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Portrait of Keiichi Yabu

Keiichi Yabu PGiants

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
2 126 7 6 1 92 4.00 0.7
Birth Date9-28-1968
Height6' 0"
Weight200 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2005 OAK MLB 40 0 58.0 64 26 44 6 .259 98 9.9 4.0 0.9 6.8 43% .326 .288 1.55 4.64 4.50 105 5.63 -0.1
2008 SFN MLB 60 0 68.0 63 32 48 3 .258 96 8.3 4.2 0.4 6.4 48% .284 .244 1.40 4.03 3.57 107 4.16 0.9
CareerMLB1000126.012758929.258979.14.10.66.646%.303.2641.474.314.001064.840.8

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1994 HNS npb 26 25 181.3 174 42 110 12 .000 8.6 2.1 0.6 5.5 0% .000 .000 1.19 -0.57 0.00
1995 HNS npb 27 20 196.0 185 50 118 19 .000 8.5 2.3 0.9 5.4 0% .000 .000 1.20 -0.25 0.00
1996 HNS npb 30 24 195.3 204 51 145 14 .000 9.4 2.4 0.6 6.7 0% .000 .000 1.31 -0.78 0.00
1997 HNS npb 29 22 183.0 172 62 111 23 .000 8.5 3.0 1.1 5.5 0% .000 .000 1.28 0.45 0.00
1998 HNS npb 24 21 164.0 159 51 90 11 .000 8.7 2.8 0.6 4.9 0% .000 .000 1.28 -0.14 0.00
1999 HNS npb 28 23 173.3 175 57 95 16 .000 9.1 3.0 0.8 4.9 0% .000 .000 1.34 0.00 0.00
2000 HNS npb 25 23 151.0 162 30 95 19 .000 9.7 1.8 1.1 5.7 0% .000 .000 1.27 0.08 0.00
2001 HNS npb 17 8 55.0 55 33 26 2 .000 9.0 5.4 0.3 4.3 0% .000 .000 1.60 0.37 0.00
2002 HNS npb 20 15 131.7 118 30 97 14 .000 8.1 2.1 1.0 6.6 0% .000 .000 1.12 0.19 3.14
2003 HNS npb 23 15 97.7 97 27 67 13 .000 8.9 2.5 1.2 6.2 0% .000 .000 1.27 4.29 3.96
2004 HNS npb 19 18 116.3 108 36 75 8 .000 8.4 2.8 0.6 5.8 0% .000 .000 1.24 3.78 3.02
2005 OAK MLB 40 0 58.0 64 26 44 6 .259 98 9.9 4.0 0.9 6.8 43% .326 .288 1.55 4.64 4.50
2006 REY mex 11 0 12.2 14 2 9 0 .000 10.3 1.5 0.0 6.6 0% .359 .000 1.31 2.52 2.95
2008 SFN MLB 60 0 68.0 63 32 48 3 .258 96 8.3 4.2 0.4 6.4 48% .284 .244 1.40 4.03 3.57
2008 FRE AAA 3 0 5.0 4 6 7 0 .264 108 7.2 10.8 0.0 12.6 50% .333 .257 2.00 4.29 1.80
2009 FRE AAA 18 0 22.0 26 15 17 4 .274 100 10.6 6.1 1.6 7.0 41% .310 .333 1.86 6.32 6.55
2010 RAK npb 11 0 11.0 9 6 6 2 .000 7.4 4.9 1.6 4.9 0% .219 .000 1.36 6.60 4.91

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
2008 1078 0.4731 0.4443 0.8142 0.6353 0.2729 0.8920 0.6516 0.1858
Career10780.47310.44430.81420.63530.27290.8920.65160.1858

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2008-07-20 2008-08-06 15-DL 17 15 Right Fingers Sprain Middle Finger -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2008 SFN $390,000
2005 OAK $750,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,140,000
2 yrTotal$1,140,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y

Details
  • re-signed 3/21/09 (minor-league contract)
  • released 3/20/09 (due 45 days, $110,656)
  • re-signed 3/9/09, 1 year/$0.45M (09)
  • optioned to Triple-A 3/5/09
  • recalled 4/19/08 optioned to Triple-A 4/15/08 contract purchased 3/30/08
  • signed as a free agent from COL 12/25/07 (minor-league contract), 1 year/$0.39M (08)
  • sent to minor-league camp 3/06 signed as a free agent from OAK 1/06 (minor-league contract)
  • club declined 06 option 10/05
  • 05:$0.75M, 06:$1.5M club option $0.25M buyout signed as a free agent from Japan 1/05, 1 year/$1M (05)+$1.5M club option $0.25M buyout

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC


Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2015, Keiichi Yabu threw 1,097 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2008, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2008, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph), also mixing in a Cutter (89mph), Sinker (90mph), Splitter (84mph) and Curve (77mph).