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Portrait of Shingo Takatsu

Shingo Takatsu PWhite Sox

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
2 98.7 8 6 27 88 3.37 1.2
Birth Date11-25-1968
Height6' 0"
Weight180 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
2004 CHA MLB 59 0 62.3 40 21 50 6 .258 107 5.8 3.0 0.9 7.2 41% .205 .189 0.98 3.91 2.31 87 2.61 2.0
2005 CHA 0 31 0 28.7 30 16 32 9 .263 105 9.4 5.0 2.8 10.0 40% .288 .305 1.60 6.57 5.97 0 0.00 0.0
2005 NYN 0 9 0 7.7 11 3 6 2 .273 94 12.9 3.5 2.3 7.0 41% .333 .335 1.83 5.99 2.35 0 0.00 0.0
2005 TOT MLB 40 0 36.3 41 19 38 11 .265 103 10.2 4.7 2.7 9.4 41% .300 .312 1.65 6.45 5.20 97 6.73 -0.5
CareerMLB99098.781408817.2611057.43.61.68.041%.241.2391.234.853.38914.291.5

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.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
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 YKL npb 47 0 72.3 63 30 54 1 .000 7.8 3.7 0.1 6.7 0% .000 .000 1.29 -0.98 0.00
1995 YKL npb 39 0 48.3 42 14 36 2 .000 7.8 2.6 0.4 6.7 0% .000 .000 1.16 -1.16 0.00
1996 YKL npb 39 0 50.0 56 16 35 7 .000 10.1 2.9 1.3 6.3 0% .000 .000 1.44 0.37 0.00
1997 YKL npb 51 3 79.3 55 20 68 9 .000 6.2 2.3 1.0 7.7 0% .000 .000 0.95 -0.47 0.00
1998 YKL npb 42 0 45.3 54 26 32 6 .000 10.7 5.2 1.2 6.4 0% .000 .000 1.77 1.18 0.00
1999 YKL npb 40 0 41.3 32 8 38 6 .000 7.0 1.7 1.3 8.3 0% .000 .000 0.97 -0.46 0.00
2000 YKL npb 35 0 34.7 32 8 29 4 .000 8.3 2.1 1.0 7.5 0% .000 .000 1.15 -0.37 0.00
2001 YKL npb 52 0 51.7 49 13 39 3 .000 8.5 2.3 0.5 6.8 0% .000 .000 1.20 -0.95 0.00
2002 YKL npb 44 1 41.7 37 11 28 6 .000 8.0 2.4 1.3 6.0 0% .000 .000 1.15 0.78 0.00
2003 YKL npb 44 0 42.0 42 21 26 7 .000 9.0 4.5 1.5 5.6 0% .000 .000 1.50 5.47 3.00
2004 CHA MLB 59 0 62.3 40 21 50 6 .258 107 5.8 3.0 0.9 7.2 41% .205 .189 0.98 3.91 2.31
2005 CHA MLB 31 0 28.7 30 16 32 9 .263 105 9.4 5.0 2.8 10.0 40% .288 .305 1.60 6.57 5.97
2005 NYN MLB 9 0 7.7 11 3 6 2 .273 94 12.9 3.5 2.3 7.0 41% .333 .335 1.83 5.99 2.35
2005 NOR AAA 7 1 8.0 6 1 10 3 .249 98 6.8 1.1 3.4 11.2 25% .176 .216 0.88 5.96 3.38
2006 YKL npb 48 0 42.7 33 15 31 3 .000 7.0 3.2 0.6 6.5 0% .244 .000 1.12 3.55 2.74
2007 YKL npb 25 0 23.3 32 7 15 4 .000 12.4 2.7 1.5 5.8 0% .333 .000 1.67 4.88 6.18
2009 FRE AAA 14 0 18.3 25 4 16 5 .274 100 12.3 2.0 2.5 7.9 37% .351 .309 1.58 6.08 6.89

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  —  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

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2005 CHA $2,500,000
2004 CHA $750,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$3,250,000
2 yrTotal$3,250,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 yJoe Urbon1 yr/$1M (04)+$2.5M 05 cl opt $0.25M b/o

Details
  • released 3/11/08
  • signed as a free agent from Yakult 1/18/08 (minor-league contract)
  • returned to Japan for 06-07 (Yakult Swallows)
  • contract purchased 9/05 signed as a free agent from CHW 8/05 (minor-league contract) released 8/05 sent outright to Triple-A 7/05 designated for assignment 7/05 club exercised $2.5M 05 club option 10/04
  • 04:$0.75M, 05:$2.5M club option $0.25M buyout
  • signed as a free agent from Japan 1/04

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BP Articles

Shingo Takatsu is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Asian Equation: The Future of the NPB Import MarketMichael Street2011-09-20
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Asian Equation: Finding Relief from NPBMichael Street2011-08-04
Prospectus Preview: Friday's Games to WatchCaleb Peiffer2008-04-04
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL Central NRI ReviewChristina Kahrl2008-03-02
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Rookie SpoilersJim Baker2007-11-16
This article requires BP Premium accessNippon Prospectus: Potential Free Agent ImportsMike Plugh2007-11-15
Completely Random Statistical Trivia: 2006 in ReviewKeith Woolner2006-10-09
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: Thinking and Rethinking: Part 2Dan Fox2006-07-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: American League, December 15, 2005-February 13, 2006Christina Kahrl2006-02-14
This article requires BP Premium accessSmartball and Moneyball: Sabermetric Innovation Helps Power White Sox' ChampionshipJeff Angus2005-11-29
Prospectus Notebook: White Sox, RedsBaseball Prospectus2005-10-27
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayoff Prospectus: Boston Red Sox vs. Chicago White SoxNate Silver2005-10-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: September 1-7Christina Kahrl2005-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 9-15Christina Kahrl2005-08-17
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 1-4Christina Kahrl2005-08-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 28Christina Kahrl2005-07-29
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 14-19, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-07-21
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Always Got NewsWill Carroll2005-07-20
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: Why Sox?Joe Sheehan2005-07-19
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: The Heat Is OnWill Carroll2005-07-19
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: Forecasting the Future: InternationalizationNate Silver2005-07-06
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 4-9, 2005Christina Kahrl2005-05-12
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: Fantasy Trends--AL CentralErik Siegrist2005-04-25
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: Change-ups and BABIPNate Silver2005-04-13
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Contact InjuriesWill Carroll2005-04-11
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFantasy Focus: Spring Sleepers and BustsErik Siegrist2005-04-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTeam Health Reports: Chicago White SoxDave Haller2005-03-30
Prospectus Today: AL Central PreviewJoe Sheehan2005-03-25
Internet Baseball Awards: 2004 American League WinnersGreg Spira2004-10-22
Mid-Season Baseball Awards: Staff Picks, 2004Ryan Wilkins2004-07-14


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2011-02-08 14:00:00 (link to chat)ok Who Ends up Closing for the orioles? Uehara or Gregg? Or another?
(BStephen from Milwaukee)
I'd bet on Uehara -- he really impressed last year, and Gregg is really just another guy. Of course, Uehara is up against the dreaded Familiarity Breeds Contempt disease that afflicts most Japanese closers sooner or later, so at some point he'll turn into Shingo Takatsu. I'm guessing that will be next year. (Ken Funck)


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