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Portrait of Kensuke Tanaka

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 33)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
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Birth Date5-20-1981
Height5' 9"
Weight170 lbs
Age33 years, 4 months, 10 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
-0.02013
0.32014
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WARP Summary

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YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2013 SFN 32 15 34 30 4 8 0 0 0 8 4 3 0 0 0 2 2 0 .267 .353 .267 .245 0.1 -0.5 -0.0
Career15343048000843000220.267.353.267.2450.1-0.5-0.0

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2013 SFN MLB 15 34 .245 .258 .322 .412 .267 .296 96 -0.5 0.9 -0.2 -0.5 0.1 0.1 -0.0 0.1 -0.0
2013 FRE AAA 107 400 .293 .282 .348 .436 .273 .358 100 14.1 11.5 -1.6 -2.0 1.8 26.5 2.5 26.5 2.5
2014 ROU AAA 62 245 .250 .270 .335 .425 .267 .277 100 -2.7 7.3 -1.2 0.3 1.4 4.8 0.5 4.8 0.5

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2013 FRE AAA 400 54 113 14 3 1 32 42 36 22 10 .329 .400 .397 .067 .293 26.5 -2.0 2.5
2013 SFN MLB 34 4 8 0 0 0 2 4 3 2 0 .267 .353 .267 .000 .245 0.1 -0.5 -0.0
2014 ROU AAA 245 29 55 8 2 4 27 27 28 12 2 .258 .340 .371 .113 .250 4.8 0.3 0.5

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2013 138 0.4783 0.4275 0.8644 0.6364 0.2361 0.9762 0.5882 0.1356
Career1380.47830.42750.86440.63640.23610.97620.58820.1356

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-02-25 2014-03-02 Camp 5 0 - Back Tightness - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2013 SFN $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 21 d1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/10/13 (minor-league contract). DFA by San Francisco 9/3/13. Released 9/4/13.
  • 2000-12: Nippon Ham Fighters of Japan's Pacific League.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .000 .000 .000 -.015
11 vs R (Multi) .286 .375 .286 .265
18 Split (Multi) .286 .375 .286 .281
19 LgAvg (Multi) .027 .038 .071 .034
30 vs L (2013) .000 .000 .000 -.015
31 vs R (2013) .286 .375 .286 .265
38 Split (2013) .286 .375 .286 .281
39 LgAvg (2013) .026 .037 .071 .034

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BP Articles

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This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 6, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-06
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 4, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-04
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 30, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-30
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 16Bret Sayre2013-07-18
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: Week 16Mike Gianella2013-07-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Ailing Giants Seek the 'CoeurR.J. Anderson2013-07-12
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 10, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-10
Painting the Black: The UnknownsR.J. Anderson2013-04-01


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