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Hideki IrabuTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1988-2004 MLB Years: 1997-2002
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Played in Japan

PositionsP-142Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameHideki Irabu
Height6-4Weight240BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 5,1969PlaceHyogo,Japan
Death DateJuly 27,2011 [42.083]

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1997 by the San Diego Padres.
Signing Bonus$7,500,000
MLB DebutJuly 10,1997 [28.066]
OrganizationsNYA [3] MON [2] TEX [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID4290Retrosheet IDirabh001MLBAM ID116400
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts69Walks75Hittable44SO/BB79vsPower44Hitting4Durability40Team.494Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1988nullIntl--S/R19253.891468000139.0301917015210001.146.86--3.434.811.40.286-
1989nullIntl--Rel20023.5333231000951.0372020027500001.256.53--4.768.821.85.000-
1990nullIntl--S/R21853.78347270000123.211056520721020001.478.01--5.247.421.42.615-
1991nullIntl--S/R22386.882414100000100.21107877070780001.799.83--6.266.971.11.273-
1992nullIntl--Rel23053.8628424000077.0383333037550000.974.44--4.326.431.49.000-
1993nullIntl--S/R24873.10328240001142.012559490581600001.297.90--3.6710.122.76.533-
1994nullIntl--S/R2515103.04272070000207.017077700942390001.277.38--4.0810.372.54.600-
1995nullIntl--S/R2611112.532818100000203.015870570722390001.137.00--3.1910.603.32.500-
1996nullIntl--ST271262.40232033000157.010857420591670001.066.18--3.389.552.83.667-
1997Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-ST28100.0022000009.040000120300.444.00----12.000.001.000-
1997Norwich NavigatorsEastAAnya-ST28114.50220000010.013551090201.3011.700.90--8.100.00.500-
1997Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-ST28201.67440110027.0197515282300.896.330.331.679.335.601.000-
1997Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorIntl--ST0411.96880110046.036121025492800.897.040.390.989.599.80.800-
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya35S/R28547.091394000053.06947421520564301.6711.642.533.389.452.80.5565.79
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya14ST291394.06292812100173.0148787827761266101.297.701.403.956.551.66.5915.03
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya14ST301174.84322752120169.0180989126461337001.339.571.382.447.072.89.6114.37
2000Jupiter HammerheadsFSLA+mon-ST31101.0422000008.27111190000.927.271.041.049.359.001.000-
2000Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-ST31013.1811000005.25221260001.247.941.593.189.533.00.000-
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorIntl--ST0111.88330000013.0123323150001.057.531.261.889.425.00.500-
2000Montreal ExposNLMLBmon14ST31257.2411110000054.2774544914425201.6612.681.482.306.913.00.2864.51
2001Jupiter HammerheadsFSLA+mon-ST32003.0033000009.05331490001.005.001.004.009.002.25--
2001Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-ST32124.43440000022.022121126214101.258.870.812.428.463.50.333-
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorIntl--ST0124.02770000031.0271514310304101.187.760.862.878.623.00.333-
2001Montreal ExposNLMLBmon14ST32024.86330000016.2229933180001.5011.881.621.629.726.00.0003.77
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex21R/CL33385.743823600261647.05130301116303001.439.772.113.065.741.88.2735.75
2003nullIntl--ST341383.85272433000173.0186777424471640001.359.681.252.458.533.49.619-
2003nullIntl--ST341383.85272703000173.0186777424471644001.359.681.252.458.533.49.619-
2004nullIntl-41ST350213.11330000011.22619175470002.5720.063.863.095.401.75.000-
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter34355.151268046422816512.05473072949117540525601.409.581.593.067.092.31.4931.75
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter642.6518180110090.2753027718946901.017.360.691.779.235.22.600-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter332.95990110054.1462118413556401.077.530.652.139.004.23.500-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter114.50220000010.013551090201.3011.700.90--8.100.00.500-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter201.35770000026.2164425300300.795.400.671.6910.126.001.000-
Intl Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter85773.59300153147900111457.012846425825360214464001.297.920.333.718.922.40.525-
New York Yankees Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter29204.807464104220395.23972232116814231517401.369.031.553.237.172.22.592-
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter385.743823600261647.05130301116303001.439.772.113.065.741.88.273-
Montreal Expos Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter276.6914140000070.09954531217605201.6312.491.512.147.573.53.222-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings15155.1554342021127220.0234131126397517311301.409.581.593.067.092.31.5001.75
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14102.65434302200220.018072651743226142201.017.360.691.779.235.22.583-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya35p2811000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya14p2924010000000301000.250.250.250.5001051.000.000.000.2250.0060.000.000.000.000.00
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya14p3024000000001302000.000.200.000.200007.000.000.250.14514.2942.863.000.000.000.00
2000Montreal ExposNLMLBmon14p311116120001000702001.125.125.125.2502018.222.000.000.1120.0038.890.000.000.000.00
2001Montreal ExposNLMLBmon14p3223000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2003HanshinJap CenIntl-34275014000200029015001.080.080.080.1604065.190.000.000.0710.0044.620.000.000.000.00
2004HanshinJap CenIntl413533010001000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.2970.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter18281300010011305001.107.138.107.2453034.200.000.036.0002.9438.2413.000.000.000.00
Intl Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter305315000300030015001.094.094.094.1885068.217.000.000.0000.0044.120.000.000.000.00
Montreal Expos Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1319120001000702001.105.105.105.2102021.167.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
New York Yankees Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter59010000001603000.111.200.111.3111013.333.000.111.0007.6946.156.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622529270009009117045009.107.138.107.245270306.200.000.036.0002.9438.2413.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1997Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya28P2---1--111.0000.50------2100.01.5
1997Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya28P4---3--331.0000.75------4100.02.8
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya28P13-53152186.7500.460.11-----13100.08.0
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya29P29-173617212523.9200.790.13-----29100.017.9
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya30P32-169213--15151.0000.470.09-----32100.019.8
2000Jupiter Hammerheads FSLA+mon31P2---------------2100.01.4
2000Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon31P1---------------1100.00.7
2000Montreal ExposNLMLBmon31P11-5426--881.0000.730.15-----11100.06.8
2001Jupiter Hammerheads FSLA+mon32P3---------------3100.02.2
2001Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon32P4--11--221.0000.50------4100.02.8
2001Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32P3-16-5--551.0001.670.31-----3100.01.9
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex33P38-4729-111111.0000.290.23-----38100.023.5
MLB Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P126-5121355437268.9440.540.13-----1260.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P9--14--551.0000.56------90.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P7---1--111.0000.14------70.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1997Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya282----------
1997Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya284----------
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya2813----------
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya2929----------
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya3032----------
2000Jupiter Hammerheads FSLA+mon312----------
2000Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon311----------
2000Montreal ExposNLMLBmon3111----------
2001Jupiter Hammerheads FSLA+mon323----------
2001Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon324----------
2001Montreal ExposNLMLBmon323----------
2002Texas RangersALMLBtex3338----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1999New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB300013.501004.2870301.9015.430.000.005.7900.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs0013.5010100004.7807003001.7115.430.000.005.7900.00.000

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1998AL Pitcher of the Month (May)1
1999AL Pitcher of the Month (July)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2002-08-29InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2001-12-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
2001-09-06Released by Expos. 
2001-06-19InjuredDisabled -- tendinitis to his right elbow 
2001-05-31InjuredActivated from DL 
2001-05-08InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
1999-12-22TradeTraded by Yankees to Expos for Christian Parker, Ted Lilly and Jake Westbrook. 
1997-05-29TradeTraded by Padres with Vernon Maxwell, Gordon Amerson and Homer Bush to Yankees for Ruben Rivera, Rafael Medina and Cash. 
1997-01-13Purchased by Padres from Chiba Lotte Marines (Japan Central). 
* 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
1997San Diego Padres-287,500,000-------7,500,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
1997New York YankeesTeam Payroll282,325,000-168882++1,182,177150,0009,825,000
1998New York YankeesTeam Payroll292,925,000-149984++1,276,192170,00012,750,000
1999New York YankeesTeam Payroll303,125,000-1601383++1,454,491200,00015,875,000
2000Montreal ExposTeam Payroll314,125,000-145185++1,394,248200,00020,000,000
2001Montreal ExposTeam Payroll322,500,000-251772++1,897,758200,00022,500,000
2002Texas RangersTeam Payroll33550,000-47824472,011,045200,00023,050,000
* 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