35-Year-Old Second Baseman – Free Agent
2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook
There was no outlook written for Kensuke Tanaka in 2017. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
Kensuke Tanaka Contract Information:
Signed a minor league contract with the Rangers in December 2013.
Tanaka has asked for his release from the Triple-A Round Rock roster, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports.
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Kensuke Tanaka: MLB Games Played By Position
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
There was no outlook written for Kensuke Tanaka.
Even by NPB standards, Tanaka is a small ball player -- good defense, stolen bases, plate discipline, contact skills and sacrifice bunts, but no power. At his peak in Japan, Tanaka hit for a high average and was among the league leaders in stolen bases, but he missed time in each of the last two seasons with injuries and his numbers suffered. Still, he became an international free agent and signed a minor league deal with San Francisco. At this stage in his career, his upside is that of a utility infielder.