P Iwane Sato #99
Age: 33 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Great    
07/05/2027
P IWANE SATO #99 - AGE: 33 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: GREAT
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
16 16 9-3 0 2.65 105.1 84 6 24 68 1.03 2.3
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 4 5 4 4
Movement 6 7 6 6
Control 7 7 7 7
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 6 6
Changeup 8 8
Cutter 6 7
 
 
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 91-93 Mph
Stamina 6
Suggested Role Starter
Type Extreme Groundball Pitcher
Hold Runners 3
Defense 7
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 1
Stealing Ability: 4
Baserunning Inst.: 4
Sacrifice Bunt: 9
Bunt for Hit: 1
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
06/29/2027 @ TOY Loss, 2-3 X 6.0 9 3 3 2 3 Loss
06/24/2027 @ REN Loss, 3-4 X 6.0 7 2 2 1 1
06/20/2027 FAR Loss, 1-4 X 6.0 5 3 3 1 3 Loss
06/14/2027 @ PS Win, 3-1 X 7.0 4 1 0 1 4 Win
06/08/2027 REN Win, 5-3 X 7.0 5 3 3 2 4
06/02/2027 @ REN Win, 6-3 X 6.0 4 2 2 2 4 Win
05/26/2027 @ FAR Win, 3-0 X 7.0 3 0 0 3 6 Win
05/21/2027 @ YUM Win, 4-0 X 10.0 1 0 0 1 9 Win
05/16/2027 DUL Loss, 2-4 X 5.1 9 4 4 0 5 Loss
05/10/2027 @ AUR Win, 4-2 X 5.0 3 0 0 1 3 Win
PERSONALITY
Sato puts in long hours and has a good head on his shoulders. He gets along with everyone.
High: Loyalty, Work Ethic, Intelligence
Birthday:09/25/1993
Born in:Kasukabe, SAI
Nationality:Japanese
Height:6' 5"
Weight:250 lbs
Local Popularity:Well Known
National Pop.:Fair
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$4,600,000
Signed Through:2028 Season
Major Service:9 Years, 49 Days
Service This Yr:92 Days
40-Man Service:9 Years, 49 Days
Pro Service:12 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2015, 1st Pick in Round 2
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 16 16 9 3 0 2.65 105.1 84 32 31 6 24 68 1 6.3 1 13 81.3
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 9.57 7.18 5.81 2.05 3.16 1.03 83 2.3 .250        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 219 48 8 0 5 19 17 46 1 1 4 .219 .286 .324 .611      
vs. RHB 165 36 6 0 1 13 7 22 1 2 0 .218 .249 .273 .521      
PLANETARY EXTREME BASEBALL ALLIANCE 2027 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
Last Week 1 1 0 1 0 4.50 6.0 9 3 3 0 2 3  
April 5 5 3 0 0 3.69 31.2 29 13 13 3 9 15  
May 5 5 4 1 0 1.26 35.2 21 5 5 2 6 34  
June 6 6 2 2 0 3.08 38.0 34 14 13 1 9 19  
Spring Training 4 4 0 3 0 7.90 13.2 23 12 12 1 2 9  
Last Year 32 32 13 14 0 4.09 200.0 195 102 91 18 50 121  
2 Years Ago 40 29 6 12 0 5.24 171.2 202 105 100 26 42 103  
Career 214 203 74 74 0 4.03 1274.2 1223 612 571 143 318 821  
Home 5 5 1 2 0 3.86 30.1 28 13 13 3 6 18  
Road 11 11 8 1 0 2.16 75.0 56 19 18 3 18 50  
Grass 16 16 9 3 0 2.65 105.1 84 32 31 6 24 68  
Day 4 4 2 2 0 5.48 23.0 26 14 14 3 3 12  
Night 12 12 7 1 0 1.86 82.1 58 18 17 3 21 56  
As Starter 16 16 9 3 0 2.65 105.1 84 32 31 6 24 68  
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+
2017 Kuwana - LRS-JPN 23 11 5 2 1 0 2.57 42.0 33 14 12 6 11 31 0 0 1.05 .223 4.41 0.4 163
2018 Kuwana - LRS-JPN 24 7 7 0 4 0 4.27 46.1 50 29 22 8 15 32 0 0 1.40 .292 5.11 0.2 102
2018 Niihama-shi - LRS-JPN 24 20 20 13 6 0 3.45 143.2 129 61 55 18 30 100 2 1 1.11 .266 4.37 1.8 125
2018 Total - LRS-JPN 24 27 27 13 10 0 3.65 190.0 179 90 77 26 45 132 2 1 1.18 .273 4.55 2.1 119
2019 Niihama-shi - LRS-JPN 25 26 26 12 6 0 3.58 173.2 175 77 69 23 37 134 1 0 1.22 .295 4.46 2.7 130
2020 Niihama-shi - LRS-JPN 26 32 32 18 10 0 4.02 221.2 218 105 99 29 46 185 5 2 1.19 .291 4.01 4.2 111
2021 Niihama-shi - PEBA 27 32 32 11 13 0 3.92 218.1 193 101 95 24 65 127 2 1 1.18 .252 4.27 2.7 107
2022 Rio Grande Valley - PEBA 28 29 29 11 12 0 3.81 179.1 166 87 76 24 44 123 0 0 1.17 .262 4.43 2.0 111
2023 Rio Grande Valley - PEBA 29 32 32 12 8 0 3.83 192.2 187 88 82 23 49 127 2 1 1.22 .278 4.19 2.1 104
2024 San Juan - PEBA 30 33 33 12 12 0 4.17 207.1 196 97 96 22 44 152 1 0 1.16 .281 3.57 3.3 91
2025 Reno - PEBA 31 19 19 3 8 0 4.78 107.1 128 61 57 16 22 58 2 2 1.40 .316 4.61 0.5 82
2025 Okinawa - PEBA 31 21 10 3 4 0 6.02 64.1 74 44 43 10 20 45 0 0 1.46 .309 4.91 0.0 66
2025 Total - PEBA 31 40 29 6 12 0 5.24 171.2 202 105 100 26 42 103 2 2 1.42 .314 4.73 0.4 74
2026 Okinawa - PEBA 32 32 32 13 14 0 4.09 200.0 195 102 91 18 50 121 3 1 1.23 .281 3.63 2.9 90
2027 Okinawa - PEBA 33 16 16 9 3 0 2.65 105.1 84 32 31 6 24 68 1 1 1.03 .250 3.16 2.3 144
Total PEBA 214 203 74 74 0 4.03 1274.2 1223 612 571 143 318 821 11 6 1.21 .275 4.04 15.8 101
Total LRS-JPN 96 90 45 27 0 3.69 627.1 605 286 257 84 139 482 8 3 1.19 .282 4.32 9.3 122
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+
2012 University of Tokyo - COL 18 11 11 2 6 0 3.81 82.2 74 37 35 6 26 74 0 0 1.21 .298 3.23 1.8 101
2013 University of Tokyo - COL 19 12 11 6 2 0 2.51 82.1 67 29 23 6 15 65 1 0 1.00 .255 3.44 1.6 157
2014 University of Tokyo - COL 20 9 9 5 3 0 3.16 68.1 58 24 24 8 17 44 3 1 1.10 .248 4.41 0.7 133
2015 University of Tokyo - COL 21 9 9 6 1 0 2.78 55.0 53 22 17 3 15 44 2 1 1.24 .298 3.31 1.6 163
2015 Gakidou - A 21 12 11 6 3 0 3.72 72.2 75 31 30 8 23 36 0 0 1.35 .279 4.44 0.8 114
2016 Nagano - A 22 15 7 6 1 1 1.29 63.0 31 9 9 2 17 52 1 1 0.76 .175 2.65 2.0 319
2016 Ibaraki - AAA 22 2 0 0 0 0 2.45 7.1 10 3 2 0 5 5 0 0 2.05 .400 4.10 0.0 166
2016 Lodoss - A 22 2 2 0 2 0 4.30 14.2 10 7 7 2 9 10 1 0 1.30 .195 5.08 0.0 97
2017 Ibaraki - AAA 23 43 2 8 5 6 1.57 86.0 54 18 15 4 22 75 0 0 0.88 .228 3.03 2.0 271
Total MD-JPN AAA 45 2 8 5 6 1.64 93.1 64 21 17 4 27 80 0 0 0.98 .246 3.12 262.6
Total RK-JPN A 29 20 12 6 1 2.75 150.1 116 47 46 12 49 98 2 1 1.10 .233 3.75 198.2
Total TCC-JPN COL 41 40 19 12 0 3.09 288.1 252 112 99 23 73 227 6 2 1.13 .274 3.58 136.1
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+
2018 Niihama-shi - LRS-JPN 24 1 1 1 0 0 1.13 8.0 6 1 1 1 2 4 0 0 1.00 .208 0.00 0.0 0
2019 Niihama-shi - LRS-JPN 25 1 1 0 1 0 12.46 4.1 8 7 6 3 0 2 0 0 1.85 .313 0.00 0.0 0
2020 Niihama-shi - LRS-JPN 26 2 2 1 0 0 1.26 14.1 15 3 2 0 3 7 0 0 1.26 .300 0.00 0.0 0
2022 Rio Grande Valley - PEBA 28 6 5 0 1 0 4.34 29.0 28 18 14 7 6 19 0 0 1.17 .247 0.00 0.0 0
2023 Rio Grande Valley - PEBA 29 1 1 0 1 0 3.86 7.0 6 3 3 0 4 4 0 0 1.43 .286 0.00 0.0 0
Total PEBA 7 6 0 2 0 4.25 36.0 34 21 17 7 10 23 0 0 1.22 .255 5.19 98.7
Total LRS-JPN 4 4 2 1 0 3.04 26.2 29 11 9 4 5 13 0 0 1.27 .278 5.10 311.8
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2012 University of Tokyo - COL P 11 11 2 14 0 16 0 1.000 82.2 1.74 -0.2 .000
2013 University of Tokyo - COL P 12 11 4 14 1 18 0 1.000 82.1 1.97 -0.6 .996
2014 University of Tokyo - COL P 9 9 3 15 0 19 1 .947 68.1 2.37 +0.2 1.066
2015 Gakidou - A P 12 11 5 8 0 13 0 1.000 72.2 1.61 +0.3 1.091
2015 University of Tokyo - COL P 9 9 4 6 0 10 0 1.000 55.0 1.64 +0.7 1.143
2016 Ibaraki - AAA P 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 7.1 0.00 -0.5 .000
2016 Nagano - A P 15 7 2 10 0 12 0 1.000 63.0 1.71 -0.3 .994
2016 Lodoss - A P 2 2 3 1 0 5 1 .800 14.2 2.45 -0.1 .994
2017 Ibaraki - AAA P 43 2 3 23 3 28 2 .929 86.0 2.72 +0.7 1.052
2017 Kuwana - INT P 11 5 3 6 0 10 1 .900 42.0 1.93 -0.5 .865
2018 Kuwana - INT P 7 7 5 9 1 14 0 1.000 46.1 2.72 +0.0 .998
2018 Niihama-shi - INT P 20 20 6 24 5 30 0 1.000 143.2 1.88 +0.5 1.029
2019 Niihama-shi - INT P 26 26 14 25 1 43 4 .907 173.2 2.02 -1.8 .864
2020 Niihama-shi - INT P 32 32 10 32 3 44 2 .955 221.2 1.71 +0.4 1.033
2021 Niihama-shi - ML P 32 32 11 37 3 49 1 .980 218.1 1.98 +0.3 1.040
2022 Rio Grande Valley - ML P 29 29 15 28 0 46 3 .935 179.1 2.16 -1.6 .919
2023 Rio Grande Valley - ML P 32 32 7 36 1 47 4 .915 192.2 2.01 -1.5 .950
2024 San Juan - ML P 33 33 10 23 3 35 2 .943 207.1 1.43 -1.8 .945
2025 Reno - ML P 19 19 7 11 2 19 1 .947 107.1 1.51 -0.3 1.013
2025 Okinawa - ML P 21 10 3 11 0 14 0 1.000 64.1 1.96 -0.2 1.013
2026 Okinawa - ML P 32 32 16 21 1 39 2 .949 200.0 1.67 -1.9 1.027
2027 Okinawa - ML P 16 16 7 11 1 19 1 .947 105.1 1.54 -1.1 1.035
TOTAL P 425 355 140 365 25 531 26 .951 2434.0 1.87 -9.2 .994
PLAYER HISTORY
06/01/2011 Released by the UCLA Chili Peppers.
06/11/2011 Joined the University of Tokyo Imperials.
01/01/2012 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 1 (4); Movement: 4 (6); Control: 2 (6).
01/01/2013 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 2 (4); Movement: 4 (6); Control: 2 (7).
05/01/2013 Wins the TCC-JPN COL TR Pitcher of the Month Award.
01/01/2014 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 2 (5); Movement: 5 (7); Control: 2 (7).
05/26/2014 Pitches a 2-hit shutout against the Meiji University Troika with 10 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
01/01/2015 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (5); Movement: 6 (7); Control: 4 (7).
04/06/2015 Injured (biceps tendinitis), out for one week.
05/13/2015 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Keio University Unicorns with 11 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
06/09/2015 Released by the University of Tokyo Imperials.
06/21/2015 Drafted in the 2015 first-year player draft (Round 2, Pick 1, 13th overall pick) by the Niihama-shi Ghosts.
07/15/2015 Signed a minor league contract with the Niihama-shi Ghosts organization with a signing bonus of $293,000.
12/17/2015 Was traded by the Niihama-shi Ghosts to the Neo-Tokyo Akira, along with MR Tomás León, in exchange for 3B Nobuhito Hasegawa.
01/01/2016 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (5); Movement: 6 (7); Control: 5 (7).
08/03/2016 Pitches a 2-hit shutout against the Cagliostro Thieves with 8 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
08/16/2016 Was traded by the Neo-Tokyo Akira to the Kuwana Steel Dragons, along with LF Shihi Suzuki, SP Yosuke Kono, 1B Nobuo Ota, a 1st draft pick, a 3rd draft pick, a 4th draft pick, a 5th draft pick, a 6th draft pick, in exchange for SP Hirohisa Narita, RF Iemochi Suzuki.
01/01/2017 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (5); Movement: 6 (7); Control: 6 (8).
12/04/2017 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $81,500 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2018 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 7 (7); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 7 (8).
06/27/2018 Was traded by the Kuwana Steel Dragons to the Niihama-shi Ghosts, along with CL Takejiro Daikawa, in exchange for a 1st draft pick, a 2nd draft pick, $5,000,000.
08/05/2018 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the Neo-Tokyo Akira with 6 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
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 (8); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 8 (8).
08/04/2019 Was selected to the 2019 League of the Rising Sun All-Star Game.
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: 6 (6); Movement: 6 (6); Control: 7 (7).
06/10/2020 Pitches a 4-hit shutout against the Neo-Tokyo Akira with 7 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
07/01/2020 Wins the LRS-JPN SSG Pitcher of the Month Award.
07/02/2020 Pitches a 4-hit shutout against the Kawaguchi Transmitters with 5 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
07/11/2020 Was selected to the 2020 League of the Rising Sun All-Star Game.
01/01/2021 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (6); Movement: 6 (6); Control: 7 (7).
04/20/2021 Pitches a 4-hit shutout against the Reno Zephyrs with 5 strikeouts and 3 BB allowed!
11/28/2021 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $2,940,000 through arbitration.
01/01/2022 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (6); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 7 (7).
03/19/2022 Was traded by the Niihama-shi Ghosts to the Rio Grande Valley Ocelots, along with LF Kiyomitsu Kichikawa, LF Brandon Meade, C Eisuke Koizumi, SP Luis Reyes, in exchange for SP Glenn Dixon, SP Darryl Lewis, RF Román Suárez, 3B Carlos Rodríguez.
07/25/2022 Signed a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $7,580,000 with the Rio Grande Valley Ocelots organization.
01/01/2023 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (6); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 7 (7).
07/18/2023 Pitches a 5-hit shutout against the New Orleans Trendsetters with 6 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
01/01/2024 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (6); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 7 (7).
12/06/2024 Became a free agent.
01/01/2025 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (6); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 7 (7).
02/23/2025 Signed a 4-year contract worth a total of $18,000,000 with the Reno Zephyrs organization.
04/22/2025 Pitches a 5-hit shutout against the Neo-Tokyo Akira with 1 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
06/06/2025 Pitches a 4-hit shutout against the Palm Springs Codgers with 2 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
07/14/2025 Was traded by the Reno Zephyrs to the Okinawa Shisa in exchange for a 3rd draft pick, $2,000,000.
01/01/2026 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (7); Movement: 7 (8); Control: 8 (8).
06/23/2026 Pitches a 5-hit shutout against the Yuma Bulldozers with 5 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
01/01/2027 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (4); Movement: 6 (6); Control: 7 (7).
05/21/2027 Pitches a 1-hit shutout against the Yuma Bulldozers with 9 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year GS Rank
2019 26 9
2020 32 3
2021 32 10
2024 33 10
2026 32 7
Year W Rank
2018 13 5
2019 12 6
2020 18 2
Year L Rank
2020 10 10
2026 14 3
Year Win. % Rank
2019 .667 6
2020 .643 3
Year IP Rank
2019 173.2 6
2020 221.2 1
2021 218.1 9
Year BF Rank
2019 725 7
2020 919 1
2021 903 9
Year HRA Rank
2018 18 10
2019 23 4
2020 29 5
Year K Rank
2020 185 4
Year ERA Rank
2019 3.58 6
2020 4.02 7
Year BABIP Rank
2019 .298 1
2020 .291 6
2021 .252 5
Year WHIP Rank
2019 1.22 3
2020 1.19 5
Year K/BB Rank
2019 3.62 4
2020 4.02 2
Year RA/9 Rank
2019 11.45 4
2020 10.92 5
Year HR/9 Rank
2019 1.19 10
2020 1.18 9
Year H/9 Rank
2019 9.07 7
2020 8.85 8
Year BB/9 Rank
2019 1.92 2
2020 1.87 1
Year K/9 Rank
2020 7.51 7
Year QS Rank
2019 16 5
2020 20 3
2023 21 10
Year QSP Rank
2019 .615 5
2020 .625 3
Year CG Rank
2018 2 4
2019 1 7
2020 5 2
2025 2 8
2026 3 4
Year CGP Rank
2019 .038 3
2020 .156 3
2025 .069 8
2026 .094 5
Year SHO Rank
2018 1 4
2018 0 7
2019 0 6
2020 2 1
2021 1 6
2023 1 8
2025 2 3
2026 1 6
Year GB% Rank
2019 0.55 5
2020 0.52 7
Year WAR Rank
2020 3.5 4
Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 - OOTP Baseball 18.8 Build 76