MLB Baseball

#18
Yusei Kikuchi
ERA W-L K
5.17 2-4 47
Team: SeattleHt / Wt: 6-0 / 200
Position: SPBorn: 6/17/1991 Birthplace: Morioka, Japan
Bats/Throws: L/L Draft: Signed via MLB-Japan


Latest News
Sep. 26 9:56 PM PT10:56 PM MT11:56 PM CT12:56 AM ET0:56 ET4:56 GMT12:56 9:56 PM MST11:56 PM EST10:56 PM CST12:26 AM VEN8:56 UAE11:56 PM CT-Yusei Kikuchi allowed four hits and three walks without giving up a run in 6.0 innings as the Seattle Mariners lost to the Oakland Athletics 3-1 on Friday. Kikuchi struck out five, ending the game with a 5.17 ERA and 1.30 WHIP on the season.
Sep. 19 9:46 PM PT10:46 PM MT11:46 PM CT12:46 AM ET0:46 ET4:46 GMT12:46 9:46 PM MST11:46 PM EST10:46 PM CST12:16 AM VEN8:46 UAE11:46 PM CT-Yusei Kikuchi fell to 2-4, allowing five runs on four hits and six walks in 4.0 innings, as the Seattle Mariners lost to the San Diego Padres 6-1 on Friday. Kikuchi struck out three, ending the game with a 5.93 ERA and 1.32 WHIP on the season.
Sep. 12 9:18 PM PT10:18 PM MT11:18 PM CT12:18 AM ET0:18 ET4:18 GMT12:18 9:18 PM MST11:18 PM EST10:18 PM CST11:48 PM VEN8:18 UAE11:18 PM CT-Yusei Kikuchi fell to 2-3, allowing four runs on six hits and one walk in 6.0 innings, as the Seattle Mariners lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 on Friday. Kikuchi struck out five, ending the game with a 5.35 ERA and 1.19 WHIP on the season.
Sep. 5 9:11 PM PT10:11 PM MT11:11 PM CT12:11 AM ET0:11 ET4:11 GMT12:11 9:11 PM MST11:11 PM EST10:11 PM CST11:41 PM VEN8:11 UAE11:11 PM CT-Yusei Kikuchi improved to 2-2, allowing one run on two hits in 6.0 innings, as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Texas Rangers 6-3 on Friday. Kikuchi struck out seven, ending the game with a 5.23 ERA and 1.19 WHIP on the season.
Aug. 27 6:21 PM PT7:21 PM MT8:21 PM CT9:21 PM ET21:21 ET1:21 GMT9:21 6:21 PM MST8:21 PM EST7:21 PM CST8:51 PM VEN5:21 UAE (+1)8:21 PM CT-Yusei Kikuchi improved to 1-2, allowing three runs on seven hits in 5.0 innings, as the Seattle Mariners defeated the San Diego Padres 8-3 on Thursday. Kikuchi struck out six, ending the game with a 6.12 ERA and 1.40 WHIP on the season.
Aug. 20 6:55 PM PT7:55 PM MT8:55 PM CT9:55 PM ET21:55 ET1:55 GMT9:55 6:55 PM MST8:55 PM EST7:55 PM CST9:25 PM VEN5:55 UAE (+1)8:55 PM CT-Yusei Kikuchi fell to 0-2, allowing five runs on four hits and four walks in 4.2 innings, as the Seattle Mariners lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-1 on Thursday. Kikuchi struck out five, ending the game with a 6.30 ERA and 1.40 WHIP on the season.
Aug. 16 5:02 PM PT6:02 PM MT7:02 PM CT8:02 PM ET20:02 ET0:02 GMT8:02 5:02 PM MST7:02 PM EST6:02 PM CST7:32 PM VEN4:02 UAE (+1)7:02 PM CT-Kikuchi, who was scratched from Friday's scheduled start due to neck spasms, is scheduled to pitch Thursday against the Dodgers.
Analysis: While it's good news that Kikuchi (0-1, 5.28) won't need a stint on the injured list, he won't be a recommended fantasy play in a tough matchup against the Dodgers.
Aug. 8 9:56 PM PT10:56 PM MT11:56 PM CT12:56 AM ET0:56 ET4:56 GMT12:56 9:56 PM MST11:56 PM EST10:56 PM CST12:26 AM VEN8:56 UAE11:56 PM CT-Yusei Kikuchi fell to 0-1, allowing four runs on six hits and one walk in 5.2 innings, as the Seattle Mariners lost to the Colorado Rockies 8-4 on Friday. Kikuchi struck out three, ending the game with a 5.28 ERA and 1.30 WHIP on the season.
Aug. 2 9:24 PM PT10:24 PM MT11:24 PM CT12:24 AM ET0:24 ET4:24 GMT12:24 9:24 PM MST11:24 PM EST10:24 PM CST11:54 PM VEN8:24 UAE11:24 PM CT-Yusei Kikuchi allowed three hits and one walk without giving up a run in 6.0 innings as the Seattle Mariners lost to the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Saturday. Kikuchi struck out nine, ending the game with a 4.66 ERA and 1.34 WHIP on the season.
July 26 2:56 PM PT3:56 PM MT4:56 PM CT5:56 PM ET17:56 ET21:56 GMT5:56 2:56 PM MST4:56 PM EST3:56 PM CST5:26 PM VEN1:56 UAE (+1)4:56 PM CT-Yusei Kikuchi allowed five runs on five hits and four walks in 3.2 innings as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Houston Astros 7-6 on Sunday. Kikuchi struck out four, ending the game with a 12.27 ERA and 2.45 WHIP on the season.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2019 Sea 6 11 0 - 0 32 32 1 161.2 195 109 98 36 50 0 116 1.52 5.46
2020 Sea 2 4 0 - 0 9 9 0 47.0 41 27 27 3 20 0 47 1.30 5.17
Career 8 15 0 - 0 41 41 1 208.2 236 136 125 39 70 0 163 1.47 5.39

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2019 Sea 32 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 41 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 304 98 91 95 38.24
Curveball 2 81 80 80.5 .25
Slider 124 89 80 83.4 15.6
Changeup 52 91 82 86.7 6.54
Cut Fastball 313 95 89 92.1 39.37

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