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Portrait of Yasuhiko Yabuta

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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
13 43 51.7 3 4 0 7.14 0.1
Birth Date6-19-1973
Height6' 2"
Weight190 lbs
Age46 years, 4 months, 4 days
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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 PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2008 KCA MLB 31 0 37.7 1 3 0 41 17 25 6 103 9.8 4.1 1.4 6.0 0% .292 1.54 5.25 4.78 105 4.94 105.4 0.2
2009 KCA MLB 12 0 14.0 2 1 0 29 7 9 3 104 18.6 4.5 1.9 5.8 0% .448 2.57 6.13 13.50 122 6.03 129.4 -0.1
CareerMLB43051.7340702434910312.24.21.65.943%.3431.825.497.141115.24111.90.1

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 LG G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
1996 CHB npb JPL 18 11 92.0 4 6 0 79 29 58 8 7.7 2.8 0.8 5.7 0% -.747 1.17 -0.14 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
1999 CHB npb JPL 12 10 57.0 5 4 0 68 30 33 9 10.7 4.7 1.4 5.2 0% -.819 1.72 1.33 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2000 CHB npb JPL 2 2 6.7 0 1 0 9 2 3 3 12.1 2.7 4.0 4.0 0% -.750 1.64 4.51 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2001 CHB npb JPL 27 13 97.3 4 6 0 94 40 70 15 8.7 3.7 1.4 6.5 0% -.632 1.38 0.19 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2002 CHB npb JPL 3 1 11.3 1 2 0 16 4 8 4 12.7 3.2 3.2 6.4 0% -.750 1.77 3.37 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2003 CHB npb JPL 17 0 68.7 5 6 0 74 27 44 12 9.7 3.5 1.6 5.8 0% -.729 1.47 5.40 5.90 0 0.00 0.0
2004 CHB npb JPL 66 0 77.3 3 4 2 62 34 71 4 7.2 4.0 0.5 8.3 0% -.518 1.24 3.39 2.79 0 0.00 0.0
2005 CHB npb JPL 51 0 55.7 7 4 2 42 13 54 7 6.8 2.1 1.1 8.7 0% -.473 0.99 3.60 3.07 0 0.00 0.0
2006 CHB npb JPL 47 0 55.0 4 2 1 43 26 48 3 7.0 4.3 0.5 7.9 0% .258 1.25 3.26 2.62 0 0.00 0.0
2006 JPN wor WBC 3 0 3.2 0 0 0 1 0 4 1 2.8 0.0 2.8 11.3 0% .000 0.31 5.32 2.81 0 0.00 0.0
2007 CHB npb JPL 58 0 62.7 4 6 4 64 10 45 5 9.2 1.4 0.7 6.5 0% .292 1.18 3.14 2.73 0 0.00 0.0
2008 KCA MLB AL 31 0 37.7 1 3 0 41 17 25 6 103 9.8 4.1 1.4 6.0 0% .292 1.54 5.25 4.78 105 4.94 105.4
2008 OMA AAA PCL 20 0 40.3 4 3 3 46 16 33 3 107 10.3 3.6 0.7 7.4 0% .341 1.54 4.00 5.36 91 5.25 107.4
2009 KCA MLB AL 12 0 14.0 2 1 0 29 7 9 3 104 18.6 4.5 1.9 5.8 0% .448 2.57 6.13 13.50 122 6.03 129.4
2009 OMA AAA PCL 26 0 45.7 2 1 0 39 17 53 5 85 7.7 3.3 1.0 10.4 0% .293 1.23 3.67 3.54 85 3.35 70.5
2010 CHB npb JPL 63 0 65.7 2 5 1 59 22 57 9 8.1 3.0 1.2 7.8 0% .269 1.23 4.33 3.15 0 0.00 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2008 657 0.4597 0.4277 0.7794 0.6291 0.2563 0.8211 0.6923 0.2206
2009 332 0.4849 0.4036 0.8060 0.5776 0.2398 0.8710 0.6585 0.1940
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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
2008-03-29 2008-04-01 Camp 3 1 Right Lower Leg Contusion Batted Ball -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2010 KCA $500,000
2009 KCA $3,000,000
2008 KCA $2,500,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$6,000,000
3 yrTotal$6,000,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 157 d2 yr/$6M (08-09)+10 opt

Details
  • 2 years/$6M (2008-09), plus 2010 club option. Signed by Kansas City 11/28/07 as a free agent from Japan. 08:$2.5M, 09:$3M, 10:$4M club option ($0.5M buyout). May earn additional $0.5M annually in performance bonuses. 2010 becomes player option if Yabuta pitches in an unspecified number of games. DFA by Kansas City 8/2/08. Contract purchased 9/1/08. Sent outright to Triple-A 11/3/08. Contract purchased by Kansas City 9/5/09. Kansas City declined 2010 option 11/6/09.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

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