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Kensuke Tanaka

Kensuke Tanaka

Positions: Second Baseman and Leftfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: May 20, 1981 in Chikushino, Fukuoka, Japan
High School: Higashi Fukuoka HS (JP)

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Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2000 19 -9.6 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 5 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0 0 0
2001 20 -8.8 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 56 116 99 12 14 1 1 3 9 0 2 13 28 .141 .239 .263 .502 26 0 0 3 1 0
2002 21 -7.9 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 60 177 158 18 40 7 4 0 10 3 2 9 36 .253 .298 .348 .646 55 2 1 9 0 0
2003 22 -6.8 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 52 114 102 10 22 4 1 1 16 1 1 6 30 .216 .268 .304 .572 31 0 2 2 2 0
2004 23 -5.9 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 21 45 40 4 13 3 2 1 7 1 0 2 7 .325 .372 .575 .947 23 1 1 2 0 0
2005 24 -5.6 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 22 28 24 2 5 0 0 1 2 1 1 4 10 .208 .321 .333 .655 8 0 0 0 0 0
2006 25 -4.3 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 125 450 376 68 113 10 6 7 42 21 7 30 60 .301 .358 .415 .773 156 3 6 34 4 0
2007 26 -3.4 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 144 638 526 66 134 24 7 3 31 27 14 43 107 .255 .321 .344 .665 181 2 9 58 2 1
2008 27 -2.0 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 144 638 536 89 159 32 9 11 63 21 7 62 80 .297 .379 .451 .831 242 4 11 26 3 2
2009 28 -1.7 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 144 680 575 93 163 34 4 3 49 31 11 79 105 .283 .373 .372 .745 214 0 5 17 4 4
2010 29 -0.6 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 143 662 576 88 193 24 4 5 54 34 10 72 66 .335 .408 .417 .824 240 6 2 7 5 4
2011 30 0.8 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 49 220 200 25 58 6 1 1 10 8 3 17 21 .290 .344 .345 .689 69 1 0 2 1 0
2012 31 2.0 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 114 505 457 49 137 14 3 3 32 13 9 35 36 .300 .350 .363 .713 166 2 2 8 3 2
2013 32 5.1 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 107 400 343 54 113 14 3 1 32 22 10 42 36 .329 .400 .397 .797 136 6 3 5 7 2
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2013 32 4.7 Margarita VEWL FgW 9 35 32 4 9 4 0 0 4 0 0 1 3 .281 .294 .406 .700 13 0 0 1 1 0
2013 32 3.7 SFG NL MLB SFG 15 34 30 4 8 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 3 .267 .353 .267 .620 8 0 0 0 0 0
2014 33 6.4 Round Rock PCL AAA TEX 62 245 213 29 55 8 2 4 27 12 2 27 28 .258 .340 .371 .711 79 7 1 1 3 0
2015 34 5.6 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 134 596 532 62 151 20 2 4 66 9 3 57 58 .284 .354 .352 .705 187 9 1 5 1 0
2016 35 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 143 626 541 61 147 14 1 2 53 22 8 69 56 .272 .361 .312 .674 169 4 9 3 4 3
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 169 645 556 83 168 22 5 5 59 34 12 69 64 .302 .377 .387 .764 215 13 4 6 10 2
Foreign (16 seasons) Foreign 1365 5535 4779 651 1359 197 45 45 448 192 78 499 705 .284 .356 .373 .729 1781 34 49 177 31 16
All Levels (17 Seasons) 1549 6214 5365 738 1535 219 50 50 509 228 90 572 772 .286 .358 .374 .732 2004 47 53 183 41 18
Fgn (15 seasons) Foreign 1356 5500 4747 647 1350 193 45 45 444 192 78 498 702 .284 .356 .372 .729 1768 34 49 176 30 16

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2000 19 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn SS 3
2001 20 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 2B 5
2001 20 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 3B 21
2001 20 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn SS 16
2002 21 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 2B 42
2002 21 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn SS 12
2003 22 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 2B 42
2003 22 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn SS 4
2005 24 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 2B 2 8 2 6 0 0 1.000 4.00
2005 24 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn OF 3 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
2005 24 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn SS 1 3 0 3 0 1 1.000 3.00
2006 25 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 2B 114 578 243 324 11 79 .981 4.97
2006 25 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn OF 4 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
2006 25 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
2007 26 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 2B 144 753 309 434 10 97 .987 5.16
2008 27 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 2B 144 786 322 455 9 82 .989 5.40
2009 28 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 2B 144 801 325 467 9 87 .989 5.50
2010 29 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 2B 143 833 343 473 17 122 .980 5.71
2011 30 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 2B 49 282 127 150 5 23 .982 5.65
2012 31 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 2B 114 614 260 343 11 62 .982 5.29
2013 32 Fresno PCL AAA SFG 2B 55 48 466.1 239 91 133 15 28 .937 4.32 4.07
2013 32 Fresno PCL AAA SFG LF 30 29 243.1 57 52 4 1 0 .982 2.07 1.87
2013 32 Margarita VEWL FgW 2B 4 21 8 12 1 4 .952 5.00
2013 32 Margarita VEWL FgW LF 6 12 11 1 0 0 1.000 2.00
2013 32 SFG NL MLB SFG LF 9
2013 32 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 9 55.0 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 0.98 0.67
2014 33 Round Rock PCL AAA TEX 2B 49 48 420.2 206 70 130 6 34 .971 4.28 4.08
2015 34 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 2B 123 123 641 269 362 10 69 .984 5.13
2016 35 Nippon Ham JPPL Fgn 2B 142 0 801 315 476 10 95 .988 5.57
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 2B 104 96 887.0 445 161 263 21 62 .953 4.30 4.08
Foreign (14 seasons) Foreign 2B 1212 123 6118 2523 3502 93 720
Foreign (2 seasons) Foreign OF 7 14 14 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
Foreign (6 seasons) Foreign SS 37 3 0 3 0 1
All Levels (15 Seasons) 2B 1316 219 887.0 6563 2684 3765 114 782
All Levels (1 Season) LF 45 29 243.1 69 63 5 1 0
All Levels (3 Seasons) OF 16 55.0 20 20 0 0 0 1.000 0.98 1.25
All Levels (6 Seasons) SS 37 3 0 3 0 1
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 5d1fa98d

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Historical performance data for professional leagues (affiliated minor leagues, independent minor leagues, fall/winter leagues, and other international leagues) is provided by and licensed from 24-7 Baseball and Chadwick Baseball Bureau. It incorporates the work of many stalwart baseball researchers, including Cliff Blau, Art Cantu, Frank Hamilton, Reed Howard, Kevin Johnson, Bob McConnell, Jack Morris, and Ray Nemec, as well as members of the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

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