P Matsu Yamanaka -- exNIP #41
Age: 32 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Very Good    
10/16/1956
P MATSU YAMANAKA -- EXNIP #41 - AGE: 32 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: VERY GOOD
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
31 31 9-17 0 4.71 204.1 230 26 46 143 1.35 3.5
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 67 68 66 71
Movement 70 71 70 71
Control 77 76 77 78
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 59 61
Curveball 25 26
Changeup 60 64
Splitter 63 70
Screwball 63 64
Forkball 70 71
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 94-96 Mph
Stamina 77
Suggested Role Starter
Groundball Percentage 61 %
Hold Runners 68
Defense 49
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 1
Stealing Ability: 20
Baserunning Inst.: 44
Sacrifice Bunt: 80
Bunt for Hit: 14
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
09/17/1956 @ ORL Loss, 4-6 X 6.2 11 6 5 1 5 Loss
09/12/1956 CLT Win, 5-2 X 9.0 9 2 2 1 6 Win
09/07/1956 @ MTL Win, 4-2 X 8.1 3 1 1 3 7
09/01/1956 @ KIT Loss, 2-6 X 7.0 9 6 4 0 4 Loss
08/27/1956 KIN Loss, 2-3 X 8.0 10 3 3 3 4 Loss
08/21/1956 @ HOL Loss, 9-10 X 6.2 14 8 1 0 7
08/16/1956 @ HON Loss, 4-6 X 7.1 9 5 5 1 6 Loss
08/10/1956 LOU Win, 8-7 X 7.0 8 5 5 1 8
08/06/1956 @ CLT Win, 8-2 X 7.0 5 2 2 2 4 Win
08/02/1956 MTL Loss, 3-8 X 4.2 8 7 7 0 4 Loss
PERSONALITY
Leader Ability:Low
Loyalty:Low
Desire f. Win:High
Greed:Very High
Intelligence:High
Work Ethic:Very High
Birthday:10/06/1924
Born in:Iida, NAG
Nationality:Japanese
Height:6' 0"
Weight:215 lbs
Local Popularity:Insignificant
National Pop.:Insignificant
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$55,000
Signed Through:1960 Season
Major Service:8 Years, 58 Days
Service This Yr:172 Days
40-Man Service:5 Years, 159 Days
Pro Service:8 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:1947, 2nd Pick in Round 1
POLARIS UNION BASEBALL 1956 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 31 31 9 17 0 4.71 204.1 230 122 107 26 46 143 1 3.2 0 16 51.6
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF R/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 0 0 0.0 0 0 12.38 10.13 6.30 2.03 4.27 1.35 93 3.5 .316        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 471 140 27 5 14 77 30 72 2 9 2 .297 .341 .465 .806      
vs. RHB 339 90 22 2 12 45 16 71 3 5 3 .265 .302 .448 .750      
POLARIS UNION BASEBALL 1956 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
April 6 6 1 5 0 9.46 32.1 49 35 34 9 10 22  
May 5 5 3 1 0 2.43 33.1 28 9 9 2 9 22  
June 5 5 1 4 0 4.78 32.0 33 17 17 4 9 21  
July 5 5 2 2 0 3.09 35.0 34 16 12 5 6 23  
August 6 6 1 3 0 5.09 40.2 54 30 23 3 7 33  
September 4 4 1 2 0 3.48 31.0 32 15 12 3 5 22  
Spring Training 7 3 0 3 0 11.49 15.2 24 20 20 8 6 18  
Last Year 32 32 14 11 0 4.36 208.2 238 111 101 33 42 156  
2 Years Ago 32 32 16 11 0 4.04 240.2 251 115 108 34 51 157  
Career 191 191 83 69 0 3.97 1364.0 1421 662 601 168 296 1020  
Home 14 14 5 8 0 4.39 94.1 100 51 46 11 17 73  
Road 17 17 4 9 0 4.99 110.0 130 71 61 15 29 70  
Grass 31 31 9 17 0 4.71 204.1 230 122 107 26 46 143  
Day 7 7 1 5 0 5.19 43.1 52 31 25 7 10 25  
Night 24 24 8 12 0 4.58 161.0 178 91 82 19 36 118  
As Starter 31 31 9 17 0 4.71 204.1 230 122 107 26 46 143  
CAREER PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
1948 Hiroshima - NPB 23 23 11 4 5 0 4.43 89.1 93 50 44 9 33 73 1 0 1.41 .315 4.05 0.8 86
1949 Hiroshima - NPB 24 31 31 12 13 0 3.89 224.1 235 104 97 12 58 159 7 1 1.31 .314 3.13 4.8 96
1950 Hiroshima - NPB 25 27 27 12 12 0 3.77 210.1 197 97 88 24 48 156 8 1 1.16 .274 3.89 2.7 104
1951 Kitscoty - PUB 26 31 31 15 11 0 3.95 225.1 229 105 99 31 51 169 7 1 1.24 .287 4.08 3.7 108
1952 Kitscoty - PUB 27 32 32 14 8 0 3.40 238.1 232 99 90 25 55 175 6 1 1.20 .292 3.60 5.6 128
1953 Kitscoty - PUB 28 17 17 7 5 0 3.72 125.2 130 62 52 12 33 117 1 0 1.30 .327 3.35 3.5 120
1953 Atlantic City - PUB 28 16 16 8 6 0 3.27 121.0 111 48 44 7 18 103 4 1 1.07 .300 2.80 4.2 136
1953 Total - PUB 28 33 33 15 11 0 3.50 246.2 241 110 96 19 51 220 5 1 1.18 .314 3.08 7.7 127
1954 Atlantic City - PUB 29 32 32 16 11 0 4.04 240.2 251 115 108 34 51 157 9 1 1.25 .294 4.54 3.3 115
1955 Atlantic City - PUB 30 14 14 6 6 0 4.94 85.2 94 53 47 15 24 61 2 0 1.38 .299 4.89 0.7 91
1955 Kinuso - PUB 30 18 18 8 5 0 3.95 123.0 144 58 54 18 18 95 2 0 1.32 .332 4.05 2.4 113
1955 Total - PUB 30 32 32 14 11 0 4.36 208.2 238 111 101 33 42 156 4 0 1.34 .318 4.40 3.0 103
1956 Kinuso - PUB 31 18 18 6 11 0 5.32 111.2 118 67 66 16 31 79 0 0 1.33 .297 4.56 1.5 85
1956 Seattle - PUB 31 13 13 3 6 0 3.98 92.2 112 55 41 10 15 64 1 0 1.37 .337 3.93 1.8 113
1956 Total - PUB 31 31 31 9 17 0 4.71 204.1 230 122 107 26 46 143 1 0 1.35 .316 4.27 3.3 96
Total PUB 191 191 83 69 0 3.97 1364.0 1421 662 601 168 296 1020 32 4 1.26 .303 3.97 26.8 114
Total NPB 81 69 28 30 0 3.93 524.0 525 251 229 45 139 388 16 2 1.27 .298 3.59 8.3 97
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
1947 Total - COL 22 19 19 13 1 0 1.95 129.1 102 30 28 8 26 146 0 0 0.99 .281 2.35 4.8 100
CAREER POSTSEASON PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
1955 Kinuso - PUB 30 5 4 3 2 0 4.97 29.0 32 20 16 3 5 14 0 0 1.28 .305 0.00 0.0 0
Total PUB 5 4 3 2 0 4.97 29.0 32 20 16 3 5 14 0 0 1.28 .305 4.41 90.3
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1948 Hiroshima - ML P 23 11 9 17 2 28 2 .929 89.1 2.62 -0.6 .971
1949 Hiroshima - ML P 31 31 13 39 2 55 3 .945 224.1 2.09 -2.3 .943
1950 Hiroshima - ML P 27 27 11 38 2 50 1 .980 210.1 2.10 -1.6 .971
1951 Kitscoty - ML P 31 31 24 37 1 64 3 .953 225.1 2.44 -1.0 .986
1952 Kitscoty - ML P 32 32 21 40 0 61 0 1.000 238.1 2.30 +1.2 1.024
1953 Kitscoty - ML P 17 17 6 21 1 28 1 .964 125.2 1.93 -0.1 .955
1953 Atlantic City - ML P 16 16 6 18 1 25 1 .960 121.0 1.79 -1.1 .870
1954 Atlantic City - ML P 32 32 26 33 2 61 2 .967 240.2 2.21 +0.7 1.005
1955 Kinuso - ML P 18 18 7 16 2 23 0 1.000 123.0 1.68 -1.1 .871
1955 Atlantic City - ML P 14 14 5 14 0 19 0 1.000 85.2 2.00 +1.3 1.143
1956 Kinuso - ML P 18 18 6 23 1 29 0 1.000 111.2 2.34 -0.3 .980
1956 Seattle - ML P 13 13 4 19 2 23 0 1.000 92.2 2.23 +1.2 1.109
TOTAL P 272 260 138 315 16 466 13 .972 1888.0 2.16 -3.9 .982
PLAYER HISTORY
11/01/1947 Drafted in the 1947 first-year player draft (Round 1, Pick 2, 2nd overall pick) by the Hiroshima Carp.
12/14/1947 Signed with the Hiroshima Carp organization for a signing bonus of $64,900 and a 2-year major league contract worth a total of $34,760.
01/01/1948 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 33 (36); Movement: 56 (58); Control: 34 (47).
03/27/1948 Named the #9 prospect in the NPB
01/01/1949 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 50 (51); Movement: 55 (55); Control: 40 (52).
04/18/1949 Injured (back stiffness), day-to-day for 6 days.
09/15/1949 Signed a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $21,000 with the Hiroshima Carp organization.
01/01/1950 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 69 (72); Movement: 79 (79); Control: 68 (86).
04/30/1950 Suspended 15 games after ejection following a brawl.
05/17/1950 Pitches a 5-hit shutout against the Hanshin Tigers with 7 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
06/03/1950 Was selected to the 1950 Nippon Professional Baseball League All-Star Game.
06/28/1950 Injured (bruised knee), day-to-day for one week.
09/14/1950 Signed a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $24,000 with the Hiroshima Carp organization.
01/01/1951 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 74 (75); Movement: 70 (70); Control: 95 (100).
04/09/1951 Signed a 5-year contract worth a total of $333,000 with the Kitscoty Kings organization.
04/27/1951 Pitches a 4-hit shutout against the Orlando Oracles with 6 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
01/01/1952 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 69 (73); Movement: 70 (70); Control: 77 (87).
04/11/1952 Pitches a 5-hit shutout against the Seattle Rainiers with 10 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
01/01/1953 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 69 (73); Movement: 72 (72); Control: 78 (88).
07/06/1953 Was traded by the Kitscoty Kings to the Atlantic City Aces in exchange for SP Raúl Flores.
09/25/1953 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Harlem Hellions with 12 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
01/01/1954 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 68 (72); Movement: 74 (74); Control: 78 (78).
06/01/1954 Pitches a 6-hit shutout against the Oakland Oaks with 5 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
01/01/1955 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 67 (72); Movement: 72 (73); Control: 77 (77).
06/21/1955 Was traded by the Atlantic City Aces to the Kinuso Blues in exchange for SP Félix Delgado, RP Drees Pruijs, SP Blair Johnson.
06/27/1955 Signed a 5-year contract extension worth a total of $275,000 with the Kinuso Blues organization.
01/01/1956 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 67 (71); Movement: 71 (72); Control: 78 (78).
07/16/1956 Was traded by the Kinuso Blues to the Seattle Rainiers in exchange for SP Gary Stephens, a 1st draft pick, a 2nd draft pick, a 4th draft pick.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year SH Rank
1951 16 3
1952 16 5
1956 14 3
Year GS Rank
1949 31 2
1951 31 4
Year W Rank
1949 12 9
1951 15 4
1954 16 8
Year L Rank
1949 13 5
1951 11 10
1956 17 2
Year Winning % Rank
1952 .636 9
Year IP Rank
1949 224.1 5
1951 225.1 5
1952 238.1 8
1954 240.2 4
Year BF Rank
1949 953 4
1951 959 3
1954 999 6
Year HRA Rank
1950 24 3
1951 31 2
1954 34 10
Year K Rank
1949 159 7
1950 156 10
1951 169 7
1952 175 8
Year WP Rank
1950 9 6
1951 11 2
1952 8 8
1953 9 6
1956 8 10
Year BABIP Rank
1950 .278 6
Year WHIP Rank
1950 1.16 4
1952 1.20 10
Year K/BB Rank
1949 2.74 9
1950 3.25 5
1951 3.31 9
Year RA/9 Rank
1950 10.95 4
1952 10.91 10
Year HR/9 Rank
1949 0.48 4
Year H/9 Rank
1950 8.43 7
Year BB/9 Rank
1950 2.05 6
1951 2.04 9
1954 1.91 7
Year K/9 Rank
1949 6.38 10
1950 6.68 8
Year QS Rank
1950 18 8
Year QSP Rank
1950 .667 6
Year CG Rank
1949 7 5
1950 8 8
1951 7 5
1952 6 9
1954 9 4
Year CGP Rank
1949 .226 9
1950 .296 6
1951 .226 6
1954 .281 4
Year SHO Rank
1949 1 6
1950 1 5
1951 1 10
1952 1 8
1953 1 5
1954 1 8
Year WAR Rank
1949 5.5 4
1952 5.6 7
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