Keston Hiura
1B | B/T: R/R | 6' 0" 202LBS | Age: 26

Draft: 2017 | Rd: 1, #9, Milwaukee Brewers | UC Irvine

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 266 234 34 53 14 32 5 .226 .316 .449 .765
4 Seasons 1057 938 131 223 50 132 20 .238 .318 .453 .771
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .226 14 32 5 .765
4 Seasons .238 50 132 20 .771

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
Sweet
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2019 22 1380 208 28 13.5 8.0 91.4 112.4 16.4 35.6 .256 .514 .388 .352 .485 50.0 30.7 7.2
2020 23 990 134 19 14.2 7.7 87.4 110.2 14.3 34.3 .210 .435 .304 .318 .447 39.6 34.6 6.5
2021 24 797 99 15 15.2 7.6 90.7 110.2 16.3 34.3 .181 .360 .250 .281 .413 41.4 39.1 7.1
2022 25 1146 124 19 15.3 7.1 91.7 111.0 16.1 41.1 .205 .425 .334 .317 .507 45.2 41.7 8.6
Player 4313 565 81 14.3 7.7 90.4 112.4 15.8 36.3 .218 .445 .329 .322 .468 44.9 36.0 7.4
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2019 37.5 27.9 28.4 6.3 27.4 45.2 27.4 3.4 25.0 24.0 22.6 7.7 13.5 8.0
2020 44.0 27.6 20.1 8.2 35.8 40.3 23.9 4.5 32.1 21.6 22.4 4.5 14.2 7.7
2021 37.4 30.3 22.2 10.1 36.4 29.3 34.3 5.1 26.3 29.3 17.2 7.1 15.2 7.6
2022 36.3 33.9 24.2 5.6 37.9 41.1 21.0 3.2 24.2 22.6 22.6 11.3 15.3 7.1
Player 38.8 29.6 24.4 7.3 33.3 40.4 26.4 3.9 26.7 24.1 21.6 7.6 14.3 7.7
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2022 4-Seamer 1.0 4 446 38.9 102 .218 .552 .396 45.8 41.2 24.4 .207 .512 .363 51.1
2022 Slider -0.7 -2 235 20.5 55 .208 .354 .299 42.5 50.9 31.8 .130 .242 .228 35.0
2022 Sinker 1.8 3 168 14.7 40 .353 .647 .465 24.4 35.0 31.8 .308 .618 .435 60.0
2022 Curveball -0.4 0 117 10.2 31 .200 .333 .273 36.7 38.7 30.0 .259 .492 .334 44.4
2022 Changeup -0.5 -1 109 9.5 25 .250 .333 .244 43.5 48.0 34.3 .158 .201 .158 30.8
2022 Cutter -3.3 -2 53 4.6 8 .000 .000 .200 28.6 12.5 7.7 .213 .388 .307 33.3
2022 Splitter -4.4 -1 12 1.0 3 .000 .000 .000 57.1 66.7 40.0 .004 .005 .003 0.0
2022 N/A 0.3 0 6 0.5 2 .000 .000 .350 0.0 0.0 -- .057 .114 .385 0.0
2021 4-Seamer -1.6 -5 285 35.8 55 .085 .234 .214 51.8 49.1 28.4 .164 .388 .297 50.0
2021 Slider -1.9 -4 190 23.8 54 .170 .362 .263 53.7 46.3 43.1 .190 .378 .292 41.7
2021 Sinker -1.7 -3 152 19.1 40 .182 .242 .275 38.5 25.0 35.7 .161 .279 .276 34.8
2021 Changeup -0.6 0 74 9.3 20 .222 .278 .245 38.1 30.0 25.0 .157 .207 .187 30.8
2021 Curveball -5.8 -3 54 6.8 14 .071 .143 .089 45.8 35.7 20.8 .241 .497 .309 33.3
2021 Cutter 6.1 2 37 4.6 12 .417 .667 .538 34.8 25.0 37.5 .225 .480 .298 55.6
2021 Splitter 10.5 1 5 0.6 2 .500 .500 .450 33.3 50.0 100.0 .265 .308 .245 100.0
2020 4-Seamer 2.2 8 345 34.8 78 .232 .580 .381 46.0 41.0 29.6 .246 .646 .401 63.2
2020 Slider -0.9 -2 203 20.5 47 .209 .372 .305 48.1 40.4 28.8 .184 .333 .259 37.5
2020 Sinker -2.7 -5 180 18.2 52 .186 .186 .246 30.2 21.2 31.4 .233 .320 .321 27.3
2020 Curveball 1.2 1 88 8.9 24 .190 .333 .283 27.0 20.8 20.8 .191 .315 .277 25.0
2020 Changeup -4.4 -3 77 7.8 22 .150 .150 .186 43.2 40.9 39.1 .131 .144 .175 18.2
2020 Cutter 2.3 2 73 7.4 12 .333 .750 .409 44.2 25.0 17.6 .239 .696 .380 44.4
2020 Splitter -2.7 0 18 1.8 8 .125 .250 .156 80.0 75.0 100.0 .020 .021 .018 0.0
2020 N/A 16.7 1 6 0.6 1 1.000 4.000 2.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .993 3.920 1.949 100.0
2019 4-Seamer 0.9 4 504 36.5 121 .308 .577 .421 31.7 28.1 23.0 .269 .568 .393 51.4
2019 Sinker -0.6 -2 273 19.8 70 .328 .500 .386 22.1 15.7 20.0 .291 .486 .359 41.5
2019 Slider 3.0 6 211 15.3 56 .360 .700 .461 52.3 39.3 29.3 .300 .642 .406 75.9
2019 Curveball 0.9 1 147 10.7 38 .263 .500 .321 37.8 36.8 28.0 .213 .357 .238 41.7
2019 Cutter -2.6 -2 94 6.8 24 .174 .391 .254 52.2 45.8 37.9 .140 .335 .213 41.7
2019 Changeup 2.4 2 78 5.7 19 .235 .647 .397 44.4 42.1 23.5 .213 .515 .336 33.3
2019 Splitter 7.8 2 20 1.4 6 .333 1.000 .542 55.6 50.0 33.3 .291 .840 .446 66.7
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2019 338 1,343 8 -12 10 4 11
2020 251 1,022 -3 -11 8 7 1
2021 197 797 -13 -5 2 4 -11
2022 266 1,146 -4 -4 7 4 3
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2019 1,380 47.6 73.1 74.6 31.8 41.2 42.7 31.7 51.3 36.2 6.1 77.8
2020 990 48.1 71.4 64.4 30.4 41.7 43.1 26.9 50.1 42.7 7.2 80.3
2021 797 48.9 73.8 56.3 31.2 44.9 43.7 28.9 52.1 47.0 7.8 77.4
2022 1,146 48.3 70.3 67.6 29.0 41.3 43.8 33.5 49.0 40.1 6.5 82.7
Player 4,313 48.1 72.1 66.8 30.6 42.0 43.3 30.5 50.5 40.7 6.8 79.6
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.2 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA Arm
Strength
2019 75 46 84 88 48 51 92 89 85 96 4 31 3 30 53 5
2020 39 10 57 78 21 89 91 26 73 50 4 22 1 33 56 23 11
2021 72 57 1
2022 72 54 1
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 23.1 19 16.9 2 5 12 7 36.8
2020 22.3 13 12.6 0 5 10 5 38.5
2021 22.0 4 4.4 0 4 3 2 50.0
2022 23.9 14 12.7 1 2 6 8 57.1
Player 23.0 50 46.6 3 16 31 22 44.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 19 19 17 17 19 18 19 19 20 15 18 19 13 14 14 19 13 18 14 17 18 16 15 16 16 18 18 15 17 17 20
2020 13 12 13 11 14 12 0 15 13 11 12 14 9 9 10 14 11 14 10 13 12 14 13 13 15 15 13 10 12 13 16
2021 4 5 5 4 5 6 4 5 5 3 5 4 3 4 3 5 4 5 3 4 5 3 4 5 4 5 5 4 5 3 6
2022 14 12 12 13 13 14 12 12 13 13 13 11 11 10 12 14 15 14 12 12 13 12 12 14 13 13 14 12 14 11 15
Player 50 48 47 45 51 50 35 51 51 42 48 48 36 37 39 52 43 51 39 46 48 45 44 48 48 51 50 41 48 44 57
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 91.4 87.4 -4 90.7 3.3 91.7 1
Launch Angle 16.4 14.3 -2.1 16.3 2 16.1 -0.2
Barrel % 13.5 14.2 0.7 15.2 1 15.3 0.1
Hard Hit % 50 39.6 -10.4 41.4 1.8 45.2 3.8
Sweet Spot % 35.6 34.3 -1.3 34.3 0 41.1 6.8
xBA .256 .21 -0.046 .181 -0.029 .205 0.024
BA .303 .212 -0.091 .168 -0.044 .226 0.058
xwOBA .352 .318 -0.034 .281 -0.037 .317 0.036
wOBA .388 .304 -0.084 .25 -0.054 .334 0.084
xSLG .514 .435 -0.079 .36 -0.075 .425 0.065
SLG .57 .41 -0.16 .301 -0.109 .449 0.148
K% 30.7 34.6 3.9 39.1 4.5 41.7 2.6
BB% 7.2 6.5 -0.7 7.1 0.6 8.6 1.5
Swing % 51.3 50.1 -1.2 52.1 2 49 -3.1
Whiff% 36.2 42.7 6.5 47 4.3 40.1 -6.9
In Zone % 47.6 48.1 0.5 48.9 0.8 48.3 -0.6
Out of Zone % 52.4 51.9 -0.5 51.1 -0.8 51.7 0.6
Out of Zone Swing % 31.8 30.4 -1.4 31.2 0.8 29 -2.2
First Pitch Swing % 31.7 26.9 -4.8 28.9 2 33.5 4.6
First Pitch Strike % 62.8 54.3 -8.5 58.9 4.6 65.8 6.9
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2019 R 347 24 6.9 .385 .421
2020 R 243 19 7.8 .292 .461
2021 R 197 29 14.7 .255 .219
2022 R 265 94 35.5 .323 .358

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2019 339 16.9 31.6% 1.8% 249 22.3 0.0% 9.6%
2020 271 16.3 38.4% 1.5% 169 22.0 1.2% 7.7%
2021 200 17.3 26.0% 1.5% 131 23.0 1.5% 18.3%
2022 301 17.0 25.2% 3.3% 201 22.1 1.0% 8.5%
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