P Masafumi Yamada #97
Age: 27 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Good    
12/27/2027
P MASAFUMI YAMADA #97 - AGE: 27 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: GOOD
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
29 29 13-7 0 2.63 178.0 136 17 70 187 1.16 3.5
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 7 6 7 7
Movement 2 2 2 2
Control 1 1 1 1
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 8 8
Curveball 3 3
Changeup 6 8
Forkball 7 7
 
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 95-97 Mph
Stamina 7
Suggested Role Starter
Type Flyball Pitcher
Hold Runners 9
Defense 8
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 1
Stealing Ability: 1
Baserunning Inst.: 1
Sacrifice Bunt: 6
Bunt for Hit: 1
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
09/02/2027 KUM Win, 6-2 X 5.0 5 1 1 1 9
08/28/2027 RD Win, 1-0 X 9.0 4 0 0 1 8 Win
08/23/2027 @ SP Loss, 1-6 X 4.1 5 2 2 2 5 Loss
08/19/2027 TOR Win, 8-3 X 5.1 3 3 3 6 3 Win
08/14/2027 @ BEP Loss, 2-13 X 4.0 11 8 7 1 5 Loss
08/08/2027 @ KUM Loss, 2-3 X 6.0 6 2 2 3 4
08/03/2027 SEO Win, 7-4 X 5.0 6 1 1 3 9 Win
07/29/2027 @ LAV Win, 4-3 X 5.2 3 0 0 3 6 Win
07/25/2027 CAL Win, 7-3 X 8.2 5 3 3 3 9 Win
07/19/2027 BRA Loss, 3-4 X 6.0 6 3 3 1 9
PERSONALITY
Comes from a bloodline of ballplayers, but he'll need to carve out his own future.
Birthday:08/25/2000
Born in:Hirara, OKI
Nationality:Japanese
Height:5' 10"
Weight:225 lbs
Local Popularity:Well Known
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:5 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not yet eligible
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2022, 14th Pick in Round 8
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 29 29 13 7 0 2.63 178.0 136 58 52 17 70 187 2 6.9 2 17 58.6
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 10.97 6.88 9.46 3.54 3.20 1.16 87 3.5 .263        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 258 53 8 1 6 21 29 77 3 0 2 .205 .288 .314 .602      
vs. RHB 395 83 9 2 11 37 41 110 0 2 9 .210 .299 .327 .625      
GREAT NORTHERN LEAGUE 2027 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
April 5 5 1 3 0 3.00 33.0 29 11 11 6 13 31  
May 7 7 4 1 0 2.58 38.1 28 13 11 1 15 42  
June 5 5 3 0 0 1.24 36.1 16 5 5 2 12 39  
July 5 5 2 1 0 2.56 31.2 23 12 9 6 13 32  
August 6 6 3 2 0 4.01 33.2 35 16 15 2 16 34  
September 1 1 0 0 0 1.80 5.0 5 1 1 0 1 9  
All-Star Game 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 1  
Last Year 34 34 11 12 0 3.27 201.0 160 80 73 15 67 210  
2 Years Ago 28 28 3 10 0 3.00 156.0 118 54 52 11 61 147  
Career 140 125 37 40 3 2.92 757.2 589 271 246 60 276 779  
Home 12 12 6 3 0 2.36 76.1 56 20 20 9 29 87  
Road 17 17 7 4 0 2.83 101.2 80 38 32 8 41 100  
Grass 26 26 10 7 0 2.71 156.0 125 53 47 15 63 166  
Turf 3 3 3 0 0 2.05 22.0 11 5 5 2 7 21  
Day 8 8 3 3 0 2.77 52.0 34 16 16 8 22 48  
Night 21 21 10 4 0 2.57 126.0 102 42 36 9 48 139  
As Starter 29 29 13 7 0 2.63 178.0 136 58 52 17 70 187  
TOKYO COLLEGIATE CIRCUIT 2020 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 9 9 4 5 0 4.26 57.0 53 28 27 8 25 53 0 0.0 0 5 55.6
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 13.11 8.37 8.37 3.95 4.44 1.37 102 0.7 .285        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 67 12 2 0 3 14 8 14 0 0 3 .179 .295 .343 .638      
vs. RHB 152 41 6 0 5 14 17 39 0 2 2 .270 .351 .408 .759      
TOKYO COLLEGIATE CIRCUIT 2020 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
Career 10 10 5 5 0 3.82 63.2 54 29 27 8 31 57  
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+
2019 Waseda - COL 18 1 1 1 0 0 0.00 6.2 1 1 0 0 6 4 0 0 1.05 .056 5.10 0.1 999
2020 Waseda - COL 19 9 9 4 5 0 4.26 57.0 53 28 27 8 25 53 0 0 1.37 .285 4.44 0.7 102
2021 Waseda - COL 20 12 12 4 3 0 3.00 66.0 54 26 22 4 35 74 0 0 1.35 .289 3.34 1.4 130
2022 Waseda - COL 21 10 10 2 0 0 2.45 47.2 32 13 13 3 22 48 0 0 1.13 .250 3.78 1.1 190
2022 Nagano - A 21 14 14 4 6 0 3.38 72.0 66 33 27 10 27 89 0 0 1.29 .316 4.22 0.8 119
2023 Nagano - A 22 22 1 1 2 2 3.18 28.1 27 11 10 4 7 38 0 0 1.20 .338 3.63 0.2 117
2023 Lodoss - AA 22 20 5 2 2 3 2.62 58.1 37 17 17 5 20 79 0 0 0.98 .258 2.98 1.3 148
2024 Lodoss - AA 23 29 29 8 9 0 2.85 164.1 138 62 52 12 58 156 0 0 1.19 .282 3.48 2.5 128
2025 Lodoss - AA 24 28 28 3 10 0 3.00 156.0 118 54 52 11 61 147 0 0 1.15 .255 3.39 2.6 121
2026 Lodoss - AA 25 34 34 11 12 0 3.27 201.0 160 80 73 15 67 210 1 1 1.13 .277 2.89 4.7 110
2027 Lodoss - AA 26 29 29 13 7 0 2.63 178.0 136 58 52 17 70 187 2 2 1.16 .263 3.20 3.5 140
Total GNL AA 140 125 37 40 3 2.92 757.2 589 271 246 60 276 779 3 3 1.14 .269 3.20 126.0
Total NAFTA A 36 15 5 8 2 3.32 100.1 93 44 37 14 34 127 0 0 1.27 .322 4.05 118.6
Total TCC-JPN COL 10 10 5 5 0 3.82 63.2 54 29 27 8 31 57 0 0 1.34 .261 4.51 195.6
Total ICOL 22 22 6 3 0 2.77 113.2 86 39 35 7 57 122 0 0 1.26 .273 3.53 155.4
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+
2021 Waseda - ICOL 20 2 2 1 1 0 3.38 10.2 7 4 4 2 6 9 0 0 1.22 .192 0.00 0.0 0
2026 Lodoss - GNL AA 25 2 2 1 0 0 0.71 12.2 8 1 1 0 2 15 0 0 0.79 .267 0.00 0.0 0
Total GNL AA 2 2 1 0 0 0.71 12.2 8 1 1 0 2 15 0 0 0.79 .267 0.97 504.3
Total ICOL 2 2 1 1 0 3.38 10.2 7 4 4 2 6 9 0 0 1.22 .192 5.88 115.9
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2019 Waseda - COL P 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 6.2 1.35 -0.0 .000
2020 Waseda - COL P 9 9 2 13 2 15 0 1.000 57.0 2.37 +0.3 1.026
2021 Waseda - COL P 12 12 3 7 0 12 2 .833 66.0 1.36 -0.2 1.006
2022 Nagano - A P 14 14 3 4 0 8 1 .875 72.0 0.88 -0.5 .823
2022 Waseda - COL P 10 10 1 8 1 9 0 1.000 47.2 1.70 -0.3 .000
2023 Lodoss - AA P 20 5 4 11 0 15 0 1.000 58.1 2.31 +0.4 1.161
2023 Nagano - A P 21 1 1 3 0 4 0 1.000 28.1 1.27 +0.4 1.363
2024 Lodoss - AA P 29 29 4 16 0 23 3 .870 164.1 1.10 -1.9 .892
2025 Lodoss - AA P 28 28 21 14 0 36 1 .972 156.0 2.02 +0.1 1.129
2026 Lodoss - AA P 34 34 8 29 0 38 1 .974 201.0 1.66 -2.9 .993
2027 Lodoss - AA P 29 29 4 9 0 14 1 .929 178.0 0.66 -1.8 1.122
TOTAL P 207 172 52 114 3 175 9 .949 1035.1 1.44 -6.4 1.025
PLAYER HISTORY
06/12/2018 Joined the Waseda Bear.
01/01/2019 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (7); Movement: 4 (5); Control: 1 (4).
01/01/2020 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (7); Movement: 4 (5); Control: 1 (4).
01/01/2021 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (7); Movement: 4 (5); Control: 1 (4).
01/01/2022 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (7); Movement: 4 (5); Control: 1 (4).
03/24/2022 Was selected to the 2022 International College All-Star Game.
04/20/2022 Injured (elbow inflammation), out for 8-9 weeks.
06/06/2022 Released by the Waseda Bear.
06/06/2022 Drafted in the 2022 first-year player draft (Round 8, Pick 14, 251st overall pick) by the Neo-Tokyo Akira.
01/01/2023 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (7); Movement: 4 (5); Control: 2 (4).
06/01/2023 Injured (hamstring soreness), out for 4 days.
01/01/2024 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (7); Movement: 4 (5); Control: 2 (4).
09/01/2024 Wins the GNL AA PCAL Pitcher of the Month Award.
01/01/2025 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (7); Movement: 5 (5); Control: 3 (5).
05/13/2025 Injured (tired arm), out for 5 days.
06/08/2025 Was selected to the 2025 Great Northern League All-Star Game.
07/29/2025 Suspended 10 games after ejection following a brawl.
10/15/2025 Wins the 2025 GNL AA PCAL Glove Wizard Award at P.
01/01/2026 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 7 (7); Movement: 5 (5); Control: 3 (4).
05/25/2026 Pitches a 2-hit shutout against the Calgary Stampede with 14 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
01/01/2027 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 7 (7); Movement: 2 (2); Control: 1 (2).
05/16/2027 Injured (Biceps tendinitis), out for 1-2 weeks.
06/13/2027 Was selected to the 2027 Great Northern League All-Star Game.
06/14/2027 Pitches a 4-hit shutout against the Calgary Stampede with 14 strikeouts and 3 BB allowed!
08/28/2027 Pitches a 4-hit shutout against the Red Deer Kings with 8 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
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