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Akinori Otsuka # - P

  • Age: 42
  • DOB: 1972/01/13
  • POB: Chiba, Japan
  • Height: 6-0 Weight: 210lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 4
  • Signed by San Diego in 2003.

Scouting Report

Career potential

Honours and Awards

2006World Baseball Classic champion

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2007/12/12Texas Rangers declined to tender a contract.
2007/09/05Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (right elbow injury).
2007/07/19Right elbow injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to July 9th, 2007).
2007/07/03Right elbow injury, day-to-day.
2006/10/02Missed the last 10 regular season games (headaches).
2006/09/27Headaches, day-to-day.
2006/01/17Re-signed by the Texas Rangers to a one-year contract.
2006/01/04Acquired from the San Diego Padres.
2005/11/08San Diego Padres exercised their contract option for next season.
2003/12/10Signed as a free agent by the San Diego Padres to a two-year contract.


2006/01/04San Diego Padres traded Adam Eaton, Akinori Otsuka and Billy Killian to the Texas Rangers for Chris Young, Adrian Gonzalez and Terrmel Sledge.
2003/12/10Signed as a free agent by the San Diego Padres.

Career Stats

2005San DiegoNL6602810062.2552825334601.423.59
2004San DiegoNL7307220077.1561615626871.061.75
2003Chunichi DragonsJPN51013170043.031101045560.842.09
2002Kintetsu BuffaloesJPN41021220042.1227643540.591.28
2001Kintetsu BuffaloesJPN48025260056.0422525715821.024.02
2000Kintetsu BuffaloesJPN39013240041.2311111313491.062.38
1999Kintetsu BuffaloesJPN2501460029.224129110321.152.73
1998Kintetsu BuffaloesJPN49032350055.1431913525321.232.11
1997Kintetsu BuffaloesJPN5204570082.24422192461271.092.07


GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage

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