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Pittsburgh Pirates NL Central
 
Kevin Newman • #27 • IF
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'0", 195 lbs.
Born:Aug 4, 1993 (26 yrs) in Poway, CA
Hometown:Poway, CA
Experience:2 years
Drafted:Drafted by Pittsburgh in 2015 (1/19).
Bats:R
Throws:R
2019 Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS OBP SLG AVG
YTD 130 493 61 152 20 6 12 64 28 62 16 8 .353 .446 .308
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Scouting Report
Has a great bat and is capable of hitting for a consistently high average. Makes solid contact without a lot of strikeouts. Can steal bases, too. Defensively, he is also very consistent with the glove (and sure-handed). If there is one thing he lacks, it is home-run power. A throwback middle infielder, he tends to settle for line drives (which would have played much better in a different era). His arm strength can also be questioned.
Long Range Potential: Quality, contact-hitting middle infielder with some upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
International League (AAA) All-Star Team 2018
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