 %32.2 %16.9 %18.12.5
2016Slider (SL)72342.8 %61.9 %52.6 %51.0 %80.4 %68.7 %51.2 %16.5 %4.30.6
2016Fourseam (FA)27510.9 %65.4 %41.8 %84.6 %88.2 %87.8 %56.7 %5.1 %-3.6-1.3
2016Cutter (FC)22934.8 %76.9 %56.3 %74.4 %86.7 %83.0 %51.1 %9.6 %-1.4-0.6
2016Curveball (CU)15519.7 %31.0 %25.8 %57.1 %92.3 %80.0 %54.2 %5.2 %-0.4-0.3
2017Slider (SL)85749.7 %64.9 %55.8 %50.8 %76.6 %62.8 %39.9 %20.8 %12.11.4
2017Splitter (FS)67655.8 %82.3 %62.9 %49.6 %85.9 %62.4 %26.8 %23.7 %6.51.0
2017Sinker (SI)48734.9 %65.0 %48.9 %83.5 %92.5 %89.1 %46.4 %5.3 %-10.0-2.1
2017Fourseam (FA)30017.4 %60.9 %36.7 %82.8 %85.2 %84.6 %44.3 %5.7 %-6.0-2.0
2017Cutter (FC)23518.6 %57.7 %37.0 %60.9 %84.4 %78.2 %47.2 %8.1 %-6.3-2.7
2017Curveball (CU)16626.7 %36.3 %31.9 %55.0 %90.9 %77.4 %54.8 %7.2 %2.71.6
2018Slider (SL)77840.2 %59.8 %48.8 %53.1 %82.0 %68.7 %44.1 %15.3 %17.92.3
2018Splitter (FS)72455.5 %83.1 %63.1 %52.1 %89.2 %65.7 %27.8 %21.7 %3.40.5
2018Fourseam (FA)49622.2 %59.4 %40.5 %76.8 %87.6 %84.6 %49.2 %6.3 %-7.4-1.5
2018Cutter (FC)12625.5 %62.7 %47.6 %76.9 %80.9 %80.0 %59.5 %9.5 %-2.5-2.0
2018Sinker (SI)10925.4 %74.0 %47.7 %86.7 %94.6 %92.3 %45.9 %3.7 %-3.1-2.9
2018Curveball (CU)9116.3 %26.2 %20.9 %62.5 %72.7 %68.4 %46.2 %6.6 %-2.1-2.4
TotalSlider (SL)329442.9 %59.4 %50.5 %50.3 %79.8 %66.1 %45.7 %17.1 %56.01.7
TotalSplitter (FS)326954.5 %80.3 %62.1 %51.9 %86.5 %65.0 %29.3 %21.7 %50.21.5
TotalSinker (SI)212031.1 %64.8 %47.9 %84.9 %94.0 %91.0 %49.8 %4.3 %-14.4-0.7
TotalFourseam (FA)191418.5 %61.0 %40.8 %80.5 %88.9 %87.1 %52.4 %5.3 %-36.6-1.9
TotalCutter (FC)96229.2 %69.2 %48.2 %69.4 %85.5 %80.4 %47.6 %9.5 %-4.0-0.4
TotalCurveball (CU)69420.5 %30.3 %25.7 %65.7 %87.4 %79.2 %52.9 %5.3 %-1.5-0.2