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Koji UeharaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: MLB Years: 2009-2017
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Played in Japan
World Series Champion

PositionsP-444Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKoji Uehara
Height6-2Weight187BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 3,1975 [43.173]PlaceOsaka,Japan

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2009 by the Baltimore Orioles.Service Time9.000 (2017)
MLB DebutApril 8,2009 [34.005]
OrganizationsBOS [4] BAL [3] TEX [2] CHN [1] Awards1Awards Voting2-12
TBC Player ID53879Retrosheet IDuehak001MLBAM ID493157
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (46.30%) -- Splitter (42.93%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (7.20%) -- Slider (2.68%) -- Changeup (0.54%) -- Cutter (0.26%) -- Curveball (0.07%) -- Sinker (0.02%)
Fastball Velocity [2017] - 87.07 - [2016] - 86.72 - [2015] - 87.02 - [2014] - 88.05 - [2013] - 89.15 - [2012] - 88.81 - [2011] - 88.72 - [2010] - 88.06
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts88Walks89Hittable81SO/BB96vsPower81Hitting0Durability65Team.506Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1999nullIntl--S/R242042.0925131212100197.2153494612241790000.906.970.551.098.157.46.833-
2000nullIntl--S/R25973.57201466100131.0112535220221260001.027.691.371.518.665.73.563-
2002nullIntl--S/R271752.60261888300204.0173655918231820000.967.630.791.018.037.91.773-
2003nullIntl--S/R281653.1727161111100207.0190767328231940001.038.251.221.008.428.43.762-
2004nullIntl--ST291352.60222022000163.0135544724231530000.977.451.331.278.456.65.722-
2005nullIntl--Rel309123.31270276200187.0164736924221450100.997.881.151.066.976.59.429-
2006nullIntl-19S/R31893.21241955000168.0157676024211510101.068.391.281.128.077.19.471-
2007Yomiuri GiantsJap CenIntl--CL32431.74550550003262.047121244661000.826.820.580.589.5816.50.571-
2008Yomiuri GiantsJap CenIntl--S/R33653.81261214200189.29043381116720001.189.031.101.617.234.50.545-
2009Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal19ST34244.0512120000066.2713330712480001.249.580.941.626.484.00.3333.56
2010Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-ST35000.0022000002.01000110001.004.50--4.504.501.00--
2010Norfolk TidesILAAAbal-Rel35000.0020200002.02000010001.009.00----4.500.00--
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0000.0042200004.03000120001.006.75--2.254.502.00-2.83
2010Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal19R/CL35122.864304300221344.037151455551000.957.571.021.0211.2511.00.3332.40
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal19Rel36111.72430430019047.0259968620000.704.791.151.5311.877.75.5002.56
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex19Rel36124.0022022003018.0138851230000.786.502.500.5011.5023.00.3334.25
2012Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex-Rel37000.0030300003.03000040001.009.00----12.000.00--
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex19Rel37001.75370370013136.0207743431000.645.001.000.7510.7514.33-2.40
2013Boston Red SoxALMLBbos19R/CL38411.097307300402174.033109591011010.574.000.611.0912.2311.22.8001.61
2014Boston Red SoxALMLBbos19CL39652.526406400502664.0511818108801010.927.131.401.1211.1910.00.5453.09
2015Greenville DriveSALAbos19Rel40009.0010100001.03110010003.0027.00----9.000.00--
2015Boston Red SoxALMLBbos19R/CL40242.234304300382540.028141039474000.926.250.672.0110.495.22.3332.44
2016Boston Red SoxALMLBbos19Rel41233.45500500012747.0341818811631020.966.511.532.1112.065.73.4003.51
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn19Rel42343.98490490010243.0382119712500001.167.951.472.5110.474.17.4293.79
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter22262.66436124240020795479.235015314260785729040.896.551.121.4610.717.33.458-0.25
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter001.1382600008.09110170001.2510.13--1.137.887.00--
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter000.0050500005.05000050001.009.00----9.000.00--
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0022000002.01000110001.004.50--4.504.501.00--
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter009.0010100001.03110010003.0027.00----9.000.00--
Intl Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter102552.912521121405280331408.0122149245616517812681200.997.791.051.148.097.12.650-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter14132.1923002300014079225.1146605526372917040.815.811.041.4711.597.86.519-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter473.03981286004113157.2133575318251651001.007.591.031.439.426.60.364-
Texas Rangers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter122.50590590016154.033151594661000.695.501.500.6711.0016.50.333-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter343.98490490010243.0382119712500001.167.951.472.5110.474.17.429-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings10122.662005195009543220.0160706527362624020.896.551.121.4610.717.33.455-0.25
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings001.13220551650000220.024828280281930001.2510.13--1.137.887.00--

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002YomiuriJap CenIntl-27266921360080011909102.188.197.275.47219680.255.087.101.2041.2523.7519.000.000.0046.15
2003YomiuriJap CenIntl-28287331220140012007002.164.176.233.40917381.212.069.082.1791.2324.6920.001.2373.0025.00
2004YomiuriJap CenIntl-29225831410050022200003.241.267.259.52615160.389.018.052.2373.3336.6711.000.000.007.14
2006YomiuriJap CenIntl1931254841110040021307001.229.260.250.51012157.314.021.063.2313.5122.816.500.000.009.09
2007Yomiuri GiantsJap CenIntl--32553000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2008Yomiuri GiantsJap CenIntl--332623030000000504003.130.130.130.2603027.167.000.000.1170.0018.520.000.000.000.00
2009Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal19p3422000000001100000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.23633.3333.331.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1232000000001100000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.00033.3333.331.000.000.000.00
Intl Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter1822741253100121006820271011.193.210.241.4516611308.271.048.069.0001.9526.6213.670.32274.0020.75
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter22000000001100000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.00033.3333.331.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623000000001100000.000.333.000.333004.000.000.500.00033.3333.331.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2009Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34P121266-5-1551.0000.420.08-----12100.07.4
2010Bowie Baysox EastAAbal35P2---------------2100.01.4
2010Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal35P2---------------2100.01.4
2010Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35P43-4423--551.0000.120.11-----43100.026.5
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal36P43-4712--331.0000.070.06-----43100.026.5
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex36P22-1812--331.0000.140.17-----22100.013.6
2012Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex37P3---------------3100.02.1
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex37P37-36411-65.8330.140.141-100.0-37100.022.8
2013Boston Red SoxALMLBbos38P73-7427--991.0000.120.121150.0-73100.045.1
2014Boston Red SoxALMLBbos39P64-6437--10101.0000.160.161150.0-64100.039.5
2015Greenville Drive SALAbos40P1---------------1100.00.7
2015Boston Red SoxALMLBbos40P43-4022--441.0000.090.10-----43100.026.5
2016Boston Red SoxALMLBbos41P50-47141-65.8330.100.111-100.0-50100.030.9
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn42P49-43-5--551.0000.100.12-10.0-49100.030.2
MLB Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P436124791638215654.9640.120.114357.1-4360.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P5---------------50.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2---------------20.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2009Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3412----------
2010Bowie Baysox EastAAbal352----------
2010Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal352----------
2010Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3543----------
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3643----------
2011Texas RangersALMLBtex3622----------
2012Round Rock Express PCLAAAtex373----------
2012Texas RangersALMLBtex3737----------
2013Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3873----------
2014Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3964----------
2015Greenville Drive SALAbos401----------
2015Boston Red SoxALMLBbos4043----------
2016Boston Red SoxALMLBbos4150----------
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4249----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006JapanWorld Baseball ClassicXXCollege31201.59330000017.017332016001.009.001.060.008.4701.591.000
2008JapanOlympicsTournament33000.0020200012.0000001000.000.000.000.004.5000.00.000
2009Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB34000.60000000015.01201000010.807.200.000.000.0000.00.000
2010Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB35001.6960600015.1411005000.786.750.000.008.4401.69.000
2011Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB36003.0030300003.0211002000.676.000.000.006.0003.00.000
2011Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB3600null10100000.0233110000----------0.00null.000
2011Texas RangersChamp. SeriesMLB360013.5020200001.13222110003.6420.2513.506.756.751.0013.50.000
2012Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB370010.6190900109.1131111449001.8712.543.863.868.682.2510.61.000
2013Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB38000.001001000009.24000212010.653.720.001.8611.176.000.00.000
2013Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB38013.0030300323.01111040000.333.003.000.0012.0003.00.000
2013Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB38100.0050500536.04000090000.676.000.000.0013.5000.001.000
2013Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB38000.0050500524.22000030000.483.860.000.005.7900.00.000
2014Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB39000.0060600116.0000017000.170.000.001.5010.507.000.00.000
2015Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB40006.0030300003.0722003002.3321.000.000.009.0006.00.000
2016Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB410012.2740400003.2855113002.8119.642.452.457.363.0012.27.000
2016Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB41000.0020200102.01000010000.504.500.000.004.5000.00.000
2017Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB42202.2580800008.0822128001.259.001.132.259.004.002.251.000
Summer Olympics Totals - 1 yrs000.0020200012.0000001000.000.000.000.004.5000.00.000
World Baseball ClassicXX Totals - 1 yrs201.59330000017.017332016001.009.001.060.008.4701.591.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 9 yrs203.2949049002263.058222361049021.088.290.861.437.004.903.141.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs017.2060600425.0444215001.007.203.601.809.005.007.20.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs102.4570700537.37222110001.098.592.451.2312.2710.002.451.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0050500524.7200003000.433.860.000.005.7900.00.000

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2013ALCS Most Valuable Player1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-03-09RPFree Agent -InternationalContractSigned with Yomiuri (Japan)42.341  
2017-11-03RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency42.214  
2017-08-20RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL42.139Team Roster on 2017-08-20
2017-08-09RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Neck stiffness42.128Team Roster on 2017-08-09
2016-12-13RPChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($6m)41.254Team Roster on 2016-12-13
2016-11-02RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency41.213  
2016-09-05RPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL41.155Team Roster on 2016-09-05
2016-07-21RPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right pectoral strain41.109Team Roster on 2016-07-21
2015-11-07RPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL40.218Team Roster on 2015-11-07
2015-09-11CLBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL40.161Team Roster on 2015-09-11
2015-08-11CLBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Fractured right wrist40.130Team Roster on 2015-08-11
2015-04-14CLBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL40.011Team Roster on 2015-04-14
2015-04-04RPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained left hamstring40.001Team Roster on 2015-04-04
2014-10-31RPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($18m) Extension39.211Team Roster on 2014-10-31
2012-12-06RPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract ($4.25m)37.247Team Roster on 2012-12-06
2012-10-29PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency37.209  
2012-08-26RPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL37.145Team Roster on 2012-08-26
2012-07-14PTexas RangersRound Rock (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Round Rock (AAA) for rehab37.102Team Roster on 2012-07-14
2012-06-15RPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right lat muscle37.073Team Roster on 2012-06-15
2012-05-08RPTexas RangersTexas Rangers (MLB)YActive--37.035Team Roster on 2012-05-08
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-07-31TradeTraded by Orioles to Rangers for Chris Davis and Tommy Hunter 
2010-12-13ContractSigned by Orioles 
2010-11-07Free AgentGranted free agency 
2010-06-27InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-05-25InjuredDisabled -- Right Elbow Strain 
2010-05-06InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-04-03InjuredDisabled -- Left Hamstring Strain 
2009-11-06InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-09-19InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2009-06-28InjuredDisabled -- Right elbow tendinitis 
2009-06-11InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-05-27InjuredDisabled -- Strained left hamstring 
2009-01-13ContractSigned by Orioles (2-years) 
* 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
2009Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll345,000,000-174578++2,746,792400,0005,000,000
2010Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll355,000,000-172781++2,812,412400,00010,000,000
2011Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll363,000,000-2611270++2,722,607414,00013,000,000
2011Texas RangersTeam Payroll363,000,000-2611370++2,722,607414,00013,000,000
2012Texas RangersTeam Payroll374,000,000-2241474++2,954,887480,00017,000,000
2013Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll384,250,000-2321675++3,023,990490,00021,250,0002012-12-06 - Signed to 1-year contract ($4.25m)
2014Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll395,000,000-2161276++3,256,497500,00026,250,000
2015Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll409,000,00071341085++3,571,283507,50035,250,0002014-10-31 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($18m) Extension
2016Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll419,000,00081301186++3,498,245507,50044,250,000
2017Chicago CubsTeam Payroll426,000,00092001178++3,651,709535,00050,250,0002016-12-13 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($6m)
* 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