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Portrait of Toru Murata

Toru Murata PIndians

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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 31)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date5-20-1985
Height6' 0"
Weight175 lbs
Age31 years, 3 months, 8 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
2012
2013
2014
-0.02015
0.02016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2015 CLE MLB 1 1 3.3 0 1 0 4 1 2 2 .253 114 10.8 2.7 5.4 5.4 38% .182 .364 1.50 10.60 8.10 118 5.63 -0.0
CareerMLB113.30104122.25311410.82.75.45.438%.182.3641.5010.608.101185.63-0.0

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 W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2009 SUR Wnt 9 0 11.0 1 2 1 10 3 8 3 .000 8.2 2.5 2.5 6.5 0% .219 .000 1.18 7.15 5.73
2011 KIN A+ 22 5 49.7 3 2 2 37 10 58 2 .249 102 6.7 1.8 0.4 10.5 39% .292 .185 0.95 2.08 2.36
2012 CAR A+ 1 0 1.3 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 .276 100 6.8 6.8 0.0 13.5 67% .333 .194 1.50 2.64 0.00
2012 AKR AA 24 8 65.7 3 1 0 59 19 59 1 .260 99 8.1 2.6 0.1 8.1 45% .310 .242 1.19 2.56 2.60
2012 COH AAA 2 2 7.7 0 1 0 8 2 5 1 .265 106 9.4 2.3 1.2 5.9 32% .292 .278 1.30 4.33 5.87
2012 MAG Wnt 5 4 16.3 0 0 0 26 4 9 3 .000 14.3 2.2 1.7 5.0 0% .365 .000 1.84 5.43 6.06
2013 AKR AA 23 23 131.0 6 6 0 143 21 104 18 .269 99 9.8 1.4 1.2 7.1 37% .312 .279 1.25 4.19 4.19
2013 COH AAA 5 5 27.0 0 3 0 37 8 15 7 .252 102 12.3 2.7 2.3 5.0 36% .312 .333 1.67 6.58 5.67
2014 AKR AA 13 8 54.7 5 4 0 60 18 35 6 .266 104 9.9 3.0 1.0 5.8 42% .310 .280 1.43 4.71 4.61
2014 COH AAA 14 12 72.0 5 3 0 79 20 44 14 .245 107 9.9 2.5 1.8 5.5 33% .288 .278 1.38 5.70 5.38
2015 CLE MLB 1 1 3.3 0 1 0 4 1 2 2 .253 114 10.8 2.7 5.4 5.4 38% .182 .364 1.50 10.60 8.10
2015 COH AAA 27 26 164.3 15 4 0 148 45 101 16 .252 108 8.1 2.5 0.9 5.5 44% .265 .234 1.17 4.11 2.90
2016 COH AAA 31 8 90.3 7 4 4 90 22 56 7 .250 106 9.0 2.2 0.7 5.6 46% .291 .237 1.24 3.71 3.99

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
2015 69 0.3768 0.4638 0.8438 0.6538 0.3488 0.9412 0.7333 0.1563
Career690.37680.46380.84380.65380.34880.94120.73330.1563

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
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 - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 CLE $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 d1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Cleveland 6/28/15. Sent outright to Triple-A by Cleveland 7/31/15.
  • Signed by Cleveland as a free agent from Japan 12/15/10.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .250 .250 .750 .365
11 vs R (Multi) .333 .500 .667 .361
18 Split (Multi) -.083 -.250 .083 .004
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .250 .250 .750 .365
31 vs R (2015) .333 .500 .667 .361
38 Split (2015) -.083 -.250 .083 .004
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Toru Murata threw 132 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2015, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2015, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (88mph), also mixing in a Splitter (79mph), Slider (76mph), Sinker (88mph) and Curve (67mph).