Keston Hiura
1B | Bats/Throws: R/R | 5' 11" 208LBS | Age: 27
Draft: 2017 | Rd: 1, #9, Milwaukee Brewers | UC Irvine
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 246 217 30 46 13 3 .212 .297 .410 .707
2021 197 173 16 29 4 3 .168 .256 .301 .557
2022 266 234 34 53 14 5 .226 .316 .449 .765
4 Seasons 1,057 938 131 223 50 20 .238 .318 .453 .771
AVG HR SB OPS
2020 .212 13 3 .707
2021 .168 4 3 .557
2022 .226 14 5 .765
4 Seasons .238 50 20 .771
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

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 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .405 .316 .315 .369 36.3 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, Sweeper, Slurve, 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 44.7 23.4 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! 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 0.8 4 453 39.5 106 .209 .527 .381 46.8 43.4 26.1 .198 .489 .349 51.1
2022 Slider -0.3 -1 199 17.4 45 .231 .333 .306 41.3 44.4 27.8 .142 .226 .230 31.6
2022 Sinker 2.4 4 161 14.0 36 .400 .733 .517 19.4 27.8 25.0 .349 .700 .483 60.0
2022 Curveball -0.2 0 118 10.3 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 Sweeper -2.7 -1 32 2.8 9 .125 .500 .300 45.0 77.8 46.7 .089 .351 .240 100.0
2022 Splitter -4.4 -1 12 1.0 3 .000 .000 .000 57.1 66.7 40.0 .004 .005 .003 0.0
2022 Slurve -9.0 0 3 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 100.0 100.0 100.0 -- -- .000 --
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 -1.5 -3 183 23.0 52 .174 .370 .274 54.4 48.1 42.4 .193 .385 .286 40.9
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 -5.2 -2 46 5.8 12 .083 .167 .104 42.1 41.7 22.7 .246 .536 .327 42.9
2021 Cutter 6.3 2 35 4.4 12 .417 .667 .538 34.8 25.0 50.0 .225 .480 .298 55.6
2021 Sweeper -7.9 -1 9 1.1 2 .000 .000 .000 40.0 0.0 0.0 .063 .090 .440 50.0
2021 Slurve -9.3 -1 8 1.0 2 .000 .000 .000 60.0 0.0 0.0 .207 .258 .201 0.0
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 8 346 34.9 78 .232 .580 .381 46.3 41.0 29.6 .246 .646 .401 63.2
2020 Slider -1.5 -3 182 18.4 42 .179 .359 .282 49.5 42.9 31.6 .162 .320 .238 38.1
2020 Sinker -2.6 -5 179 18.1 52 .186 .186 .246 29.4 21.2 31.4 .233 .320 .321 27.3
2020 Curveball 1.2 1 85 8.6 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 2.9 2 75 7.6 13 .385 .769 .450 44.4 23.1 15.0 .286 .716 .412 50.0
2020 Sweeper 2.5 0 19 1.9 4 .333 .333 .400 36.4 25.0 16.7 .260 .299 .361 0.0
2020 Splitter -2.7 0 18 1.8 8 .125 .250 .156 80.0 75.0 100.0 .020 .021 .018 0.0
2020 Slurve -0.7 0 3 0.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
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 3.4 7 205 14.9 55 .360 .700 .469 51.0 38.2 28.4 .300 .642 .412 75.9
2019 Curveball 1.1 2 144 10.4 37 .270 .514 .330 38.9 37.8 28.6 .219 .366 .244 43.5
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 76 5.5 19 .235 .647 .397 44.4 42.1 24.2 .213 .515 .336 33.3
2019 Splitter 7.1 2 22 1.6 6 .333 1.000 .542 55.6 50.0 30.0 .291 .840 .446 66.7
2019 Sweeper -10.1 -1 9 0.7 2 .000 .000 .000 60.0 50.0 50.0 .000 .000 .029 0.0
! 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 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.5 58.0 42.6 29.6 47.1 24.8 7.3 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 76 46 84 88 48 51 92 89 86 96 4 31 3 30 53 5
2020 39 10 57 78 22 89 91 25 73 50 4 22 1 33 54 22 11
2021 72 57 1
2022 73 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 15.8 3 5 12 6 31.6
2020 22.3 13 11.9 1 3 10 5 38.5
2021 22.0 4 4.4 0 4 3 2 50.0
2022 23.9 14 12.3 2 4 5 8 57.1
Player 23.0 50 44.3 6 16 30 21 42.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 19 17 13 17 19 17 17 17 12 12 14 16 18 15 15 17 15 14 13 16 15 16 19 18 16 13 15 18 17 16 16
2020 13 14 10 12 13 14 15 11 9 8 8 10 12 12 15 12 14 13 11 13 13 12 17 13 11 9 10 10 14 12 10
2021 4 5 3 5 5 4 5 4 4 3 3 5 6 4 5 6 3 4 5 5 4 6 6 5 3 3 4 5 5 3 3
2022 14 12 12 14 11 12 13 12 9 12 11 12 12 12 12 14 12 12 14 12 12 13 13 14 11 12 14 13 13 13 11
Player 50 48 38 48 48 47 50 44 34 35 36 43 48 43 47 49 44 43 43 46 44 47 55 50 41 37 43 46 49 44 40
! 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 2019 2020 +/-   2021 +/-   2022 +/-  
Exit Velocity 91.4 87.4 -4.0 90.7 3.3 91.7 1.0
Launch Angle 16.4 14.3 -2.1 16.3 2.0 16.1 -0.2
Barrel % 13.5 14.2 0.7 15.2 1.0 15.3 0.1
Hard Hit % 50.0 39.6 -10.4 41.4 1.8 45.2 3.8
Sweet Spot % 35.6 34.3 -1.3 34.3 0.0 41.1 6.8
xBA .256 .210 -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 .250 -0.054 .334 0.084
xSLG .514 .435 -0.079 .360 -0.075 .425 0.065
SLG .570 .410 -0.160 .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 2.0 49.0 -3.1
Whiff% 36.2 42.7 6.5 47.0 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 29.0 -2.2
First Pitch Swing % 31.7 26.9 -4.8 28.9 2.0 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 Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2019 Shifts R 347 33 9.5 .385 .417
2020 Shifts R 243 25 10.3 .287 .456
2021 Shifts R 197 32 16.2 .260 .198
2022 Shifts R 265 98 37.0 .326 .350
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

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