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Portrait of Tsuyoshi Nishioka

Tsuyoshi Nishioka 2BTwins

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
2 254 .215 .267 .236 .201 -1.2
Birth Date7-27-1984
Height6' 1"
Weight175 lbs
BatsB
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

Standard

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
2011 MIN 26 68 240 221 14 50 5 0 0 55 15 43 1 0 3 19 2 4 .226 .278 .249 .208 -7.1 -1.7 -0.9
2012 MIN 27 3 14 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 .000 .071 .000 .070 -2.0 -0.2 -0.2
Career7125423314505005516441132024.215.267.236.201-9.0-1.9-1.2

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
2011 MIN MLB 68 240 .208 .247 .309 .383 .250 .281 104 -12.2 6.5 2.6 -1.7 -1.6 -7.1 -0.9 -7.1 -0.9
2011 FTM A+ 4 15 .305 .269 .331 .409 .263 .400 101 0.8 0.4 0.2 -0.2 -1.0 0.6 0.0 0.6 0.0
2011 ROC AAA 3 14 .288 .276 .352 .428 .271 .364 87 0.5 0.4 0.2 -0.0 -0.0 1.3 0.1 1.3 0.1
2012 MIN MLB 3 14 .070 .268 .330 .420 .274 .000 97 -2.6 0.4 0 -0.2 0.0 -2.0 -0.2 -2.0 -0.2
2012 ROC AAA 101 431 .246 .258 .326 .393 .253 .293 94 -7 12.8 -0.2 3.1 -2.4 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.3

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
2011 MIN MLB 240 14 50 5 0 0 19 15 43 2 4 .226 .278 .249 .023 .208 -7.1 -1.7 -0.9
2011 ROC AAA 14 0 4 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 .333 .429 .417 .083 .288 1.3 -0.0 0.1
2011 FTM A+ 15 4 4 1 0 0 1 2 2 1 0 .333 .467 .417 .083 .305 0.6 -0.2 0.0
2012 MIN MLB 14 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 .000 .071 .000 .000 .070 -2.0 -0.2 -0.2
2012 ROC AAA 431 42 101 18 1 2 34 32 53 7 7 .258 .315 .324 .066 .246 0.1 3.1 0.3

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
2011 949 0.5711 0.4399 0.8513 0.5886 0.2408 0.8715 0.7857 0.1439
2012 53 0.5283 0.4717 0.8000 0.7143 0.2000 0.8500 0.6000 0.2000
Career10020.56880.44160.84860.59520.23860.87040.77590.1469

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-04-22 - Minors - - - Not Disclosed - -
2012-03-11 2012-03-14 Camp 3 0 Right Fingers Sprain Little Finger - -
2011-09-10 2011-09-29 15-DL 19 18 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2011-08-22 2011-08-29 DTD 7 7 Left Trunk Soreness - -
2011-08-20 2011-08-21 DTD 1 1 - Back Spasms - -
2011-06-23 2011-06-23 DTD 0 0 - Thigh Soreness Hamstring -
2011-04-08 2011-06-15 60-DL 68 59 Left Lower Leg Fracture Fibula -
2011-03-14 2011-03-16 Camp 2 0 - Thigh Strain Quadriceps -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2012 MIN $3,000,000
2011 MIN $3,000,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$6,000,000
2 yrTotal$6,000,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 8 d2013

Details
  • 2013. Signed by Hanshin Tigers of Japanese Central League.
  • 3 years/$9.25M (2011-13). Signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/16/10. 11:$3M, 12:$3M, 13:$3M, 14:$4M club option, $0.25M buyout. Minnesota won negotiating rights 11/26/10 with $5.329M bid after Nishioka was posted by Chiba Lotte of Japan. Sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 8/20/12. Released by Minnesota at player's request 9/28/12. Nishioka forfeits 2013 salary and 2014 buyout.
  • 2003-10. Chiba Lotte Marines of Japanese Pacific League.
  • Selected by Chiba Lotte 2002 in first round of Japanese draft.

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This article requires BP Premium accessPainting the Black: Bullish on DozierR.J. Anderson2014-05-16
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This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: The Art of NPB ScoutingBen Lindbergh2012-11-26
BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 55: Shrinking Safeco/The Unpredictability of Japanese PlayersBen Lindbergh2012-10-03
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Nishioka Unsinks His CostR.J. Anderson2012-10-02
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Pettitte Returns to the Big AppleJohn Perrotto2012-03-22
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The Platoon Advantage: The Terrible Twins of 2012?Bill Parker2012-03-07
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Collateral Damage: Crunch TimeBen Lindbergh2011-09-26
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This article requires BP Premium accessThe Asian Equation: The Future of the NPB Import MarketMichael Street2011-09-20
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This article requires BP Premium accessCollateral Damage: The Irene EditionBen Lindbergh2011-08-29
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Wezen-Ball: The Biggest Dangers in BaseballLarry Granillo2011-08-08
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Tout Wars AL 1st Half RecapJason Collette2011-07-08
BP Unfiltered: The Paper Trail 6/29John Perrotto2011-06-29
Prospectus Perspective: Minnesota MiscastsChristina Kahrl2011-06-24
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The Asian Equation: The Roots of the Posting SystemMichael Street2011-04-13
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Fantasy Beat: Tout Wars FAAB UpdateJason Collette2011-04-12
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This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Tout Wars Draft ResultsJason Collette2011-03-23
This article requires BP Premium accessContractual Matters: AL Central Payroll ProjectionsJeff Euston2011-03-16
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BP Unfiltered: Depth Charts HotlineSky Kalkman2011-03-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Getting to Know Tsuyoshi NishiokaCraig Brown2011-03-02
On the Beat: Can Bautista Repeat?John Perrotto2011-03-02
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Beat: Scoresheet Draft Prep, BP Kings, and YouRob McQuown2011-02-25
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: Shortstop RankingsMarc Normandin2011-02-18
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The Week in Quotes: December 13-19Alex Carnevale2010-12-20
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Perspective: Short Shrift?Christina Kahrl2010-12-01
Analyze This: Tsuyoshi NishiokaJesse Behr2010-11-30
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