Biographical

Portrait of Ken Takahashi

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
1 27.3 0 1 0 23 2.96 0.3
Birth Date4-16-1969
Height6' 0"
Weight200 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
2009 NYN 40 28 0 27.3 0.0 27.3 0 1 0 0 0 0 116 23 9 9 2 38 14 13 2 23 2.96 4.08 4.02 2.6 0.3
Career28027.30.027.3010000116239923814132232.964.084.022.60.3

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 NYN MLB 28 0 27.3 4.02 108 .258 .259 .332 .414 .264 .280 96 2.2 0.2 2.6 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
2009 NYN MLB 0 1 0 28 0 27.3 23 14 23 2 42% .280 7.6 4.6 0.7 7.6 1.35 2.96 2.6 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
2009 457 0.4661 0.4627 0.7393 0.6150 0.3279 0.8244 0.6000 0.2607
Career4570.46610.46270.73930.6150.32790.82440.60.2607

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2005-08-26 2005-09-30 FA 35 0 Left Knee Cartilage Injury - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 159 dGo Nakanishi1 year (2009)

Details
  • 1 year (2009). Signed by Toronto as a free agent 2/6/09 (minor-league contract worth up to $1.5M with bonuses). Released by Toronto 3/30/09. Signed by NY Mets as a free agent 3/30/09 (minor-league contract). Contract purchased by Mets 4/26/09. Released by NY Mets 10/20/09.
  • 1995-2008 Hiroshima of Japan's Central League

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
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Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Upside By Year

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Comparable Players (Similarity Index )

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BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2010 Ken Takahashi decided to live his dream of pitching in the US after an unspectacular career in Japan, and proved to be unspectacular for the Mets. Mission accomplished, he's headed back to Japan to rejoin the Hiroshima Carp.

BP 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
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Even More Minor Moves, NLChristina Kahrl2009-10-30
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Senior Circuit ShufflingChristina Kahrl2009-08-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Moves and GroovesChristina Kahrl2009-06-23
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Down, Out?Will Carroll2009-05-05
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Updates from the EastsChristina Kahrl2009-04-28
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: Outside Help, AL EastJay Jaffe2009-03-29


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

A Collaboration between BrooksBaseball.net and Baseball Prospectus - Pitch classifications provided by Pitch Info LLC


Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Ken Takahashi threw 454 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2009, all of them occuring in the MLB Regular Season. In 2009, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (89mph), Change (82mph) and Slider (79mph). He also rarely threw a Curve (73mph).