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Kenta Maeda

28-Year-Old Pitcher – Los Angeles Dodgers

2016 Stats

W-L

6-5

ERA

2.91

WHIP

1.11

K

83

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Maeda, who was regarded as the top pitcher in Japan, signed an eight-year deal with the Dodgers in the offseason. Comparisons to his most immediate predecessors, Yu Darvish and Masahiro Tanaka, are a ...

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2016 ADP:  184.35

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 177   DOB: 4/11/1988   BORN: Osaka, Japan   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Kenta Maeda Contract Information:

Agreed to an eight-year deal with the Dodgers in December of 2015 worth $25 million guaranteed.

June 25, 2016  –  Kenta Maeda News

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Maeda (6-5) allowed four runs on four hits and two walks while striking out five over five innings to take the loss against the Pirates on Saturday.

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Kenta Maeda Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2011 23 JPN JPN 31 31 2 216.0 178 59 14 192 43 10 12 0 0 0 2.46 1.02
2012 24 JPN JPN 29 29 2 206.3 161 35 6 171 44 14 7 0 0 0 1.53 0.99
2013 25 JPN JPN 26 26 1 175.7 129 41 13 158 40 15 7 0 0 0 2.10 0.96
2014 26 JPN JPN 27 0 1 187.0 164 54 12 161 41 11 9 0 0 0 2.60 1.10
2015 27 JPN JPN 29 29 0 206.0 168 48 5 175 41 15 8 0 0 0 2.10 1.01
2016 28 MAJ LAD 15 15 0 86.7 70 28 8 83 26 6 5 0 0 0 2.91 1.11
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Career  (View All)     15 15 0 86.7 70 28 8 83 26 6 5 0 2.91 1.11

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats

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Kenta Maeda Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jun. 25 @Pit 5.0 4 4 4 2 2 4 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 2.91 1.11
Jun. 19 Mil 6.3 6 1 1 1 3 8 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.64 1.10
Jun. 14 @Ari 5.3 6 3 2 0 1 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.75 1.08
Jun. 8 Col 6.7 5 1 1 0 1 9 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.70 1.06
Jun. 3 Atl 6.3 6 2 1 0 2 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.84 1.07
May. 28 @NYM 5.0 2 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.00 1.05
May. 22 @SD 5.0 4 4 4 0 1 5 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.29 1.08
May. 16 LAA 4.0 5 4 4 0 2 5 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.87 1.09
May. 11 NYM 5.0 6 4 4 2 2 3 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.30 1.02
May. 6 @Tor 6.0 2 2 2 1 4 7 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.66 0.95
Apr. 28 Mia 6.7 7 4 4 1 1 5 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 1.41 0.94
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 5.6 IP/G
16.7 16 8 7 3 6 18 0 1 0 1-1 0 0 0 3.78 1.32
Last 30 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 5.8 IP/G
34.7 29 11 9 3 11 35 0 1 0 3-2 0 0 0 2.34 1.15
Last 60 Days
11 Games:  Avg. 5.6 IP/G
61.3 53 29 27 7 21 60 2 1 0 3-5 0 0 0 3.96 1.21

Kenta Maeda Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016166342029504.200

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201618149641414.237

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201648.0240461553.001.23

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201638.7410371132.790.96
Kenta Maeda Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2011 23 JPN JPN 31 31 216.0 8.00 1.79 4.47 0.58 78.3% 2.46 2.86 .282
2012 24 JPN JPN 29 29 206.3 7.46 1.92 3.89 0.26 85.4% 1.53 2.56 .274
2013 25 JPN JPN 26 26 175.7 8.09 2.05 3.95 0.67 82.1% 2.10 3.05 .256
2014 26 JPN JPN 27 0 187.0 7.75 1.97 3.93 0.58 78.2% 2.60 2.97 .293
2015 27 JPN JPN 29 29 206.0 7.65 1.79 4.27 0.22 78.9% 2.10 2.41 .287
2016 28 MAJ LAD 15 15 86.7 8.62 2.70 3.19 0.83 1.42 77.3% 89.9 MPH 2.91 3.49 .278
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 2 11.8 7.12 2.58 2.76 1.07 74.2% 3.53 4.03 .276
Rest Of Season     0 15 100.4 6.58 2.55 2.58 0.90 73.6% 3.46 3.89 .275
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Career     15 15 86.7 8.62 2.70 3.19 0.83 77.3% 2.91 3.41 .278

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2016 Stat Review for Kenta Maeda    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.19 K/BB
GOOD
8.62 K/9
GOOD
2.70 BB/9
AVERAGE
89.9 MPH Fastball
POOR
0.8 HR/9
GOOD
1.42 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.91 ERA
GREAT
1.11 WHIP
GREAT
3.49 FIP
GOOD
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.278 BABIP
LOW
77.3% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Kenta Maeda: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Maeda will take the mound Saturday against the Pirates.

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Maeda will get an extra day of rest and pitch Sunday against the Pirates.

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Maeda allowed one run on six hits and three walks while striking out eight, but received no decision Sunday against the Brewers.

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Maeda (leg) will make his next scheduled start Sunday, Zach Helfand of the LA Times reports.

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Maeda (leg contusion) played catch in the outfield Thursday and hopes to make his next scheduled start, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.

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Manager Dave Roberts announced that he is optimistic that Maeda (leg) will be able to make his next scheduled start, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.

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Maeda suffered a right lower leg contusion during Tuesday's game, as X-rays were negative, SB Nation's Eric Stephen reports.

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Maeda left Tuesday's game against Arizona in the sixth inning after taking a line drive off his right leg, just below the knee, the Los Angeles Times' Andy McCullough reports.

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Maeda (5-4) struck out a season-high nine and held the Rockies to a single run on five hits and a walk over 6.2 innings Wednesday, but was stuck with a tough-luck loss.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Maeda entered 2014 regarded as the top pitcher in Japan after the departure of Masahiro Tanaka to MLB. While his W-L record declined to 11-9 and his ERA increased to a five-year high, he still had a 2.60 ERA with a 161:41 K:BB ratio in 187 innings. Still, the buzz about him moving to MLB declined and his team decided not to let him leave via the posting in 2015, even though he's said he wants to pitch in the U.S. He could be posted for the 2016 season and he'll be eligible for international free agency in 2017. When Maeda eventually does show up in the majors, fans expecting another Tanaka or Yu Darvish will probably be disappointed. Listed at 6-foot, 179 pounds, Maeda is physically smaller than Japan's recent exports. His arsenal of an 88-94 mph fastball, a slider and a changeup is more respectable than it is eye-popping. On the plus side, Maeda has good control, isn't home-run prone and offers a strong track record of health. He'll certainly be near the top of a big-league rotation when he decides to move to the States.

2014

Maeda is regarded as the second best pitcher in Japan after Masahiro Tanaka. He went 15-7 with a 2.10 ERA and 158:40 K:BB ratio in 175.2 innings last season. When signing his 2014 contract with the Hiroshima Carp, Maeda declared his intent to move to MLB for 2015. He's been a reliable innings eater throughout his NPB career; and features a fastball at 90-94, and breaking pitch that traverses the plane from cutter to slider. He should figure prominently in a 2015 MLB rotation as a result.