Kevin Newman
SS | B/T: R/R | 6' 0" 195LBS | Age: 29

Draft: 2015 | Rd: 1, #19, Pittsburgh Pirates | Arizona
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 167 158 14 42 0 15 5 .266 .305 .367 .672
5 Seasons 1521 1415 144 365 18 134 27 .258 .301 .355 .656
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .266 0 15 5 .672
5 Seasons .258 18 134 27 .656

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%
2018 24 329 69 1 1.4 1 83.5 100.9 5.7 34.8 .213 .267 .211 .228 .276 17.4 23.7 4.1
2019 25 1882 434 9 2.1 1.7 85.3 107.1 8.5 33.4 .273 .374 .339 .303 .317 24.8 11.7 5.3
2020 26 662 138 1 0.7 0.6 85.5 104.7 8.7 32.6 .253 .337 .251 .290 .296 28.3 12.2 7.0
2021 27 1926 485 8 1.6 1.4 85.3 109.4 9.9 32.0 .255 .330 .249 .275 .277 26.0 7.4 4.9
2022 28 590 128 2 1.6 1.2 85.6 108.2 12.4 30.5 .254 .321 .295 .276 .312 26.6 18.0 4.8
Player 5389 1254 21 1.7 1.4 85.2 109.4 9.3 32.5 .258 .341 .284 .284 .296 25.4 11.6 5.2
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 35.7 22.0 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
2018 55.1 15.9 24.6 4.3 29.0 44.9 26.1 2.9 49.3 20.3 24.6 1.4 1.4 1.0
2019 50.0 18.9 26.3 4.8 32.3 39.9 27.9 3.5 39.2 22.6 28.3 2.8 2.1 1.7
2020 50.7 18.8 26.8 3.6 29.7 39.9 30.4 8.0 35.5 26.8 21.0 5.1 0.7 0.6
2021 45.8 21.4 25.2 7.6 31.8 42.9 25.4 7.4 35.5 28.9 23.1 3.5 1.6 1.4
2022 45.3 20.3 26.6 7.8 34.4 40.6 25.0 4.7 35.2 25.0 28.1 4.7 1.6 1.2
Player 48.2 19.9 25.8 6.1 31.8 41.4 26.8 5.6 37.5 25.6 25.3 3.4 1.7 1.4
MLB 44.9 23.0 25.0 7.1 36.7 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 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 0.6 1 170 28.8 47 .286 .381 .334 10.1 17.0 18.6 .296 .380 .340 44.1
2022 Slider 0.8 1 121 20.5 37 .171 .286 .246 38.2 32.4 27.3 .153 .193 .181 17.4
2022 Sinker -0.7 -1 108 18.3 34 .250 .375 .303 4.2 11.8 25.0 .273 .339 .296 32.1
2022 Cutter -1.3 -1 74 12.5 23 .304 .348 .289 12.8 8.7 8.7 .214 .287 .218 9.5
2022 Curveball 1.2 1 66 11.2 12 .417 .500 .404 9.5 16.7 12.5 .413 .484 .400 20.0
2022 Changeup 3.1 2 49 8.3 13 .308 .462 .400 12.5 7.7 7.1 .283 .369 .282 16.7
2022 Splitter -15.3 0 2 0.3 1 .000 .000 .000 -- 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2021 4-Seamer -3.4 -21 607 31.5 188 .163 .250 .222 4.5 5.9 8.0 .254 .351 .294 25.2
2021 Slider -2.4 -11 447 23.2 109 .173 .212 .195 30.5 19.3 15.6 .198 .244 .214 20.2
2021 Sinker -0.2 -1 418 21.7 144 .287 .382 .308 2.5 0.7 1.6 .261 .334 .275 34.5
2021 Changeup 2.6 4 169 8.8 39 .444 .556 .464 16.9 7.7 5.4 .348 .415 .345 14.7
2021 Curveball -1.8 -3 151 7.8 34 .265 .324 .279 21.4 14.7 11.4 .272 .340 .287 17.2
2021 Cutter -0.9 -1 122 6.3 32 .200 .367 .313 8.5 0.0 0.0 .310 .399 .323 29.0
2021 Splitter -11.6 -1 8 0.4 4 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .037 .048 .038 0.0
2021 N/A 20.5 1 4 0.2 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .711 .813 .663 100.0
2020 4-Seamer -0.1 0 192 29.0 52 .239 .326 .315 3.3 3.8 4.3 .279 .422 .346 50.0
2020 Sinker -2.7 -4 159 24.0 41 .237 .237 .254 4.3 9.8 11.8 .312 .376 .317 28.6
2020 Slider -0.3 0 141 21.3 40 .184 .184 .214 32.1 17.5 17.1 .190 .243 .217 9.7
2020 Curveball 0.4 0 82 12.4 17 .231 .231 .356 25.9 5.9 3.2 .160 .164 .254 0.0
2020 Changeup -1.4 -1 46 6.9 10 .333 .444 .305 33.3 50.0 31.3 .290 .336 .282 40.0
2020 Cutter -3.0 -1 39 5.9 12 .167 .417 .242 13.3 16.7 18.2 .213 .340 .234 20.0
2020 Splitter 3.4 0 3 0.5 -- -- -- 0.0 -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2019 4-Seamer 0.6 4 596 31.7 135 .333 .524 .411 9.0 13.3 10.2 .292 .432 .334 32.4
2019 Slider 0.5 2 401 21.3 112 .314 .505 .377 24.8 17.0 14.3 .271 .390 .306 23.3
2019 Sinker -1.5 -6 377 20.0 139 .276 .339 .324 5.0 9.4 14.0 .285 .357 .312 26.1
2019 Curveball 1.1 2 215 11.4 61 .259 .328 .309 20.7 13.1 12.1 .258 .317 .272 20.0
2019 Changeup -0.1 0 165 8.8 53 .300 .480 .359 14.4 5.7 6.3 .239 .319 .245 12.2
2019 Cutter 2.2 2 102 5.4 21 .429 .571 .436 20.0 0.0 0.0 .251 .379 .264 28.6
2019 Splitter 8.0 1 12 0.6 3 .500 .500 .533 20.0 0.0 0.0 .132 .146 .315 0.0
2018 4-Seamer -0.7 -1 108 32.8 24 .273 .273 .321 14.3 16.7 18.2 .271 .326 .298 22.2
2018 Slider -3.9 -4 90 27.4 33 .188 .188 .164 32.6 27.3 31.0 .183 .215 .169 8.3
2018 Sinker -3.4 -3 75 22.8 21 .190 .190 .171 11.8 23.8 22.7 .185 .237 .184 25.0
2018 Curveball 2.2 1 26 7.9 5 .333 .667 .530 20.0 0.0 0.0 .255 .574 .489 33.3
2018 Cutter -4.9 -1 16 4.9 6 .167 .167 .150 33.3 33.3 40.0 .326 .368 .303 25.0
2018 Changeup -1.3 0 10 3.0 4 .250 .500 .313 0.0 0.0 0.0 .246 .335 .256 0.0
2018 Splitter -17.0 -1 4 1.2 3 .000 .000 .000 75.0 100.0 75.0 -- -- .000 --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2018 96 329 -5 -6 2 1 -8
2019 524 1,868 -3 -11 7 12 6
2020 172 662 -6 -7 3 3 -6
2021 551 1,925 -23 -31 13 9 -32
2022 167 590 -1 0 2 2 2
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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 %
2018 329 49.5 62.6 88.2 30.7 56.9 43.5 23.7 46.5 21.6 8.2 70.4
2019 1,882 47.4 70.0 91.9 33.8 73.8 43.3 34.4 51.0 13.8 6.6 78.0
2020 662 48.2 60.2 94.3 28.0 66.7 41.5 23.3 43.5 14.6 7.7 64.7
2021 1,926 50.0 63.3 92.5 26.5 74.1 41.2 24.6 44.9 11.8 8.7 69.5
2022 590 51.4 63.0 91.1 32.4 71.0 49.2 30.5 48.1 15.1 9.2 66.7
Player 5,389 49.0 65.1 92.1 30.2 71.7 43.0 28.5 47.3 13.8 7.9 71.1
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 29.4 47.0 24.6 7.3 76.0
! 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
2018 27 92
2019 18 75 14 6 40 9 4 5 50 6 97 13 97 21 84 6
2020 14 54 10 6 30 1 2 7 23 9 96 26 96 44 69 9
2021 3 54 6 2 10 4 3 3 63 3 100 4 99 56 83 81
2022 45 64 19
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2018 -- 0 0.2 0 1 0 0 --
2019 21.8 12 10.7 1 3 4 8 66.7
2020 21.1 1 1.7 -1 2 2 0 0.0
2021 21.8 5 7.0 -2 2 6 3 60.0
2022 -- 0 0.9 -1 2 2 0 --

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2018 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0
2019 12 12 10 11 10 10 9 13 11 12 8 12 8 9 11 12 8 13 10 10 11 10 10 12 12 11 12 10 13 9 13
2020 1 1 2 2 1 2 0 3 2 3 0 1 1 2 1 2 2 3 1 2 2 1 1 3 2 2 3 0 3 0 2
2021 5 4 8 6 8 7 8 7 10 9 5 7 5 5 8 9 9 7 7 8 8 6 4 7 7 9 7 4 7 5 9
2022 0 1 1 2 0 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 2 0 1
! 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 83.5 85.3 1.8 85.5 0.2 85.3 -0.2 85.6 0.3
Launch Angle 5.7 8.5 2.8 8.7 0.2 9.9 1.2 12.4 2.5
Barrel % 1.4 2.1 0.7 .7 -1.4 1.6 0.9 1.6 0
Hard Hit % 17.4 24.8 7.4 28.3 3.5 26 -2.3 26.6 0.6
Sweet Spot % 34.8 33.4 -1.4 32.6 -0.8 32 -0.6 30.5 -1.5
xBA .213 .273 0.06 .253 -0.02 .255 0.002 .254 -0.001
BA .209 .308 0.099 .224 -0.084 .226 0.002 .266 0.04
xwOBA .228 .303 0.075 .29 -0.013 .275 -0.015 .276 0.001
wOBA .211 .339 0.128 .251 -0.088 .249 -0.002 .295 0.046
xSLG .267 .374 0.107 .337 -0.037 .33 -0.007 .321 -0.009
SLG .231 .446 0.215 .276 -0.17 .309 0.033 .367 0.058
K% 23.7 11.7 -12 12.2 0.5 7.4 -4.8 18 10.6
BB% 4.1 5.3 1.2 7 1.7 4.9 -2.1 4.8 -0.1
Swing % 46.5 51 4.5 43.5 -7.5 44.9 1.4 48.1 3.2
Whiff% 21.6 13.8 -7.8 14.6 0.8 11.8 -2.8 15.1 3.3
In Zone % 49.5 47.4 -2.1 48.2 0.8 50 1.8 51.4 1.4
Out of Zone % 50.5 52.6 2.1 51.8 -0.8 50 -1.8 48.6 -1.4
Out of Zone Swing % 30.7 33.8 3.1 28 -5.8 26.5 -1.5 32.4 5.9
First Pitch Swing % 23.7 34.4 10.7 23.3 -11.1 24.6 1.3 30.5 5.9
First Pitch Strike % 67 64.1 -2.9 64.5 0.4 60.9 -3.6 70.1 9.2
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2018 R 96 0 0.0 .211
2019 R 525 5 1.0 .334 .832
2020 R 171 0 0.0 .252
2021 R 551 1 0.2 .250 .000
2022 R 167 0 0.0 .295

Pitch Tempo