Masahiro Tanaka

Age: 30
Bats/Throws: R/R
6' 3" / 215
P
Birthdate: 11/1/1988 (30 y, 1 m, 17 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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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 
2018Yankees (AAA)000115.07.200.001.80.15462.5 %35.7 %20.0 %3.604.332.88 
2018Yankees12602727156.09.172.021.44.28477.7 %47.2 %17.7 %3.754.013.422.7
2018Yankees100115.07.201.801.80.154100.0 %35.7 %12.5 %1.804.764.80 
2019Depth Charts11802626153.08.722.101.36.30673.4 %  3.953.99 2.6
2019Steamer11802626153.08.722.101.36.29573.4 %46.6 % 3.953.993.622.6
Total- - -64340132132824.18.711.751.33.28075.6 %47.8 %16.4 %3.593.803.3115.5
Postseason- - -3205530.07.502.100.90.18296.0 %50.0 %10.3 %1.503.493.81 

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2014Yankees1352.77202031000136.1542123474215210440141
2015Yankees (AAA)004.5022000006.0256331200006
2015Yankees1273.51242410000154.0609126666025270140139
2015Yankees013.6011000005.0214222300003
2016Yankees1443.07313100000199.2805179756822360370165
2017Yankees13124.74303011000178.17521801009435411770194
2017Yankees210.90330000020.072102203002018
2018Yankees (AAA)003.6011000005.0183221000004
2018Yankees1263.75272711000156.0635141686525350730159
2018Yankees101.8011000005.0193111100004
2019Depth Charts1183.952626  00 153.0 14873672336 5  149
2019Steamer1183.9526261000 153.063814873672336 5  149
Total- - -64343.5913213263000824.13343749356329122160122250798
Postseason- - -321.50550000030.0112175537002025

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
2018Yankees (AAA)7.200.004.001.8022.2 %0.0 %22.2 %.1670.60.15462.5 %  4.33
2018Yankees9.172.024.541.4425.0 %5.5 %19.5 %.2381.13.28477.7 %87914.01
2018Yankees7.201.804.001.8021.1 %5.3 %15.8 %.1670.80.154100.0 %421084.76
2018Average8.533.252.631.1622.3 %8.5 %13.8 %.2451.30.29372.8 %  4.19
2019Depth Charts8.722.104.151.36   .2561.20.30673.4 %  3.99
2019Steamer8.722.104.151.3623.3 %5.6 %17.7 %.2491.20.29573.4 %  3.99
Total- - -8.711.754.991.3323.9 %4.8 %19.1 %.2371.10.28075.6 %85873.80
Postseason- - -7.502.103.570.9022.3 %6.3 %16.1 %.1620.80.18296.0 %35803.49

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
2018Yankees1.4319.7 %47.2 %33.1 %9.9 %17.7 %9.0 %12.5 %48.4 %31.1 %20.5 %16.8 %45.9 %37.3 %3.50813.42
2018Yankees0.637.1 %35.7 %57.1 %12.5 %12.5 %0.0 %0.0 %      3.961134.80
Total- - -1.5020.3 %47.8 %31.9 %10.9 %16.4 %6.7 %31.0 %46.1 %33.7 %20.2 %18.4 %48.4 %33.2 %3.41793.31
Postseason- - -1.3813.8 %50.0 %36.3 %6.9 %10.3 %2.5 %0.0 %      3.54893.81

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2014Yankees172107901113726866013492009
2015Yankees (AAA)4671    3469103
2015Yankees2061488414153210076215282290
2015Yankees76200000344983
2016Yankees28618412322138312096619692935
2017Yankees2491659220163112993718732810
2017Yankees281581100693191284
2018Yankees (AAA)5542    204969
2018Yankees2011418414188110278416142398
2018Yankees58110003304878
Total- - -111474547381752995194109833312442
Postseason- - -40291121009157288445

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
2018Yankees0.92-9.9410.8613.861.490.900.880.851.17261.48-0.4600
2018Yankees0.20-0.150.341.800.170.801.000.921.4110.170.0800
Total- - -6.88-49.9756.8562.146.550.900.860.871.001267.110.5200
Postseason- - -0.99-1.212.2010.281.030.930.960.880.9850.920.1400

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%
2018Yankees26.2% (91.7)33.5% (83.5)5.0% (89.2)4.0% (76.9)1.4% (84.8)29.9% (87.0)  
Total- - -31.3% (91.5)27.0% (83.9)8.0% (89.0)5.7% (76.0)0.3% (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 %      
2018Yankees22.0 % 2.8 %32.0 % 5.2 %34.3 %3.8 %      
Total- - -16.8 %0.0 %5.3 %27.4 % 17.2 %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     
2018Yankees91.8 89.286.9 90.783.576.7     
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 %
2018Yankees20.7 %5.3 %30.2 %4.6 % 32.4 %3.8 %    
Total- - -15.4 %7.8 %26.3 %17.1 % 26.5 %5.6 %   0.7 %

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   
2018Yankees92.289.487.291.1 83.777.2   
Total- - -92.689.487.491.0 84.376.4   

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-11.916.1-2.9-0.8-1.26.1 -1.902.01-2.43-0.81-3.630.85 
Total- - --53.552.1-8.50.2-1.152.9 -1.381.55-0.850.03-2.611.54 

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-6.5 -3.77.0 -6.817.3-0.9     
Total- - --34.6-0.1-1.754.0 -17.551.2-1.5  -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-1.23 -5.520.92 -5.452.11-1.00     
Total- - --1.66-5.98-0.261.59 -0.821.49-0.21  -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-7.4-2.53.4-3.1 17.9-2.1   
Total- - --36.6-4.050.2-14.4 56.0-1.5   

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-1.50-2.020.47-2.89 2.31-2.36   
Total- - --1.91-0.411.53-0.68 1.70-0.22   

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 %
2018Yankees37.6 %69.6 %50.3 %57.6 %83.7 %72.0 %39.8 %68.2 %14.1 %
2018Average30.9 %67.3 %46.6 %62.8 %85.5 %77.0 %43.0 %60.6 %10.7 %
Total- - -37.3 %67.9 %50.0 %59.2 %85.6 %74.1 %41.5 %64.5 %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
2018Yankees39.8 %65.6 %50.3 %56.4 %85.5 %71.9 %40.9 %26.1
2018Average30.4 %64.4 %46.6 %60.1 %85.6 %76.9 %47.7 %23.5
Total- - -38.9 %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
2018Yankees40.7 %64.1 %50.3 %56.6 %85.8 %71.9 %41.1 %27.0
Total- - -39.6 %63.4 %50.0 %58.5 %86.5 %74.0 %43.7 %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          
2018YankeesP2727156.014241014301 7   .974 
Total- - -P132132824.1561102028802 25   .988 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSZrCERArSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2014YankeesP136.10 0  224           
2015YankeesP154.01 2  035           
2016YankeesP199.22 0  067           
2017YankeesP178.11 1  012           
2018YankeesP156.02 1  137           
Total- - -P824.16 4  31525           

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)
2018YankeesP156.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)50.0%     (2)100.0%      (6)100.0%    (13)
Total- - -P824.10.0%      (0)0.0%    (10)25.0%      (4)66.7%     (9)100.0%    (23)100.0%    (73)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2014Yankees3.50.00.50.427.03.1$23.6 
2015Yankees2.91.8-1.10.721.32.3$18.1 
2016Yankees5.41.3-0.60.743.64.7$37.3 
2017Yankees1.7-0.3-0.7-1.027.72.8$22.2 
2018Yankees3.20.30.20.525.62.7$21.2 
Total- - -16.83.0-1.71.3145.115.5$122.4 

  • $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 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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