Masahiro Tanaka

Age: 29
Bats/Throws: R/R
6' 3" / 215
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Birthdate: 11/1/1988 (29 y, 10 m, 21 d)
Contract: $155M / 7 Years (2014 - 2020)

RotoWire News: Tanaka allowed five earned runs on eight hits and no walks while striking out three across four innings Thursday against the Red Sox. He did not factor into the decision. (9/21/2018)

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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 %23.5 %16.7 %4.504.323.04 
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 
2016Yankees14403131199.27.441.620.99.27176.4 %48.2 %12.0 %3.073.513.614.7
2017Yankees131203030178.19.792.071.77.30571.5 %49.2 %21.2 %4.744.343.442.8
2017Yankees2103320.08.101.350.00.19684.6 %54.9 %0.0 %0.901.813.14 
2018THE BAT13802929178.09.011.991.52.29575.2 %  3.814.09  
2018ATC13902828174.08.911.921.44.30174.0 %  3.863.98  
2018Depth Charts13902929178.08.771.891.36.30274.0 %  3.823.88 3.6
2018Steamer12902929176.08.592.061.41.29473.4 %47.1 % 4.014.073.733.2
2018Fans (13)13702828173.09.051.771.35.29373.4 %  3.793.74 3.7
2018ZiPS13902828173.08.951.721.30.29974.7 %  3.643.69 3.9
2018Yankees (AAA)000115.07.200.001.80.15462.5 %35.7 %20.0 %3.604.332.88 
2018Yankees12502626152.09.182.011.42.28078.5 %47.7 %17.5 %3.673.953.392.7
2018ZiPS (R)11 2210.09.111.851.36.30473.3 %  3.813.79 0.2
2018Steamer (R)1102211.08.992.041.35.29374.0 %  3.823.88 0.2
2018Depth Charts (R)1102211.09.051.941.35.30473.7 %  3.823.84 0.2
2018THE BAT (R)1002213.09.742.051.11.30075.0 %  3.343.36  
Total- - -64330131131820.18.711.741.33.27975.8 %47.9 %16.3 %3.583.793.3015.5
Postseason- - -2204425.07.562.160.72.18893.0 %53.0 %9.5 %1.443.233.61 

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2014Yankees1352.77202031000136.1542123474215210440141
2015Yankees (AAA)004.5022000006.0256331200006
2015Yankees1273.51242410000154.0609126666025270140139
2015Yankees013.6011000005.0214222300003
2016Yankees1443.07313100000199.2805179756822360370165
2017Yankees13124.74303011000178.17521801009435411770194
2017Yankees210.90330000020.072102203002018
2018THE BAT1383.812929  0  178.07291668275303924  178
2018ATC1393.862828  00 174.0 1648175283715  172
2018Depth Charts1393.822929  00 178.0 16982762737 5  174
2018Steamer1294.0129291000 176.073317285782840 5  168
2018Fans (13)1373.792828  0  173.0 15678732634 3  174
2018ZiPS1393.642828  0  173.0 160757025330460172
2018Yankees (AAA)003.6011000005.0183221000004
2018Yankees1253.67262611000152.0615135646224340630155
2018ZiPS (R)113.8122     10.0 105422 0  10
2018Steamer (R)113.82220000 11.047115523 0  11
2018Depth Charts (R)113.8222  00 11.0 115522 0  11
2018THE BAT (R)103.3422  0  13.05311552300  14
Total- - -64333.5813113163000820.13323743352326121159121250794
Postseason- - -221.44440000025.093144426002021

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
2016Yankees7.441.624.580.9920.5 %4.5 %16.0 %.2341.08.27176.4 %72793.51
2016Average8.103.142.581.1721.1 %8.2 %12.9 %.2521.32.29872.9 %  4.24
2017Yankees9.792.074.731.7725.8 %5.5 %20.3 %.2561.24.30571.5 %107954.34
2017Yankees8.101.356.000.0025.0 %4.2 %20.8 %.1450.65.19684.6 %20391.81
2017Average8.343.292.531.2721.6 %8.5 %13.1 %.2521.34.29772.6 %  4.40
2018THE BAT9.011.994.531.52   .2481.15.29575.2 %  4.09
2018ATC8.911.924.641.44   .2511.16.30174.0 %  3.98
2018Depth Charts8.771.894.651.36   .2521.16.30274.0 %  3.88
2018Steamer8.592.064.171.4122.9 %5.5 %17.4 %.2501.21.29473.4 %  4.07
2018Fans (13)9.051.775.121.35   .2421.10.29373.4 %  3.74
2018ZiPS8.951.725.211.30   .2471.12.29974.7 %  3.69
2018Yankees (AAA)7.200.004.001.8022.2 %0.0 %22.2 %.1670.60.15462.5 %  4.33
2018Yankees9.182.014.561.4225.2 %5.5 %19.7 %.2351.11.28078.5 %85903.95
2018Average8.513.232.631.1622.2 %8.4 %13.8 %.2451.30.29372.9 %  4.20
2018ZiPS (R)9.111.854.931.36   .2501.15.30473.3 %  3.79
2018Steamer (R)8.992.044.411.35   .2451.17.29374.0 %  3.88
2018Depth Charts (R)9.051.944.661.35   .2511.16.30473.7 %  3.84
2018THE BAT (R)9.742.054.741.11   .2361.10.30075.0 %  3.36
Total- - -8.711.744.991.3323.9 %4.8 %19.1 %.2361.10.27975.8 %85873.79
Postseason- - -7.562.163.500.7222.6 %6.5 %16.1 %.1610.80.18893.0 %34743.23

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
2015Yankees (AAA)0.6741.2 %23.5 %35.3 %16.7 %16.7 %  47.1 %17.7 %35.3 %     3.04
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 %3.79853.61
2017Yankees1.5118.2 %49.2 %32.6 %12.1 %21.2 %6.4 %33.3 %45.8 %36.7 %17.5 %19.4 %49.1 %31.4 %3.52783.44
2017Yankees1.8715.7 %54.9 %29.4 %6.7 %0.0 %3.6 %0.0 %      2.94713.14
2018Yankees (AAA)1.0028.6 %35.7 %35.7 %40.0 %20.0 %  42.9 %28.6 %28.6 %     2.88
2018Yankees1.4419.1 %47.7 %33.2 %10.2 %17.5 %8.1 %14.3 %48.8 %31.0 %20.2 %17.4 %45.2 %37.4 %3.47803.39
Total- - -1.5020.2 %47.9 %32.0 %10.9 %16.3 %6.6 %32.1 %46.1 %33.7 %20.2 %18.5 %48.3 %33.2 %3.40793.30
Postseason- - -1.6715.2 %53.0 %31.8 %4.8 %9.5 %2.9 %0.0 %      3.44843.61

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2014Yankees172107901113726866013492009
2015Yankees (AAA)4671    3469103
2015Yankees2061488414153210076215282290
2015Yankees76200000344983
2016Yankees28618412322138312096619692935
2017Yankees2491659220163112993718732810
2017Yankees281581100693191284
2018Yankees (AAA)5542    204969
2018Yankees197137791416719975615622318
Total- - -111074146881732895164081828112362
Postseason- - -35211011006127240367

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2014Yankees1.83-8.1710.0016.611.830.97 0.881.12171.250.6300
2015Yankees1.02-8.699.719.941.080.83 0.850.84231.68-0.4600
2015Yankees0.00-0.350.350.470.050.88 0.870.651-0.020.0300
2016Yankees2.90-11.0613.9728.162.850.91 0.871.02312.610.5700
2017Yankees0.21-12.1012.31-6.44-0.700.900.850.870.90290.090.1500
2017Yankees0.79-0.711.508.010.810.980.950.870.9430.780.0300
2018Yankees1.35-9.2510.6018.391.900.890.880.861.17251.83-0.3000
Total- - -7.32-49.2856.5966.676.960.900.870.871.001257.450.6700
Postseason- - -0.79-1.061.868.480.860.960.950.870.8740.750.0700

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)  
2017Yankees27.7% (92.2)30.5% (84.7)9.5% (89.7)6.0% (77.0) 26.3% (87.8) 0.1%
2018Yankees26.3% (91.7)33.6% (83.5)5.1% (89.3)3.9% (77.0)1.5% (84.9)29.7% (87.0)  
Total- - -31.3% (91.5)27.0% (83.9)8.1% (89.0)5.7% (76.0)0.4% (84.3)27.6% (87.1) 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 %      
2017Yankees15.3 % 3.4 %23.2 % 20.1 %32.1 %6.0 %      
2018Yankees21.9 % 2.8 %31.8 % 5.4 %34.4 %3.7 %      
Total- - -16.8 %0.0 %5.3 %27.3 % 17.3 %27.7 %5.6 %  0.1 %   

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     
2017Yankees91.9 89.587.5 91.484.776.9     
2018Yankees91.9 89.286.8 90.783.676.8     
Total- - -91.791.789.086.9 90.883.976.0  86.9  

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2014Yankees20.8 %6.2 %25.9 %20.0 % 21.4 %5.7 %    
2015Yankees18.7 %10.9 %27.1 %13.7 % 22.3 %7.4 %    
2016Yankees9.4 %7.8 %25.0 %27.7 % 24.7 %5.3 %    
2017Yankees10.7 %8.4 %24.0 %17.3 % 30.5 %5.9 %   3.3 %
2018Yankees20.6 %5.3 %30.0 %4.7 % 32.5 %3.7 %    
Total- - -15.4 %7.8 %26.3 %17.2 % 26.5 %5.6 %   0.8 %

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2014Yankees92.889.387.391.4 84.074.4   
2015Yankees92.989.988.191.8 84.577.1   
2016Yankees92.088.686.990.3 84.476.0   
2017Yankees93.089.887.791.4 84.777.0   
2018Yankees92.089.487.090.8 83.577.1   
Total- - -92.589.487.491.0 84.276.4   

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 
2016Yankees1.74.8-2.1-0.2 17.8 0.190.63-0.91-0.13 2.10 
2017Yankees-15.49.3-8.02.8 8.0 -1.981.08-3.001.64 1.08 
2018Yankees-10.315.8-2.9-1.5-1.07.2 -1.692.04-2.48-1.69-3.001.05 
Total- - --51.951.8-8.5-0.6-0.954.0 -1.341.55-0.85-0.08-2.151.58 

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     
2017Yankees-9.3 -0.27.1 -13.511.52.5     
2018Yankees-4.7 -3.87.9 -6.816.5-1.6     
Total- - --32.8-0.1-1.854.9 -17.550.5-2.2  -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-0.36 -0.922.27 0.790.37-0.79     
2017Yankees-2.18 -0.241.10 -2.401.281.50     
2018Yankees-0.93 -5.781.07 -5.452.08-1.90     
Total- - --1.59-5.98-0.271.63 -0.821.48-0.32  -11.60  

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2014Yankees-11.3-0.312.62.0 10.4-1.8   
2015Yankees-8.46.59.5-9.6 11.20.2   
2016Yankees-3.6-1.418.16.3 4.3-0.4   
2017Yankees-6.0-6.36.5-10.0 12.12.7   
2018Yankees-5.7-2.64.2-3.1 17.2-2.9   
Total- - --34.8-4.051.0-14.4 55.2-2.2   

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2014Yankees-2.71-0.252.440.49 2.44-1.61   
2015Yankees-1.962.621.53-3.06 2.210.10   
2016Yankees-1.30-0.612.480.78 0.59-0.25   
2017Yankees-1.99-2.660.97-2.05 1.411.63   
2018Yankees-1.18-2.080.60-2.89 2.28-3.35   
Total- - --1.84-0.421.57-0.68 1.69-0.32   

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 %
2015Yankees36.8 %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 %44.8 %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 %60.3 %10.1 %
2017Yankees37.8 %69.0 %50.9 %52.8 %83.6 %70.4 %42.0 %64.6 %15.1 %
2017Average29.9 %66.7 %46.5 %62.9 %85.5 %77.5 %45.0 %60.3 %10.4 %
2018Yankees37.8 %69.5 %50.4 %57.1 %83.9 %71.8 %39.8 %68.1 %14.2 %
2018Average30.9 %67.3 %46.5 %62.9 %85.6 %77.0 %43.0 %60.6 %10.6 %
Total- - -37.3 %67.9 %50.0 %59.1 %85.6 %74.1 %41.5 %64.4 %13.0 %

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 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
2017Yankees40.6 %65.4 %50.9 %54.2 %84.4 %70.3 %41.7 %26.0
2017Average30.3 %64.1 %46.5 %61.2 %85.8 %77.4 %47.9 %23.8
2018Yankees40.0 %65.6 %50.4 %56.4 %85.4 %71.7 %40.6 %26.2
2018Average30.4 %64.3 %46.6 %60.2 %85.7 %77.0 %47.7 %23.5
Total- - -39.0 %64.2 %50.0 %58.0 %86.4 %74.0 %43.9 %25.5

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2014Yankees37.9 %63.3 %49.5 %52.8 %86.5 %72.5 %45.7 %25.5
2015Yankees39.0 %61.1 %49.0 %61.9 %88.2 %76.7 %45.0 %25.0
2016Yankees37.8 %63.8 %49.9 %63.8 %87.8 %78.2 %46.7 %25.3
2017Yankees42.1 %64.6 %51.1 %56.3 %84.1 %70.4 %40.1 %25.4
2018Yankees40.3 %64.0 %50.4 %54.9 %86.0 %71.7 %42.4 %27.0
Total- - -39.6 %63.4 %50.0 %58.2 %86.6 %74.0 %43.9 %25.6

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2014YankeesP2020136.112140001001 6   1.000 
2015Yankees (AAA)P226.0000  0          
2015YankeesP2424154.011190001200 1   1.000 
2016YankeesP3131199.211311011100 7   .977 
2017YankeesP3030178.18220001200 4   1.000 
2018Yankees (AAA)P115.0000  0          
2018YankeesP2626152.014220003201 6   1.000 
Total- - -P131131820.1561081017702 24   .994 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2014YankeesP136.10  224              
2015YankeesP154.02  035              
2016YankeesP199.20  067              
2017YankeesP178.11  012              
2018YankeesP152.01  035              
Total- - -P820.14  21523              

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)
2017YankeesP178.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (3)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (8)100.0%    (12)
2018YankeesP152.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)50.0%     (2)100.0%      (6)100.0%    (10)
Total- - -P820.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (9)25.0%      (4)66.7%     (9)100.0%    (23)100.0%    (70)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2014Yankees3.50.00.50.427.03.1$23.6 
2015Yankees2.91.8-1.10.721.32.3$18.1 
2016Yankees5.41.3-0.60.743.74.7$37.4 
2017Yankees1.8-0.3-0.7-1.027.72.8$22.3 
2018Yankees3.30.40.30.725.62.7$21.3 
Total- - -16.93.1-1.71.5145.315.5$122.7 

  • $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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