Kenta Maeda

Kenta Maeda #18

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 1"/175
  • Age: 29

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Kenta Maeda 2017 Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
4 1-2 8.05 19.0 19 1.53

Kenta Maeda MLB Career Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
36 17-13 3.93 194.2 198 1.18

Kenta Maeda Bio

  • Full Name: Kenta Maeda
  • Nickname: Maeken
  • Born: 4/11/1988 in Osaka, Japan
  • High School: PL Gakuen, Osaka
  • Debut: 4/6/2016
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2017 Stats 1 2 8.05 4 4 0 19.0 19 1.53
MLB Career Stats 17 13 3.93 36 36 0 194.2 198 1.18

Kenta Maeda Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2017 Dodgers NL 129 Four-seam FB 91.40 90.88 2000.00 5.93 90.15
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.71 92.19 2178.00 6.14 89.74
Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2017 Dodgers NL 129 Four-seam FB 91.40 90.88 2000.00 5.93 90.15
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.71 92.19 2178.00 6.14 89.74

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Kenta Maeda 2017 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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9 8 3.69 25 25 0 0 0 0 139.0 129 62 57 17 4 37 0 135 1.19
Cumulative
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10 10 4.22 29 29 0 0 0 0 158.0 153 79 74 24 4 42 0 154 1.23
Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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9 8 3.69 25 25 0 0 0 0 139.0 129 62 57 17 4 37 0 135 1.19
Cumulative
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10 10 4.22 29 29 0 0 0 0 158.0 153 79 74 24 4 42 0 154 1.23

Kenta Maeda News

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April 23, 2017 at 1:13 AM ET

Maeda tagged for four homers in loss

Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda lost after allowing six runs on nine hits (four home runs) and one walk with five strikeouts over five innings Saturday against the D-backs.

April 16, 2017 at 1:39 AM ET

Maeda lasts four innings

Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda allowed four runs on four hits (one home run) and one walk with five strikeouts over four innings in a no-decision Saturday vs. the D-backs.

Awards

Kenta Maeda Awards

WBC All-Tournament Team

Year Team League
2013 Japan WBC

Kenta Maeda Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2016 3.48 14th in NL

Wins

Season W Rank
2016 16 5th in NL

Winning Percentage

Season WPCT Rank
2016 .593 16th in NL

Strikeouts

Season SO Rank
2016 179 12th in NL

WHIP

Season WHIP Rank
2016 1.14 21st in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2016 .229 20th in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2016 32 8th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2016 175.2 24th in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2016 9.17 7th in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2016 3.58 12th in NL

Kenta Maeda Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
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 Bio Info

Kenta Maeda (pronounced MAH-eh-da)…resides in Tokyo with his wife, Saho, and daughter…is the eighth Japanese player in Dodger history…signed by the Dodgers as a free agent on January 7, 2016.

2016

In his first big league season, he went 16-11 with a 3.48 ERA (68 ER/175.2 IP) in 32 starts, while limiting the opposition to a .229 average...Posted the second-most wins ever by a Los Angeles rookie, behind only Rick Sutcliffe (17-10, 1979), and his 16 wins tied for the second most ever in a single-season by a Japanese pitcher, behind only Daisuke Matsuzaka's 18 in 2008 with Boston (18-3)…his 16 wins were the most by a MLB rookie since 2012, when Yu Darvish and Wade Miley both had 16 victories...Ranked among the overall NL leaders in wins (16, T-5th), ERA (3.48, 14th), WHIP (1.14, 10th), strikeouts (179, 12th), strikeout per nine innings (9.17, 7th), strikeout-to-walk ratio (3.58, 12th), opponents' batting average (.229, 11th), opponents' on-base pct. (.291, 11th) and opponents' slugging pct. (.359, 10th)...Led qualifying MLB rookie starting pitchers in starts (32), wins (16), opponents' batting average (.229), WHIP (1.14), innings pitched (175.2) and strikeout-to-walk ratio (3.58)..Picked up the win in his MLB debut on April 6 at San Diego, allowing five hits in 6.0 scoreless innings in a 7-0 LA win...at the plate, blasted a solo homer in his second big league at-bat, becoming the first Dodger to homer in his big league debut since shortstop Jose Offerman did so vs. the Montreal Expos on Aug. 19, 1990 and the first Dodger pitcher to homer in his Major League debut since Dan Bankhead vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates on Aug. 26, 1947...Did not allow a run in his first two starts at San Diego and vs. Arizona before surrendering a run in the third inning of his third start on April 17, ending his streak at 14.0 innings to begin his career…Maeda's scoreless streak tied Pedro Astacio (14.0 IP, 1992) for the third longest to begin a career in Los Angeles history, behind only Dave Stewart (18.1 IP, 1978-81) and Bob Welch (15.1 IP, 1978)...Made three postseason starts, going 0-1 wtih a 6.75 ERA (8 ER/10.2 IP).

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.