P Sotaro 'Skip' Kimura #59
Age: 27 | Bats: L | Throws: R | Morale: Normal    
11/08/2027
P SOTARO 'SKIP' KIMURA #59 - AGE: 27 - BATS: L - THROWS: R - MORALE: NORMAL
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
20 0 4-3 1 2.61 20.2 15 1 11 18 1.26 0.1
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 4 4 4 6
Movement 2 2 3 2
Control 3 3 3 3
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 7 7
Slider 3 3
Curveball 2 7
Changeup 4 4
 
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 91-93 Mph
Stamina 7
Suggested Role Strictly BP
Type Flyball Pitcher
Hold Runners 8
Defense 7
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 2
Stealing Ability: 6
Baserunning Inst.: 6
Sacrifice Bunt: 4
Bunt for Hit: 1
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
06/13/2027 @ PMI Win, 4-0 1.0 0 0 0 1 1
06/06/2027 NGI Loss, 1-2 2.0 1 1 0 2 3 Loss
06/04/2027 NGI Loss, 1-3 1.0 0 0 0 0 1
06/01/2027 @ HEN Win, 2-0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 Save
05/30/2027 SF Win, 4-2 0.1 0 0 0 0 0
05/29/2027 SF Win, 5-4 1.2 1 0 0 2 2 Win
05/28/2027 SF Loss, 1-2 0.2 0 0 0 0 1
05/26/2027 @ KYO Loss, 3-5 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 Loss
05/18/2027 @ RAC Loss, 1-2 0.1 0 0 0 0 0
05/17/2027 @ SHI Loss, 5-7 1.0 3 2 2 1 1
PERSONALITY
Kimura has good leadership skills.
High: Leader
Birthday:02/05/2000
Born in:Aomori, AOM
Nationality:Japanese
Height:5' 10"
Weight:220 lbs
Local Popularity:Insignificant
National Pop.:Insignificant
STATUS
Contract:None, Free Agent
Salary:-
Signed Through:-
Major Service:1 Year, 3 Days
Service This Yr:None
40-Man Service:4 Years, 11 Days
Pro Service:9 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not yet eligible
Option Years:Out of option years
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2018, 15th Pick in Round 1
GLOBAL BASEBALL BROTHERHOOD 2027 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 20 0 4 3 1 2.61 20.2 15 7 6 1 11 18 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 2 1 50.0 20 10 11.76 6.53 7.84 4.79 3.39 1.26 99 0.1 .246        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 38 8 2 0 1 4 6 11 1 1 1 .211 .326 .342 .668      
vs. RHB 36 7 1 0 0 3 5 7 1 0 0 .194 .286 .222 .508      
GLOBAL BASEBALL BROTHERHOOD 2027 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
April 4 0 1 1 0 2.84 6.1 5 2 2 1 4 5  
May 12 0 3 1 0 3.86 9.1 9 4 4 0 4 7  
June 4 0 0 1 1 0.00 5.0 1 1 0 0 3 6  
Last Year 30 0 0 2 1 2.77 55.1 51 19 17 4 20 47  
2 Years Ago 25 14 4 9 1 5.76 89.0 91 59 57 12 50 54  
Career 92 15 10 15 3 4.42 189.1 177 98 93 19 91 137  
Home 11 0 3 2 0 1.76 15.1 10 4 3 1 8 14  
Road 9 0 1 1 1 5.06 5.1 5 3 3 0 3 4  
Grass 9 0 1 1 1 5.06 5.1 5 3 3 0 3 4  
Turf 11 0 3 2 0 1.76 15.1 10 4 3 1 8 14  
Day 7 0 4 1 0 0.87 10.1 6 2 1 0 8 9  
Night 13 0 0 2 1 4.35 10.1 9 5 5 1 3 9  
As Reliever / Substitution 20 0 4 3 1 2.61 20.2 15 7 6 1 11 18  
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 4 4 1 1 0 4.91 18.1 21 10 10 2 8 7 0 0.0 0 1 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 14.24 10.31 3.44 3.93 5.88 1.58 114 0.1 .302        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 33 10 1 0 1 3 4 4 0 0 0 .303 .378 .424 .803      
vs. RHB 39 11 1 0 1 7 4 3 0 0 0 .282 .349 .385 .733      
RUUKII KYUUGI 2019 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
Career 12 12 3 4 0 4.90 64.1 73 41 35 7 27 15  
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+
2026 Kalamazoo - PEBA 26 2 0 0 0 0 6.23 4.1 4 4 3 1 2 1 0 0 1.38 .188 6.75 -0.2 58
Total PEBA 2 0 0 0 0 6.23 4.1 4 4 3 1 2 1 0 0 1.38 .188 6.75 -0.2 58
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+
2016 Chiben HS - HS 16 11 11 6 5 0 3.71 85.0 86 39 35 8 19 65 2 0 1.24 .305 4.51 1.8 142
2017 Chiben HS - HS 17 11 11 7 1 0 2.11 89.2 74 29 21 8 25 76 3 0 1.10 .261 4.73 2.7 299
2018 Chiben HS - HS 18 10 10 1 6 0 5.24 55.0 58 41 32 4 19 45 0 0 1.40 .307 4.85 1.0 100
2018 Cagliostro - A 18 8 8 2 3 0 4.89 46.0 52 31 25 5 19 8 0 0 1.54 .285 5.70 0.0 93
2019 Cagliostro - A 19 4 4 1 1 0 4.91 18.1 21 10 10 2 8 7 0 0 1.58 .302 5.88 0.1 105
2020 Osakasayama - S A 20 2 2 1 0 0 2.92 12.1 14 5 4 0 2 16 0 0 1.30 .389 2.26 0.6 168
2020 Cagliostro - A 20 23 0 4 3 1 4.75 41.2 46 23 22 3 15 39 0 0 1.46 .352 3.99 0.4 93
2021 Cagliostro - A 21 19 19 6 4 0 3.29 112.0 98 41 41 5 38 92 0 0 1.21 .287 4.02 1.7 128
2022 Cagliostro - A 22 18 4 3 1 0 3.03 38.2 32 13 13 3 6 46 0 0 0.98 .312 2.69 1.0 130
2023 Ranma - AA 23 28 28 11 11 0 4.20 171.1 160 83 80 15 48 129 1 1 1.21 .283 3.74 2.7 94
2024 Takaoka - A 24 11 11 1 3 0 1.84 63.2 54 14 13 3 17 58 0 0 1.12 .291 2.63 1.5 180
2024 Chesapeake Bay - AAA 24 17 1 2 1 0 4.81 24.1 20 13 13 2 10 18 0 0 1.23 .257 4.08 0.0 76
2025 Kyoto - AAA 25 25 14 4 9 1 5.76 89.0 91 59 57 12 50 54 0 0 1.58 .280 5.42 -1.0 62
2026 Kyoto - AAA 26 23 0 0 2 1 3.21 47.2 50 18 17 4 15 41 0 0 1.36 .326 3.08 0.4 107
2026 Grand Rapids - AAA 26 7 0 0 0 0 0.00 7.2 1 1 0 0 5 6 0 0 0.78 .056 2.95 0.1 999
2026 Total - AAA 26 30 0 0 2 1 2.77 55.1 51 19 17 4 20 47 0 0 1.28 .296 0.00 0.0 0
2027 Grand Rapids - AAA 27 20 0 4 3 1 2.61 20.2 15 7 6 1 11 18 0 0 1.26 .246 3.39 0.1 130
Total GBB AAA 92 15 10 15 3 4.42 189.1 177 98 93 19 91 137 0 0 1.42 .278 4.34 120.6
Total GNL AA 28 28 11 11 0 4.20 171.1 160 83 80 15 48 129 1 1 1.21 .283 3.74 93.8
Total NAFTA A 71 34 14 11 1 3.13 256.0 230 91 89 14 76 235 0 0 1.20 .303 3.47 135.5
Total SS-A 2 2 1 0 0 2.92 12.1 14 5 4 0 2 16 0 0 1.30 .389 2.26 167.8
Total RK-JPN A 12 12 3 4 0 4.90 64.1 73 41 35 7 27 15 0 0 1.55 .289 5.75 96.6
Total NK-JPN HS 32 32 14 12 0 3.45 229.2 218 109 88 20 63 186 5 0 1.22 .289 4.68 193.3
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+
2016 Chiben HS - NK-JPN HS 16 1 1 0 0 0 3.60 5.0 2 2 2 1 3 4 0 0 1.00 .083 0.00 0.0 0
2017 Chiben HS - NK-JPN HS 17 2 2 1 0 0 2.87 15.2 15 8 5 2 4 14 0 0 1.21 .283 0.00 0.0 0
2022 Cagliostro - NAFTA A 22 4 0 0 0 0 2.84 6.1 9 2 2 0 1 7 0 0 1.58 .450 0.00 0.0 0
2023 Ranma - GNL AA 23 1 1 0 0 0 2.84 6.1 6 2 2 0 0 6 0 0 0.95 .333 0.00 0.0 0
2025 Kyoto - GBB AAA 25 2 0 0 0 0 10.80 6.2 10 8 8 1 4 3 0 0 2.10 .360 0.00 0.0 0
Total GBB AAA 2 0 0 0 0 10.80 6.2 10 8 8 1 4 3 0 0 2.10 .360 6.01 33.3
Total GNL AA 1 1 0 0 0 2.84 6.1 6 2 2 0 0 6 0 0 0.95 .333 1.44 138.6
Total NAFTA A 4 0 0 0 0 2.84 6.1 9 2 2 0 1 7 0 0 1.58 .450 1.86 138.6
Total NK-JPN HS 3 3 1 0 0 3.05 20.2 17 10 7 3 7 18 0 0 1.16 .241 5.47 201.8
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2016 Chiben HS - HS P 11 11 1 9 0 11 1 .909 85.0 1.06 +0.3 1.064
2017 Chiben HS - HS P 11 11 3 13 0 16 0 1.000 89.2 1.61 +1.1 .985
2018 Cagliostro - A P 8 8 5 6 0 12 1 .917 46.0 2.15 -0.7 .900
2018 Chiben HS - HS P 10 10 1 6 0 8 1 .875 55.0 1.15 -0.6 .906
2019 Cagliostro - A P 4 4 0 1 1 1 0 1.000 18.1 0.49 +0.0 1.004
2020 Cagliostro - A P 23 0 1 10 1 12 1 .917 41.2 2.38 +0.2 1.040
2020 Osakasayama - S A P 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 12.1 0.73 +0.0 1.040
2021 Cagliostro - A P 19 19 5 18 0 24 1 .958 112.0 1.85 +0.0 1.051
2022 Cagliostro - A P 18 4 1 8 0 9 0 1.000 38.2 2.09 +0.1 1.028
2023 Ranma - AA P 28 28 8 27 0 37 2 .946 171.1 1.84 -0.3 1.032
2024 Chesapeake Bay - AAA P 17 1 1 4 1 5 0 1.000 24.1 1.85 +0.4 1.205
2024 Takaoka - A P 11 11 5 5 0 10 0 1.000 63.2 1.41 +0.2 1.142
2025 Kyoto - AAA P 25 14 11 8 1 20 1 .950 89.0 1.92 +0.2 1.105
2026 Kalamazoo - ML P 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 1.000 4.1 4.15 -0.0 1.027
2026 Kyoto - AAA P 23 0 0 2 0 2 0 1.000 47.2 0.38 -0.6 1.014
2026 Grand Rapids - AAA P 7 0 1 1 0 2 0 1.000 7.2 2.35 -0.1 1.014
2027 Grand Rapids - AAA P 19 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 20.2 0.44 -0.8 .000
TOTAL P 238 123 45 120 4 173 8 .954 927.1 1.60 -0.5 1.026
PLAYER HISTORY
06/21/2015 Joined the Chiben HS Namami Samurai.
01/01/2016 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 1 (4); Movement: 4 (5); Control: 1 (7).
05/01/2016 Wins the NK-JPN HS NK-JPN HS Pitcher of the Month Award.
01/01/2017 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 1 (3); Movement: 4 (4); Control: 1 (4).
05/01/2017 Wins the NK-JPN HS NK-JPN HS Pitcher of the Month Award.
06/22/2017 Wins the 2017 NK-JPN HS NK-JPN HS Outstanding Pitcher Award.
01/01/2018 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 2 (5); Movement: 4 (5); Control: 2 (7).
05/20/2018 Injured (elbow inflammation), out for 3 months.
06/12/2018 Released by the Chiben HS Namami Samurai.
06/21/2018 Drafted in the 2018 first-year player draft (Round 1, Pick 15, 15th overall pick) by the Lupin Cliff Hangers.
06/24/2018 Signed a minor league contract with the Lupin Cliff Hangers organization with a signing bonus of $704,000.
08/06/2018 Suffered setback in recovery from injury, will miss another 4 days.
01/01/2019 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (6); Movement: 4 (5); Control: 2 (7).
07/19/2019 Injured (herniated disc (back)), out for 3 months.
01/01/2020 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (6); Movement: 5 (6); Control: 3 (7).
06/30/2020 Injured (mild calf strain), day-to-day for 2 days.
08/18/2020 Injured (shoulder soreness), day-to-day for 3 days.
08/24/2020 Wins the NAFTA A BCL Player of the Week Award.
01/01/2021 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (6); Movement: 5 (6); Control: 3 (7).
05/26/2021 Injured (strained abdominal muscle), out for one week.
06/12/2021 Injured (mild shoulder strain), out for one week.
07/21/2021 Injured (finger blister), day-to-day for one week.
01/01/2022 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (6); Movement: 6 (6); Control: 4 (7).
04/23/2022 Injured (ruptured tendon (finger)), out for 3 months.
07/19/2022 Injured (sore elbow), day-to-day for 5 days.
01/01/2023 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (6); Movement: 6 (6); Control: 4 (7).
08/10/2023 Pitches a 4-hit shutout against the Ikari Warriors with 9 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
01/01/2024 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (6); Movement: 6 (6); Control: 4 (7).
07/09/2024 Was claimed off waivers by Florida while with Toyama.
12/06/2024 Became a minor league free agent.
12/24/2024 Signed a minor league contract ($11,111 bonus) with the Shin Seiki Evas organization.
01/01/2025 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (6); Movement: 6 (6); Control: 5 (7).
04/22/2025 Injured (mild shoulder strain), out for 5 days.
07/14/2025 Injured (forearm soreness), day-to-day for 4 days.
01/01/2026 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (6); Movement: 6 (6); Control: 5 (7).
07/31/2026 Was traded by the Shin Seiki Evas to the Kalamazoo Badgers, along with SP Hyo-cheong Pak, 2B Dave Provencher, LF Pedro Rodríguez, C Eisuke Koizumi, in exchange for SS Chris Holmes.
12/04/2026 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $510,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2027 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (6); Movement: 2 (2); Control: 4 (4).
06/14/2027 Released by the Kalamazoo organization.
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