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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Akinori Otsuka
Stat Years
1997-2007  [mlb] 2004-2007
Height/Weight
6-0 / 200
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (328)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1972-01-13 in Chiba, Japan   [48.282]
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the San Diego Padres in 2003
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
2004-04-06 - Boxscore  (Age: 32.084)
Service Time
Organizations
SDN [2] TEX [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 51385 ... retro id: otsua001 ... mlbam id: 430788
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1997Osaka Kintetsu---Intl----251---452.0752000180782.24422192461275111.094.790.225.0113.832.402.76.444
    1997Intl TotalsbyYearIntl----251---452.08520001852782.74422192461275111.094.820.225.0413.912.412.76.444
    1998Osaka Kintetsu---Intl----262---322.11490004403555.1431913525745231.236.990.814.0712.043.092.96.600
    1998Intl TotalsbyYearIntl----261---322.124900044493555.3431913525745231.237.020.824.0812.093.102.96.600
    1999Osaka Kintetsu---Intl----273---142.7325000210629.224129110320021.157.280.303.039.713.643.20.200
    1999Intl TotalsbyYearIntl----271---142.77250002125629.724129110320021.167.400.313.089.863.703.20.200
    2000Osaka Kintetsu---Intl---11284---132.38390003602441.2311111313494001.066.700.652.8110.582.383.77.250
    2000Intl TotalsbyYearIntl----281---132.403900036392441.7311111313494001.076.770.662.8410.702.403.77.250
    2001Osaka Kintetsu---Intl----295---254.02480004302656.0422525715825101.026.751.132.4113.184.025.47.286
    2001Intl TotalsbyYearIntl----291---254.024800043482656.0422525715825101.026.751.132.4113.184.025.47.286
    2002Osaka Kintetsu---Intl----306---211.28410003002242.1227643541000.594.680.850.6411.481.4918.00.667
    2002Intl TotalsbyYearIntl----301---211.284100030412242.3227643541000.594.700.860.6411.541.5018.00.667
    2003Chunichi---Intl----317---132.09510003401743.031101045560110.846.490.841.0511.722.0911.20.250
    2003Intl TotalsbyYearIntl----311---132.095100034511743.031101045560110.846.490.841.0511.722.0911.20.250
    2004San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn16328Log - Sp - Ext - Perf721.75730001873277.1561615626870001.066.520.703.0310.131.863.35.778
    2004MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf721.75730001873277.3561615626870001.066.540.703.0410.161.873.35.778
    2005San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn16339Log - Sp - Ext - Perf283.59660001766162.2552825334601021.427.900.434.888.624.021.76.200
    2005MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf283.62660001766162.7552825334601021.437.960.434.928.684.051.76.200
    2006Texas RangersALMLBtex403410Log - Sp - Ext - Perf242.116300048633259.2531714311473001.077.990.451.667.092.564.27.333
    2006MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf242.136300048633259.7531714311473001.088.060.461.677.152.584.27.333
    2007Texas RangersALMLBtex403511Log - Sp - Ext - Perf212.51340001334432.12610909230001.087.240.002.516.402.782.56.667
    2007MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf212.52340001334432.32610909230001.097.290.002.526.452.802.56.667
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)13152.442360009623639232.0190716312802174021.167.370.473.108.422.752.71.464
    National League Totals (2 yrs)9102.57139000351393140.011144409601471021.227.140.583.869.452.832.45.474
    American League Totals (2 yrs)452.259700061973692.0792723320703001.087.730.291.966.852.643.50.444
    Minor: Intl Totals14232.39305000226305137350.7237106932611747420571.016.090.673.0112.182.724.05.378
    San Diego Padres Totals (2 yrs)9102.57139000351393140.011144409601471021.227.140.583.869.452.832.45.474
    Texas Rangers Totals (2 yrs)452.259700061973692.0792723320703001.087.730.291.966.852.643.50.444
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2004San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn1632pL-S-E-P1691000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2005San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn1633pL-S-E-P2661000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)1352000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (2 yrs)1352000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    San Diego Padres Totals (2 yrs)1352000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2002---------30P4100.0251087.8750.200.000.0100.01
    2003---------31P5100.0550110101.0000.200.000.0100.01
    2004San Diego PadresNLMLB32P73077.1711212018.9000.200.2345.1100.01
    2005San Diego PadresNLMLB33P66062.257111312.9230.200.1940.7100.02
    2006Texas RangersALMLB34P63059.2310121413.9290.200.2238.9100.01
    2007Texas RangersALMLB35P34032.1221054.8000.100.1221.0100.05
    Intl Totals - (P)92007101110.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (P)236023117305410.0000.000.00---------
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    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    2004MLB73----------
    2005MLB66----------
    2006MLB63----------
    2007MLB34----------
    Totals236----------