P Noboru 'Hack' Sakamoto #17
Age: 32 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Very Good    
07/05/2027
P NOBORU 'HACK' SAKAMOTO #17 - AGE: 32 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: VERY GOOD
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
2 2 0-0 0 2.70 3.1 3 1 0 1 0.90 -0.1
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 6 6 6 7
Movement 5 5 5 5
Control 4 4 4 4
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 7 7
Curveball 7 7
Changeup 1 1
Splitter 6 8
Circle Change 8 8
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 98-100 Mph
Stamina 4
Suggested Role Starter
Type Flyball Pitcher
Hold Runners 6
Defense 5
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 1
Stealing Ability: 1
Baserunning Inst.: 3
Sacrifice Bunt: 9
Bunt for Hit: 1
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
04/11/2027 NT Win, 7-4 X 3.0 3 1 1 0 0
04/06/2027 REN Loss, 4-6 X 0.1 0 0 0 0 1
03/28/2027 CAN Win, 4-1 X 4.0 3 0 0 1 3
03/22/2027 @ CL Win, 5-3 X 4.0 5 3 3 2 3
03/15/2027 SS Win, 14-3 X 1.2 3 1 1 0 1 Win
03/11/2027 NT Loss, 4-6 X 2.2 6 4 4 1 1 Loss
PERSONALITY
He is intelligent on and off the field.
High: Greed, Intelligence
Birthday:06/01/1995
Born in:Hirara, OKI
Nationality:Japanese
Height:6' 0"
Weight:235 lbs
Local Popularity:Well Known
National Pop.:Well Known
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$6,000,000
Signed Through:2027 Season
Major Service:10 Years, 20 Days
Service This Yr:92 Days
40-Man Service:10 Years, 20 Days
Pro Service:14 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2013, 6th Pick in Round 1
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 2 2 0 0 0 2.70 3.1 3 1 1 1 0 1 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 0 0 0.0 0 0 8.10 8.10 2.70 0.00 6.21 0.90 169 -0.1 .182        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .571      
vs. RHB 6 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .667 .833      
PLANETARY EXTREME BASEBALL ALLIANCE 2027 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
April 2 2 0 0 0 2.70 3.1 3 1 1 1 0 1  
Spring Training 4 4 1 1 0 5.84 12.1 17 8 8 3 4 8  
Last Year 7 0 2 0 1 1.50 6.0 2 1 1 0 6 8  
2 Years Ago 70 0 5 6 2 3.55 83.2 73 36 33 14 33 105  
Career 293 35 29 15 22 3.17 511.0 396 196 180 57 181 530  
Home 2 2 0 0 0 2.70 3.1 3 1 1 1 0 1  
Grass 2 2 0 0 0 2.70 3.1 3 1 1 1 0 1  
Day 1 1 0 0 0 3.00 3.0 3 1 1 1 0 0  
Night 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 1  
As Starter 2 2 0 0 0 2.70 3.1 3 1 1 1 0 1  
JAPANESE TRIPLE A 2020 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 8 8 5 2 0 3.89 41.2 45 21 18 2 16 41 0 0.0 0 3 37.5
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 13.18 9.72 8.86 3.46 3.38 1.46 65 1.4 .347        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 61 11 1 0 1 5 10 18 0 1 0 .180 .296 .246 .542      
vs. RHB 105 34 10 0 1 16 6 23 1 0 0 .324 .357 .448 .805      
JAPANESE TRIPLE A 2020 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
Career 8 8 5 2 0 3.89 41.2 45 21 18 2 16 41  
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+
2016 Shin Seiki - LRS-JPN 21 6 6 3 1 0 3.86 35.0 35 15 15 4 15 36 0 0 1.43 .337 3.85 0.7 115
2017 Shin Seiki - LRS-JPN 22 16 16 6 5 0 3.73 94.0 88 43 39 12 26 107 0 0 1.21 .319 3.24 2.4 113
2018 Shin Seiki - LRS-JPN 23 28 17 6 4 1 3.38 117.1 94 44 44 12 45 130 0 0 1.18 .291 3.62 2.6 130
2020 Shin Seiki - LRS-JPN 25 23 18 12 5 0 3.38 128.0 105 51 48 15 51 141 0 0 1.22 .287 3.79 2.9 136
2021 Shin Seiki - PEBA 26 31 31 13 5 0 4.31 188.0 179 97 90 25 72 152 2 0 1.34 .279 4.26 2.6 100
2022 Shin Seiki - PEBA 27 20 1 0 0 4 3.71 34.0 25 16 14 7 7 39 0 0 0.94 .228 4.02 0.4 117
2023 Shin Seiki - PEBA 28 84 1 5 3 8 2.28 102.2 63 29 26 7 33 113 0 0 0.94 .222 2.57 2.5 178
2024 Shin Seiki - PEBA 29 79 0 4 1 7 1.45 93.1 51 16 15 3 30 112 0 0 0.87 .241 1.91 2.7 266
2025 Shin Seiki - PEBA 30 70 0 5 6 2 3.55 83.2 73 36 33 14 33 105 0 0 1.27 .306 3.70 0.5 111
2026 Shin Seiki - PEBA 31 7 0 2 0 1 1.50 6.0 2 1 1 0 6 8 0 0 1.33 .200 3.66 0.0 244
2027 Palm Springs - PEBA 32 2 2 0 0 0 2.70 3.1 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0.90 .182 6.21 -0.1 136
Total PEBA 293 35 29 15 22 3.17 511.0 396 196 180 57 181 530 2 0 1.13 .262 3.39 8.6 151
Total LRS-JPN 73 57 27 15 1 3.51 374.1 322 153 146 43 137 414 0 0 1.23 .301 3.60 8.6 126
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+
2011 Chiben HS - HS 16 11 11 3 5 0 4.42 79.1 77 45 39 9 19 92 2 0 1.21 .325 4.73 1.6 122
2012 Chiben HS - HS 17 10 10 6 2 0 3.15 74.1 73 30 26 7 13 83 3 1 1.16 .333 4.42 2.1 185
2013 Chiben HS - HS 18 9 9 4 4 0 3.29 63.0 63 30 23 5 13 82 3 1 1.21 .358 3.81 1.7 150
2013 Magami - A 18 14 14 2 8 0 5.40 78.1 94 56 47 6 48 45 1 0 1.81 .332 4.56 0.3 70
2014 Magami - A 19 19 19 8 8 0 3.68 132.0 111 59 54 12 57 110 2 0 1.27 .277 3.46 2.1 99
2015 Kyoto - AAA 20 6 6 3 0 0 2.90 40.1 34 13 13 2 22 41 0 0 1.39 .317 3.64 0.8 144
2016 Kyoto - AAA 21 20 20 11 3 0 2.07 113.0 81 31 26 8 44 147 0 0 1.11 .284 2.91 3.4 201
2020 Kyoto - AAA 25 8 8 5 2 0 3.89 41.2 45 21 18 2 16 41 0 0 1.46 .347 3.38 1.4 134
Total MD-JPN AAA 26 26 14 3 0 2.29 153.1 115 44 39 10 66 188 0 0 1.18 .293 3.10 185.8
Total RK-JPN A 33 33 10 16 0 4.32 210.1 205 115 101 18 105 155 3 0 1.47 .301 3.87 88.3
Total NK-JPN HS 30 30 13 11 0 3.66 216.2 213 105 88 21 45 257 8 2 1.19 .337 4.36 151.6
Total JAP AAA 8 8 5 2 0 3.89 41.2 45 21 18 2 16 41 0 0 1.46 .347 3.38 133.9
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+
2011 Chiben HS - NK-JPN HS 16 1 1 0 0 0 2.16 8.1 6 3 2 1 0 11 0 0 0.72 .294 0.00 0.0 0
2012 Chiben HS - NK-JPN HS 17 1 1 0 0 0 3.86 7.0 7 3 3 0 3 8 0 0 1.43 .368 0.00 0.0 0
2013 Chiben HS - NK-JPN HS 18 1 1 0 1 0 8.53 6.1 8 6 6 1 1 3 0 0 1.42 .304 0.00 0.0 0
2016 Shin Seiki - LRS-JPN 21 2 2 0 1 0 4.22 10.2 8 5 5 0 11 13 0 0 1.78 .333 0.00 0.0 0
2020 Shin Seiki - LRS-JPN 25 2 2 1 1 0 2.08 13.0 9 4 3 2 4 12 0 0 1.00 .219 0.00 0.0 0
2021 Shin Seiki - PEBA 26 5 0 0 1 0 3.68 7.1 4 3 3 1 6 6 0 0 1.36 .158 0.00 0.0 0
2023 Shin Seiki - PEBA 28 4 0 0 1 0 5.06 5.1 8 3 3 1 3 5 0 0 2.06 .412 0.00 0.0 0
2024 Shin Seiki - PEBA 29 12 0 0 3 3 3.48 10.1 10 4 4 1 2 12 0 0 1.16 .333 0.00 0.0 0
2025 Shin Seiki - PEBA 30 4 0 0 0 0 13.50 3.1 5 5 5 0 3 3 0 0 2.40 .455 0.00 0.0 0
Total PEBA 25 0 0 5 3 5.13 26.1 27 15 15 3 14 26 0 0 1.56 .324 3.64 95.8
Total LRS-JPN 4 4 1 2 0 3.04 23.2 17 9 8 2 15 25 0 0 1.35 .268 3.99 168.4
Total NK-JPN HS 3 3 0 1 0 4.57 21.2 21 12 11 2 4 22 0 0 1.15 .322 4.63 161.6
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2011 Chiben HS - HS P 11 11 2 13 0 16 1 .938 79.1 1.70 -0.0 .000
2012 Chiben HS - HS P 10 10 0 17 0 18 1 .944 74.1 2.06 +0.2 .000
2013 Magami - A P 14 14 8 8 4 18 2 .889 78.1 1.84 -0.9 .890
2013 Chiben HS - HS P 9 9 4 7 0 11 0 1.000 63.0 1.57 -0.2 .904
2014 Magami - A P 19 19 12 20 3 32 0 1.000 132.0 2.18 +0.1 1.066
2015 Kyoto - AAA P 6 6 2 8 0 10 0 1.000 40.1 2.23 -0.0 .998
2016 Kyoto - AAA P 20 20 5 11 1 16 0 1.000 113.0 1.27 -0.1 1.002
2016 Shin Seiki - INT P 6 6 0 4 0 4 0 1.000 35.0 1.03 +0.0 1.011
2017 Shin Seiki - INT P 16 16 6 14 1 21 1 .952 94.0 1.91 +0.5 1.072
2018 Shin Seiki - INT P 28 17 5 15 0 21 1 .952 117.1 1.53 +0.5 1.041
2020 Shin Seiki - INT P 23 18 9 21 6 31 1 .968 128.0 2.11 -0.2 .995
2020 Kyoto - AAA P 8 8 3 4 1 7 0 1.000 41.2 1.51 +0.6 1.196
2021 Shin Seiki - ML P 31 31 11 19 0 30 0 1.000 188.0 1.44 -0.2 1.040
2022 Shin Seiki - ML P 20 1 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 34.0 0.26 -0.1 .000
2023 Shin Seiki - ML P 81 1 2 18 0 21 1 .952 102.2 1.75 +0.5 1.085
2024 Shin Seiki - ML P 77 0 3 12 1 17 2 .882 93.1 1.45 -1.3 .898
2025 Shin Seiki - ML P 68 0 4 8 0 13 1 .923 83.2 1.29 -0.7 .946
2026 Shin Seiki - ML P 6 0 1 2 0 3 0 1.000 6.0 4.50 -0.0 1.027
2027 Palm Springs - ML P 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 3.1 2.70 -0.0 .000
TOTAL P 455 189 79 201 17 291 11 .962 1507.1 1.67 -1.5 1.012
PLAYER HISTORY
06/11/2010 Joined the Chiben HS Namami Samurai.
01/01/2011 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 1 (7); Movement: 1 (7); Control: 1 (8).
04/10/2011 Strikes out 15 against the Tennoji HS Sensei.
01/01/2012 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 2 (6); Movement: 5 (8); Control: 1 (8).
04/06/2012 Strikes out 16 against the Tokoha Gakuen Kikugawa HS Jiten.
05/01/2012 Wins the NK-JPN HS NK-JPN HS Pitcher of the Month Award.
06/23/2012 Wins the 2012 NK-JPN HS NK-JPN HS Outstanding Pitcher Award.
01/01/2013 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 2 (6); Movement: 4 (7); Control: 1 (7).
04/16/2013 Injured (shoulder soreness), day-to-day for 1-2 weeks.
05/08/2013 Injured (sore elbow), out for 2 weeks.
05/21/2013 Pitches a 2-hit shutout against the Tennoji HS Sensei with 9 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
06/09/2013 Released by the Chiben HS Namami Samurai.
06/21/2013 Drafted in the 2013 first-year player draft (Round 1, Pick 6, 6th overall pick) by the Naha Shisa.
07/10/2013 Signed a minor league contract with the Naha Shisa organization with a signing bonus of $1,221,000.
07/22/2013 Injured (hand soreness), day-to-day for one week.
09/15/2013 Injured (wrist soreness), day-to-day for 4 days.
01/01/2014 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (7); Movement: 4 (7); Control: 1 (7).
05/05/2014 Named the #12 prospect in the LRS-JPN
11/21/2014 Was traded by the Naha Shisa to the Shin Seiki Evas, along with SP José Nieves, a 1st draft pick, in exchange for SP Kawanari Masuda, 3B Tabito Matsubara, a 2nd draft pick.
01/01/2015 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (8); Movement: 6 (7); Control: 2 (7).
05/04/2015 Named the #4 prospect in the LRS-JPN
07/26/2015 Injured (shoulder inflammation), out for 4-5 months.
01/01/2016 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 8 (9); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 2 (7).
05/02/2016 Named the #1 prospect in the LRS-JPN
07/09/2016 Injured (elbow inflammation), out for 4 weeks.
11/01/2016 Named Minor League Pitcher of the Year by the Shin Seiki Evas organization.
11/29/2016 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $81,500 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2017 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 9 (9); Movement: 8 (8); Control: 4 (8).
05/08/2017 Named the #7 prospect in the LRS-JPN
08/03/2017 Injured (partially torn ulnar collateral ligament (elbow)), out for 7 months.
12/04/2017 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $81,500 through automatic renewal.
12/12/2017 Suffered setback in recovery from injury, will miss another 3-4 months.
01/01/2018 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 9 (9); Movement: 8 (8); Control: 5 (8).
05/15/2018 Injured (hamstring strain), out for 4 weeks.
10/19/2018 Injured (undisclosed injury), out for 1-2 weeks.
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: 9 (9); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 6 (8).
04/20/2019 Injured (torn rotator cuff), out for 13-14 months.
11/06/2019 Won the 2019 League of the Rising Sun Neo-Tokyo Cup with the Shin Seiki Evas!
01/01/2020 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 8 (8); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 5 (8).
08/06/2020 Signed a 4-year contract extension worth a total of $13,000,000 with the Shin Seiki Evas organization.
01/01/2021 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 8 (8); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 6 (8).
01/01/2022 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 8 (8); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 7 (8).
05/06/2022 Injured (mild hamstring strain), day-to-day for one week.
06/14/2022 Injured (torn UCL (Tommy John surgery)), out for 10 months.
01/01/2023 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 9 (9); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 8 (8).
12/07/2023 Signed a 3-year contract extension worth a total of $18,000,000 with the Shin Seiki Evas organization.
01/01/2024 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 8 (9); Movement: 7 (8); Control: 7 (7).
06/17/2024 Was selected to the 2024 Planetary Extreme Baseball Alliance All-Star Game.
08/16/2024 Injured (sore ankle), day-to-day for 3 days.
11/12/2024 Finished 3rd in 2024 PEBA SL Shutdown Reliever voting.
01/01/2025 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 8 (10); Movement: 7 (8); Control: 7 (7).
10/26/2025 Injured (back soreness), out for 3 days.
01/01/2026 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 8 (10); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 7 (7).
05/05/2026 Injured (Mild abdominal strain), day-to-day for 1 day.
05/21/2026 Injured (Torn rotator cuff), out for 5-6 months.
12/23/2026 Was traded by the Shin Seiki Evas to the Palm Springs Codgers, along with RP Víctor Andrés, a 5th draft pick, a 6th draft pick, $1,000,000, in exchange for CL Jim Ratzlaff.
01/01/2027 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 7 (9); Movement: 5 (6); Control: 5 (5).
03/11/2027 Injured (Mild abdominal strain), day-to-day for one week.
03/15/2027 Injured (Mild oblique strain), day-to-day for 3 days.
04/06/2027 Injured (Mild abdominal strain), day-to-day for one week.
04/11/2027 Injured (Torn rotator cuff), out for 13 months.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year G Rank
2023 84 4
2024 79 4
Year W Rank
2020 12 7
Year Win. % Rank
2021 .722 6
Year HLD Rank
2023 24 5
2024 18 7
Year K/9 Rank
2021 7.28 9
Year RA Rank
2023 83 5
2024 79 3
Year SHO Rank
2016 0 5
2017 0 6
2018 0 8
2020 0 5
Year WAR Rank
2020 2.8 9
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