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Masahiro Tanaka    \masa-HERO tuh-na-ka\

Masahiro Tanaka (twitter: @t_masahiro18)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: November 1, 1988 in Itami, Hyogo, Japan
High School: Komadai Tomakomai HS (JP)(All Transactions)
Debut: April 4, 2014 (Age 25.154)
Rookie Status: Still Intact [*]
Team: Yankees 2014
2014 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible, 7 yrs/$155M (14-20) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 0.000, Arb Eligible: 2017, Free Agent: 2020 [*], Agents: Casey Close [*]
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Standard Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
2014 ★ 25 NYY AL 12 4 .750 2.51 18 18 0 3 1 0 129.1 111 39 36 15 19 0 135 3 0 4 508 158 3.06 1.005 7.7 1.0 1.3 9.4 7.11 AS
1 Yr 12 4 .750 2.51 18 18 0 3 1 0 129.1 111 39 36 15 19 0 135 3 0 4 508 158 3.06 1.005 7.7 1.0 1.3 9.4 7.11
162 Game Avg. 23 8 .750 2.51 34 34 0 6 2 0 244 210 74 68 28 36 0 255 6 0 8 960 158 3.06 1.005 7.7 1.0 1.3 9.4 7.11
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
2014 ★ 25 NYY AL 129.1 18 18 39 2.71 4.14 -0.14 0.16 100.9 4.47 23 2.8 -0.1 3.9 37 .656 .517 AS
1 Season 129.1 18 18 39 2.71 4.14 -0.14 0.16 100.9 4.47 23 2.8 -0.1 3.9 37 .656 .517

All-Star Pitching

Year Tm Lg Age GS W L W-L% ERA GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
2014 NYY AL 25

Batting Against -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PAu G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS BAbip TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB ROE
2014 25 NYY AL 18 508 481 39 111 24 1 15 5 1 19 135 .231 .263 .378 .641 .287 182 10 3 2 3 0 3
1 Yr 18 508 481 39 111 24 1 15 5 1 19 135 .231 .263 .378 .641 .287 182 10 3 2 3 0 3
162 Game Avg. 34 960 909 74 210 45 2 28 9 2 36 255 .231 .263 .378 .641 .287 344 19 6 4 6 0 6
MLB Averages .252 .315 .390 .705 .299

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
2014 25 NYY AL 20.6 2.3 517 2.1 9.4 -7.4 .97 1.4 0.7 20.3 2.2 0.87 16.9 0 0 0
1 Yr 20.6 2.3 517 2.1 9.4 -7.4 .97 1.4 0.7 20.3 2.2 0.87 16.9 0 0 0

Starting Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg G GS Wgs Lgs ND Wchp Ltuf Wtm Ltm tmW-L% Wlst Lsv CG SHO QS QS% GmScA Best Wrst BQR BQS sDR lDR RS/GS RS/IP IP/GS Pit/GS <80 80-99 100-119 ≥120 Max
2014 25 NYY AL 18 18 12 4 2 1 3 13 5 .722 0 1 3 1 16 89% 63.4 87 38 5 0 0 10 4.3 4.2 7.2 105 0 4 14 0 118
1 Yr 18 18 12 4 2 1 3 13 5 .722 0 1 3 1 16 89% 63 87 38 5 0 0 10 4.3 4.2 7.2 105 0 4 14 0 118
MLB Averages .500 53% 52 102 -16 4.1 3.9 6.0 96

Ratio Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB DPopp DPs DP%
2014 25 NYY AL 508 45% 3.0% 26.6% 3.7% 7.9% 36% 0.87 1.25 66% 24% 9.3% 11% 78 10 13%
1 Yr 508 45% 3.0% 26.6% 3.7% 7.9% 36% 0.87 1.25 66% 24% 9.3% 11% 78 10 13%
MLB Averages 45% 2.3% 20.3% 7.8% 7.3% 32% 0.85 1.12 68% 24% 7.0% 12% 11%

Pitch Summary -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1st% 30% 30c 30s 02% 02c 02s 02h L/SO S/SO L/SO% 3pK 4pW PAu Pitu Stru
2014 25 NYY AL 508 1889 3.72 1276 67.5% 25.2% 21.7% 25.6% 27.5% 74.8% 0.0% 50.6% 71.0% 61.8% 3.7% 19 17 23.6% 120 74 10 28 106 20.7% 22 2 0 0 0
1 Yr 508 1889 3.72 1276 67.5% 25.2% 21.7% 25.6% 27.5% 74.8% 0.0% 50.6% 71.0% 61.8% 3.7% 19 17 23.6% 120 74 10 28 106 20.7% 22 2 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.83 64.1% 27.7% 16.2% 27.2% 29.0% 72.3% 1.3% 46.4% 77.6% 60.4% 4.4% 24.5% 25.0%

Baserunning & Situational Stats*

Hits Home Runs Advances Baserunning
Year Age Tm Lg PA H Inf Bnt All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd <2,3B Scr SO % ROE WP PB SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS BT PAu
2014 25 NYY AL 508 111 10 2 15 0 2 8 7 9 6 19 10 4 53% 3 4 0 164 5 1 83% 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
1 Yr 508 111 10 2 15 0 2 8 7 9 6 19 10 4 53% 3 4 0 164 5 1 83% 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
MLB Averages 53% 73%

Cumulative Pitching

Year Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W ERA+
2014 25 12 4 .750 2.51 18 18 0 3 1 0 129.1 111 39 36 15 19 0 135 3 0 4 508 158 1.005 7.7 1.0 1.3 9.4 7.11 158

Neutralized Pitching

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age W L W-L% ERA IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WHIP H9 BB9 SO9 SO/W HR9 Gact
2014 25 9 5 .643 2.51 129.0 114 40 36 15 20 135 3 1.039 8.0 1.4 9.4 6.75 1.0 18
1 Yr 9 5 .643 2.51 129.0 114 40 36 15 20 135 3 1.039 8.0 9.4 6.75 1.0 18



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
2014 AL  3.9 (10th)

WAR for Pitcherss c a p y
2014 AL  3.9 (3rd)

Earned Run Average s c a p y
2014 AL  2.51 (4th)

Wins s c a p y
2014 AL  12 (1st)

Win-Loss % s c a p y
2014 AL  .750 (8th)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
2014 AL  1.005 (4th)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
2014 AL  7.724 (8th)

Bases On Balls per 9 IP s c a p y
2014 AL  1.322 (4th)

Strikeouts per 9 IP s c a p y
2014 AL  9.394 (8th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
2014 AL  135 (8th)

Complete Games s c a p y
2014 AL  3 (1st)

Shutouts s c a p y
2014 AL  1 (3rd)

Strikeouts / Base On Balls s c a p y
2014 AL  7.105 (4th)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
2014 AL  158 (4th)

Adj. Pitching Runs s c a p y
2014 AL  21 (4th)

Adj. Pitching Wins s c a p y
2014 AL  2.3 (3rd)

Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24)s c a p y
2014 AL  20.35 (6th)

Base-Out Wins Saved (REW)s c a p y
2014 AL  2.2 (6th)

             

Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkPitching - 6 (384), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 22 (1031), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 6 (1238), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
JAWS Starting Pitcher (1323rd), 3.9 career WAR/3.9 7yr-peak WAR/3.9 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

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