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Takashi SaitoTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 2006-2012
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Played in Japan

PositionsP-354Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameTakashi Saitoh
Height6-3Weight191BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 14,1970 [48.300]PlaceMiyagi,Japan

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2006 by the Los Angeles Dodgers.Service Time6.000 (2011)
MLB DebutApril 9,2006 [36.054]
OrganizationsLAN [3] BOS [1] MIL [1] ARI [1] ATL [1] Awards0Awards Voting2-3
TBC Player ID53645Retrosheet IDsaitt001MLBAM ID493416
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (56.31%) -- Slider (18.90%) -- Curveball (15.16%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (9.64%)
Fastball Velocity [2012] - 90.74 - [2011] - 90.69 - [2010] - 91.38
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts81Walks59Hittable82SO/BB74vsPower82Hitting0Durability61Team.526Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1992nullIntl--S/R22028.44624000016.0181615210210001.7510.131.135.6311.812.10.000-
1993nullIntl--S/R238103.81292182000149.0127666315611250001.267.670.913.687.552.05.444-
1994nullIntl--S/R249123.13282087300181.017570635691690001.358.700.253.438.402.45.429-
1995nullIntl--ST25893.94262422000162.0166797113451320001.309.220.722.507.332.93.471-
1996nullIntl--S/R2610103.2928161211200196.2157807231632060001.127.181.422.889.433.27.500-
1998nullIntl--S/R281352.943417171001143.213149479231010001.078.210.561.446.334.39.722-
1999nullIntl--S/R291433.95262155200184.2178838132311250001.138.681.561.516.094.03.824-
2000nullIntl--ST306105.52191811100115.212374711736970001.379.571.322.807.552.69.375-
2002nullIntl--R/CL32122.45390390002047.2371713515460001.096.990.942.838.693.07.333-
2003nullIntl--ST33674.18171611000103.010359481622720001.218.971.391.926.273.27.462-
2004nullIntl--S/R34257.711679000044.06441381213370001.7412.992.442.647.512.85.286-
2005nullIntl--Rel35343.82210210000106.011150451229932001.329.421.022.467.903.21.429-
2006Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan44R/CL36622.077207200482478.04819183231072000.915.510.342.6412.294.65.7501.79
2007Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan44CL37211.406306300553964.0331010513780000.724.620.701.8210.916.00.6672.43
2008Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan44R/CL38442.494504500351847.0401413116601001.197.660.193.0611.493.75.5001.88
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24Rel39332.43560560030255.2501615625521001.358.080.974.048.412.08.5003.98
2010Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl-ST40000.0011000001.01000010001.009.00----9.000.00--
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl40Rel40232.83560560014154.0412017417692001.076.830.672.8311.504.06.4002.43
2011Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil-Rel41000.0060600005.23000070000.534.76----11.120.00--
2011Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil40Rel41422.0230030005026.2216629232001.127.090.673.047.762.56.6673.29
2012Arizona DiamondbacksArizRkari48ST42000.0044000004.02000040000.504.50----9.000.00--
2012Visalia RawhideCalifA+ari-ST42000.0011000001.01000100002.009.00--9.00--0.00--
2012Reno AcesPCLAAAari-Rel420110.1240400002.27331120003.0023.623.373.376.752.00.000-
2012Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--S/R0013.5295400007.210331260001.5711.741.172.357.043.00.000-
2012Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari48Rel42006.7516016002012.01714945111001.8312.753.003.758.252.20-6.85
2013Tohoku Rakuten Golden EagJap PacIntl-Rel43302.3630030008426.22577110252001.318.440.343.378.442.501.000-
2014Tohoku Rakuten Golden EagJap PacIntl-Rel44112.59310311100331.02799215212001.347.760.574.316.031.40.500-
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter21152.3433803380018984336.02509988251084009001.066.660.672.8810.653.70.583-0.45
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter011.8816610000013.0143312140001.128.790.631.268.797.00.000-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter012.891111000008.0113311100001.2910.610.960.969.6410.00.000-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0011000001.01000100002.009.00--9.00--0.00--
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0044000004.02000040000.504.50----9.000.00--
Intl Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter84803.843501621884188281504.0144270064317244212706001.258.611.032.647.582.87.512-
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1271.9518001800013881189.212143419522453000.915.740.432.4711.634.71.632-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter232.83560560014154.0412017417692001.076.830.672.8311.504.06.400-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter332.43560560030255.2501615625521001.358.080.974.048.412.08.500-
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter422.0230030005026.2216629232001.127.090.673.047.762.56.667-
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter006.7516016002012.01714945111001.8312.753.003.758.252.20--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14102.3422002200012355220.0163645716702606001.066.660.672.8810.653.70.583-0.45
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings0151.88246921540000220.0215464615312150001.128.790.631.268.797.00.000-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003YokohamaJap CenIntl-3317320310000001601001.094.094.125.2194133.188.031.031.0950.0048.480.000.000.0033.33
2004YokohamaJap CenIntl-341612020000000700000.167.167.167.3342012.400.000.000.1480.0058.330.000.000.000.00
2008Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan44p38431000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl40p40541000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter972000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Intl Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter33440510000002301001.114.114.136.2506145.238.022.023.0000.0051.110.000.000.0020.00
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter541000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter431000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2006Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan36P72-7827-2991.0000.130.12-----72100.044.4
2007Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan37P63-64310-513131.0000.210.20-----63100.038.9
2008Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan38P45-4715--661.0000.130.13-----45100.027.8
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos39P56-5537111110.9090.180.18-----56100.034.6
2010Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl40P1---------------1100.00.7
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl40P56-5442--661.0000.110.11-----56100.034.6
2011Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil41P6---------------6100.04.2
2011Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil41P30-26-2--221.0000.070.08-----30100.018.5
2012Arizona Diamondbacks ArizRkari42P4---1--111.0000.25------4100.07.1
2012Visalia Rawhide CalifA+ari42P1---------------1100.00.7
2012Reno Aces PCLAAAari42P4---------------4100.02.8
2012Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari42P16-121---111.0000.060.081-100.0-16100.09.9
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P338-3361433184847.9790.140.141-100.0-3380.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P11---------------110.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---------------10.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4---1--111.0000.25------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2006Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3672----------
2007Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3763----------
2008Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3845----------
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3956----------
2010Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl401----------
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl4056----------
2011Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil416----------
2011Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil4130----------
2012Arizona Diamondbacks ArizRkari424----------
2012Visalia Rawhide CalifA+ari421----------
2012Reno Aces PCLAAAari424----------
2012Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari4216----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB36104.09707003011.012552213001.279.821.641.6410.646.504.091.000
2006Los Angeles DodgersDiv SeriesMLB36000.0020200202.20000040000.000.000.000.0013.5000.00.000
2007Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB37001.0490900208.2441128000.734.151.042.088.314.004.15.000
2008Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB38116.3560600005.2844113001.7312.711.591.594.763.006.35.500
2008Los Angeles DodgersDiv SeriesMLB3800null10100000.0322000000----------0null.000
2009Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB39000.0000000065.01300100002.6023.401.800.000.0000.00.000
2009Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB39000.0010100001.02000000002.0018.000.000.000.0000.00.000
2010Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB40205.0090900009.01155038001.5611.000.003.008.002.675.001.000
2011Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB41013.5282600117.2833138001.539.391.173.529.392.673.52.000
2011Milwaukee BrewersDiv SeriesMLB41100.0030300103.02000020000.676.000.000.006.0000.001.000
2011Milwaukee BrewersChamp. SeriesMLB41000.0030300004.02000030000.504.500.000.006.7500.00.000
2012Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB42016.4890900108.11086326101.4810.803.242.166.483.008.64.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs433.9048246007755.366292491346101.4310.731.462.117.483.544.72.571
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs102.7070700306.7722006001.059.450.000.008.1002.701.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0030300004.0200003000.504.500.000.006.7500.00.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-12-28PFree Agent -InternationalContractSigned with Rakuten (Japan)42.317  
2012-10-29PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentElected free agency42.257  
2012-10-21PArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for assignment42.249Team Roster on 2012-10-21
2012-09-01RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL42.199Team Roster on 2012-09-01
2012-08-14RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained left hamstring42.181Team Roster on 2012-08-14
2012-07-22RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL42.158Team Roster on 2012-07-22
2012-07-13PArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to AZL Diamondbacks (Rk) for rehab42.149Team Roster on 2012-07-13
2012-04-04PArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Injured42.049Team Roster on 2012-04-04
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-12-14ContractSigned by Diamondbacks 
2011-10-30Free AgentGranted free agency 
2011-07-02InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-05-25InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2011-04-11InjuredDisabled -- Left hamstring strain 
2011-04-06InjuredDisabled -- - 
2011-01-05ContractSigned by Brewers 
2010-10-18Released by Braves 
2010-06-22InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-06-04InjuredDisabled -- Left Hamstring Strain 
2009-12-18ContractSigned by Braves 
2009-01-10ContractSigned by Red Sox (1-year, club option 2010) 
2008-09-13InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-09-04InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2008-07-18InjuredDisabled -- Sprained ligament in right elbow 
2006-02-07ContractSigned by Dodgers (minor) 
* 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
2006Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll36327,000-74249-2,365,072327,000327,000
2007Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll37380,000-73744-2,459,737380,000707,000
2008Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll38390,000-75344-2,696,252390,0001,097,000
2009Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll391,500,000-36122542,746,792400,0002,597,000
2010Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll403,200,000-2581072++2,812,412400,0005,797,000
2011Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll411,750,000634913612,722,607414,0007,547,000
2012Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll421,750,000-34515622,954,887480,0009,297,000
* 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