RF Shojiro Kotara #46
Age: 28 | Bats: S | Throws: R | Morale: Very Unhappy    
04/06/2026
RF SHOJIRO KOTARA #46 - AGE: 28 - BATS: S - THROWS: R - MORALE: VERY UNHAPPY
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0.0
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 4 6 4 5
Gap 5 6 5 6
Power 5 6 5 5
Eye 5 6 5 6
Avoid K's 6 7 6 6
FIELDING RATINGS
Catcher Infield Outfield
Range: - 1 8
Errors: - 1 6
Arm: 1 1 8
Turn DP: - 1 -
Ability: 1 - -
POSITION RATINGS
Pitcher: - Shortstop: -
Catcher: - Left Field: 9
1st Base: - Center Field: 7
2nd Base: - Right Field: 9
3rd Base: -
       
RUN/BUNT
Running Speed: 5
Stealing Ability: 10
Baserunning Inst.: 8
Sacrifice Bunt: 6
Bunt for Hit: 2
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
04/02/2026 @ KEN Loss, 2-3 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 0
04/01/2026 WV Loss, 1-10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
03/31/2026 SCO Win, 5-0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
03/30/2026 @ HAV Win, 11-5 4 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
03/29/2026 LON Win, 11-2 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0
03/28/2026 @ FLA Loss, 2-3 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
03/27/2026 AMA Loss, 2-4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
03/26/2026 @ SA Loss, 3-8 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0
03/25/2026 @ ARL Loss, 2-3 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
03/24/2026 NO Loss, 0-5 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
PERSONALITY
Kotara has great knowledge of the game.
High: Intelligence
Birthday:11/16/1997
Born in:Mibu, TOC
Nationality:Japanese
Height:6' 3"
Weight:235 lbs
Local Popularity:Well Known
National Pop.:Well Known
STATUS
Contract:Minor League Contract
Salary:-
Signed Through:-
Major Service:None, 1 Day
Service This Yr:1 Day
40-Man Service:1 Year, 1 Day
Pro Service:10 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not yet eligible
Option Years:2 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2016, 4th Pick in Round 1
RUUKII KYUUGI 2019 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 90 324 99 28 6 14 64 58 36 56 .306 .379 .559 .938 .394 .253 130
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 84 373 3 2 0 7 9 1 181 48 8 2 80.0 69.2 7.65 2.4  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Versus Right   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
July   22 7 1 0 0 3 1 0 6 0 0 0 .318 .318 .364 .682
Spring Training   28 10 2 2 1 7 7 2 7 0 1 1 .357 .419 .679 1.098
Postseason   32 10 4 1 1 4 6 4 7 0 0 1 .313 .405 .594 .999
Career   1029 268 74 16 29 141 155 96 204 8 28 7 .260 .325 .448 .773
Grass   22 7 1 0 0 3 1 0 6 0 0 0 .318 .318 .364 .682
Day   3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667
Night   19 6 1 0 0 2 1 0 4 0 0 0 .316 .316 .368 .684
As Starter   22 7 1 0 0 3 1 0 6 0 0 0 .318 .318 .364 .682
CAREER BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2014 Tennoji HS - HS 16 24 91 39 9 0 4 20 21 21 0 0 8 5 1 .429 .536 .659 1.195 204 208 0.0
2015 Tennoji HS - HS 17 49 177 69 9 1 19 54 54 52 3 2 17 8 1 .390 .530 .774 1.304 219 209 0.0
2016 Tennoji HS - HS 18 50 185 74 14 1 19 66 71 54 3 2 15 8 3 .400 .537 .795 1.331 227 208 0.0
2016 Makurosu - A 18 39 129 24 5 1 2 10 11 4 0 1 27 4 0 .186 .209 .287 .496 39 31 0.0
2017 Makurosu - A 19 69 220 40 12 2 4 15 20 18 0 2 44 6 1 .182 .242 .309 .551 46 40 0.0
2018 Makurosu - A 20 89 356 105 29 7 9 52 66 38 4 4 77 7 5 .295 .366 .492 .857 132 125 0.0
2019 Makurosu - A 21 14 50 13 4 0 0 5 8 7 0 1 6 0 0 .260 .345 .340 .685 78 73 0.0
2019 Sentai - A 21 76 274 86 24 6 14 59 50 29 3 0 50 8 2 .314 .386 .599 .984 141 137 0.0
2019 Total - A 21 90 324 99 28 6 14 64 58 36 3 1 56 8 2 .306 .379 .559 .938 0 0 0.0
2020 Yamato - A 22 7 28 11 3 0 0 3 4 2 0 1 0 2 0 .393 .419 .500 .919 153 149 0.0
2020 Sentai - AA 22 103 419 100 13 3 16 46 64 32 1 4 86 10 3 .239 .292 .399 .690 81 80 0.0
2021 Laval - AA 23 135 527 130 23 4 8 57 65 61 0 6 104 13 2 .247 .322 .351 .673 93 92 0.0
2022 Lincoln - AAA 24 133 507 129 24 2 10 50 58 37 3 6 101 8 2 .254 .306 .369 .674 94 93 0.0
2023 Medicine Hat - AA 25 108 383 115 23 0 13 64 64 53 0 2 52 10 1 .300 .384 .462 .846 142 135 0.0
2023 Texarkana - AAA 25 19 60 14 4 0 2 12 9 8 0 1 14 1 1 .233 .319 .400 .719 105 97 0.0
2024 Laval - AA 26 73 254 79 13 4 12 36 39 46 0 2 36 10 2 .311 .414 .535 .949 185 180 0.0
2025 Lincoln - AAA 27 135 505 118 23 1 7 49 45 50 1 6 87 17 3 .234 .301 .325 .625 98 96 0.0
Total GBB AAA 287 1072 261 51 3 19 111 112 95 4 13 202 26 6 .243 .304 .350 .654 97 95
Total GNL AA 419 1583 424 72 11 49 203 232 192 1 14 278 43 8 .268 .345 .420 .765 117 114
Total NAFTA A 7 28 11 3 0 0 3 4 2 0 1 0 2 0 .393 .419 .500 .919 153 149
Total RK-JPN A 287 1029 268 74 16 29 141 155 96 7 8 204 25 8 .260 .325 .448 .773 103 97
Total NK-JPN HS 123 453 182 32 2 42 140 146 127 6 4 40 21 5 .402 .534 .759 1.293 220 209
CAREER POSTSEASON BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2014 Tennoji HS - NK-JPN HS 16 3 11 8 0 1 2 3 3 3 0 0 1 0 1 .727 .786 1.455 2.240 0 0 0.0
2015 Tennoji HS - NK-JPN HS 17 5 19 7 1 0 2 4 5 1 0 1 1 1 0 .368 .381 .737 1.118 0 0 0.0
2016 Tennoji HS - NK-JPN HS 18 6 21 12 2 2 2 11 8 7 0 0 1 1 0 .571 .679 1.143 1.821 0 0 0.0
2016 Makurosu - RK-JPN A 18 2 6 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .571 .500 1.071 0 0 0.0
2018 Makurosu - RK-JPN A 20 8 33 5 2 0 0 3 4 6 0 1 8 0 0 .152 .275 .212 .487 0 0 0.0
2019 Sentai - RK-JPN A 21 6 22 7 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 6 0 1 .318 .318 .364 .682 0 0 0.0
2023 Medicine Hat - GNL AA 25 7 11 3 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .273 .333 .364 .697 0 0 0.0
Total GNL AA 7 11 3 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .273 .333 .364 .697 100 106
Total RK-JPN A 16 61 15 3 0 0 6 6 7 0 1 14 0 1 .246 .319 .295 .614 66 69
Total NK-JPN HS 14 51 27 3 3 6 18 16 11 0 1 3 2 1 .529 .603 1.059 1.662 313 282
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2014 Tennoji HS - HS 1B 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 1.000 1.0 18.00 0.0 .000
2014 Tennoji HS - HS LF 1 0 4 0 0 4 0 1.000 9.0 4.00 +0.3 1.115
2014 Tennoji HS - HS RF 22 22 49 0 0 52 3 .942 187.0 2.36 -2.1 .951
2015 Tennoji HS - HS CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 3.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2015 Tennoji HS - HS RF 48 48 109 1 0 114 4 .965 427.2 2.31 -1.4 .984
2016 Tennoji HS - HS 1B 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 4.0 2.25 0.0 .000
2016 Tennoji HS - HS LF 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 2.0 4.50 +0.1 1.169
2016 Makurosu - A CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 2.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2016 Tennoji HS - HS CF 2 0 6 0 0 6 0 1.000 11.0 4.91 -1.0 .836
2016 Makurosu - A RF 38 38 89 4 1 97 4 .959 313.0 2.67 -2.0 .972
2016 Tennoji HS - HS RF 50 50 93 4 0 107 10 .907 438.0 1.99 -0.3 .992
2017 Makurosu - A 1B 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 1.0 9.00 0.0 .000
2017 Makurosu - A RF 69 69 131 3 0 139 5 .964 569.2 2.12 -0.1 .998
2018 Makurosu - A 1B 3 0 3 0 1 3 0 1.000 6.1 4.26 0.0 .000
2018 Makurosu - A LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2018 Makurosu - A CF 17 17 40 0 0 41 1 .976 146.2 2.45 -0.7 .979
2018 Makurosu - A RF 74 72 189 4 1 196 3 .985 628.0 2.77 +18.4 1.136
2019 Sentai - A 1B 2 0 3 0 0 3 0 1.000 3.0 9.00 +0.1 1.136
2019 Sentai - A LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 3.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2019 Makurosu - A CF 14 14 54 2 0 57 1 .982 118.2 4.25 -0.9 .979
2019 Sentai - A CF 62 57 151 0 0 159 8 .950 502.2 2.70 -2.0 .983
2019 Sentai - A RF 15 13 31 0 0 31 0 1.000 106.0 2.63 +2.4 1.113
2020 Sentai - AA LF 19 17 34 0 0 34 0 1.000 144.2 2.12 -2.7 .900
2020 Sentai - AA CF 85 85 230 9 0 242 3 .988 758.0 2.84 -0.4 .998
2020 Yamato - A CF 7 7 20 1 0 21 0 1.000 61.0 3.10 -0.9 .946
2021 Laval - AA LF 67 67 121 1 0 126 4 .968 607.0 1.81 -0.2 .998
2021 Laval - AA RF 42 42 98 3 1 103 2 .981 379.2 2.39 +10.8 1.174
2022 Lincoln - AAA LF 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 18.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2022 Lincoln - AAA CF 10 5 11 2 1 13 0 1.000 49.0 2.39 +0.9 1.111
2022 Lincoln - AAA RF 123 122 181 3 0 189 5 .974 1077.0 1.54 +11.7 1.094
2023 Medicine Hat - AA LF 38 37 69 3 0 77 5 .935 330.0 1.96 +1.6 1.035
2023 Texarkana - AAA CF 19 19 48 0 0 49 1 .980 168.0 2.57 -0.7 .983
2023 Medicine Hat - AA CF 46 43 112 4 1 116 0 1.000 399.1 2.61 +0.6 1.007
2023 Medicine Hat - AA RF 5 4 11 1 0 12 0 1.000 36.1 2.97 +0.9 1.126
2024 Laval - AA RF 73 73 197 9 1 208 2 .990 624.0 2.97 +10.2 1.077
2025 Lincoln - AAA CF 135 135 438 8 2 455 9 .980 1226.1 3.27 +5.5 1.015
TOTAL 1B 8 0 10 0 1 10 0 1.000 15.1 5.87 +0.1 1.136
TOTAL LF 130 123 229 4 0 242 9 .963 1114.2 1.88 -0.8 .995
TOTAL CF 399 382 1110 26 4 1159 23 .980 3445.2 2.97 +0.5 1.000
TOTAL RF 559 553 1178 32 4 1248 38 .970 4786.1 2.28 +48.6 1.054
PLAYER HISTORY
06/09/2013 Joined the Tennoji HS Sensei.
01/01/2014 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 1 (5); Power: 1 (5); Eye: 1 (4).
05/30/2014 Goes 5-5 against the Osaka Toin HS Eijisu Masters, with 1 3B, 1 HR, 2 RBI and 2 R.
01/01/2015 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 1 (5); Power: 1 (5); Eye: 1 (4).
04/17/2015 Hits three home runs against the Tokoha Gakuen Kikugawa HS Jiten, going 3-3 with 6 RBI and 3 runs scored!
04/20/2015 Wins the NK-JPN HS NK-JPN HS Player of the Week Award.
05/01/2015 Wins the NK-JPN HS NK-JPN HS Batter of the Month Award.
06/24/2015 Wins the 2015 NK-JPN HS NK-JPN HS Outstanding Hitter Award.
01/01/2016 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 1 (5); Power: 1 (4); Eye: 1 (3).
04/20/2016 Goes 0-4 against the Chiben HS Namami Samurai, ending his hitting streak at 21 games.
05/01/2016 Wins the NK-JPN HS NK-JPN HS Batter of the Month Award.
05/07/2016 Goes 5-6 against the Tokoha Gakuen Kikugawa HS Jiten, with 3 2B, 3 RBI and 7 R.
05/09/2016 Wins the NK-JPN HS NK-JPN HS Player of the Week Award.
05/23/2016 Wins the NK-JPN HS NK-JPN HS Player of the Week Award.
06/09/2016 Won the 2016 Nihon Koyaren Koshien with the Tennoji HS Sensei!
06/10/2016 Released by the Tennoji HS Sensei.
06/21/2016 Drafted in the 2016 first-year player draft (Round 1, Pick 4, 4th overall pick) by the Kure Arsenal.
06/22/2016 Wins the 2016 NK-JPN HS NK-JPN HS Outstanding Hitter Award.
07/13/2016 Signed a minor league contract with the Kure Arsenal organization with a signing bonus of $3,000,000.
01/01/2017 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 2 (5); Power: 2 (4); Eye: 1 (4).
05/08/2017 Named the #24 prospect in the LRS-JPN
01/01/2018 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 2 (5); Power: 2 (4); Eye: 3 (6).
05/07/2018 Named the #7 prospect in the LRS-JPN
11/01/2018 Wins the 2018 RK-JPN A RK-JPN A Glove Wizard Award at RF.
01/01/2019 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 4 (5); Power: 3 (5); Eye: 3 (6).
05/06/2019 Named the #18 prospect in the LRS-JPN
07/14/2019 Was traded by the Kure Arsenal to the Hyakujuu Shinkansen in exchange for RF Katsunan Inoue.
10/13/2019 Injured (flu-like symptoms), day-to-day for 1 day.
10/20/2019 Won the 2019 Ruukii Kyuugi Dokaben with the Sentai Mighty Mecha!
11/07/2019 Was traded by the Hyakujuu Shinkansen to the Seoul Crushers, along with SP Yoichibei Sakai, 1B Jotaro Koike, MR Sojuro Nishimura, MR Shunsen Kokawa, in exchange for 1B Kazuyoshi Higashi, SP Kokei Yamashita, SP Manuel Ramírez, CF Kiyonori Kato.
12/10/2019 Was traded by the Edo Battousai to the Kawaguchi Transmitters, along with C Hirotsugu Suzuki, in exchange for SP Herb Martin.
01/01/2020 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 4 (6); Power: 3 (6); Eye: 5 (8).
04/10/2020 Signed a 0-year minor league contract extension with the Kawaguchi Transmitters organization.
06/13/2020 Injured (back spasms), day-to-day for 4 days.
01/01/2021 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 4 (6); Power: 3 (6); Eye: 5 (7).
03/01/2021 Was traded by the Rio Grande Valley Ocelots to the Hartford Harpoon in exchange for LF Edgar Valentín.
01/01/2022 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (6); Power: 4 (6); Eye: 5 (7).
04/23/2022 Goes 5-5 against the Niigata Gigans, with 1 2B, 0 RBI and 2 R.
08/18/2022 Injured (bruised ankle), day-to-day for 2 days.
10/21/2022 Wins the 2022 GBB AAA RML Glove Wizard Award at RF.
12/01/2022 Became a minor league free agent.
12/16/2022 Signed a minor league contract with the New Jersey Hitmen organization.
12/25/2022 Was traded by the New Jersey Hitmen to the Rio Grande Valley Ocelots in exchange for 2B Ichiro Kanno.
01/01/2023 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (6); Power: 4 (6); Eye: 6 (7).
09/01/2023 Signed a 0-year minor league contract extension with the Rio Grande Valley Ocelots organization.
01/01/2024 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (6); Power: 5 (6); Eye: 6 (7).
01/01/2024 Was traded by the San Juan Coqui to the Hartford Harpoon, along with RP Marcos González, in exchange for SP To-wai Zhou.
08/10/2024 Injured (mild hamstring strain), day-to-day for one week.
08/16/2024 Suffered setback in recovery from injury, will miss another 4 days.
08/19/2024 Wins the GNL AA PCAL Player of the Week Award.
10/28/2024 Signed a 0-year minor league contract extension with the Hartford Harpoon organization.
01/01/2025 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (6); Power: 5 (6); Eye: 7 (7).
03/29/2025 Injured (flu), day-to-day for 1 day.
08/17/2025 Suspended 2 games after ejection following arguing a strike call.
01/01/2026 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (6); Power: 6 (6); Eye: 7 (7).
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