|Spring Training Career Stats||1||2||2.35||6||6||0||23.0||20||1.00|
|MLB Career Stats||16||11||3.48||32||32||0||175.2||179||1.14|
With Spring Training less than three weeks away, the Dodgers have a high-quality problem: too many starting pitchers.
While Yasiel Puig attempts to trim some bulk from his body, teammate Kenta Maeda is trying to add some.
|2016||3.48||14th in NL|
|2016||16||5th in NL|
|2016||.593||16th in NL|
|2016||179||12th in NL|
|2016||1.14||21st in NL|
|2016||.229||20th in NL|
|2016||32||8th in NL|
|2016||175.2||24th in NL|
|2016||9.17||7th in NL|
|2016||3.58||12th in NL|
|August 29, 2016||Los Angeles Dodgers recalled RHP Kenta Maeda from AZL Dodgers.|
|August 26, 2016||Los Angeles Dodgers optioned RHP Kenta Maeda to AZL Dodgers.|
|January 7, 2016||Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent Kenta Maeda.|
Kenta Maeda (pronounced MAH-eh-da)…resides in Hiroshima with his wife, Saho, and daughter…is the eighth Japanese player in Dodger history, joining Hideo Nomo (1995-98, 2002-04), Kazuhisa Ishii (2002-04), Masao Kida (2003-04), Norihiro Nakamura (2005), Dave Roberts (2002-04), Takashi Saito (2006-07) and Hiroki Kuroda (2008-11)…signed by the Dodgers as a free agent on January 7, 2016.2015
Led the Japanese Central League with 15 wins with the Hiroshima Carp, going 15-8 with a 2.09 ERA in 29 starts, to win his secondcareer Sawamura Award, given to the league's best pitcher. ... Posted a 1.01 WHIP and holding opposing batters to a .222 average, including a .160 mark against right-handers. ... Allowed just five home runs in 206.1 innings (0.2 HR/9.0 IP). ... Registered a 4.27 strikeout-to-walk ratio, striking out 175 against just 41 walks. ... Recognized as the best fielding pitcher in Nippon Professional Baseball for the fifth time.