P Hoshi Kobayashi #75
Age: 33 | Bats: R | Throws: L | Morale: Normal    
08/07/2028
P HOSHI KOBAYASHI #75 - AGE: 33 - BATS: R - THROWS: L - MORALE: NORMAL
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
32 1 1-1 0 6.82 31.2 44 7 9 16 1.67 -0.6
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 3 3 3 3
Movement 3 3 3 3
Control 7 7 7 7
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Changeup 3 3
Splitter 3 3
Knuckleball 5 5
 
 
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 86-88 Mph
Stamina 4
Suggested Role Starter
Type Flyball Pitcher
Hold Runners 10
Defense 5
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 3
Stealing Ability: 4
Baserunning Inst.: 3
Sacrifice Bunt: 9
Bunt for Hit: 1
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
08/06/2028 KUW Loss, 4-7 1.2 1 0 0 0 1
08/05/2028 KUW Loss, 1-7 1.1 2 0 0 0 1
08/04/2028 KUW Win, 2-1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0
07/30/2028 @ KUR Loss, 2-6 0.0 2 2 2 0 0
07/29/2028 @ KUR Loss, 1-4 0.2 1 0 0 0 0
07/24/2028 @ MAN Loss, 4-8 1.1 0 0 0 0 1
07/23/2028 @ CST Loss, 2-4 2.0 0 0 0 1 2
07/21/2028 @ CST Loss, 4-5 0.2 1 0 0 0 0
07/13/2028 NII Loss, 4-12 1.1 2 2 2 1 3
07/04/2028 @ CST Loss, 2-6 1.0 1 0 0 0 2
PERSONALITY
Diplomatic.
Low: Leader, Loyalty, Greed
Birthday:03/03/1995
Born in:Nagoya, AIC
Nationality:Japanese
Height:6' 1"
Weight:215 lbs
Local Popularity:Insignificant
National Pop.:Insignificant
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$2,840,000
Signed Through:2028 Season
Major Service:4 Years, 43 Days
Service This Yr:126 Days
40-Man Service:1 Year, 5 Days
Pro Service:12 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2016, 7th Pick in Round 2
LEAGUE OF THE RISING SUN 2023 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 8 0 2 1 0 4.61 13.2 16 7 7 1 6 9 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 3 0 0.0 8 2 14.49 10.54 5.93 3.95 3.59 1.61 77 0.2 .319        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 18 5 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 .278 .350 .444 .794      
vs. RHB 39 11 5 0 0 6 4 7 0 0 0 .282 .349 .410 .759      
LEAGUE OF THE RISING SUN 2023 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
Spring Training 12 0 3 1 1 3.86 23.1 26 11 10 2 7 19  
Career 28 1 2 6 0 5.78 67.0 84 45 43 13 18 42  
MINARAI DOUMEI 2019 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 14 14 7 5 0 4.59 86.1 95 44 44 8 35 60 1 7.1 0 7 50.0
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF R/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 0 0 0.0 0 0 13.66 9.90 6.25 3.65 4.69 1.51 96 1.3 .321        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 71 20 5 0 2 7 12 14 0 1 1 .282 .393 .437 .829      
vs. RHB 265 75 19 2 6 37 23 46 3 3 0 .283 .337 .438 .775      
MINARAI DOUMEI 2019 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
March 1 1 0 1 0 4.26 6.1 4 3 3 1 3 5  
Career 14 14 7 5 0 4.59 86.1 95 44 44 8 35 60  
Grass 1 1 0 1 0 4.26 6.1 4 3 3 1 3 5  
Night 1 1 0 1 0 4.26 6.1 4 3 3 1 3 5  
As Starter 1 1 0 1 0 4.26 6.1 4 3 3 1 3 5  
WORLD INDEPENDANT LEAGUE 2028 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 32 1 1 1 0 6.82 31.2 44 24 24 7 9 16 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 0 0 0.0 31 11 15.06 12.51 4.55 2.56 5.58 1.67 149 -0.6 .333        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 30 6 2 0 1 2 1 4 0 0 0 .200 .226 .367 .592      
vs. RHB 103 38 6 1 6 22 8 12 1 1 0 .369 .411 .621 1.032      
WORLD INDEPENDANT LEAGUE 2028 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
Last Week 3 0 0 0 0 0.00 4.0 3 0 0 0 0 2  
April 2 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 1  
May 7 1 0 1 0 17.05 6.1 17 12 12 3 3 0  
June 11 0 1 0 0 6.30 10.0 15 7 7 3 2 4  
July 9 0 0 0 0 4.50 10.0 9 5 5 1 4 9  
August 3 0 0 0 0 0.00 4.0 3 0 0 0 0 2  
Spring Training 4 4 1 1 0 3.94 16.0 14 7 7 1 4 9  
Last Year 22 22 11 6 0 4.61 130.2 153 67 67 17 31 52  
2 Years Ago 27 26 8 11 0 4.18 168.0 178 78 78 21 51 70  
Career 124 51 22 22 2 4.34 388.0 429 190 187 49 109 175  
Home 17 1 1 1 0 8.68 18.2 31 18 18 4 4 8  
Road 15 0 0 0 0 4.15 13.0 13 6 6 3 5 8  
Grass 28 1 1 1 0 6.83 29.0 40 22 22 6 9 16  
Turf 4 0 0 0 0 6.75 2.2 4 2 2 1 0 0  
Night 32 1 1 1 0 6.82 31.2 44 24 24 7 9 16  
As Starter 1 1 0 1 0 54.00 1.2 11 10 10 2 2 0  
As Reliever / Substitution 31 0 1 0 0 4.20 30.0 33 14 14 5 7 16  
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+
2019 Kure - LRS-JPN 24 20 1 0 5 0 6.07 53.1 68 38 36 12 12 33 0 0 1.50 .315 6.01 -0.5 77
2023 Kawaguchi - LRS-JPN 28 8 0 2 1 0 4.61 13.2 16 7 7 1 6 9 0 0 1.61 .319 3.59 0.2 101
Total LRS-JPN 28 1 2 6 0 5.78 67.0 84 45 43 13 18 42 0 0 1.52 .316 5.52 -0.4 82
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+
2013 Chuo University - COL 18 11 11 3 5 0 4.66 73.1 91 49 38 7 17 53 2 0 1.47 .344 3.87 1.0 83
2014 Chuo University - COL 19 10 10 4 6 0 4.06 77.2 92 36 35 9 11 37 4 0 1.33 .322 3.98 1.2 102
2015 Chuo University - COL 20 11 11 7 3 0 2.31 93.1 82 26 24 4 13 49 6 2 1.02 .264 3.32 2.6 192
2016 Chuo University - COL 21 10 10 3 5 0 3.65 81.1 90 41 33 16 17 42 4 0 1.32 .285 5.59 0.3 130
2016 Makurosu - A 21 26 7 2 4 0 5.02 37.2 41 24 21 3 15 19 0 0 1.49 .299 4.33 0.1 79
2017 Makurosu - A 22 13 13 5 4 0 5.26 63.1 67 40 37 6 25 55 0 0 1.45 .313 4.00 1.3 86
2018 Makurosu - A 23 7 0 1 0 1 2.35 7.2 8 3 2 0 4 6 0 0 1.57 .333 3.46 0.1 191
2019 Ikari - AAA 24 14 14 7 5 0 4.59 86.1 95 44 44 8 35 60 1 0 1.51 .321 4.69 1.3 107
2025 New Jersey - IND 30 43 2 2 4 2 2.81 57.2 54 21 18 4 18 37 0 0 1.25 .275 3.63 0.6 145
2026 New Jersey - IND 31 27 26 8 11 0 4.18 168.0 178 78 78 21 51 70 3 0 1.36 .282 4.74 0.4 92
2027 New Jersey - IND 32 22 22 11 6 0 4.61 130.2 153 67 67 17 31 52 1 1 1.41 .300 4.60 0.2 80
2028 New Jersey - IND 33 32 1 1 1 0 6.82 31.2 44 24 24 7 9 16 0 0 1.67 .333 5.58 -0.6 55
Total MD-JPN AAA 14 14 7 5 0 4.59 86.1 95 44 44 8 35 60 1 0 1.51 .321 4.69 106.5
Total RK-JPN A 46 20 8 8 1 4.97 108.2 116 67 60 9 44 80 0 0 1.47 .309 4.08 91.2
Total TCC-JPN COL 42 42 17 19 0 3.59 325.2 355 152 130 36 58 181 16 2 1.27 .302 4.17 130.6
Total WIL 124 51 22 22 2 4.34 388.0 429 190 187 49 109 175 4 1 1.39 .291 4.59 92.8
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+
2016 Makurosu - RK-JPN A 21 2 0 0 0 0 18.00 1.0 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 3.00 .750 0.00 0.0 0
2018 Makurosu - RK-JPN A 23 2 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.2 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 2.40 .333 0.00 0.0 0
Total RK-JPN A 4 0 0 0 0 6.75 2.2 4 2 2 0 3 3 0 0 2.62 .571 4.42 632.6
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2013 Chuo University - COL P 11 11 4 13 0 17 0 1.000 73.1 2.09 -1.0 .930
2014 Chuo University - COL P 10 10 6 15 0 21 0 1.000 77.2 2.43 +0.1 1.047
2015 Chuo University - COL P 11 11 4 18 1 23 1 .957 93.1 2.12 -0.7 .905
2016 Makurosu - A P 26 7 2 8 0 10 0 1.000 37.2 2.39 -0.2 .994
2016 Chuo University - COL P 10 10 4 11 1 16 1 .938 81.1 1.66 -0.0 .946
2017 Makurosu - A P 13 13 1 6 1 7 0 1.000 63.1 0.99 +0.4 1.256
2018 Makurosu - A P 7 0 1 3 0 4 0 1.000 7.2 4.70 -0.0 1.012
2019 Ikari - AAA P 14 14 2 14 0 17 1 .941 86.1 1.67 +0.5 1.074
2019 Kure - INT P 20 1 5 6 0 11 0 1.000 53.1 1.86 +0.1 1.002
2023 Kawaguchi - INT P 6 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 13.2 0.66 +0.0 .972
2025 New Jersey - IND P 43 2 2 3 0 5 0 1.000 57.2 0.78 -0.1 1.000
2026 New Jersey - IND P 27 26 15 28 1 45 2 .956 168.0 2.30 -1.1 1.012
2027 New Jersey - IND P 22 22 10 17 4 30 3 .900 130.2 1.86 -2.0 .926
2028 New Jersey - IND P 29 1 0 7 0 7 0 1.000 31.2 1.99 -0.0 1.011
TOTAL P 249 128 56 150 8 214 8 .963 975.2 1.90 -4.1 .987
PLAYER HISTORY
06/11/2012 Joined the Chuo University Fire.
06/28/2012 Injured (lacerated hand), out for 2 weeks.
01/01/2013 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 1 (2); Movement: 4 (5); Control: 1 (7).
04/24/2013 Was selected to the 2013 Tokyo Collegiate Circuit All-Star Game.
05/01/2013 Injured (sore ankle), day-to-day for 5 days.
01/01/2014 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 1 (2); Movement: 4 (5); Control: 1 (6).
04/24/2014 Was selected to the 2014 Tokyo Collegiate Circuit All-Star Game.
01/01/2015 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 2 (3); Movement: 4 (5); Control: 2 (5).
04/29/2015 Pitches a 5-hit shutout against the Nihon University Executives with 7 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
05/12/2015 Pitches a 4-hit shutout against the Nihon University Executives with 6 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
01/01/2016 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 2 (3); Movement: 4 (5); Control: 2 (5).
04/24/2016 Was selected to the 2016 Tokyo Collegiate Circuit All-Star Game.
06/09/2016 Released by the Chuo University Fire.
06/21/2016 Drafted in the 2016 first-year player draft (Round 2, Pick 7, 21st overall pick) by the Kure Arsenal.
07/06/2016 Signed a minor league contract with the Kure Arsenal organization with a signing bonus of $290,000.
01/01/2017 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 2 (3); Movement: 4 (5); Control: 2 (5).
09/11/2017 Injured (torn UCL (Tommy John surgery)), out for 13-14 months.
01/01/2018 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (3); Movement: 5 (5); Control: 3 (6).
05/07/2018 Named the #91 prospect in the LRS-JPN
01/01/2019 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (3); Movement: 5 (5); Control: 4 (6).
11/16/2019 Released by the Kure Arsenal.
12/07/2019 Signed a minor league contract ($580,000 bonus) with the San Antonio Calzones of Laredo organization.
01/01/2020 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (4); Movement: 5 (5); Control: 5 (7).
01/01/2021 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (4); Movement: 6 (6); Control: 5 (7).
01/01/2022 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (4); Movement: 5 (5); Control: 7 (7).
10/28/2022 Released by the San Antonio organization.
11/09/2022 Signed a 2-year contract worth a total of $1,100,000 with the Kawaguchi Federals organization.
01/01/2023 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (4); Movement: 5 (5); Control: 7 (7).
01/01/2024 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (4); Movement: 5 (5); Control: 7 (7).
01/11/2024 Released by the Kuwana Steel Dragons.
06/09/2024 Signed a 1-year minor league contract with the New Jersey Hitmen organization.
10/20/2024 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $400,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2025 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (3); Movement: 5 (5); Control: 7 (7).
06/18/2025 Was selected to the 2025 World Independant League All-Star Game.
07/19/2025 Injured (torn meniscus (knee)), out for 2 months.
10/19/2025 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $400,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2026 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (3); Movement: 5 (5); Control: 7 (7).
03/13/2026 Injured (Back stiffness), day-to-day for 4 days.
04/26/2026 Injured (Mild shoulder strain), day-to-day for 5 days.
05/26/2026 Injured (Back tightness), day-to-day for 5 days.
07/12/2026 Was selected to the 2026 World Independant League All-Star Game.
07/20/2026 Injured (Biceps strain), day-to-day for 4 weeks.
08/30/2026 Injured (Mild calf strain), day-to-day for 5 days.
10/02/2026 Injured (Sore shoulder), day-to-day for 2 weeks.
11/08/2026 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $510,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2027 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 1 (1); Movement: 2 (2); Control: 6 (7).
04/08/2027 Injured (Strained back), day-to-day for 5 days.
06/13/2027 Pitches a 6-hit shutout against the Kuwana Steel Dragons with 5 strikeouts and 4 BB allowed!
07/28/2027 Injured (Strained forearm), day-to-day for one week.
08/03/2027 Injured (Back tightness), day-to-day for 5 days.
08/15/2027 Injured (Torn labrum (Shoulder)), out for 6 months.
10/11/2027 Wins the 2027 World Independant League Paul Moots Cup with the New Jersey Hitmen!
10/16/2027 Signed a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $2,840,000 with the New Jersey Hitmen organization.
01/01/2028 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 1 (1); Movement: 2 (2); Control: 7 (7).
04/06/2028 Injured (Strained back), day-to-day for 5 days.
04/08/2028 Injured (Strained oblique), out for 5 weeks.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year SH Rank
2026 9 9
Year L Rank
2026 11 9
Year HRA Rank
2026 21 5
Year WP Rank
2026 7 9
Year BABIP Rank
2026 .282 4
Year CG Rank
2026 3 4
Year CGP Rank
2026 .115 4
Year SHO Rank
2019 0 6
2027 1 5
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