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Yoshihisa Hirano

34-Year-Old Pitcher – Arizona Diamondbacks

2018 Stats

W-L

2-0

ERA

2.01

WHIP

0.81

K

21

SV

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Hirano signed a two-year deal with Arizona after serving as the closer for the Orix Buffaloes in Japan the last five seasons. Hirano isn't overpowering (mid-to-low 90s fastball) but has good control a...

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2018 ADP:  399.4

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 185   DOB: 4/8/1984   BORN: Kyoto, Japan   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By ARI In 2017   Show ContractHide Contract

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Yoshihisa Hirano Contract Information:

Signed a two-year, $6 million contract with the Diamondbacks in December of 2017.

May 16, 2018  –  Yoshihisa Hirano News

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Hirano pitched a scoreless seventh inning in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Brewers, giving up one hit and notching a strikeout.

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Yoshihisa Hirano 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
2015 31 NPB NPB 33 0 0 31.0 29 14 4 39 14 0 3 12 0 0 4.06 1.39
2016 32 NPB NPB 58 0 0 61.0 44 13 2 57 16 4 4 31 0 0 1.92 0.98
2017 33 NPB NPB 58 0 0 57.1 57 17 5 47 16 3 7 29 0 0 2.67 1.28
2018 34 MAJ ARI 24 0 0 22.3 12 5 2 21 6 2 0 0 1 9 2.01 0.81
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Career  (View All)     24 0 0 22.3 12 5 2 21 6 2 0 0 2.01 0.81

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

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Yoshihisa Hirano 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
May. 25 @Oak 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.01 0.81
May. 22 @Mil 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.11 0.75
May. 19 @NYM 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.21 0.79
May. 15 Mil 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.33 0.78
May. 14 Mil 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.45 0.76
May. 12 Was 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.50 0.78
May. 10 Was 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.65 0.82
May. 8 @LAD 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.81 0.88
May. 6 Hou 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 3.00 0.87
May. 5 Hou 1.0 2 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 3.14 0.91
Apr. 30 LAD 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.03 0.68
Apr. 28 @Was 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 1.46 0.65
Apr. 27 @Was 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.59 0.71
Apr. 24 @Phi 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.74 0.77
Apr. 22 SD 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1.93 0.75
Apr. 18 SF 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.16 0.84
Apr. 11 @SF 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.45 0.82
Apr. 9 @SF 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.84 0.63
Apr. 8 @StL 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 1.69 0.56
Apr. 5 @StL 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.08 0.69
Apr. 3 LAD 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.70 0.90
Apr. 2 LAD 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.86 1.29
Mar. 30 Col 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 1 0.00 1.50
Mar. 29 Col 0.3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 3.00
Last 14 Games (Team)
6 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
5.3 3 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 1 0.00 0.75
Last 30 Games (Team)
14 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
13.0 6 3 3 1 5 14 0 0 0 1-0 0 1 5 2.08 0.85
Last 60 Games (Team)
24 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
22.3 12 5 5 2 6 21 0 1 0 2-0 0 1 9 2.01 0.81

Yoshihisa Hirano Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201837846301.182

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2018451326001.140

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201811.30008223.180.88

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201811.020013400.820.73
Yoshihisa Hirano vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Yoshihisa Hirano 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
2015 31 NPB NPB 33 0 31.0 11.32 4.06 2.79 1.16 74.4% 4.06 3.81 .341
2016 32 NPB NPB 58 0 61.0 8.41 2.36 3.56 0.30 81% 1.92 2.59 .267
2017 33 NPB NPB 58 0 57.1 7.41 2.52 2.94 0.79 82.4% 2.67 3.59 .313
2018 34 MAJ ARI 24 0 22.3 8.46 2.42 3.50 0.81 1.15 81.3% 91.6 MPH 2.01 3.29 .192
Today's Projections     0 0 .3 8.87 3.05 2.91 1.25 78.8% 3.62 0.85 .330
Next 7 Days     0 0 2.4 7.89 2.72 2.90 0.85 77.1% 3.43 3.58 .328
Rest Of Season     0 0 39.1 8.01 2.83 2.83 0.94 76.4% 3.60 3.73 .327
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Career     24 0 22.3 8.46 2.42 3.50 0.81 81.3% 2.01 3.32 .192

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Yoshihisa Hirano Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
P 2018 13.3 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Yoshihisa Hirano    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2016 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.50 K/BB
GOOD
8.46 K/9
WEAK
2.42 BB/9
GOOD
91.6 MPH Fastball
WEAK
0.8 HR/9
GOOD
1.15 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.01 ERA
ELITE
0.81 WHIP
ELITE
3.29 FIP
GOOD
BABIP/Strand

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

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.192 BABIP
LOW
81.3% Strand Rate
ABOVE AVERAGE

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Yoshihisa Hirano: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Hirano registered his sixth hold of the season after striking out the side in the seventh inning of the Diamondbacks' 5-4 victory over the Nationals on Friday.

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Hirano struck out a batter as part of a perfect seventh inning to capture his fourth hold of the season in Sunday's 4-2 win over the Padres.

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Hirano was credited with his first MLB win in Sunday's 4-1 victory over the Cardinals after tossing a scoreless seventh inning. He struck out one batter in a perfect 11-pitch frame.

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Hirano pitched a scoreless eighth inning to record his first hold of the season during Friday's 9-8 win over Colorado.

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Manager Torey Lovullo said Tuesday that Hirano will primarily pitch in the seventh or eighth inning to begin the season, Steve Gilbert of MLB.com reports.

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Arizona has not announced who will serve as the team's closer in the battle between Hirano, Brad Boxberger and Archie Bradley, MLB.com reports.

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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said Monday that he wants to see Hirano log a multi-inning appearance before Cactus League play ends, Zach Buchanan of The Athletic Arizona reports.

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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said Sunday that the competition for the closing role between Hirano, Archie Bradley and Brad Boxberger (arm) and remains "wide open," Steve Gilbert of MLB.com reports.

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