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Tsuyoshi Nishioka # - IF

  • Age: 29
  • DOB: 1984/07/27
  • POB: Osaka, Japan
  • Height: 6-1 Weight: 175lbs
  • Bats/Throws: S/R
  • MLB Seasons: 2
  • Signed by Minnesota in 2010.

Scouting Report

AssetsCan switch-hit with some speed and a little power. Is also versatile in the infield.
FlawsHas had terrible trouble trying to adjust to big-league pitchers.
Career potentialBackup middle infielder.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2012/11/19Signed with Hanshin (Japanese League).
2012/09/28Released by the Minnesota Twins.
2012/08/20Outrighted to Rochester (AAA).
2012/08/13Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
2012/08/05Recalled from Rochester (AAA).
2012/03/19Optioned to Rochester (AAA).
2011/09/29Missed the last 14 regular season games (oblique).
2011/09/24Oblique, 15-day DL.
2011/09/16Oblique, remainder of the regular season.
2011/08/29Missed 7 games (back spasms).
2011/08/22Back spasms, day-to-day.
2011/08/21Missed 1 game (back spasms).
2011/08/20Back spasms, day-to-day.
2011/08/09Missed 1 game (personal reasons).
2011/08/08Personal reasons, day-to-day.
2011/06/15Missed 59 games (fractured fibula).
2011/05/28Fractured fibula, 60-day DL.
2011/04/07Fractured fibula, 15-day DL.
2010/12/17Signed as an international free agent by the Minnesota Twins to a three-year contract.

Trades

2010/12/17Signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Minnesota Twins.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2012MinnesotaAL31200000111003.000.071.000.071
2012RochesterAAA10139242101181234325377-.258.315.324.639
2011MinnesotaAL6822114505001915432413.226.278.249.527
2011RochesterAAA3120410012100-.333.429.417.846
2011Fort MyersA4124410012210-.333.467.417.884
2010LotteJPN144596121206328115979962211-.346.423.482.905
2009LotteJPN12045470118245144167762610-.260.361.427.788
2008LotteJPN11647378142266134936681811-.300.357.463.820
2007LotteJPN1304947614831334050732713-.300.366.393.759
2006LotteJPN1154265812020742749613317-.282.358.390.748
2005LotteJPN1224478012022114483151419-.268.320.394.714
2004LotteJPN63212325482635143782-.255.304.396.700
2003LotteJPN793320012100-.333.455.5561.011
TotalAL7123314505002016442416.215.267.236.503
TotalAAA10440442105191235345477-.260.318.327.645
TotalA4124410012210-.333.467.417.884
TotalJPN8173111518911165425530032846317573-.293.364.426.790

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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