P Naozane Sakai #20
Age: 28 | Bats: L | Throws: L | Morale: Angry    
07/07/2029
P NAOZANE SAKAI #20 - AGE: 28 - BATS: L - THROWS: L - MORALE: ANGRY
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
14 14 8-4 0 2.14 101.0 81 9 20 58 1.00 1.4
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 4 4 4 5
Movement 6 7 6 6
Control 6 7 6 6
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 6 6
Slider 6 6
Curveball 2 2
Changeup 4 7
 
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 90-92 Mph
Stamina 9
Suggested Role Starter
Type Groundball Pitcher
Hold Runners 8
Defense 5
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 1
Stealing Ability: 1
Baserunning Inst.: 2
Sacrifice Bunt: 5
Bunt for Hit: 1
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
07/01/2029 @ MMO Loss, 2-3 X 7.0 5 3 3 3 2 Loss
06/24/2029 @ LEE Win, 3-1 X 6.0 5 1 1 2 3 Win
06/18/2029 @ CB Win, 3-1 X 6.0 6 1 1 0 2 Win
06/12/2029 @ RML Win, 7-4 2.0 3 2 2 0 1
06/08/2029 FAY Win, 6-1 X 9.0 5 1 1 3 5 Win
06/01/2029 CAM Win, 2-1 X 9.0 5 1 1 0 7
05/26/2029 SD Win, 2-1 X 7.0 4 1 1 2 6 Win
05/19/2029 @ JC Win, 12-1 X 9.0 6 1 0 0 6 Win
05/13/2029 @ NN Loss, 1-3 X 7.0 7 3 3 1 4 Loss
05/06/2029 @ END Loss, 2-3 X 8.0 8 3 3 1 4 Loss
PERSONALITY
Enjoys a good book.
Low: Loyalty, Adaptability
Birthday:04/02/2001
Born in:Niigata, NII
Nationality:Japanese
Height:6' 4"
Weight:220 lbs
Local Popularity:Well Known
National Pop.:Well Known
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$510,000
Signed Through:2029 Season
Major Service:None, None
Service This Yr:None
40-Man Service:None, 96 Days
Pro Service:6 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not yet eligible
Option Years:2 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2023, 4th Pick in Round 1
GLOBAL BASEBALL BROTHERHOOD 2029 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 14 14 8 4 0 2.14 101.0 81 27 24 9 20 58 3 21.4 0 12 85.7
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 9.27 7.22 5.17 1.78 3.36 1.00 98 1.4 .240        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 71 17 1 0 1 2 6 13 0 0 1 .239 .308 .296 .603      
vs. RHB 295 64 11 0 8 25 14 45 1 3 2 .217 .256 .336 .592      
GLOBAL BASEBALL BROTHERHOOD 2029 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
Last Week 1 1 0 1 0 3.86 7.0 5 3 3 1 3 2  
April 5 5 3 1 0 2.73 33.0 30 12 10 3 8 19  
May 4 4 2 2 0 2.03 31.0 25 8 7 4 4 20  
June 4 4 3 0 0 1.20 30.0 21 4 4 1 5 17  
July 1 1 0 1 0 3.86 7.0 5 3 3 1 3 2  
All-Star Game 1 0 0 0 0 9.00 2.0 3 2 2 0 0 1  
Last Year 40 19 8 6 3 2.40 157.2 123 48 42 9 43 99  
2 Years Ago 26 0 1 0 0 2.84 38.0 30 13 12 4 18 41  
Career 133 33 19 10 4 2.56 344.0 281 110 98 28 98 240  
Home 6 6 4 1 0 2.25 44.0 33 13 11 4 11 29  
Road 8 8 4 3 0 2.05 57.0 48 14 13 5 9 29  
Grass 13 13 8 3 0 2.03 93.0 73 24 21 7 19 54  
Turf 1 1 0 1 0 3.38 8.0 8 3 3 2 1 4  
Day 5 5 2 3 0 2.37 38.0 30 11 10 5 7 22  
Night 9 9 6 1 0 2.00 63.0 51 16 14 4 13 36  
As Starter 14 14 8 4 0 2.14 101.0 81 27 24 9 20 58  
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+
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+
2023 Total - 22 17 17 9 4 0 3.47 116.2 114 49 45 9 36 104 0 0 1.29 .307 3.42 2.5 100
2024 Alexandria - A 23 27 8 6 3 1 3.25 72.0 56 27 26 7 25 60 0 0 1.12 .257 3.71 0.4 106
2025 Hampton - AA 24 44 17 11 5 0 2.68 151.1 134 49 45 7 47 118 0 0 1.20 .284 3.20 2.3 133
2026 Newport News - AAA 25 53 0 2 0 1 3.80 47.1 47 22 20 6 17 42 0 0 1.35 .323 3.90 -0.2 89
2027 Newport News - AAA 26 26 0 1 0 0 2.84 38.0 30 13 12 4 18 41 0 0 1.26 .289 3.30 0.2 120
2028 Evansville - AAA 27 40 19 8 6 3 2.40 157.2 123 48 42 9 43 99 2 0 1.05 .244 2.97 2.3 135
2029 Evansville - AAA 28 14 14 8 4 0 2.14 101.0 81 27 24 9 20 58 3 0 1.00 .240 3.36 1.4 160
Total GBB AAA 133 33 19 10 4 2.56 344.0 281 110 98 28 98 240 5 0 1.10 .257 3.25 134.2
Total GNL AA 44 17 11 5 0 2.68 151.1 134 49 45 7 47 118 0 0 1.20 .284 3.20 133.2
Total NAFTA A 27 8 6 3 1 3.25 72.0 56 27 26 7 25 60 0 0 1.12 .257 3.71 106.3
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+
2025 Hampton - GNL AA 24 1 1 0 0 0 2.84 6.1 7 4 2 1 1 4 0 0 1.26 .300 0.00 0.0 0
2026 Newport News - GBB AAA 25 3 0 1 0 0 5.06 5.1 9 3 3 1 1 3 0 0 1.88 .381 0.00 0.0 0
Total GBB AAA 3 0 1 0 0 5.06 5.1 9 3 3 1 1 3 0 0 1.88 .381 4.83 66.7
Total GNL AA 1 1 0 0 0 2.84 6.1 7 4 2 1 1 4 0 0 1.26 .300 4.43 125.4
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2024 Alexandria - A P 23 8 2 4 0 8 2 .750 72.0 0.75 -0.3 .000
2025 Hampton - AA P 42 17 9 12 0 22 1 .955 151.1 1.25 -1.4 .932
2026 Newport News - AAA P 48 0 3 7 0 11 1 .909 47.1 1.90 +0.0 1.127
2027 Newport News - AAA P 24 0 1 4 1 5 0 1.000 38.0 1.18 -0.5 1.023
2028 Evansville - AAA P 38 19 4 17 2 24 3 .875 157.2 1.20 -3.6 .942
2029 Evansville - AAA P 14 14 6 15 2 21 0 1.000 101.0 1.87 -1.3 1.045
TOTAL P 189 58 25 59 5 91 7 .923 567.1 1.33 -7.2 .000
PLAYER HISTORY
05/31/2014 Joined the Winter Springs HS Bears.
01/01/2015 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 1 (4); Movement: 4 (4); Control: 1 (4).
05/08/2015 Injured (flu-like symptoms), day-to-day for 2 days.
01/01/2016 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 1 (3); Movement: 4 (4); Control: 1 (4).
05/01/2016 Injured (rotator cuff strain), out for 2 weeks.
08/21/2016 Injured (ruptured Achilles tendon), out for 8 months.
01/01/2017 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 1 (4); Movement: 4 (4); Control: 1 (4).
01/01/2018 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 1 (4); Movement: 4 (4); Control: 1 (4).
05/30/2018 Released by the Winter Springs HS Bears.
06/07/2018 Went undrafted and became a free agent.
06/09/2018 Signed a minor league contract with the Kentucky Thoroughbreds organization.
07/27/2018 Injured (hamstring strain), out for 2 months.
01/01/2019 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 2 (5); Movement: 4 (4); Control: 1 (4).
01/01/2020 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 2 (5); Movement: 4 (4); Control: 1 (5).
06/18/2020 Injured (shoulder inflammation), out for 4 months.
01/01/2021 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (5); Movement: 4 (4); Control: 2 (4).
03/22/2021 Injured (dehydration), day-to-day for 1 day.
01/01/2022 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (6); Movement: 4 (4); Control: 2 (4).
07/01/2022 Released by the Kentucky Thoroughbreds.
06/07/2023 Drafted in the 2023 first-year player draft (Round 1, Pick 4, 4th overall pick) by the Tokyo West Panthers.
01/01/2024 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (6); Movement: 6 (7); Control: 3 (7).
01/11/2024 Released by the Kure Arsenal.
01/11/2024 Signed a 1-year minor league contract with the Charleston Statesmen organization.
01/12/2024 Released by the Charleston Statesmen.
01/12/2024 Signed a 1-year minor league contract with the Kuwana Steel Dragons organization.
01/13/2024 Released by the Kuwana Steel Dragons.
01/17/2024 Signed a 1-year minor league contract with the Charleston Statesmen organization.
01/18/2024 Released by the Charleston Statesmen.
01/23/2024 Signed a 1-year minor league contract with the Niihama-shi Ghosts organization.
01/24/2024 Released by the Niihama-shi Ghosts.
02/05/2024 Signed a minor league contract with the Arlington Bureaucrats organization.
01/01/2025 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (7); Movement: 6 (7); Control: 3 (7).
06/08/2025 Was selected to the 2025 Great Northern League All-Star Game.
01/01/2026 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (7); Movement: 6 (7); Control: 4 (7).
01/01/2027 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (5); Movement: 5 (6); Control: 4 (5).
06/14/2027 Released by the Arlington organization.
01/01/2028 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (5); Movement: 5 (6); Control: 3 (6).
02/21/2028 Signed a minor league contract with the Crystal Lake Sandgnats organization.
01/01/2029 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (5); Movement: 6 (6); Control: 6 (6).
06/10/2029 Was selected to the 2029 Global Baseball Brotherhood All-Star Game.
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