Kevin Newman
2B | B/T: R/R | 6' 0" 195LBS | Age: 29

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

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 309 288 31 79 2 24 8 .274 .316 .372 .688
5 Seasons 1663 1545 161 402 20 143 30 .260 .303 .357 .660
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .274 2 24 8 .688
5 Seasons .260 20 143 30 .660

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 1.0 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 1080 243 4 1.6 1.3 85.8 108.2 13.1 31.7 .260 .332 .303 .285 .312 27.2 15.5 5.2
Player 5879 1369 23 1.7 1.4 85.3 109.4 9.7 32.6 .259 .341 .286 .285 .298 25.6 11.7 5.2
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
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 44.0 18.9 28.0 9.1 37.0 42.8 20.2 6.2 33.3 25.9 28.8 3.3 1.6 1.3
Player 47.8 19.6 26.2 6.4 32.5 41.7 25.8 5.8 37.0 25.7 25.6 3.3 1.7 1.4
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 0.1 0 332 30.7 99 .292 .393 .339 10.2 12.1 15.0 .297 .390 .338 41.0
2022 Slider 1.0 3 259 24.0 75 .217 .290 .266 32.2 26.7 22.7 .186 .228 .216 10.0
2022 Sinker -1.5 -3 192 17.8 64 .288 .390 .316 6.7 10.9 23.3 .274 .347 .299 35.8
2022 Cutter -0.1 0 105 9.7 30 .300 .433 .348 11.5 10.0 10.3 .196 .281 .206 14.8
2022 Curveball 0.3 0 97 9.0 16 .313 .375 .303 7.4 12.5 9.1 .390 .462 .379 14.3
2022 Changeup 0.6 0 85 7.9 22 .273 .409 .350 23.3 13.6 10.7 .307 .376 .299 15.8
2022 Splitter -0.5 0 10 0.9 3 .333 .333 .300 0.0 33.3 20.0 .213 .247 .206 50.0
2021 4-Seamer -3.4 -20 609 31.6 189 .168 .254 .226 4.5 5.8 8.0 .255 .352 .295 25.6
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 -0.3 -1 416 21.6 143 .281 .378 .304 2.5 0.7 1.6 .259 .333 .274 34.1
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 .037 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 309 1,080 -3 -3 2 3 0
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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 69.9 91.9 33.9 73.9 43.3 34.4 51.0 13.8 6.6 78.0
2020 662 48.2 60.2 94.3 28.0 66.7 41.2 23.3 43.5 14.6 7.7 64.7
2021 1,926 50.0 63.3 92.5 26.5 74.1 41.1 24.6 44.9 11.8 8.7 69.5
2022 1,080 50.2 64.9 90.3 31.2 70.2 46.8 31.1 48.1 15.6 8.4 69.2
Player 5,879 49.0 65.3 91.8 30.2 71.5 43.0 28.7 47.4 14.0 7.8 71.2
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
2018 27 92
2019 18 76 14 6 40 9 4 5 50 6 97 13 97 20 84 6
2020 14 54 10 6 30 1 2 7 23 9 96 26 96 45 69 10 19
2021 3 54 6 2 10 4 3 3 63 3 100 4 99 56 83 82 23
2022 42 65 43 17
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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 22.4 2 3.1 -1 3 3 1 50.0
Player 21.8 20 22.7 -3 11 15 12 60.0

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 2 3 4 4 2 5 3 3 3 4 3 2 2 1 3 4 4 4 3 3 4 4 1 3 3 2 4 2 3 2 4
Player 20 21 24 23 21 24 20 27 26 28 16 22 16 17 23 27 23 28 21 23 25 21 16 25 25 24 27 16 27 16 28
! 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 85.8 0.5
Launch Angle 5.7 8.5 2.8 8.7 0.2 9.9 1.2 13.1 3.2
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 27.2 1.2
Sweet Spot % 34.8 33.4 -1.4 32.6 -0.8 32 -0.6 31.7 -0.3
xBA .213 .273 0.06 .253 -0.02 .255 0.002 .26 0.005
BA .209 .308 0.099 .224 -0.084 .226 0.002 .274 0.048
xwOBA .228 .303 0.075 .29 -0.013 .275 -0.015 .285 0.01
wOBA .211 .339 0.128 .251 -0.088 .249 -0.002 .303 0.054
xSLG .267 .374 0.107 .337 -0.037 .33 -0.007 .332 0.002
SLG .231 .446 0.215 .276 -0.17 .309 0.033 .372 0.063
K% 23.7 11.7 -12 12.2 0.5 7.4 -4.8 15.5 8.1
BB% 4.1 5.3 1.2 7 1.7 4.9 -2.1 5.2 0.3
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 15.6 3.8
In Zone % 49.5 47.4 -2.1 48.2 0.8 50 1.8 50.2 0.2
Out of Zone % 50.5 52.6 2.1 51.8 -0.8 50 -1.8 49.8 -0.2
Out of Zone Swing % 30.7 33.9 3.2 28 -5.9 26.5 -1.5 31.2 4.7
First Pitch Swing % 23.7 34.4 10.7 23.3 -11.1 24.6 1.3 31.1 6.5
First Pitch Strike % 67 64.1 -2.9 64.5 0.4 60.9 -3.6 65.4 4.5
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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 536 1 0.2 .245 .000
2022 R 309 3 1.0 .299 .715

Pitch Tempo

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