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Kyle Higashioka
Trending: ↓ 12%
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 %
2020 178 37 5 13.5 89.7 18.5 35.1 .236 .510 .314 .295 .383 29.7 22.9 0.0
2019 246 31 3 9.7 89.8 17.7 35.5 .163 .334 .270 .212 .389 38.7 45.6 0.0
2018 267 56 6 10.7 88.4 28 30.4 .214 .440 .248 .313 .355 30.4 20.3 7.6
2017 73 12 0 0.0 79.7 21.2 16.7 .168 .209 .069 .224 .261 16.7 30.0 10.0
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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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 %
2020 4-Seamer 3.9 2 49 27.5 14 0.357 0.643 0.425 17.2 7.1 5.0 0.284 0.605 0.349 38.5
2020 Sinker 2.6 1 31 17.4 9 0.333 1.000 0.544 6.3 22.2 25.0 0.271 0.706 0.377 42.9
2020 Slider 1.0 0 34 19.1 7 0.286 0.286 0.257 41.7 28.6 18.2 0.299 0.623 0.361 40.0
2020 Changeup -1.6 0 22 12.4 6 0.167 0.667 0.333 33.3 50.0 30.0 0.146 0.455 0.230 33.3
2020 Curveball -5.5 -1 25 14.0 6 0.000 0.000 0.000 30.0 33.3 18.2 0.095 0.162 0.109 0.0
2020 Cutter -0.7 0 14 7.9 4 0.250 0.250 0.225 18.2 0.0 0.0 0.335 0.383 0.319 0.0
2020 Splitter -18.3 -1 3 1.7 2 0.000 0.000 0.000 50.0 50.0 33.3 0.018 0.038 0.018 0.0
2019 4-Seamer -0.9 -1 77 31.3 19 0.158 0.474 0.258 22.4 42.1 24.2 0.137 0.365 0.202 27.3
2019 Slider -0.9 -1 65 26.4 15 0.214 0.357 0.227 43.3 60.0 28.1 0.115 0.197 0.165 66.7
2019 Sinker -4.3 -2 36 14.6 8 0.250 0.250 0.225 11.5 25.0 16.7 0.266 0.398 0.279 50.0
2019 Changeup -1.9 0 26 10.6 7 0.286 0.571 0.357 44.4 57.1 33.3 0.230 0.316 0.229 33.3
2019 Curveball 7.7 2 22 8.9 5 0.200 0.800 0.400 23.1 40.0 22.2 0.227 0.708 0.373 33.3
2019 Cutter 0.8 0 17 6.9 2 0.500 1.000 0.625 33.3 0.0 0.0 0.029 0.037 0.027 0.0
2019 Splitter -6.8 0 3 1.2 1 0.000 0.000 0.000 33.3 100.0 50.0 0.000
2018 4-Seamer -0.6 -1 90 33.7 29 0.200 0.480 0.340 12.5 13.8 19.0 0.251 0.571 0.394 33.3
2018 Sinker -0.7 0 59 22.1 18 0.200 0.267 0.286 26.1 22.2 44.4 0.238 0.431 0.351 45.5
2018 Slider -3.6 -2 68 25.5 16 0.063 0.063 0.056 45.7 25.0 21.1 0.121 0.151 0.121 0.0
2018 Cutter -2.9 0 15 5.6 7 0.143 0.571 0.286 25.0 14.3 14.3 0.228 0.861 0.443 50.0
2018 Changeup -5.5 -1 16 6.0 6 0.167 0.167 0.150 22.2 16.7 33.3 0.187 0.214 0.177 20.0
2018 Curveball 0.5 0 19 7.1 3 0.333 0.333 0.300 60.0 66.7 66.7 0.305 0.398 0.304 100.0
2017 Curveball -0.6 0 3 4.1 0.0
2017 Sinker -9.9 -2 25 34.2 7 0.000 0.000 0.100 9.1 42.9 42.9 0.062 0.071 0.156 33.3
2017 Slider -2.1 0 14 19.2 7 0.000 0.000 0.150 25.0 14.3 20.0 0.198 0.278 0.207 16.7
2017 4-Seamer -1.5 0 24 32.9 3 0.000 0.000 0.233 15.4 33.3 25.0 0.084 0.084 0.283 0.0
2017 Cutter -28.7 -1 3 4.1 2 0.000 0.000 0.000 33.3 50.0 100.0 0.254 0.269 0.229 0.0
2017 Changeup 10.4 0 4 5.5 1 0.000 0.000 0.900 75.0 0.0 0.0 0.618 0.756 0.625 0.0
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2020 67 249 -2 1 1 0 1
2019 57 246 2 -3 -1 0 -2
2018 78 266 0 -8 2 2 -5
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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 %
2020 178 53.4 71.6 82.4 32.5 63.0 42.7 39.6 53.4 23.2 10.1 83.3
2019 246 52.0 80.5 80.6 40.7 52.1 44.7 49.1 61.4 28.5 9.3 91.3
2018 267 50.6 68.9 77.4 23.5 54.8 44.2 39.2 46.4 28.2 7.5 80.0
2017 73 56.2 75.6 80.6 25.0 62.5 34.2 55.0 53.4 23.1 8.2 66.7
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 %
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
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
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
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
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
2020 R 48 20 41.7 .194 .482
2019 R 57 19 33.3 .299 .212
2018 R 79 8 10.1 .224 .462
2017 R 20 3 15.0 .082 .000