P Masahiro Tanaka #21
Age: 36 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Normal    
05/12/2025
P MASAHIRO TANAKA #21 - AGE: 36 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: NORMAL
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.0
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 8 8 8 15
Movement 10 10 11 12
Control 9 8 9 16
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 6 12
Slider 8 15
Curveball 9 14
Changeup 3 6
Splitter 8 12
Cutter 7 12
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 86-88 Mph
Stamina 14
Suggested Role Strictly BP
Type Neutral
Hold Runners 18
Defense 9
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 1
Stealing Ability: 3
Baserunning Inst.: 3
Sacrifice Bunt: 13
Bunt for Hit: 1
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
PERSONALITY
Tanaka never shows any lack of effort.
High: Greed, Work Ethic
Birthday:11/01/1988
Born in:Itami, HYO
Nationality:Japanese
Height:6' 2"
Weight:225 lbs
Local Popularity:Well Known
National Pop.:Well Known
STATUS
Contract:None, Free Agent
Salary:-
Signed Through:-
Major Service:11 Years, None
Service This Yr:None
40-Man Service:11 Years, None
Pro Service:18 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:2 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:-
CAREER PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
2015 New York (A) - MLB 26 8 8 6 2 0 4.86 50.0 59 28 27 9 10 51 0 0 1.38 .350 4.29 0.3 77
2015 Chicago (N) - MLB 26 25 25 12 7 0 1.61 184.1 145 39 33 12 29 193 3 2 0.94 .285 2.56 5.6 232
2015 Total - MLB 26 33 33 18 9 0 2.30 234.1 204 67 60 21 39 244 3 2 1.04 .300 2.93 5.8 163
2016 Chicago (N) - MLB 27 33 33 15 12 0 3.19 228.2 205 90 81 34 26 223 2 2 1.01 .279 3.74 3.7 125
2017 Chicago (N) - MLB 28 33 33 19 6 0 3.08 222.1 226 81 76 27 39 206 0 0 1.19 .318 3.67 3.9 130
2018 Chicago (N) - MLB 29 33 33 19 5 0 2.90 230.0 227 82 74 21 38 203 4 1 1.15 .311 3.30 5.2 139
2019 Chicago (N) - MLB 30 35 35 14 10 0 3.54 236.1 224 101 93 33 39 215 2 0 1.11 .287 3.83 3.5 111
2020 Chicago (N) - MLB 31 19 19 9 6 0 3.69 124.1 133 52 51 12 36 119 1 0 1.36 .348 3.52 2.3 107
2021 Chicago (A) - MLB 32 21 21 4 10 0 5.36 129.1 145 79 77 26 42 108 1 1 1.45 .313 5.25 -0.2 74
2021 Los Angeles (A) - MLB 32 11 11 5 5 0 4.39 69.2 58 35 34 13 18 62 1 1 1.09 .246 4.71 0.3 90
2021 Total - MLB 32 32 32 9 15 0 5.02 199.0 203 114 111 39 60 170 2 2 1.32 .291 5.06 0.1 79
2022 Minnesota - MLB 33 4 1 1 0 0 4.91 7.1 7 4 4 0 2 6 0 0 1.23 .333 2.80 0.2 81
2022 Chicago (N) - MLB 33 30 30 17 6 0 3.26 193.1 170 71 70 23 58 170 2 0 1.18 .279 3.93 2.6 121
2022 Total - MLB 33 34 31 18 6 0 3.32 200.2 177 75 74 23 60 176 2 0 1.18 .282 3.89 2.7 119
2023 Chicago (N) - MLB 34 41 16 10 6 0 3.35 134.1 127 54 50 15 35 104 0 0 1.21 .281 3.85 1.7 121
2024 Chicago (N) - MLB 35 43 0 5 1 2 4.35 49.2 56 24 24 4 22 14 0 0 1.57 .306 4.89 -0.3 94
Total MLB 336 265 136 76 2 3.36 1859.2 1782 740 694 229 394 1674 16 7 1.17 .298 3.77 28.8 127
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
CAREER POSTSEASON PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
2016 Chicago (N) - MLB 27 5 5 1 2 0 5.13 26.1 30 15 15 2 8 27 0 0 1.44 .368 0.00 0.0 0
2017 Chicago (N) - MLB 28 2 2 1 1 0 4.02 15.2 16 7 7 0 1 9 1 0 1.09 .308 0.00 0.0 0
2018 Chicago (N) - MLB 29 4 4 1 1 0 3.23 30.2 26 11 11 3 10 24 0 0 1.17 .264 0.00 0.0 0
2019 Chicago (N) - MLB 30 1 1 0 1 0 9.00 4.0 7 5 4 0 2 4 0 0 2.25 .438 0.00 0.0 0
2020 Chicago (N) - MLB 31 3 3 3 0 0 2.70 20.0 17 7 6 3 7 19 0 0 1.20 .269 0.00 0.0 0
2022 Chicago (N) - MLB 33 2 2 1 0 0 2.45 14.2 11 4 4 3 1 16 0 0 0.82 .222 0.00 0.0 0
Total MLB 17 17 7 5 0 3.80 111.1 107 49 47 11 29 99 1 0 1.22 .301 3.59 115.5
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2015 New York (A) - ML P 8 8 3 4 0 9 2 .778 50.0 1.26 -0.7 .822
2015 Chicago (N) - ML P 25 25 15 30 5 46 1 .978 184.1 2.20 -0.8 .999
2016 Chicago (N) - ML P 33 33 12 34 3 50 4 .920 228.2 1.81 -3.6 .874
2017 Chicago (N) - ML P 33 33 16 47 0 66 3 .955 222.1 2.55 -1.9 .966
2018 Chicago (N) - ML P 33 33 15 30 4 46 1 .978 230.0 1.76 -1.1 .974
2019 Chicago (N) - ML P 35 35 18 31 1 53 4 .925 236.1 1.87 -2.6 .917
2020 Chicago (N) - ML P 19 19 8 18 1 27 1 .963 124.1 1.88 -0.9 .986
2021 Chicago (A) - ML P 21 21 5 15 2 21 1 .952 129.1 1.39 -1.2 .989
2021 Los Angeles (A) - ML P 11 11 5 5 1 10 0 1.000 69.2 1.29 -0.6 .989
2022 Minnesota - ML P 3 1 0 1 0 2 1 .500 7.1 1.23 -0.1 .000
2022 Chicago (N) - ML P 30 30 16 21 2 38 1 .974 193.1 1.72 -1.2 1.055
2023 Chicago (N) - ML P 41 16 5 19 0 25 1 .960 134.1 1.61 -0.9 1.045
2024 Chicago (N) - ML P 43 0 4 5 1 9 0 1.000 49.2 1.63 -0.2 1.124
TOTAL P 335 265 122 260 20 402 20 .950 1859.2 1.85 -15.9 .970
PLAYER HISTORY
11/27/2020 Became a free agent.
01/01/2021 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 18 (18); Movement: 13 (13); Control: 17 (17).
02/26/2021 Signed a 4-year contract worth a total of $30,000,000 with the Chicago (A) White Sox organization.
05/26/2021 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Detroit Tigers with 7 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
07/31/2021 Was traded by the Chicago (A) White Sox to the Los Angeles (A) Angels, along with RP Oscar Williams, SP Yovani Gallardo, DH Jose Abreu, in exchange for SP Tyson Ross, SP Alex Wood.
09/10/2021 Pitches a 1-hit shutout against the Chicago (N) Cubs with 10 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
11/17/2021 Was traded by the Los Angeles (A) Angels to the San Francisco Giants in exchange for RF Chris Franklin.
01/01/2022 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 18 (18); Movement: 13 (13); Control: 17 (17).
02/04/2022 Was traded by the San Francisco Giants to the Minnesota Twins, along with LF Edgardo López, a 3rd draft pick, in exchange for SP Jacob deGrom.
03/28/2022 Injured (shoulder subluxation), out for one week.
04/24/2022 Was traded by the Minnesota Twins to the Chicago (N) Cubs in exchange for CF Stu Davis, SP Rob Walter.
11/01/2022 Exercised his contract opt-out.
11/06/2022 Signed a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $28,000,000 with the Chicago (N) Cubs organization.
01/01/2023 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 16 (18); Movement: 14 (14); Control: 16 (16).
11/13/2023 Has failed to meet the vesting criteria in his contract.
12/03/2023 Signed a 1-year contract (qualifying offer) worth a total of $16,000,000.
01/01/2024 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 14 (17); Movement: 13 (13); Control: 15 (16).
05/13/2024 Injured (sore elbow), day-to-day for 6 days.
11/03/2024 Released by the Chicago (N) Cubs.
01/01/2025 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 9 (16); Movement: 11 (12); Control: 10 (16).
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year SH Rank
2018 14 1
Year GS Rank
2017 33 7
2019 35 2
Year W Rank
2017 19 1
2018 19 1
2019 14 4
2022 17 2
Year L Rank
2021 15 10
Year Win. % Rank
2015 .632 10
2017 .760 1
2018 .792 1
2022 .739 2
Year IP Rank
2016 228.2 10
2017 222.1 9
2018 230.0 7
2019 236.1 1
Year BF Rank
2017 916 10
2018 933 10
2019 967 2
Year HRA Rank
2016 34 1
2017 27 8
2019 33 1
2021 39 1
Year K Rank
2016 223 4
2017 206 7
2018 203 7
2019 215 3
Year ERA Rank
2015 1.61 1
2018 2.90 9
Year BABIP Rank
2016 .279 8
2021 .291 7
Year WHIP Rank
2015 0.94 1
2016 1.01 5
2018 1.15 8
2019 1.11 5
Year K/BB Rank
2015 6.66 1
2016 8.58 1
2017 5.28 5
2018 5.34 5
2019 5.51 2
Year RA/9 Rank
2015 8.69 1
2016 9.33 5
2018 10.57 8
2019 10.17 5
Year HR/9 Rank
2015 0.59 10
Year H/9 Rank
2015 7.08 3
Year BB/9 Rank
2015 1.42 2
2016 1.02 1
2017 1.58 8
2018 1.49 6
2019 1.49 5
Year K/9 Rank
2015 9.42 8
2016 8.78 9
Year QS Rank
2015 23 10
2017 24 3
2018 25 4
2019 22 9
Year QSP Rank
2015 .920 1
2017 .727 8
2018 .758 6
Year CG Rank
2015 3 3
2016 2 8
2018 4 1
2019 2 9
Year CGP Rank
2015 .120 2
2018 .121 1
Year SHO Rank
2015 2 2
2016 2 1
2018 1 3
2021 2 2
Year WAR Rank
2015 7.0 5
2017 5.6 10
2018 6.9 4
Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 - OOTP Baseball 19.9 Build 115