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Akinori OtsukaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1997-2007 MLB Years: 2004-2007
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Played in Japan

PositionsP-328Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAkinori Otsuka
Height6-0Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 13,1972 [46.103]PlaceChiba,Japan

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2003 by the San Diego Padres.
MLB DebutApril 6,2004 [32.084]
OrganizationsSDN [2] TEX [2] Awards2Awards Voting1-23
TBC Player ID51385Retrosheet IDotsua001MLBAM ID430788
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts72Walks64Hittable85SO/BB76vsPower85Hitting0Durability90Team.500Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1997nullIntl--Rel25452.07520520018782.24422192461275101.094.790.225.0113.832.76.444-
1998nullIntl--CL26322.114904900443555.0431913525745201.236.990.814.0712.042.96.600-
1999nullIntl--Rel27142.73250250021629.224129110320001.157.280.303.039.713.20.200-
2000nullIntl-11R/CL28132.383903900362441.2311111313494001.066.700.652.8110.583.77.250-
2001nullIntl--CL29254.024804800432656.0422525715825101.026.751.132.4113.185.47.286-
2002nullIntl--R/CL30211.284104100302242.0227643541000.594.680.850.6411.4818.00.667-
2003nullIntl--R/CL31132.095105100341743.031101045560100.846.490.841.0511.7211.20.250-
2004San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn16Rel32721.75730730018277.0561615626870001.066.520.703.0310.133.35.7782.82
2005San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn16Rel33283.59660660017162.2552825334601021.427.900.434.888.621.76.2003.45
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex40CL34242.116306300483259.2531714311473001.077.990.451.667.094.27.3332.78
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex40Rel35212.51340340013432.02610909230001.087.24--2.516.402.56.6672.65
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter13152.442360236009639230.0190716312802174021.167.370.473.108.422.71.464-0.14
Intl Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter14232.39305030500226137348.2237106932611747420501.016.080.673.0012.174.05.378-
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9102.57139013900353139.111144409601471021.227.140.583.869.452.45.474-
Texas Rangers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter452.259709700613691.1792723320703001.087.730.291.966.853.50.444-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12142.442240224009137220.0180676011762064021.167.370.473.108.422.71.462-0.14

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn16p32691000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2005San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn16p33661000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1352000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2004San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32P73-77711212018.9000.250.23-----73100.045.1
2005San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33P66-6257111312.9230.180.19-----66100.040.7
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex34P63-59310121413.9290.210.22-----63100.038.9
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex35P34-32221-54.8000.120.13-----34100.021.0
Intl Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P92--710111817.9440.18------920.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P236-2301730545247.9040.200.20-----2360.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2004San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3273----------
2005San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3366----------
2006Texas RangersALMLBtex3463----------
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex3534----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2005San Diego PadresDiv SeriesMLB33000.0030300103.01000100000.673.000.003.000.000.000.00.000
2006JapanWorld Baseball ClassicXXCollege34001.5950500515.2211028000.773.180.003.1812.714.001.59.000
2006Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB34002.7040400213.1311105000.978.102.700.0013.5002.70.000
2007Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB35202.5770700007.0522116000.866.431.291.297.716.002.571.000
World Baseball ClassicXX Totals - 1 yrs001.5950500515.7211028000.713.180.003.1812.714.001.59.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs202.6111011002110.38332111000.876.971.740.879.5811.002.611.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0030300103.0100010000.673.000.003.000.000.000.00.000

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2004MLB All-Rookie Team (P) ... MLB All-Rookie Team (Baseball America) (P)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2007-10-15InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-09-05InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2007-07-19InjuredDisabled -- Right elbow 
2007-01-16ContractSigned by Rangers to avoid arbitration 
2006-01-04Padres with Adam Eaton and Billy Killan for Adrian Gonzalez, Terrmel Sledge and Chris Young 
2003-12-09ContractSigned as undrafted Free Agent by Padres. 
1997-06-01Drafted by Kintetsu (Japan) in second round of 1997 Japanese draft 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2004San Diego PadresTeam Payroll32300,000-75547-2,070,100300,000300,000
2005San Diego PadresTeam Payroll33800,000-41519532,189,055300,0001,100,000
2006Texas RangersTeam Payroll341,750,000-33017592,365,072327,0002,850,000
2007Texas RangersTeam Payroll353,000,000-2651066++2,459,737380,0005,850,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red