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Portrait of Yoshinori Tateyama

Yoshinori Tateyama PRangers

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
2 61 3 0 1 61 5.75 -0.1
Birth Date12-26-1975
Height5' 10"
Weight165 lbs
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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
2011 TEX 35 39 0 44.0 0.0 44.0 2 0 1 0 0 0 181 37 23 22 8 68 11 7 2 43 4.50 4.36 5.82 1.0 0.1
2012 TEX 36 14 0 17.0 0.0 17.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 76 18 19 17 4 35 6 5 0 18 9.00 5.05 6.97 -2.4 -0.2
Career53061.00.061.03010002575542391210317122615.754.556.16-1.3-0.1

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1999 NIP npb 22 16 106.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 NIP npb 28 13 89.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 NIP npb 10 1 14.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 NIP npb 45 1 59.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 NIP npb 32 0 37.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 NIP npb 41 0 46.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 NIP npb 45 0 51.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.755 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 NIP npb 46 0 47.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .248 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 NIP npb 7 7 41.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .226 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 NIP npb 58 0 67.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .284 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2009 NIP npb 46 0 47.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .340 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 NIP npb 58 0 55.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .280 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 TEX MLB 39 0 44.0 5.82 86 .234 .258 .319 .406 .260 .248 114 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.1
2011 ROU AAA 14 0 21.0 3.00 150 .195 .281 .353 .430 .264 .308 107 7.8 0.7 7.8 0.7
2012 TEX MLB 14 0 17.0 6.97 47 .290 .247 .310 .407 .261 .292 103 -2.4 -0.2 -2.4 -0.2
2012 ROU AAA 32 0 39.7 3.11 135 .195 .271 .333 .416 .264 .276 91 10.5 1.0 10.5 1.0
2013 ROU AAA 23 0 34.0 3.26 129 .296 .267 .337 .414 .268 .360 93 8.5 0.9 8.5 0.9
2013 SWB AAA 21 1 42.3 3.10 127 .200 .263 .329 .393 .259 .297 97 9.1 0.9 9.1 0.9
2014 SWB AAA 9 0 13.3 3.37 126 .297 .262 .332 .396 .252 .385 101 3.1 0.3 3.1 0.3

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
1999 NIP npb 6 5 0 22 16 106.0 101 29 62 11 0% .000 8.6 2.5 0.9 5.3 1.23 0.00 0.0 0.0
2000 NIP npb 6 8 0 28 13 89.3 106 29 55 15 0% .000 10.7 2.9 1.5 5.5 1.51 0.00 0.0 0.0
2001 NIP npb 1 0 0 10 1 14.3 22 9 9 5 0% .000 13.8 5.7 3.1 5.7 2.17 0.00 0.0 0.0
2002 NIP npb 3 2 4 45 1 59.0 40 13 41 7 0% .000 6.1 2.0 1.1 6.3 0.90 0.00 0.0 0.0
2003 NIP npb 2 1 15 32 0 37.3 24 4 31 5 0% .000 5.8 1.0 1.2 7.5 0.75 2.17 0.0 0.0
2004 NIP npb 1 3 0 41 0 46.3 39 7 39 4 0% .000 7.6 1.4 0.8 7.6 0.99 2.33 0.0 0.0
2005 NIP npb 4 6 2 45 0 51.3 50 8 35 10 0% -.755 8.8 1.4 1.8 6.1 1.13 3.68 0.0 0.0
2006 NIP npb 3 3 0 46 0 47.0 42 10 30 6 0% .248 8.0 1.9 1.1 5.7 1.11 3.06 0.0 0.0
2007 NIP npb 2 4 0 7 7 41.0 33 9 31 7 0% .226 7.2 2.0 1.5 6.8 1.02 4.17 0.0 0.0
2008 NIP npb 1 2 2 58 0 67.3 61 12 53 3 0% .284 8.2 1.6 0.4 7.1 1.08 3.08 0.0 0.0
2009 NIP npb 5 7 0 46 0 47.7 53 15 43 3 0% .340 10.0 2.8 0.6 8.1 1.43 3.77 0.0 0.0
2010 NIP npb 1 2 4 58 0 55.0 43 11 59 3 0% .280 7.0 1.8 0.5 9.7 0.98 1.80 0.0 0.0
2011 ROU AAA 1 0 1 14 0 21.0 17 4 26 1 32% .308 7.3 1.7 0.4 11.1 1.00 2.14 7.8 0.7
2011 TEX MLB 2 0 1 39 0 44.0 37 11 43 8 40% .248 7.6 2.2 1.6 8.8 1.09 4.50 1.0 0.1
2012 TEX MLB 1 0 0 14 0 17.0 18 6 18 4 35% .292 9.5 3.2 2.1 9.5 1.41 9.00 -2.4 -0.2
2012 ROU AAA 4 0 6 32 0 39.7 29 7 45 2 29% .276 6.6 1.6 0.5 10.2 0.91 1.13 10.5 1.0
2013 SWB AAA 2 2 1 21 1 42.3 37 4 42 2 31% .297 7.9 0.9 0.4 8.9 0.97 1.70 9.1 0.9
2013 ROU AAA 0 1 1 23 0 34.0 37 10 44 5 36% .360 9.8 2.6 1.3 11.6 1.38 4.24 8.5 0.9
2014 SWB AAA 0 1 0 9 0 13.3 16 3 17 1 32% .385 10.8 2.0 0.7 11.5 1.43 6.08 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 724 0.5704 0.4260 0.7857 0.5424 0.2701 0.8036 0.7381 0.2143
2012 292 0.6096 0.4555 0.8647 0.6124 0.2105 0.8807 0.7917 0.1353
Career10160.58170.43450.80840.56250.2530.82580.75350.1916

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-02-25 2013-03-06 Camp 9 0 - Low Back Stiffness - -
2012-03-30 2012-04-14 15-DL 15 8 - Low Back Strain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 NYA $
2012 TEX $1,000,000
2011 TEX $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,000,000
2 yrTotal$1,000,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 44 dPro Star Management1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/25/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Texas as a free agent 12/20/12 (minor-league contract). May request release 3/26/13 if he will not make Major League roster. $0.1M retention bonus if he agrees to start season in minors. May opt out of contract 6/1/13 if not on Major League roster. Released by Texas 3/21/13. Re-signed by Texas 3/23/13 (minor-league contract). Acquired by NY Yankees in trade 6/21/13.
  • 1 year (2011), plus 2012-13 club options. Signed by Texas as a free agent from Japan 11/30/09 (split contract). Texas exercised $1M option for 2012 10/31/11. Texas declined 2013 option 10/30/12.
  • 1999-2010: Nippon Ham Fighters of Japan's Pacific League

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BP Articles

Yoshinori Tateyama is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 22, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-22
Playoff Prospectus: American League Wild Card Game (UPDATED)Derek Carty2012-10-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Texas and Toronto Dig Deep for Rotation HelpR.J. Anderson2012-06-18
What You Need to Know: Thursday, May 31Daniel Rathman2012-05-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Storm Before the StormR.J. Anderson2011-11-28
Transaction Analysis Blog: Option Day Craziness Part ThreeR.J. Anderson2011-11-01
World Series Prospectus: The Midwest ShowdownBaseball Prospectus2011-10-19
This article requires BP Premium accessDivide and Conquer, AL West: To the Victor go the SpoilsJoey Matschulat2011-09-30
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Asian Equation: The Future of the NPB Import MarketMichael Street2011-09-20
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessResident Fantasy Genius: Stockpiling ClosersDerek Carty2011-09-12
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Asian Equation: Finding Relief from NPBMichael Street2011-08-04
BP Unfiltered: A New ScrewballerMike Fast2011-06-16
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Return of the Prodigal SluggersBen Lindbergh2011-05-26
Transaction Analysis: Junior Circuit JumbleChristina Kahrl2011-03-18
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Short StackChristina Kahrl2010-12-29


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Yoshinori Tateyama threw 1,197 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2013, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Sinker (87mph), Curve (72mph) and Change (77mph). He also rarely threw a Screwball (73mph).