Kenta Maeda

Kenta Maeda #18

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 1" /175
  • Age: 30

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Kenta Maeda 2018 Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
4 2-1 3.77 14.1 24 1.74

Kenta Maeda MLB Career Stats

G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
65 31-18 3.80 324.1 343 1.17

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
2018 Stats 2 1 3.77 4 3 0 14.1 24 1.74
MLB Career Stats 31 18 3.80 65 60 1 324.1 343 1.17

Kenta Maeda 2018 Splits

Duration W L ERA G GS SV IP H ER BB SO WHIP
Last 7 Games 2 1 3.77 4 3 0 14.1 20 6 5 24 1.74
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Duration W L ERA G GS SV IP H ER BB SO WHIP
Last 7 Games 2 1 3.77 4 3 0 14.1 20 6 5 24 1.74
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Last 3 Games W L SV IP H ER BB SO
4/7 @ SF 0 0 0 1.0 2 0 0 2
4/13 vs ARI 0 1 0 2.2 5 2 2 2
4/18 @ SD 1 0 0 5.2 8 4 2 10
Last 3 Games W L SV IP H ER BB SO
4/7 @ SF 0 0 0 1.0 2 0 0 2
4/13 vs ARI 0 1 0 2.2 5 2 2 2
4/18 @ SD 1 0 0 5.2 8 4 2 10
2018 Games by Position: RP (1) SP (3)

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)
2018 Dodgers NL 120 Four-seam FB 92.07 91.37 2,310.93 6.01 88.96
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.7 91.98 2,261.44 6.14 89.03
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)
2018 Dodgers NL 120 Four-seam FB 92.07 91.37 2,310.93 6.01 88.96
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.7 91.98 2,261.44 6.14 89.03

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Kenta Maeda 2018 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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7 6 3.79 20 20 0 0 0 0 107.0 96 49 45 16 4 30 0 114 1.18
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9 7 3.78 24 23 0 0 0 0 121.1 116 58 51 16 5 35 0 138 1.24
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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7 6 3.79 20 20 0 0 0 0 107.0 96 49 45 16 4 30 0 114 1.18
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9 7 3.78 24 23 0 0 0 0 121.1 116 58 51 16 5 35 0 138 1.24

Kenta Maeda News

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April 19, 2018 at 2:41 AM ET

Maeda fans 10 in win

Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda won on Wednesday after giving up four runs on eight hits and two walks with 10 strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings against San Diego.

April 14, 2018 at 2:03 AM ET

Maeda gives up five runs in loss

Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda lost on Friday after giving up five runs (two earned) on five hits and two walks with two strikeouts in 2 2/3 innings against Arizona.

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
2017 13 13th 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 10th in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2016 .229 11th 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
May 25, 2017 Los Angeles Dodgers activated RHP Kenta Maeda from the 10-day disabled list.
May 19, 2017 Los Angeles Dodgers sent RHP Kenta Maeda on a rehab assignment to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
May 11, 2017 Los Angeles Dodgers placed RHP Kenta Maeda on the 10-day disabled list. Left hamstring tightness.
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.

2017

Went 13-6 with one save and posted a 4.22 ERA in 29 games (25 starts) in his second season with the Dodgers...Struck out 140 batters against just 34 walks in 134.1 innings, posting a 4.12 strikeout-to-walk ratio...also limited hitters to a .238 average, including holding right-handed batters to a .214 mark...Made his first career stint in the bullpen, going 1-0 with one save and posting a 2.25 ERA (2 ER/8.0 IP) in four appearances... struck out 10 against just one walks, while also limiting the opposition to a .233 average...Collected his first career save in his first career relief appearance on June 9 against the Reds, allowing one run on three hits over 4.0 innings while striking out six...became the first Dodger pitcher since Chan Ho Park (2008) to record a win as a starter, a win as a reliever and a save in the same season...In 14 games (11 starts) at home, he went 8-1 with one save and posted a 2.88 ERA (22 ER/68.2 IP), compared to going 5-5 with a 5.62 ERA (41 ER/65.2 IP) in 15 games (14 starts) on the road...Following the All-Star break, he ranked among National League pitchers (min. 50.0 IP) in strikeout-to-walk ratio (4.85, 3rd), opponents' OBP (.270, 6th), WHIP (1.10, 9th), wins (6, T-12th), strikeout per nine innings (10.07, 13th) and opponents' batting average (.225, 14th)...Made his first career stint on the disabled list from May 11-25 with left hamstring tightness...Was a key piece out of the bullpen during the postseason for the Dodgers, going 2-0 with a 0.84 ERA (1 ER/10.2 IP) in nine postseason relief appearances...struck out 10 against just two walks, while holding hitters to a .135 average (5-for-37).

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.