P Shigeaki Kato #52
Age: 24 | Bats: S | Throws: R | Morale: Angry    
11/08/2027
P SHIGEAKI KATO #52 - AGE: 24 - BATS: S - THROWS: R - MORALE: ANGRY
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
12 12 4-5 0 4.52 63.2 72 13 18 46 1.41 -0.3
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 4 3 4 5
Movement 2 2 2 2
Control 4 4 5 8
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 6 8
Slider 5 6
Changeup 5 5
Splitter 5 5
Forkball 5 6
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 94-96 Mph
Stamina 4
Suggested Role Starter
Type Neutral
Hold Runners 8
Defense 3
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 10
Stealing Ability: 10
Baserunning Inst.: 10
Sacrifice Bunt: 7
Bunt for Hit: 7
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
09/03/2027 SEO Win, 4-2 X 6.0 5 1 1 2 3 Win
08/29/2027 @ LOD Win, 10-6 X 4.2 12 4 4 2 2
08/23/2027 LAV Loss, 2-6 X 2.1 8 6 6 0 1 Loss
08/18/2027 HAM Win, 1-0 X 8.0 5 0 0 1 8 Win
08/12/2027 @ SEO Loss, 6-11 X 4.0 9 6 5 1 1 Loss
08/07/2027 SP Loss, 3-4 X 5.1 4 2 2 3 5 Loss
08/02/2027 TOR Loss, 3-7 X 5.0 2 3 3 6 3 Loss
04/28/2027 @ KUM Win, 5-0 X 5.2 3 0 0 0 4 Win
04/22/2027 @ GAT Loss, 4-5 X 5.0 5 3 3 2 5
04/17/2027 @ LAV Win, 11-5 X 5.1 8 3 3 0 3
PERSONALITY
Kato has a great sense of humor.
Personality Class: Prankster
Low: Work Ethic
Birthday:01/30/2003
Born in:Isehara, KAN
Nationality:Japanese
Height:6' 2"
Weight:195 lbs
Local Popularity:Unknown
National Pop.:Unknown
STATUS
Contract:Minor League Contract
Salary:-
Signed Through:-
Major Service:None, None
Service This Yr:None
40-Man Service:None, None
Pro Service:3 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not yet eligible
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2024, 13th Pick in Round 2
GREAT NORTHERN LEAGUE 2027 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 12 12 4 5 0 4.52 63.2 72 33 32 13 18 46 0 0.0 0 3 25.0
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 13.43 10.18 6.50 2.54 4.97 1.41 138 -0.3 .307        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 112 34 5 1 6 16 9 19 0 1 0 .304 .355 .527 .882      
vs. RHB 139 38 7 1 7 17 9 27 0 2 5 .273 .340 .489 .829      
GREAT NORTHERN LEAGUE 2027 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
April 5 5 2 1 0 3.49 28.1 27 11 11 7 3 23  
August 6 6 1 4 0 6.14 29.1 40 21 20 6 13 20  
September 1 1 1 0 0 1.50 6.0 5 1 1 0 2 3  
Last Year 17 16 3 2 0 3.33 75.2 70 30 28 9 24 77  
2 Years Ago 15 0 0 0 1 3.75 24.0 20 10 10 4 11 25  
Career 44 28 7 7 1 3.86 163.1 162 73 70 26 53 148  
Home 6 6 2 4 0 4.83 31.2 30 17 17 5 13 25  
Road 6 6 2 1 0 4.22 32.0 42 16 15 8 5 21  
Grass 12 12 4 5 0 4.52 63.2 72 33 32 13 18 46  
Day 6 6 2 3 0 4.80 30.0 37 17 16 6 4 20  
Night 6 6 2 2 0 4.28 33.2 35 16 16 7 14 26  
As Starter 12 12 4 5 0 4.52 63.2 72 33 32 13 18 46  
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+
2021 Hosei University - COL 18 11 11 4 2 0 3.26 66.1 65 26 24 4 9 67 0 0 1.12 .328 2.33 2.4 121
2022 Hosei University - COL 19 11 11 3 4 0 4.13 61.0 49 32 28 9 8 58 0 0 0.93 .247 4.03 1.3 114
2023 Hosei University - COL 20 11 11 2 4 0 3.07 58.2 59 24 20 5 8 53 0 0 1.14 .307 3.30 1.4 135
2024 Hosei University - COL 21 11 11 4 1 0 1.88 62.1 39 13 13 2 8 69 0 0 0.75 .240 2.08 2.5 214
2024 Kilauea - S A 21 27 0 3 1 4 0.71 25.1 15 3 2 0 15 42 0 0 1.18 .333 1.13 0.8 413
2025 Angoon - S A 22 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1.00 .500 0.00 0.1 999
2025 Alexandria - A 22 13 13 6 1 0 1.89 76.0 60 16 16 7 19 56 0 0 1.04 .248 3.51 1.3 198
2025 Red Deer - AA 22 15 0 0 0 1 3.75 24.0 20 10 10 4 11 25 0 0 1.29 .271 4.37 -0.2 95
2025 Escondido - A 22 1 1 0 0 0 1.59 5.2 4 1 1 0 1 7 0 0 0.88 .308 1.01 0.3 231
2026 Red Deer - AA 23 17 16 3 2 0 3.33 75.2 70 30 28 9 24 77 0 0 1.24 .298 3.36 1.1 105
2027 Red Deer - AA 24 12 12 4 5 0 4.52 63.2 72 33 32 13 18 46 0 0 1.41 .307 4.97 -0.3 79
Total GNL AA 44 28 7 7 1 3.86 163.1 162 73 70 26 53 148 0 0 1.32 .298 4.14 93.7
Total NAFTA A 14 14 6 1 0 1.87 81.2 64 17 17 7 20 63 0 0 1.03 .251 3.33 200.2
Total SS-A 28 0 3 1 4 0.66 27.1 17 3 2 0 15 46 0 0 1.17 .347 1.04 455.9
Total ICOL 44 44 13 11 0 3.08 248.1 212 95 85 20 33 247 0 0 0.99 .283 2.92 145.9
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+
2022 Hosei University - ICOL 19 4 4 2 0 0 0.44 20.1 11 3 1 0 2 19 0 0 0.64 .208 0.00 0.0 0
2024 Hosei University - ICOL 21 3 3 1 0 0 2.30 15.2 7 4 4 3 3 18 0 0 0.64 .121 0.00 0.0 0
2024 Kilauea - SS-A 21 2 0 1 0 0 0.00 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.00 .000 0.00 0.0 0
Total SS-A 2 0 1 0 0 0.00 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.00 .000 0.00 999.0
Total ICOL 7 7 3 0 0 1.25 36.0 18 7 5 3 5 37 0 0 0.64 .174 2.99 677.0
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2021 Hosei University - COL P 11 11 4 11 1 15 0 1.000 66.1 2.04 -0.7 .934
2022 Hosei University - COL P 11 11 0 6 0 7 1 .857 61.0 0.89 +0.1 1.111
2023 Hosei University - COL P 11 11 6 10 0 16 0 1.000 58.2 2.45 -0.4 .970
2024 Kilauea - S A P 26 0 1 1 0 2 0 1.000 25.1 0.71 -0.1 1.005
2024 Hosei University - COL P 11 11 1 7 0 8 0 1.000 62.1 1.16 -1.3 .803
2025 Red Deer - AA P 15 0 2 2 0 5 1 .800 24.0 1.50 -0.1 1.010
2025 Alexandria - A P 13 13 4 8 0 12 0 1.000 76.0 1.42 -0.2 1.025
2025 Escondido - A P 1 1 2 0 0 2 0 1.000 5.2 3.18 -0.0 .000
2025 Angoon - S A P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 2.0 0.00 -0.0 .000
2026 Red Deer - AA P 17 16 6 7 1 14 1 .929 75.2 1.55 -1.4 .898
2027 Red Deer - AA P 12 12 6 13 0 19 0 1.000 63.2 2.69 -0.7 1.029
TOTAL P 129 86 32 65 2 100 3 .970 520.2 1.68 -4.9 .971
PLAYER HISTORY
06/07/2020 Joined the Hosei University Avocat.
01/01/2021 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (6); Movement: 4 (5); Control: 4 (10).
01/01/2022 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (6); Movement: 4 (5); Control: 3 (10).
05/01/2022 Injured (mild hamstring strain), day-to-day for 1 day.
05/24/2022 Wins the 2022 International College Round 3 with the Hosei University Avocat!
01/01/2023 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (6); Movement: 5 (5); Control: 4 (10).
01/01/2024 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (6); Movement: 5 (5); Control: 4 (9).
03/24/2024 Was selected to the 2024 International College All-Star Game.
05/31/2024 Finished 2nd in 2024 ICOL SL1 Outstanding Pitcher Award voting.
06/05/2024 Released by the Hosei University Avocat.
06/05/2024 Drafted in the 2024 first-year player draft (Round 2, Pick 13, 47th overall pick) by the Arlington Bureaucrats.
06/20/2024 Signed a minor league contract with the Arlington Bureaucrats organization with a signing bonus of $500,000.
09/01/2024 Injured (sore ankle), day-to-day for 2 days.
01/01/2025 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (7); Movement: 5 (6); Control: 5 (10).
05/03/2025 Injured (mild shoulder strain), out for 6 days.
07/14/2025 Was traded by the Arlington Bureaucrats to the Reno Zephyrs, along with a 6th draft pick, in exchange for RP Alfonso Ochoa, C Gerald Murdoch.
07/14/2025 Was traded by the Arlington Bureaucrats to the Reno Zephyrs, along with a 6th draft pick, in exchange for RP Alfonso Ochoa, C Gerald Murdoch.
01/01/2026 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (7); Movement: 5 (6); Control: 5 (9).
05/15/2026 Injured (Partially torn labrum), out for 8 weeks.
07/31/2026 Injured (Sore back), day-to-day for 4 days.
08/17/2026 Injured (Sore back), day-to-day for 3 days.
09/06/2026 Injured (Herniated disc (back)), out for 7-8 weeks.
01/01/2027 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (5); Movement: 2 (2); Control: 5 (8).
04/28/2027 Injured (Shoulder inflammation), out for 3-4 months.
08/11/2027 Injured (Flu), day-to-day for 2 days.
08/23/2027 Injured (Sprained ankle), day-to-day for 4 days.
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