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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
12 21 101.7 5 5 0 3.36 0.5
Birth Date2-21-1981
Height5' 11"
Weight180 lbs
Age38 years, 7 months, 28 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
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
2014 CHN MLB 13 13 69.3 4 4 0 67 19 57 7 100 8.7 2.5 0.9 7.4 0% .296 1.24 3.72 3.25 106 4.61 113.1 0.2
2015 CHN MLB 8 7 32.3 1 1 0 30 11 31 5 95 8.4 3.1 1.4 8.6 0% .284 1.27 4.36 3.62 101 4.21 98.4 0.3
CareerMLB2120101.755097308812988.62.71.17.839%.2961.253.923.361054.48108.40.5

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.
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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-
2003 FKU npb JPL 26 0 189.0 14 5 0 165 61 195 26 7.9 2.9 1.2 9.3 0% -.491 1.20 3.86 3.38 0 0.00 0.0
2004 FKU npb JPL 19 0 128.3 10 6 0 110 38 115 23 7.7 2.7 1.6 8.1 0% -.486 1.15 4.61 4.35 0 0.00 0.0
2005 FKU npb JPL 25 25 181.7 12 8 0 154 57 167 17 7.6 2.8 0.8 8.3 0% -.568 1.16 3.53 3.27 0 0.00 0.0
2006 FKU npb JPL 24 24 163.3 14 6 0 137 42 136 18 7.6 2.3 1.0 7.5 0% .259 1.10 3.43 2.98 0 0.00 0.0
2006 JPN wor WBC 1 0 2.1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4.3 0.0 0.0 4.3 0% .167 0.48 2.80 0.00 0 0.00 0.0
2007 FKU npb JPL 26 26 182.0 12 10 0 168 42 169 15 8.3 2.1 0.7 8.4 0% .291 1.15 2.95 2.82 0 0.00 0.0
2008 FKU npb JPL 23 23 162.0 8 8 0 167 36 123 12 9.3 2.0 0.7 6.8 0% .312 1.25 3.20 3.61 0 0.00 0.0
2009 FKU npb JPL 15 13 84.3 4 5 0 72 24 87 13 7.7 2.6 1.4 9.3 0% .278 1.14 3.85 4.06 0 0.00 0.0
2010 FKU npb JPL 26 26 169.3 17 8 0 145 55 169 11 7.7 2.9 0.6 9.0 0% .291 1.18 2.99 3.14 0 0.00 0.0
2012 NOR AAA INT 1 1 2.7 0 1 0 6 4 1 1 103 20.3 13.5 3.4 3.4 0% .417 3.75 11.78 20.25 147 8.59 178.8
2013 NOR AAA INT 19 19 102.7 5 6 0 112 35 80 9 98 9.8 3.1 0.8 7.0 0% .328 1.43 3.92 4.03 103 5.72 124.3
2014 CHN MLB NL 13 13 69.3 4 4 0 67 19 57 7 100 8.7 2.5 0.9 7.4 0% .296 1.24 3.72 3.25 106 4.61 113.1
2014 IOW AAA PCL 19 18 113.7 10 6 0 104 28 120 13 91 8.2 2.2 1.0 9.5 0% .302 1.16 3.86 2.77 88 3.79 80.2
2015 CHN MLB NL 8 7 32.3 1 1 0 30 11 31 5 95 8.4 3.1 1.4 8.6 0% .284 1.27 4.36 3.62 101 4.21 98.4
2015 TEN AA SOU 1 1 4.0 0 1 0 8 0 5 2 93 18.0 0.0 4.5 11.3 0% .500 2.00 7.30 9.00 109 7.50 164.4
2015 IOW AAA PCL 16 16 86.7 4 5 0 93 26 62 4 97 9.7 2.7 0.4 6.4 0% .318 1.37 3.66 3.95 93 4.71 103.3

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2014 1138 0.5141 0.4859 0.7848 0.6667 0.2948 0.8256 0.6871 0.2152
2015 528 0.5170 0.4470 0.8263 0.6117 0.2706 0.8563 0.7536 0.1737
Career16660.51500.47360.79800.64930.28710.83530.70820.2020

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
2014-09-06 2014-09-12 DTD 6 5 Left Lower Leg Cramp Calf -
2013-03-22 2013-06-14 60-DL 84 67 Left Elbow Recovery From Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2012-05-11 -
2012-04-20 2012-04-20 On-Alr 0 0 - Neck Stiffness - -
2012-03-28 2012-10-13 60-DL 199 162 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2012-05-11 -
2012-02-25 2012-03-19 Camp 23 0 Right Elbow Soreness - -
2009-08-01 2009-08-01 FA 0 0 Left Elbow Inflammation - -
2007-10-01 2007-10-01 FA 0 0 Left Elbow Surgery Bone Chips - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 CHN $4,000,000
2014 CHN $
2013 BAL $4,200,000
2012 BAL $3,940,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$12,140,000
3 yrTotal$12,140,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 128 dAlan Nero2016

Details
  • 2016. Signed with SoftBank of Japan 11/3/15.
  • 1 year/$4M (2015). Re-signed by Chicago Cubs 11/1/14, replacing option in previous contract. May earn additional $2M in performance bonuses. DFA by Chicago Cubs 10/11/15. Sent outright to Triple-A 10/14/15.
  • 1 year (2014), plus 2015 option. Signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 1/24/14 (minor-league contract). Released by Chicago Cubs 3/23/14. Re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 3/24/14 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Chicago Cubs 6/22/14.
  • 2 years/$8.14M (2012-13), plus 2014 option. Signed by Baltimore as a free agent 12/14/11. 14:$5M option. Baltimore declined 2014 option 11/2/13.

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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DateQuestionAnswer
2014-09-03 14:00:00 (link to chat)Do you have any thoughts on Kyle Hendricks and Tsuyoshi Wada? Scouts and prognosticators seem to mostly tab them as back-end-of-the-rotation pitchers, which isn't necessarily a bad thing. Based off what you've seen from them this year, do you think the Cubs are considering them as rotation options in the mid-to-long term?
(tomshipley75 from Chicago)
They're both cheap, so I don't see why not. It isn't like they have a bevy of options as the roster is currently constructed. I'm sure they'll sign one, if not two pitchers this offseason. I like Hendricks more, but it's still a back end profile. (Jordan Gorosh)
2012-03-23 12:00:00 (link to chat)There are a couple of new Non-Darvish Japanese pitchers this year: Wei-yin Chin, Tsuyoshi Wada, and Hisashi Iwakuma. Will any of them have decent seasons in America?
(Paul from DC)
I like Iwakuma's chances more than Chin. Unfortunately, the Mariners gave Millwood a rotation spot over Iwakuma for now but that presents a bit of a draft day bargain. (Jason Collette)


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