Shohei Ohtani's Batter Strikeouts Overview

During Shohei Ohtani's 4-year Major League Baseball career, he had 451 batter strikeouts, an average of 112.75 batter strikeouts per season. 2020 was his best season with 50 batter strikeouts and his worst season was 2021 when he had 189 batter strikeouts. Shohei Ohtani is middlin' tier compared to similar player cohorts career totals, not clearly beating or being beat by Japan (305.688), Millenial (355.871), mlb (311.259), Y (747.844), and DH (504.164) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

Strikeouts are outs recorded because the player at bat accumulates 3 strikes before putting the ball in play, is walked, or hit by a pitch. Strikes are accumlated by swinging and missing a pitch, not swinging at a pitch in the strike zone, or by hitting a foul ball. Foul ball strkes however are not counted for a third strike unless the foul results from a bunt or is a foul tip caught by the catcher. Generally, for Batter Strikeouts, lower is better. (Source)

Shohei Ohtani's Batter Strikeouts Per Season Line Chart

This line chart shows Shohei Ohtani's yearly Batter Strikeouts for each season of his Major League Baseball career. Also included, for comparison, are yearly player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, DH, and players from their country of birth. For these groups, averages are calculated for each group's performance for the defined year.
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Shohei Ohtani's Cumulative Batter Strikeouts by Season

This line chart attempts to show shows Shohei Ohtani's progression over their entire career. Each year on the chart represents Shohei Ohtani's career total Batter Strikeouts at the end of that season.
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Shohei Ohtani's Batter Strikeouts Per Season Box Chart

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Shohei Ohtani and related player groups by summarizing Batter Strikeouts for each season played by Shohei Ohtani. The box represents the middle 50% of the data for each player with the line in the box being the median value. The whiskers represent the ranges for the top and bottom 25% of the data. Review the spread and medians to draw your conclusions!
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Shohei Ohtani's Season Batter Strikeouts Stats Table

This table shows Shohei Ohtani's Batter Strikeouts stats per season for his full MLB career with the aggregations’ sum, average, minimum, maximum, and median. Also included, for comparison, are season player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, DH, and players from their country of birth. The comparisons are calculated for each group for each year of Shohei Ohtani's career.

Note: "—" indicate there were no players for comparison for a specific year. Most commonly this happens for the hall of fame group where there may not have been a hall of famer playing that year.
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