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Kyle Higashioka
Trending: ↑ 17%
C | B/T: R/R | 6' 1" 202LBS | Age: 30

Draft: 2008 | Rd: 7, #230, New York Yankees | Edison HS
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2020 48 48 7 12 4 10 0 .250 .250 .521 .771
4 Seasons 204 194 23 36 10 27 0 .186 .221 .381 .602
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2020 .250 4 10 0 .771
4 Seasons .186 10 27 0 .602

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB %
2017 73 12 0 0.0 79.7 21.2 16.7 .168 .209 .069 .224 .261 16.7 30.0 10.0
2018 267 56 6 10.7 88.4 28 30.4 .214 .440 .248 .313 .355 30.4 20.3 7.6
2019 246 31 3 9.7 89.8 17.7 35.5 .163 .334 .270 .212 .389 38.7 45.6 0.0
2020 178 37 5 13.5 89.7 18.5 35.1 .236 .510 .314 .295 .383 29.7 22.9 0.0
ALL 764 136 14 10.3 88.4 22.5 31.6 .201 .406 .252 .272 .363 30.9 28.9 3.9
MLB 43640 6.4 88.3 11.9 32.8 .250 .414 .317 .321 .376 34.9 21.8 8.3




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2020 Fastballs 94 52.8 27 27 9 5 1 0 3 3 24 .333 .287 .704 .606 .422 .354 90.3 19 14.3 9.4
2020 Breaking 59 33.1 13 13 2 2 0 0 0 4 9 .154 .205 .154 .410 .134 .245 82.4 19 36.4 18.2
2020 Offspeed 25 14.0 8 8 1 0 0 0 1 4 4 .125 .114 .500 .351 .243 .177 85.8 25 35.3 30.8
2019 Fastballs 130 52.8 29 29 6 3 1 0 2 10 19 .207 .165 .448 .352 .266 .211 89.0 16 20.7 18.9
2019 Breaking 87 35.4 20 19 4 1 2 0 1 11 9 .211 .145 .474 .331 .262 .217 90.4 20 37.2 26.8
2019 Offspeed 29 11.8 8 8 2 0 2 0 0 5 3 .250 .201 .500 .277 .304 .200 93.4 21 42.9 35.7
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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 %
2017 73 56.2 75.6 80.6 25.0 62.5 34.2 55.0 53.4 23.1 8.2 66.7
2018 267 50.6 68.9 77.4 23.5 54.8 44.2 39.2 46.4 28.2 7.5 80.0
2019 246 52.0 80.5 80.6 40.7 52.1 44.7 49.1 61.4 28.5 9.3 91.3
2020 178 53.4 71.6 82.4 32.5 63.0 42.7 39.6 53.4 23.2 10.1 83.3
ALL 764 52.2 73.9 80.0 31.2 56.1 43.1 43.6 53.5 26.7 8.8 83.6
MLB 48.4 66.1 82.8 28.2 59.4 42.6 28.3 46.6 24.5 7.2 75.1

Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2017 50.0 8.3 16.7 25.0 58.3 33.3 8.3 8.3 33.3 25.0 25.0 0.0 0.0
2018 25.0 44.6 16.1 14.3 42.9 42.9 14.3 1.8 16.1 46.4 19.6 5.4 10.7
2019 32.3 35.5 29.0 3.2 51.6 41.9 6.5 3.2 22.6 32.3 16.1 16.1 9.7
2020 37.8 29.7 21.6 10.8 35.1 37.8 27.0 5.4 27.0 32.4 16.2 5.4 13.5
ALL 32.4 35.3 20.6 11.8 44.1 40.4 15.4 3.7 22.1 37.5 18.4 7.4 10.3
MLB 45.3 22.0 25.7 7.1 36.6 38.0 25.5 3.2 33.6 24.3 24.6 5.6 6.4

Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2017 R 20 3 15.0 .082 .000
2018 R 79 8 10.1 .224 .462
2019 R 57 19 33.3 .299 .212
2020 R 48 20 41.7 .194 .482