P Motonobu Hirano #41
Age: 35 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Normal    
11/08/2027
P MOTONOBU HIRANO #41 - AGE: 35 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: NORMAL
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.0
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 3 3 4 4
Movement 7 7 7 7
Control 4 4 4 4
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 4 4
Curveball 6 6
Changeup 2 2
 
 
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 89-91 Mph
Stamina 4
Suggested Role Strictly BP
Type Extreme Groundball Pitcher
Hold Runners 10
Defense 10
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 1
Stealing Ability: 2
Baserunning Inst.: 2
Sacrifice Bunt: 9
Bunt for Hit: 1
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
PERSONALITY
Hirano is an extremely hard worker and has great knowledge of the game. He is popular in the clubhouse.
High: Work Ethic, Intelligence
Low: Leader, Greed
Birthday:09/09/1992
Born in:Kumamoto, KUM
Nationality:Japanese
Height:6' 2"
Weight:200 lbs
Local Popularity:Insignificant
National Pop.:Insignificant
STATUS
Contract:None, Free Agent
Salary:-
Signed Through:-
Major Service:4 Years, 101 Days
Service This Yr:None
40-Man Service:5 Years, 126 Days
Pro Service:12 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Arbitration eligible in offseason
Option Years:Out of option years
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2014, 3rd Pick in Round 2
JAPANESE TRIPLE A 2020 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 56 0 4 3 5 2.57 119.0 93 41 34 10 36 110 0 0.0 0 0 0.0
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF R/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 15 1 83.3 56 22 9.83 7.03 8.32 2.72 3.73 1.08 66 2.2 .269        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 168 34 10 0 3 14 18 39 0 1 1 .202 .283 .315 .599      
vs. RHB 258 59 7 1 7 27 18 71 2 9 0 .229 .277 .345 .622      
JAPANESE TRIPLE A 2020 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
Career 56 0 4 3 5 2.57 119.0 93 41 34 10 36 110  
CAREER PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
2016 Lupin - LRS-JPN 23 21 2 1 3 1 6.11 35.1 42 26 24 2 16 26 0 0 1.64 .351 3.84 0.5 73
2017 Lupin - LRS-JPN 24 60 0 4 6 1 3.66 76.1 71 37 31 3 40 57 0 0 1.45 .300 3.59 0.9 116
2018 Lupin - LRS-JPN 25 68 0 1 5 6 4.01 94.1 99 47 42 8 36 73 0 0 1.43 .323 4.04 0.7 111
2019 Lupin - LRS-JPN 26 52 1 3 4 1 3.49 80.0 73 36 31 5 16 74 0 0 1.11 .302 3.21 2.0 138
2020 Lupin - LRS-JPN 27 12 0 0 0 3 1.02 17.2 19 6 2 0 3 10 0 0 1.25 .306 2.68 0.5 452
2021 Lupin - PEBA 28 24 1 0 1 2 3.49 38.2 39 15 15 3 11 13 0 0 1.29 .273 4.34 0.3 124
2022 Lupin - PEBA 29 14 0 3 1 0 4.41 16.1 22 9 8 0 18 14 0 0 2.45 .415 4.43 0.0 99
2025 San Juan - PEBA 32 2 0 0 1 0 10.80 1.2 4 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 3.00 .500 11.43 -0.1 36
Total PEBA 40 1 3 3 2 3.97 56.2 65 26 25 4 30 28 0 0 1.68 .319 4.58 0.2 114
Total LRS-JPN 213 3 9 18 12 3.85 303.2 304 152 130 18 111 240 0 0 1.37 .314 3.61 4.6 134
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
2011 Nihon University - COL 18 10 10 3 3 0 3.36 64.1 54 28 24 5 18 38 1 0 1.12 .251 3.89 1.2 127
2012 Nihon University - COL 19 12 12 5 1 0 3.31 70.2 60 27 26 6 18 47 0 0 1.10 .258 3.63 1.1 115
2013 Nihon University - COL 20 3 3 0 1 0 6.55 11.0 16 8 8 0 3 9 0 0 1.73 .432 2.56 0.4 60
2014 Nihon University - COL 21 10 10 3 4 0 3.18 56.2 55 24 20 2 13 40 0 0 1.20 .290 3.01 1.6 131
2014 Yamauchi - AAA 21 9 9 1 5 0 9.80 37.2 59 42 41 7 19 28 0 0 2.07 .394 5.95 -0.4 41
2015 Yamauchi - AAA 22 20 20 5 11 0 4.89 108.2 127 70 59 4 38 70 0 0 1.52 .341 3.59 2.2 84
2016 Yamauchi - AAA 23 14 14 5 4 0 3.70 82.2 89 49 34 5 24 53 0 0 1.37 .315 3.94 1.2 110
2020 Yamauchi - AAA 27 56 0 4 3 5 2.57 119.0 93 41 34 10 36 110 0 0 1.08 .269 3.73 2.2 218
2021 Yamauchi - AAA 28 10 0 0 1 0 3.63 17.1 12 7 7 2 4 7 0 0 0.92 .189 4.90 -0.0 121
2022 Yamauchi - AAA 29 6 0 0 1 0 9.00 4.0 7 5 4 0 3 1 0 0 2.50 .389 5.01 -0.0 45
2022 Sayga - AAA 29 11 0 1 1 0 6.43 14.0 15 13 10 3 4 10 0 0 1.36 .267 5.48 -0.2 64
2022 Total - AAA 29 17 0 1 2 0 7.00 18.0 22 18 14 3 7 11 0 0 1.61 .302 0.00 0.0 0
2023 Texarkana - AAA 30 34 11 2 7 2 4.11 92.0 97 46 42 11 25 46 0 0 1.33 .285 4.77 -0.0 94
Total GBB AAA 61 11 3 10 2 4.45 127.1 131 71 63 16 36 64 0 0 1.31 .275 4.87 93.1
Total MD-JPN AAA 43 43 11 20 0 5.27 229.0 275 161 134 16 81 151 0 0 1.55 .341 4.10 86.1
Total TCC-JPN COL 35 35 11 9 0 3.46 202.2 185 87 78 13 52 134 1 0 1.17 .276 3.48 120.3
Total JAP AAA 56 0 4 3 5 2.57 119.0 93 41 34 10 36 110 0 0 1.08 .269 3.73 218.1
CAREER POSTSEASON PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
2012 Nihon University - TCC-JPN COL 19 2 2 1 1 0 2.70 13.1 13 4 4 0 1 10 0 0 1.05 .325 0.00 0.0 0
2019 Lupin - LRS-JPN 26 6 0 1 2 0 8.53 6.1 8 6 6 1 2 6 0 0 1.58 .389 0.00 0.0 0
2020 Lupin - LRS-JPN 27 3 0 1 1 0 1.93 9.1 6 2 2 1 1 6 0 0 0.75 .208 0.00 0.0 0
2023 Texarkana - GBB AAA 30 1 0 0 0 0 13.50 0.2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.50 .000 0.00 0.0 0
Total GBB AAA 1 0 0 0 0 13.50 0.2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.50 .000 22.70 28.7
Total LRS-JPN 9 0 2 3 0 4.60 15.2 14 8 8 2 3 12 0 0 1.09 .286 4.10 164.9
Total TCC-JPN COL 2 2 1 1 0 2.70 13.1 13 4 4 0 1 10 0 0 1.05 .325 1.82 141.1
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2011 Nihon University - COL P 10 10 3 17 0 20 0 1.000 64.1 2.80 -0.2 .000
2012 Nihon University - COL P 12 12 10 13 2 24 1 .958 70.2 2.93 -0.1 .000
2013 Nihon University - COL P 3 3 1 3 1 4 0 1.000 11.0 3.27 -0.1 .996
2014 Yamauchi - AAA P 9 9 1 5 0 7 1 .857 37.2 1.43 -0.5 .896
2014 Nihon University - COL P 10 10 1 11 1 13 1 .923 56.2 1.91 -0.8 .920
2015 Yamauchi - AAA P 20 20 6 19 0 26 1 .962 108.2 2.07 -0.1 .998
2016 Yamauchi - AAA P 14 14 2 15 1 19 2 .895 82.2 1.85 -0.6 .935
2016 Lupin - INT P 21 2 1 7 0 9 1 .889 35.1 2.04 +0.0 1.011
2017 Lupin - INT P 60 0 7 17 4 24 0 1.000 76.1 2.83 -0.0 1.009
2018 Lupin - INT P 68 0 5 21 2 26 0 1.000 94.1 2.48 +1.0 1.097
2019 Lupin - INT P 52 1 1 15 0 17 1 .941 80.0 1.80 +0.1 1.002
2020 Lupin - INT P 12 0 1 2 0 4 1 .750 17.2 1.53 -0.5 .689
2020 Yamauchi - AAA P 55 0 5 26 1 33 2 .939 119.0 2.34 +0.9 1.033
2021 Lupin - ML P 23 1 3 8 0 11 0 1.000 38.2 2.56 +0.6 1.155
2021 Yamauchi - AAA P 9 0 3 4 0 7 0 1.000 17.1 3.63 +0.6 1.295
2022 Lupin - ML P 14 0 0 2 1 3 1 .667 16.1 1.10 +0.5 1.538
2022 Yamauchi - AAA P 5 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 4.0 2.25 -0.0 .000
2022 Sayga - AAA P 11 0 1 1 0 2 0 1.000 14.0 1.29 +0.5 1.548
2023 Texarkana - AAA P 34 11 5 14 3 20 1 .950 92.0 1.86 -0.2 1.030
2025 San Juan - ML P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1.2 0.00 -0.0 .000
TOTAL P 444 93 56 201 16 270 13 .952 1038.1 2.23 +1.2 1.024
PLAYER HISTORY
06/12/2010 Joined the Nihon University Executives.
01/01/2011 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 2 (5); Movement: 1 (8); Control: 2 (8).
06/21/2011 Wins the 2011 TCC-JPN COL TM Glove Wizard Award at P.
01/01/2012 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (4); Movement: 5 (7); Control: 2 (7).
01/01/2013 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (4); Movement: 5 (7); Control: 2 (6).
04/02/2013 Injured (sore shoulder), out for 8 weeks.
01/01/2014 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (4); Movement: 5 (7); Control: 2 (7).
05/12/2014 Injured (shoulder soreness), out for one week.
06/14/2014 Released by the Nihon University Executives.
06/21/2014 Drafted in the 2014 first-year player draft (Round 2, Pick 3, 17th overall pick) by the Lupin Cliff Hangers.
07/08/2014 Signed a minor league contract with the Lupin Cliff Hangers organization with a signing bonus of $161,000.
01/01/2015 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (5); Movement: 7 (8); Control: 4 (8).
05/04/2015 Named the #42 prospect in the LRS-JPN
01/01/2016 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (5); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 5 (8).
05/02/2016 Named the #35 prospect in the LRS-JPN
07/26/2016 Injured (strained back), day-to-day for 6 days.
01/01/2017 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (5); Movement: 9 (9); Control: 5 (8).
01/01/2018 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (5); Movement: 8 (8); Control: 5 (7).
12/04/2018 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $81,500 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2019 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (6); Movement: 8 (8); Control: 6 (8).
08/04/2019 Was selected to the 2019 League of the Rising Sun All-Star Game.
12/01/2019 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $300,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2020 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (5); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 5 (8).
03/18/2020 Injured (sore back), day-to-day for one week.
06/17/2020 Was selected to the 2020 Japanese Triple A All-Star Game.
09/15/2020 Injured (back spasms), day-to-day for 2 days.
10/25/2020 Won the 2020 League of the Rising Sun Neo-Tokyo Cup with the Lupin Cliff Hangers!
11/23/2020 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $2,546,500 through arbitration.
01/01/2021 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (5); Movement: 8 (8); Control: 6 (7).
04/07/2021 Injured (shoulder inflammation), out for 3-4 months.
11/28/2021 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $2,900,000 through arbitration.
01/01/2022 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (5); Movement: 8 (8); Control: 5 (5).
06/27/2022 Was traded by the Lupin Cliff Hangers to the Havana Leones, along with CF Luis García, a 9th draft pick, in exchange for a 15th draft pick.
07/25/2022 Released by the Havana organization.
01/01/2023 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (5); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 5 (5).
04/05/2023 Signed a minor league contract with the Rio Grande Valley Ocelots organization.
01/01/2024 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (5); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 5 (5).
09/13/2024 Signed a 0-year minor league contract extension with the San Juan Coqui organization.
01/01/2025 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (5); Movement: 8 (8); Control: 5 (5).
12/07/2025 Was not offered arbitration and became a free agent.
01/01/2026 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (5); Movement: 8 (8); Control: 5 (5).
01/01/2027 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (4); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 4 (4).
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year G Rank
2018 68 4
Year SV Rank
2020 3 9
Year HLD Rank
2017 13 10
2018 17 4
Year RA Rank
2017 60 10
2018 68 4
Year GF Rank
2018 23 7
Year SHO Rank
2016 0 7
2018 0 7
2019 0 4
2020 0 7
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