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Portrait of Toru Murata

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 29)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date5-20-1985
Height6' 0"
Weight175 lbs
Age29 years, 7 months, 2 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
0.02014
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP

Advanced

'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 FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2009 SUR Wnt 9 0 11.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .219 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 KIN A+ 22 5 49.7 3.55 124 .185 .254 .319 .380 .249 .292 102 11.9 1.2 11.9 1.2
2012 CAR A+ 1 0 1.3 0.74 184 .194 .269 .355 .392 .276 .333 100 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
2012 AKR AA 24 8 65.7 3.29 125 .242 .258 .327 .391 .260 .310 99 12.9 1.4 12.9 1.4
2012 COH AAA 2 2 7.7 5.19 95 .278 .264 .339 .418 .265 .292 106 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2012 MAG Wnt 5 4 16.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .365 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 AKR AA 23 23 131.0 4.73 91 .279 .259 .328 .393 .269 .312 99 8.7 0.9 8.7 0.9
2013 COH AAA 5 5 27.0 6.50 60 .333 .252 .325 .388 .252 .312 102 -3.7 -0.4 -3.7 -0.4
2014 AKR AA 13 8 54.7 5.39 81 .281 .263 .330 .408 .268 .310 102 0.5 0.1 0.5 0.1
2014 COH AAA 14 12 72.0 6.27 73 .281 .257 .323 .390 .247 .288 105 -1.8 -0.2 -1.8 -0.2

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2009 SUR Wnt 1 2 1 9 0 11.0 10 3 8 3 0% .219 8.2 2.5 2.5 6.5 1.18 5.73 0.0 0.0
2011 KIN A+ 3 2 2 22 5 49.7 37 10 58 2 39% .292 6.7 1.8 0.4 10.5 0.95 2.36 11.9 1.2
2012 MAG Wnt 0 0 0 5 4 16.3 26 4 9 3 0% .365 14.3 2.2 1.7 5.0 1.84 6.06 0.0 0.0
2012 COH AAA 0 1 0 2 2 7.7 8 2 5 1 32% .292 9.4 2.3 1.2 5.9 1.30 5.87 0.4 0.0
2012 AKR AA 3 1 0 24 8 65.7 59 19 59 1 45% .310 8.1 2.6 0.1 8.1 1.19 2.60 12.9 1.4
2012 CAR A+ 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 1 1 2 0 67% .333 6.8 6.8 0.0 13.5 1.50 0.00 0.7 0.1
2013 COH AAA 0 3 0 5 5 27.0 37 8 15 7 36% .312 12.3 2.7 2.3 5.0 1.67 5.67 -3.7 -0.4
2013 AKR AA 6 6 0 23 23 131.0 143 21 104 18 37% .312 9.8 1.4 1.2 7.1 1.25 4.19 8.7 0.9
2014 AKR AA 5 4 0 13 8 54.7 60 18 35 6 42% .310 9.9 3.0 1.0 5.8 1.43 4.61 0.5 0.1
2014 COH AAA 5 3 0 14 12 72.0 79 20 44 14 33% .288 9.9 2.5 1.8 5.5 1.38 5.38 -1.8 -0.2

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

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-04-20 2014-04-29 Minors 9 0 Left Lower Leg Strain Calf - -
2011-05-29 2011-07-20 Minors 52 45 - Not Disclosed - -

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Toru Murata threw 63 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2009, all of them occuring in Fall/Winter Ball. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (88mph), also mixing in a Slider (75mph), Curve (70mph) and Splitter (76mph). He also rarely threw a Sinker (88mph).