P Kensaku 'Little' Gato #15
Age: 29 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Great    
11/08/2027
P KENSAKU 'LITTLE' GATO #15 - AGE: 29 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: GREAT
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
71 0 6-0 40 1.33 74.1 61 3 19 58 1.08 1.5
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 4 4 4 4
Movement 7 7 7 7
Control 6 6 6 6
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 7 7
Changeup 7 7
Sinker 6 7
 
 
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 93-95 Mph
Stamina 3
Suggested Role Bullpen
Type Extreme Groundball Pitcher
Hold Runners 10
Defense 4
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 1
Stealing Ability: 1
Baserunning Inst.: 3
Sacrifice Bunt: 6
Bunt for Hit: 1
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
10/29/2027 KEN Loss, 2-3 1.0 0 0 0 0 0
10/27/2027 @ KEN Loss, 3-4 0.0 2 3 3 1 0 Loss
10/22/2027 KEN Win, 3-2 4.1 2 0 0 1 3
10/19/2027 HAV Win, 8-5 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 Save
10/17/2027 @ HAV Win, 6-5 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 Save
10/13/2027 HAV Loss, 2-3 3.0 3 2 1 0 0 Loss
10/03/2027 AMA Win, 4-1 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 Save
10/02/2027 AMA Win, 8-6 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 Save
10/01/2027 AMA Win, 2-1 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 Win
09/28/2027 @ HAV Win, 4-1 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 Save
PERSONALITY
Gato has great knowledge of the game.
High: Loyalty, Intelligence
Low: Leader
Birthday:06/04/1998
Born in:Hoya, TOK
Nationality:Japanese
Height:6' 2"
Weight:230 lbs
Local Popularity:Extremely Popular
National Pop.:Very Popular
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$19,000,000
Signed Through:2033 Season
Major Service:8 Years, 146 Days
Service This Yr:184 Days
40-Man Service:9 Years, 91 Days
Pro Service:11 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:2 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2016, 1st Pick in Round 1
PLANETARY EXTREME BASEBALL ALLIANCE 2027 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 71 0 6 0 40 1.33 74.1 61 13 11 3 19 58 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 45 5 88.9 71 61 9.69 7.39 7.02 2.30 2.37 1.08 65 1.5 .267        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 124 24 3 1 1 5 14 26 0 2 0 .194 .275 .258 .533      
vs. RHB 154 37 9 0 2 8 5 32 0 2 0 .240 .264 .338 .602      
PLANETARY EXTREME BASEBALL ALLIANCE 2027 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
April 10 0 0 0 6 2.53 10.2 9 3 3 0 3 9  
May 12 0 0 0 7 1.74 10.1 12 2 2 0 3 13  
June 12 0 1 0 6 0.63 14.1 7 1 1 0 5 12  
July 9 0 2 0 4 1.04 8.2 9 2 1 1 7 1  
August 12 0 1 0 6 1.42 12.2 14 3 2 1 0 9  
September 13 0 1 0 9 1.29 14.0 9 2 2 1 1 9  
October 3 0 1 0 2 0.00 3.2 1 0 0 0 0 5  
Spring Training 10 0 0 1 4 3.46 13.0 7 6 5 1 5 16  
Postseason 6 0 0 2 2 3.48 10.1 9 5 4 2 2 5  
Last Year 32 32 12 8 0 2.41 194.0 145 58 52 11 38 143  
2 Years Ago 35 35 13 11 0 3.44 198.2 189 79 76 17 26 139  
Career 254 174 90 44 40 2.84 1141.1 1000 393 360 74 211 819  
Home 40 0 5 0 18 0.84 42.2 32 6 4 2 11 32  
Road 31 0 1 0 22 1.99 31.2 29 7 7 1 8 26  
Grass 69 0 6 0 38 1.37 72.1 61 13 11 3 19 57  
Turf 2 0 0 0 2 0.00 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 1  
Day 19 0 1 0 11 0.87 20.2 15 3 2 1 8 18  
Night 52 0 5 0 29 1.51 53.2 46 10 9 2 11 40  
As Reliever / Substitution 71 0 6 0 40 1.33 74.1 61 13 11 3 19 58  
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 4 4 0 0 0 4.85 13.0 15 9 7 2 3 13 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 0 0 12.46 10.38 9.00 2.08 4.27 1.38 83 0.3 .317        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 25 5 3 0 1 4 0 6 0 0 0 .200 .200 .440 .640      
vs. RHB 31 10 2 1 1 5 3 7 0 0 0 .323 .382 .548 .931      
JAPANESE TRIPLE A 2020 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
Career 4 4 0 0 0 4.85 13.0 15 9 7 2 3 13  
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+
2018 Kawaguchi - LRS-JPN 19 5 5 3 1 0 1.20 30.0 28 7 4 4 6 25 0 0 1.13 .286 3.95 0.5 360
2019 Hyakujuu - LRS-JPN 20 8 8 5 3 0 2.96 54.2 47 20 18 5 17 42 0 0 1.17 .278 4.17 1.1 161
2019 Neo-Tokyo - LRS-JPN 20 17 17 7 3 0 3.69 100.0 113 42 41 13 22 97 0 0 1.35 .357 3.94 2.2 126
2019 Total - LRS-JPN 20 25 25 12 6 0 3.43 154.2 160 62 59 18 39 139 0 0 1.29 .329 4.03 3.3 137
2020 Neo-Tokyo - LRS-JPN 21 20 20 10 2 0 3.44 115.0 106 48 44 11 26 98 0 0 1.15 .288 3.52 2.9 130
2021 Neo-Tokyo - PEBA 22 18 18 8 6 0 4.17 103.2 106 53 48 3 27 62 0 0 1.28 .302 3.02 3.0 100
2021 Florida - PEBA 22 14 14 11 2 0 2.28 102.2 85 30 26 5 29 63 1 0 1.11 .256 3.16 2.7 181
2021 Total - PEBA 22 32 32 19 8 0 3.23 206.1 191 83 74 8 56 125 1 0 1.20 .280 3.09 5.8 131
2022 Florida - PEBA 23 31 31 15 9 0 3.20 191.0 180 72 68 14 31 132 5 2 1.10 .281 3.05 5.4 130
2023 Florida - PEBA 24 21 20 12 5 0 2.26 131.1 111 38 33 11 22 115 1 0 1.01 .274 2.88 3.6 173
2024 Florida - PEBA 25 32 24 13 3 0 2.84 145.2 123 50 46 10 19 107 0 0 0.97 .260 2.84 3.6 131
2025 Florida - PEBA 26 35 35 13 11 0 3.44 198.2 189 79 76 17 26 139 2 1 1.08 .280 3.14 4.4 110
2026 Florida - PEBA 27 32 32 12 8 0 2.41 194.0 145 58 52 11 38 143 2 1 0.94 .241 2.65 5.1 146
2027 Florida - PEBA 28 71 0 6 0 40 1.33 74.1 61 13 11 3 19 58 0 0 1.08 .267 2.37 1.5 273
Total PEBA 254 174 90 44 40 2.84 1141.1 1000 393 360 74 211 819 11 4 1.06 .270 2.91 29.3 145
Total LRS-JPN 50 50 25 9 0 3.21 299.2 294 117 107 33 71 262 0 0 1.22 .309 3.82 6.7 157
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+
2014 Tennoji HS - HS 15 12 12 5 3 0 3.01 83.2 81 39 28 6 12 110 4 0 1.11 .338 2.32 4.1 166
2015 Tennoji HS - HS 16 12 12 7 3 0 1.27 92.1 69 24 13 1 23 122 1 0 1.00 .313 2.39 4.9 434
2016 Tennoji HS - HS 17 11 11 6 2 0 2.05 70.1 46 25 16 3 8 99 1 1 0.77 .270 2.19 3.8 260
2016 Yamato - A 17 14 14 5 7 0 3.77 88.1 93 44 37 6 35 68 0 0 1.45 .318 3.53 1.7 105
2017 Yamato - A 18 3 3 3 0 0 1.57 23.0 13 4 4 1 7 22 0 0 0.87 .211 2.79 0.8 290
2017 Taito - AAA 18 11 9 4 3 0 3.50 61.2 71 31 24 4 22 51 1 1 1.51 .356 3.64 1.2 120
2018 Taito - AAA 19 21 21 12 5 0 3.32 138.1 141 55 51 7 38 153 0 0 1.29 .358 2.84 4.9 137
2020 Niigata - AAA 21 4 4 0 0 0 4.85 13.0 15 9 7 2 3 13 0 0 1.38 .317 4.27 0.3 106
Total MD-JPN AAA 32 30 16 8 0 3.38 200.0 212 86 75 11 60 204 1 1 1.36 .358 3.09 131.5
Total RK-JPN A 17 17 8 7 0 3.31 111.1 106 48 41 7 42 90 0 0 1.33 .299 3.38 143.3
Total NK-JPN HS 35 35 18 8 0 2.08 246.1 196 88 57 10 43 331 6 1 0.97 .311 2.31 293.0
Total JAP AAA 4 4 0 0 0 4.85 13.0 15 9 7 2 3 13 0 0 1.38 .317 4.27 105.6
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+
2014 Tennoji HS - NK-JPN HS 15 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 4.0 3 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 1.00 .375 0.00 0.0 0
2015 Tennoji HS - NK-JPN HS 16 2 2 1 0 0 1.23 14.2 13 6 2 1 1 16 0 0 0.95 .308 0.00 0.0 0
2016 Tennoji HS - NK-JPN HS 17 2 2 2 0 0 0.00 14.0 11 1 0 0 1 15 0 0 0.86 .289 0.00 0.0 0
2016 Yamato - RK-JPN A 17 1 1 0 1 0 5.40 6.2 8 4 4 3 3 4 0 0 1.65 .250 0.00 0.0 0
2021 Florida - PEBA 22 5 5 2 3 0 4.41 34.2 40 18 17 1 5 20 0 0 1.30 .322 0.00 0.0 0
2022 Florida - PEBA 23 2 2 1 0 0 1.59 17.0 13 3 3 1 3 11 1 0 0.94 .245 0.00 0.0 0
2024 Florida - PEBA 25 2 2 0 2 0 1.50 12.0 7 2 2 1 2 13 0 0 0.75 .222 0.00 0.0 0
2025 Florida - PEBA 26 5 5 1 2 0 3.86 28.0 27 12 12 4 6 16 0 0 1.18 .256 0.00 0.0 0
2026 Florida - PEBA 27 2 2 0 1 0 3.65 12.1 14 5 5 1 2 8 0 0 1.30 .317 0.00 0.0 0
2027 Florida - PEBA 28 6 0 0 2 2 3.48 10.1 9 5 4 2 2 5 0 0 1.06 .219 0.00 0.0 0
Total PEBA 22 16 4 10 2 3.38 114.1 110 45 43 10 20 73 1 0 1.14 .278 3.34 137.3
Total RK-JPN A 1 1 0 1 0 5.40 6.2 8 4 4 3 3 4 0 0 1.65 .250 9.03 73.3
Total NK-JPN HS 5 5 3 0 0 0.55 32.2 27 7 2 1 3 38 0 0 0.92 .306 2.39 751.4
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 P 12 12 9 12 2 21 0 1.000 83.2 2.26 -0.1 1.002
2015 Tennoji HS - HS P 12 12 2 8 0 11 1 .909 92.1 0.97 -0.1 .923
2016 Yamato - A P 14 14 6 14 1 22 2 .909 88.1 2.04 +0.1 1.053
2016 Tennoji HS - HS P 11 11 1 6 1 7 0 1.000 70.1 0.90 -1.2 .795
2017 Taito - AAA P 11 9 3 10 1 13 0 1.000 61.2 1.90 -0.4 .932
2017 Yamato - A P 3 3 3 3 0 6 0 1.000 23.0 2.35 -0.0 1.005
2018 Taito - AAA P 21 21 6 20 1 27 1 .963 138.1 1.69 +0.4 1.050
2018 Kawaguchi - INT P 5 5 4 4 0 9 1 .889 30.0 2.40 +0.0 .998
2019 Neo-Tokyo - INT P 17 17 4 11 1 15 0 1.000 100.0 1.35 +0.6 1.086
2019 Hyakujuu - INT P 8 8 7 5 2 12 0 1.000 54.2 1.98 +0.1 1.002
2020 Neo-Tokyo - INT P 20 20 7 21 0 31 3 .903 115.0 2.19 -1.3 .885
2020 Niigata - AAA P 4 4 1 1 0 2 0 1.000 13.0 1.38 +0.0 .996
2021 Neo-Tokyo - ML P 18 18 8 13 1 21 0 1.000 103.2 1.82 -0.5 .966
2021 Florida - ML P 14 14 9 10 2 19 0 1.000 102.2 1.67 -0.6 .936
2022 Florida - ML P 31 31 14 29 1 43 0 1.000 191.0 2.03 -0.1 1.026
2023 Florida - ML P 21 20 5 18 1 24 1 .958 131.1 1.58 +0.4 1.088
2024 Florida - ML P 31 23 11 23 1 36 2 .944 145.2 2.10 -1.0 .973
2025 Florida - ML P 35 35 19 21 0 41 1 .976 198.2 1.81 -1.1 .967
2026 Florida - ML P 32 32 17 14 0 32 1 .969 194.0 1.44 -1.9 1.027
2027 Florida - ML P 71 0 5 7 0 13 1 .923 74.1 1.45 -1.8 .828
TOTAL P 391 309 141 250 15 405 14 .965 2011.2 1.75 -8.5 .985
PLAYER HISTORY
06/09/2013 Joined the Tennoji HS Sensei.
01/01/2014 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 2 (8); Movement: 6 (9); Control: 1 (9).
05/08/2014 Injured (back stiffness), day-to-day for 4 days.
01/01/2015 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (8); Movement: 6 (9); Control: 3 (10).
05/17/2015 Strikes out 16 against the Tokoha Gakuen Kikugawa HS Jiten.
06/23/2015 Wins the 2015 NK-JPN HS NK-JPN HS Outstanding Pitcher Award.
01/01/2016 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (7); Movement: 6 (9); Control: 3 (9).
04/24/2016 Injured (mild shoulder strain), out for one week.
04/29/2016 Suffered setback in recovery from injury, will miss another 6 days.
05/05/2016 Pitches a 2-hit shutout against the Osaka Toin HS Eijisu Masters with 13 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
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 1, 1st overall pick) by the Kawaguchi Transmitters.
07/04/2016 Signed a minor league contract with the Kawaguchi Transmitters organization with a signing bonus of $4,411,000.
07/12/2016 Injured (sprained ankle), day-to-day for one week.
01/01/2017 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (7); Movement: 6 (8); Control: 4 (9).
05/08/2017 Named the #5 prospect in the LRS-JPN
11/10/2017 Named Minor League Pitcher of the Year by the Kawaguchi Transmitters organization.
01/01/2018 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 7 (9); Movement: 7 (9); Control: 6 (10).
05/07/2018 Named the #1 prospect in the LRS-JPN
06/01/2018 Wins the MD-JPN AAA MD-JPN AAA Pitcher of the Month Award.
07/15/2018 Was selected to the 2018 Minarai Doumei All-Star Game.
07/25/2018 Injured (elbow inflammation), out for 3 weeks.
10/20/2018 Injured (wrist soreness), day-to-day for one week.
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: 8 (10); Movement: 7 (8); Control: 8 (10).
02/24/2019 Was traded by the Kawaguchi Transmitters to the Hyakujuu Shinkansen, along with SP Yakamochi Suitani, SS Shoichi Koyama, CL Shunsen Ueda, in exchange for 1B Hidemichi Okubo, MR Hiroyasu Miura, 2B Ching Lim, LF Kenshin Hirata, CF Juan Soto, a 1st draft pick, a 1st draft pick, a 1st draft pick, $6,250,000.
05/06/2019 Named the #1 prospect in the LRS-JPN
05/30/2019 Injured (back tightness), day-to-day for 6 days.
06/01/2019 Wins the LRS-JPN SSG Pitcher of the Month Award.
06/22/2019 Was traded by the Hyakujuu Shinkansen to the Neo-Tokyo Akira, along with SP Greg White, MR Eisuke Sanu, $2,000,000, in exchange for CL Soshu Ando, RF Okakura Ishikawa, SP Kazuo Ishihara, 2B Hirohisa Inoue, a 2nd draft pick.
08/04/2019 Was selected to the 2019 League of the Rising Sun All-Star Game.
09/04/2019 Injured (wrist soreness), day-to-day for 6 days.
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: 7 (7); Movement: 8 (9); Control: 7 (8).
03/11/2020 Injured (rotator cuff strain), out for 8 weeks.
05/11/2020 Injured (wrist soreness), out for 1-2 weeks.
01/01/2021 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 7 (7); Movement: 9 (9); Control: 8 (8).
06/05/2021 Injured (stomach virus), out for 2 days.
07/19/2021 Was traded by the Neo-Tokyo Akira to the Florida Featherheads, along with C Wayne Williams, in exchange for SP Ricardo García, MR Luis Valdéz, CL Andre Gresham, CF Matt Gayre, a 3rd draft pick.
10/01/2021 Wins the PEBA IL Pitcher of the Month Award.
11/12/2021 Signed a 3-year contract extension worth a total of $9,900,000 with the Florida Featherheads organization.
01/01/2022 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 7 (7); Movement: 9 (9); Control: 8 (8).
05/08/2022 Pitches a 1-hit shutout against the Rio Grande Valley Ocelots with 4 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
05/20/2022 Injured (strained back), out for 3-4 weeks.
07/19/2022 Injured (mild oblique strain), day-to-day for 1 day.
08/26/2022 Pitches a 2-hit shutout against the Rio Grande Valley Ocelots with 7 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
11/14/2022 Finished 2nd in 2022 PEBA IL Golden Arm Award voting.
01/01/2023 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 7 (7); Movement: 8 (8); Control: 9 (9).
07/01/2023 Wins the PEBA IL Pitcher of the Month Award.
07/08/2023 Was selected to the 2023 Planetary Extreme Baseball Alliance All-Star Game.
07/22/2023 Injured (torn flexor tendon (elbow)), out for 11 months.
01/01/2024 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 7 (7); Movement: 8 (8); Control: 9 (9).
06/10/2024 Injured (mild oblique strain), day-to-day for 6 days.
08/01/2024 Wins the PEBA IL Pitcher of the Month Award.
11/16/2024 Signed a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $12,000,000 with the Florida Featherheads organization.
01/01/2025 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 7 (7); Movement: 8 (8); Control: 9 (9).
07/15/2025 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Scottish Claymores with 2 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
11/24/2025 Wins the 2025 Planetary Extreme Championship with the Florida Featherheads.
12/08/2025 Became a free agent.
01/01/2026 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (7); Movement: 8 (8); Control: 8 (8).
02/07/2026 Signed a 8-year contract worth a total of $158,000,000 with the Florida Featherheads organization.
05/22/2026 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the London Underground with 6 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
01/01/2027 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (4); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 6 (6).
07/07/2027 Was selected to the 2027 Planetary Extreme Baseball Alliance All-Star Game.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year G Rank
2027 71 8
Year GS Rank
2019 25 10
2025 35 1
Year W Rank
2019 12 6
2022 15 4
Year Win. % Rank
2019 .667 6
2022 .625 8
Year SV Rank
2027 40 5
Year K Rank
2019 139 8
Year ERA Rank
2019 3.43 4
2022 3.20 5
2026 2.41 5
Year BABIP Rank
2019 .330 10
2026 .241 2
Year WHIP Rank
2019 1.29 8
2022 1.10 5
2025 1.08 9
2026 0.94 2
Year K/BB Rank
2019 3.56 5
2022 4.26 6
2025 5.35 5
2026 3.76 8
Year RA/9 Rank
2019 11.64 5
2022 10.08 3
2025 9.79 7
2026 8.54 1
Year HR/9 Rank
2019 1.05 7
2022 0.66 7
2026 0.51 8
Year H/9 Rank
2019 9.31 8
2026 6.73 1
Year BB/9 Rank
2019 2.27 5
2022 1.46 3
2025 1.18 2
Year K/9 Rank
2019 8.09 8
Year RA Rank
2027 71 8
Year GF Rank
2027 61 5
Year QS Rank
2019 14 6
Year QSP Rank
2019 .560 6
Year CG Rank
2022 5 1
2025 2 10
Year CGP Rank
2019 .000 5
2022 .161 2
Year SHO Rank
2018 0 8
2019 0 6
2020 0 5
2022 2 3
2025 1 6
2026 1 6
Year GB% Rank
2019 0.62 3
Year WAR Rank
2019 3.2 6
2022 5.4 4
2025 4.4 5
2026 5.1 5
Saturday, October 20th, 2018 - OOTP Baseball 18.8 Build 76