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Takashi Saito AS-1

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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts81Walks59Hittable82SO/BB74vsPower82Hitting0Durability61Team.526Ratings ExplainedBuy
Biography Data
Positions: P-354
Proper Name: Takashi Saitoh
Born: February 14, 1970 (47.158)
Place Miyagi, Japan
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 191 Bats/Throws: Left-Right
High School:
Drafted: 2006 -- Signed as free agent by Los Angeles Dodgers
MLB Debut:April 9,2006 (36.054)
Service Time:6.000 (2011)
TBC Player ID:53645
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2012-12-29 - Signed with Rakuten (Japan) More
Recent Contract:Signed with Rakuten (Japan) by - (2012-12-29)
Organizations:LAN, BOS, ATL, MIL, ARI
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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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2012MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2012-12-29-PInt-MLBSigned with Rakuten (Japan)---
    2012-10-29-PFA-MLBElected free agency---
    2012-10-21Arizona DiamondbacksPDFAArizona DiamondbacksMLBDesignated for assignment---
    2012-09-01Arizona DiamondbacksRPActive-MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLBActivated from DL40man
    2012-08-14Arizona DiamondbacksRPDL-15Arizona DiamondbacksMLBDL-15 Strained left hamstring40man
    2012-07-22Arizona DiamondbacksRPActive-MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLBActivated from DL40man
    2012-07-13Arizona DiamondbacksPDL-15Arizona DiamondbacksRkAssigned to AZL Diamondbacks (Rk) for rehab40man
    2012-04-04Arizona DiamondbacksPDL-15Arizona DiamondbacksMLBDL-15 Injured40man
    2011-12-14Arizona DiamondbacksArizona DiamondbacksMLB---
    2010-12-27Milwaukee BrewersMilwaukee BrewersMLB---
    2009-12-03Atlanta BravesAtlanta BravesMLB---
    2009-01-10Boston Red SoxBoston Red SoxMLB---
    2007-12-13Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles DodgersMLB---
    2006-12-05Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles DodgersMLB---
    2006-02-08Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles DodgersMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Diamondbacks
    Granted free agency
    Signed by Brewers
    Released by Braves
    Signed by Braves
    Signed by Red Sox (1-year, club option 2010)
    Signed by Dodgers (minor)
    Draft Instances
    Signed as undrafted free agent by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2006.
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2012Arizona Diamondbacks$ 1,750,0003451562$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2011Milwaukee Brewers$ 1,750,0003491361$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-12-14 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($1.75m)
    2010Atlanta Braves$ 3,200,0002581072$ 400,000$ 2,812,4122010-12-27 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($1.75m)
    2009Boston Red Sox$ 1,500,0003612254$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-12-03 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($3.2m)
    2009-01-10 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($1.5m) Club option for 2010 (Earnings of 2009)
    2008Los Angeles Dodgers$ 390,000753440$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007Los Angeles Dodgers$ 380,000737440$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-12-13 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($2m)
    2006Los Angeles Dodgers$ 327,000742490$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-12-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($1m)
    2006-02-08 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($0.327m) Minor League Contract

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    MLB.Com - Takashi Saito @ Razzball

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