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Masahiro TanakaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: New York Yankees MLB Years: 2014-2018
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Played in Japan
Rated Prospect

PositionsP-135Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMasahiro Tanaka
Height6-2Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 1,1988 [30.040]PlaceItami,Japan

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2014 by the New York Yankees.Service Time4.000 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2014-MLB-#4
MLB DebutApril 4,2014 [25.154]
OrganizationsNYA [5] Awards3Awards Voting2-22
TBC Player ID181951Retrosheet IDtanam001MLBAM ID547888
Pitch Repertoire Slider (27.60%) -- Splitter (27.55%) -- Sinker (17.36%) -- Fastball (16.64%) -- Curveball (5.58%) -- Cutter (5.27%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 91.81 - [2017] - 91.92 - [2016] - 91.99 - [2015] - 92.04 - [2014] - 91.14
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (RHP) in 2014 ... Opening Day Starter for New York Yankees in 2015-2017
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts68Walks89Hittable61SO/BB91vsPower61Hitting0Durability59Team.520Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2007Tohoku Rakuten Golden EagJap PacIntl-18Rel181173.82280284100186.01838379176819610101.358.840.823.289.472.88.611-
2008Tohoku Rakuten Golden EagJap PacIntl--ST19973.49252415201172.217171679541596001.308.910.472.818.292.94.563-
2009Tohoku Rakuten Golden EagJap PacIntl--Rel201562.33250256301189.2170514913431713001.128.070.622.048.113.98.714-
2010Tohoku Rakuten Golden EagJap PacIntl--Rel211162.50200208100155.015947439321191001.239.230.521.866.913.72.647-
2011Tohoku Rakuten Golden EagJap PacIntl--Rel22501.272702714600226.017135328272417000.876.800.321.079.588.931.000-
2012Tohoku Rakuten Golden EagJap PacIntl--ST231041.87222208300173.016045364191690001.038.320.210.998.798.89.714-
2013Tohoku Rakuten Golden EagJap PacIntl-ST242401.27282718211212.016835306321839000.947.130.251.367.775.721.000-
2014New York YankeesALMLBnya19ST251352.77202003100136.0123474215211414001.068.120.991.399.316.71.7222.96
2015Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RaiILAAAnya0ST26004.5022000006.06331260001.339.001.503.009.003.00--
2015New York YankeesALMLBnya19ST261273.51242401000154.0126666025271394000.997.361.461.588.125.15.6323.97
2016New York YankeesALMLBnya19ST271443.07313100000199.2179756822361657001.088.070.991.627.444.58.7783.47
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya19ST2813124.74303001100178.01801009435411947001.249.081.772.079.794.73.5204.22
2018Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RaiILAAAnyaST29003.6011000005.03221040000.605.401.80--7.200.00--
2018New York YankeesALMLBnya19ST291263.75272701100156.0141686525351593001.138.131.442.029.174.54.6670.72
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter64343.5913213206300823.074935632912216079825001.108.181.331.758.714.99.6530.57
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter004.09330000011.095522100001.007.361.641.648.185.00--
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter004.09330000011.095522100001.007.361.641.648.185.00--
Intl Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter85302.30175731025318131313.0118236733666275123836101.118.090.451.888.474.50.739-
New York Yankees Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter64343.5913213206300823.074935632912216079825001.108.181.331.758.714.99.653-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1793.59353502100220.0200958833432137001.108.181.331.758.714.99.6540.57
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings004.09606000000220.018010010040402000001.007.361.641.648.185.00--

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2007Tohoku Rakuten Golden EagJap PacIntl-1818282000000000101000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2008Tohoku Rakuten Golden EagJap PacIntl--19256000001000200000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2009Tohoku Rakuten Golden EagJap PacIntl--20256010000000300001.167.167.167.334106.333.000.000.1490.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2010Tohoku Rakuten Golden EagJap PacIntl--21208010002000300100.125.111.125.236109.167.000.000.0990.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2011Tohoku Rakuten Golden EagJap PacIntl--22277000000000300000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0042.860.000.000.000.00
2012Tohoku Rakuten Golden EagJap PacIntl--23222000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2013Tohoku Rakuten Golden EagJap PacIntl-24286011001000203000.167.167.333.500219.250.166.167.2120.0022.220.000.000.00100.00
2014New York YankeesALMLBnya19p25209010000000500000.111.111.111.222109.250.000.000.0990.0055.560.000.000.000.00
2015New York YankeesALMLBnya19p26247000000001200000.000.125.000.125008.000.000.143.08612.5025.002.000.000.000.00
2016New York YankeesALMLBnya19p2712000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya19p2812000000000201000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2018New York YankeesALMLBnya192936100000000100000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter49261100000011201000.038.074.038.1121028.071.000.038.0003.5742.8612.000.000.000.00
Intl Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter175370310040001604101.081.079.108.1874142.136.027.027.0000.0038.100.000.000.0033.33
New York Yankees Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter49261100000011201000.038.074.038.1121028.071.000.038.0003.5742.8612.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162863300000034003000.038.074.038.1123093.071.000.038.0003.5742.8612.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2014New York YankeesALMLBnya25P20201361214-126261.0001.300.196185.7-20100.012.3
2015Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya26P2---------------2100.01.4
2015New York YankeesALMLBnya26P24241541119-230301.0001.250.191233.3-24100.014.8
2016New York YankeesALMLBnya27P31311991130114241.9761.320.217370.0-31100.019.1
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya28P3030178822-130301.0001.000.174357.1-30100.018.5
2018Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya29P1---------------1100.00.7
2018New York YankeesALMLBnya29P27271561424143938.9741.410.247277.8-27100.016.9
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P1321328235610929167165.9881.250.20251169.4-1320.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P3---------------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2014New York YankeesALMLBnya2520----------
2015Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya262----------
2015New York YankeesALMLBnya2624----------
2016New York YankeesALMLBnya2731----------
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya2830----------
2018Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya291----------
2018New York YankeesALMLBnya2927----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2014New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB25202.14532001021.015551326100.866.430.431.2911.148.672.141.000
2015New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB26123.07440000014.213652113000.997.981.230.617.9813.003.68.333
2016New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB27117.36440000011.01699329011.6413.092.451.647.364.507.36.500
2017New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB28310.38660000023.29210528000.603.420.001.9010.655.600.76.750
2017New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB28100.0011000007.03000170000.573.860.001.299.007.000.001.000
2017New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB28111.38220000013.072202112000.694.850.001.387.625.501.38.500
2018New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB29037.24440000013.21711115319401.5211.203.291.9812.516.337.24.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs773.3223212001084.0703331111495511.007.501.181.5010.186.793.54.500
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs100.0011000007.0300017000.573.860.001.299.007.000.001.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs111.38220000013.07220211200.694.850.001.387.625.501.38.500

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2014AL Pitcher of the Month (May) ... MLB All-Rookie Team (SP) ... MLB All-Rookie Team (Baseball America) (SP)3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-07-07SPNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.248Team Roster on 2018-07-07
2018-07-03SPNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)29.244Team Roster on 2018-07-03
2018-06-09SPNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Mid strains of left and right hamstrings29.220Team Roster on 2018-06-09
2017-08-22SPNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL28.294Team Roster on 2017-08-22
2017-08-12SPNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Right shoulder inflammation28.284Team Roster on 2017-08-12
2015-06-03SPNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL26.214Team Roster on 2015-06-03
2015-05-27PNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA) for rehab26.207Team Roster on 2015-05-27
2015-04-29PNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Wrist tendinitis, forearm strain26.179Team Roster on 2015-04-29
2014-09-21PNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL25.324Team Roster on 2014-09-21
2014-09-02PNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL25.305Team Roster on 2014-09-02
2014-07-09PNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right elbow inflammation25.250Team Roster on 2014-07-09
2014-01-22PNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 7-year contract for 2014-2020 ($155m) 25.082Team Roster on 2014-01-22
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2014New York YankeesTeam Payroll2522,000,000-12399++3,256,497500,00022,000,0002014-01-22 - Signed to 7-year contract for 2014-2020 ($155m)
2015New York YankeesTeam Payroll2622,000,000214499++3,571,283507,50044,000,000
2016New York YankeesTeam Payroll2722,000,000316399++3,498,245507,50066,000,000
2017New York YankeesTeam Payroll2822,000,000414299++3,651,709535,00088,000,000
2018New York YankeesTeam Payroll2922,000,000-21298++4,360,045545,000110,000,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red