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Kensuke TanakaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2017 MLB Years: 2013-2013
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Played in Japan

Positions2B-104, LF-39Position when Drafted2B-LFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKensuke Tanaka
Height5-10Weight163BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateMay 20,1981 [37.032]PlaceFukuoka,Japan

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2013 by the San Francisco Giants.
Signing ScoutsJohn CoxService Time0.021 (2013)
MLB DebutJuly 9,2013 [32.050]
OrganizationsSFN [1] TEX [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID53809Retrosheet IDtanak001MLBAM ID547887
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed81Power33Contact91XBH29RBIs52Runs50Hitting80Durability92Team.515Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000NipponJap PacIntl-1955010000000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.000.1800.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2001NipponJap PacIntl-2056991214113902132803100.141.239.263.502265116.159.122.232.22911.2124.142.152.5933.0035.71
2002NipponJap PacIntl321601581840740103293619002.253.298.348.6465511177.328.095.158.2865.0820.344.000.000.0027.50
2003NipponJap PacIntl322521021022411161163022200.216.268.304.572316114.288.088.147.2555.2626.325.000.88102.0027.27
2004NipponJap PacIntl-2321404133217102710001.325.372.575.94723643.375.250.325.4014.6516.283.502.3340.0046.15
2006NipponJap PacIntl-25125376681131067422173060634403.301.358.415.77315623450.339.114.231.3406.6713.332.001.5653.7120.35
2007Nippon Ham FightersJap PacIntl--2614452666134247331271443107958212.255.321.344.66518134638.313.089.196.2996.7416.772.490.47175.3325.37
2008Nippon Ham FightersJap PacIntl--2714453689159329116321062801126324.297.379.451.83024252638.330.154.310.3669.7212.541.291.7248.7332.70
2009Nippon FightersJap PacIntl--2814457593163344349311179105517440.283.373.372.74521441680.340.089.261.33511.6215.441.330.44191.6725.15
2010Nippon FightersJap PacIntl--29143576881932445543410726627546.335.408.417.82524033662.369.082.248.36810.889.970.920.76115.2017.10
2011Hiroshima Toyo CarpJap CenIntl--304920025586111083172102101.290.344.345.689698220.318.055.165.3107.739.551.240.45200.0013.79
2012Nippon FightersJap PacIntl--3111445749137143332139353628322.300.350.363.71316620505.318.063.149.3166.937.131.030.59152.3314.60
2013Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn22b-lf32107343541131431322210423635726.329.400.397.79713618400.358.068.224.35310.509.000.860.25343.0015.93
2013San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn37lf321530480002204300000.267.353.267.6208034.296.000.200.29011.768.820.750.000.000.00
2014Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex82b3362213295582427122272811307.258.340.371.7117914245.277.113.286.32011.0211.431.041.6353.2525.45
2015Nippon FightersJap PacIntl-341345326215120246693575815109.284.354.352.70618726596.312.068.186.3169.569.731.020.67133.0017.22
2016Nippon FightersJap PacIntl-3514354161147141253228695693434.272.361.312.67316917626.298.040.194.30511.028.950.810.32270.5011.56
2017Nippon FightersJap PacIntl-36107314227961218114353600014.252.327.296.623939349.279.044.178.28110.0310.321.030.57157.0011.39
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1530480002204300000.267.353.267.6208034.296.000.200.00011.768.820.750.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16955683168225559341269644610213.302.377.387.76421532645.328.085.248.00010.709.920.930.78111.2019.05
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16955683168225559341269644610213.302.377.387.76421532645.328.085.248.00010.709.920.930.78111.2019.05
Intl Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter14415037667142419946464602027452972849174301738.283.355.368.72318532915819.321.085.216.0009.0912.511.380.79109.5020.44
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1530480002204300000.267.353.267.6208034.296.000.200.00011.768.820.750.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162324438600022220433200000.267.353.267.620860367.296.000.200.00011.768.820.750.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16253380161215557331266614610212.302.377.387.76420631618.328.085.248.00010.709.920.930.78111.2019.05

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2013Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn322B55--911331528239224.9374.07------10751.438.5
2013Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn32LF30--5241-5756.9821.87------10728.021.0
2013San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32LF97556---661.0000.670.11-----1560.05.6
2014Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex332B49--70130634206200.9714.08------6279.034.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF97556---661.0000.670.11-----90.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B104--1612632162445424.9534.08------1040.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF30--5241-5756.9821.87------300.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2013Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn32---55--30----
2013San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32------9----
2014Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex33---49-------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2013San Francisco GiantsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3219488111002403600000.229.275.250.52512151.262.021.1675.8811.762.000.000.009.09
2014Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB331827550001104602000.185.290.185.4755033.238.000.18512.1218.181.500.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs3775131610035071202000.213.280.227.50717184.254.014.1738.3314.291.710.000.006.25

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2015-04-10lfFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Rangers33.325  
2014-09-29lfTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list33.132Team Roster on 2014-09-29
2014-07-09lfTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured33.050Team Roster on 2014-07-09
2014-04-12lfTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Round Rock (AAA)32.327Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-12-21lfTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract32.215Team Roster on 2013-12-21
2013-09-05lfFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Giants32.108  
2013-09-03lfSan Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment32.106Team Roster on 2013-09-03
2013-07-30lfSan Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Fresno (AAA)32.071Team Roster on 2013-07-30
2013-07-10lfSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Fresno (AAA)32.051Team Roster on 2013-07-10
2013-04-06lfSan Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Fresno (AAA)31.321Team Roster on 2013-04-06
2013-01-222bSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract31.247Team Roster on 2013-01-22
* 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
2013San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll32490,0000.02177535-3,023,990490,000490,0002013-01-22 - Signed to minor league contract
* 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