P Natsu Sugano #40
Age: 28 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Normal    
07/06/2026
P NATSU SUGANO #40 - AGE: 28 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: NORMAL
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.0
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 4 5 4 5
Movement 5 5 5 5
Control 4 4 4 4
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Curveball 6 7
Cutter 6 7
 
 
 
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 89-91 Mph
Stamina 6
Suggested Role Bullpen
Type Neutral
Hold Runners 9
Defense 4
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 1
Stealing Ability: 1
Baserunning Inst.: 2
Sacrifice Bunt: 10
Bunt for Hit: 1
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
07/24/2023 @ CLX Win, 4-1 2.1 6 3 3 2 1 Loss
PERSONALITY
Sugano is an extremely hard worker.
High: Work Ethic
Low: Greed
Birthday:11/13/1997
Born in:Yorii, SAI
Nationality:Japanese
Height:5' 9"
Weight:235 lbs
Local Popularity:Insignificant
National Pop.:Unknown
STATUS
Contract:None, Free Agent
Salary:-
Signed Through:-
Major Service:1 Year, 18 Days
Service This Yr:None
40-Man Service:2 Years, None
Pro Service:7 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not yet eligible
Option Years:1 option year left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2019, 1st Pick in Round 3
RUUKII KYUUGI 2019 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 29 0 7 1 0 4.30 69.0 69 38 33 6 26 51 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 9 3 0.0 29 12 13.04 9.00 6.65 3.39 4.79 1.38 91 0.6 .296        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 101 31 3 1 4 24 14 19 0 0 2 .307 .402 .475 .877      
vs. RHB 169 38 5 1 2 14 12 32 0 3 3 .225 .288 .302 .590      
RUUKII KYUUGI 2019 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
July 1 0 0 1 0 11.57 2.1 6 3 3 1 2 1  
Career 29 0 7 1 0 4.30 69.0 69 38 33 6 26 51  
Grass 1 0 0 1 0 11.57 2.1 6 3 3 1 2 1  
Night 1 0 0 1 0 11.57 2.1 6 3 3 1 2 1  
As Reliever / Substitution 1 0 0 1 0 11.57 2.1 6 3 3 1 2 1  
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+
2023 Neo-Tokyo - PEBA 25 17 0 1 1 0 6.00 33.0 33 23 22 3 22 19 0 0 1.67 .294 5.34 -0.5 66
Total PEBA 17 0 1 1 0 6.00 33.0 33 23 22 3 22 19 0 0 1.67 .294 5.34 -0.5 66
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 Chiben HS - HS 16 10 10 4 2 0 4.41 63.1 71 36 31 8 29 28 0 0 1.58 .297 5.73 0.3 112
2015 Chiben HS - HS 17 9 9 6 1 0 5.54 52.0 63 37 32 2 25 34 0 0 1.69 .345 4.92 1.0 98
2016 Chiben HS - HS 18 8 8 2 3 0 4.41 51.0 54 25 25 4 18 36 0 0 1.41 .323 5.07 0.8 119
2017 Chuo University - COL 19 9 4 1 3 4 3.38 32.0 30 14 12 1 15 16 1 0 1.41 .276 4.28 0.6 143
2018 Chuo University - COL 20 6 6 1 1 0 3.53 35.2 33 14 14 2 17 22 0 0 1.40 .284 4.79 0.6 144
2019 Chuo University - COL 21 9 9 4 2 0 2.70 53.1 48 22 16 1 25 50 0 0 1.37 .307 3.60 1.6 188
2019 Marduk - A 21 29 0 7 1 0 4.30 69.0 69 38 33 6 26 51 0 0 1.38 .296 4.79 0.6 122
2020 Marduk - A 22 29 29 12 4 0 4.88 166.0 216 99 90 9 48 67 0 0 1.59 .333 4.81 1.7 93
2021 Nagano - A 23 31 0 3 2 3 2.72 39.2 37 16 12 2 17 36 0 0 1.36 .297 4.04 0.3 158
2021 Lodoss - AA 23 13 9 6 3 1 3.03 65.1 58 23 22 5 18 24 1 0 1.16 .243 4.69 0.5 140
2022 Lodoss - AA 24 58 5 7 4 4 4.76 107.2 108 62 57 20 21 78 0 0 1.20 .277 4.91 -0.1 86
2023 Niigata - AAA 25 13 0 0 0 1 4.58 19.2 23 10 10 0 3 16 0 0 1.32 .371 2.35 0.5 86
2024 Lodoss - AA 26 8 0 0 0 5 0.00 6.2 3 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0.45 .250 0.00 0.4 999
2024 Niigata - AAA 26 30 0 2 2 4 4.97 54.1 66 36 30 7 16 45 0 0 1.51 .341 4.10 -0.1 75
2025 Long Beach - IND 27 29 0 2 0 2 1.35 33.1 22 5 5 2 14 30 0 0 1.08 .233 3.49 0.3 298
Total GBB AAA 43 0 2 2 5 4.86 74.0 89 46 40 7 19 61 0 0 1.46 .349 3.64 77.6
Total GNL AA 79 14 13 7 10 3.96 179.2 169 85 79 25 39 113 1 0 1.16 .263 4.65 139.5
Total NAFTA A 60 29 15 6 3 4.46 205.2 253 115 102 11 65 103 0 0 1.55 .327 4.66 105.2
Total RK-JPN A 29 0 7 1 0 4.30 69.0 69 38 33 6 26 51 0 0 1.38 .296 4.79 122.5
Total TCC-JPN COL 24 19 6 6 4 3.12 121.0 111 50 42 4 57 88 1 0 1.39 .292 4.13 163.0
Total NK-JPN HS 27 27 12 6 0 4.76 166.1 188 98 88 14 72 98 0 0 1.56 .320 5.27 109.6
Total WIL 29 0 2 0 2 1.35 33.1 22 5 5 2 14 30 0 0 1.08 .233 3.49 298.4
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+
2014 Chiben HS - NK-JPN HS 16 3 3 2 0 0 4.82 18.2 22 10 10 1 10 7 0 0 1.71 .313 0.00 0.0 0
2019 Marduk - RK-JPN A 21 1 0 0 1 0 11.57 2.1 6 3 3 1 2 1 0 0 3.43 .500 0.00 0.0 0
2021 Lodoss - GNL AA 23 1 1 1 0 0 7.94 5.2 10 5 5 1 1 3 0 0 1.94 .450 0.00 0.0 0
Total GNL AA 1 1 1 0 0 7.94 5.2 10 5 5 1 1 3 0 0 1.94 .450 5.23 53.3
Total RK-JPN A 1 0 0 1 0 11.57 2.1 6 3 3 1 2 1 0 0 3.43 .500 11.21 45.6
Total NK-JPN HS 3 3 2 0 0 4.82 18.2 22 10 10 1 10 7 0 0 1.71 .313 5.10 102.1
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2014 Chiben HS - HS P 10 10 4 15 0 21 2 .905 63.1 2.70 -0.1 1.002
2015 Chiben HS - HS P 9 9 1 8 1 10 1 .900 52.0 1.56 -0.3 .929
2016 Chiben HS - HS P 8 8 2 9 0 12 1 .917 51.0 1.94 -0.1 .993
2017 Chuo University - COL P 9 4 2 7 1 10 1 .900 32.0 2.53 +0.6 1.164
2018 Chuo University - COL P 6 6 2 7 1 9 0 1.000 35.2 2.27 +0.6 1.115
2019 Marduk - A P 29 0 4 9 0 14 1 .929 69.0 1.70 -0.4 .920
2019 Chuo University - COL P 9 9 1 10 0 14 3 .786 53.1 1.86 -0.7 .916
2020 Marduk - A P 29 29 7 25 2 36 4 .889 166.0 1.73 -0.5 .941
2021 Lodoss - AA P 12 9 2 17 0 19 0 1.000 65.1 2.62 +0.3 1.036
2021 Nagano - A P 29 0 0 10 1 11 1 .909 39.2 2.27 -0.4 .970
2022 Lodoss - AA P 58 5 7 24 1 32 1 .969 107.2 2.59 -0.5 .998
2023 Neo-Tokyo - ML P 17 0 4 9 0 15 2 .867 33.0 3.55 -0.9 .825
2023 Niigata - AAA P 13 0 1 3 0 4 0 1.000 19.2 1.83 +0.5 1.373
2024 Niigata - AAA P 29 0 4 10 2 16 2 .875 54.1 2.32 -0.7 .933
2024 Lodoss - AA P 8 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 6.2 1.35 -0.0 .000
2025 Long Beach - IND P 29 0 3 2 1 5 0 1.000 33.1 1.35 -0.1 1.000
TOTAL P 304 89 45 165 10 229 19 .917 882.0 2.14 -2.8 .982
PLAYER HISTORY
06/09/2013 Joined the Chiben HS Namami Samurai.
01/01/2014 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 1 (2); Movement: 4 (6); Control: 1 (3).
06/11/2014 Won the 2014 Nihon Koyaren Koshien with the Chiben HS Namami Samurai!
01/01/2015 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 1 (2); Movement: 4 (5); Control: 1 (3).
06/11/2015 Won the 2015 Nihon Koyaren Koshien with the Chiben HS Namami Samurai!
01/01/2016 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 1 (2); Movement: 4 (5); Control: 1 (4).
06/10/2016 Released by the Chiben HS Namami Samurai.
06/21/2016 Drafted in the 2016 first-year player draft (Round 4, Pick 2, 42nd overall pick) by the Seoul Crushers.
08/20/2016 Failed to sign with the Seoul Crushers organization and will attend college.
01/01/2017 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 2 (4); Movement: 4 (5); Control: 1 (3).
05/28/2017 Injured (sinusitis), out for 4 days.
01/01/2018 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 2 (3); Movement: 5 (6); Control: 2 (4).
01/01/2019 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 2 (4); Movement: 5 (6); Control: 2 (4).
06/12/2019 Released by the Chuo University Fire.
06/21/2019 Drafted in the 2019 first-year player draft (Round 3, Pick 1, 25th overall pick) by the Shin Seiki Evas.
07/01/2019 Signed a minor league contract with the Shin Seiki Evas organization with a signing bonus of $140,000.
01/01/2020 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (5); Movement: 6 (7); Control: 4 (6).
04/06/2020 Named the #37 prospect in the LRS-JPN
09/05/2020 Injured (sore shoulder), out for 2 weeks.
01/01/2021 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (6); Movement: 6 (7); Control: 5 (6).
03/15/2021 Was traded by the Shin Seiki Evas to the Neo-Tokyo Akira in exchange for SS Christian Ramey.
01/01/2022 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (5); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 6 (6).
04/19/2022 Injured (mild calf strain), day-to-day for 4 days.
01/01/2023 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (5); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 6 (6).
12/01/2023 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $510,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2024 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (6); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 6 (6).
11/21/2024 Released by the Neo-Tokyo organization.
01/01/2025 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (6); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 6 (6).
04/20/2025 Signed a 1-year minor league contract with the Long Beach Oilers organization.
06/18/2025 Was selected to the 2025 World Independant League All-Star Game.
07/31/2025 Released by the Long Beach Oilers.
09/10/2025 Signed a minor league contract with the West Virginia Alleghenies organization.
09/19/2025 Signed a 0-year minor league contract extension with the West Virginia Alleghenies organization.
01/01/2026 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (6); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 5 (5).
03/30/2026 Released by the West Virginia organization.
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