Kevin Newman

Age: 26
Bats/Throws: R/R
6' 0" / 195
SS
Birthdate: 8/4/1993 (26 y, 6 m, 19 d)
Drafted: 2015 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 19, Overall: 19, Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Contract: 1 yr, $557.5K (2019)
Service Time: 1.046
Reported as the pre-2020 value.
1 year and 46 days days of service time.
  
Free Agent:
Becomes a free agent entering the 2025 season, after the conclusion of the 2024 season.
2025   
Arb Eligible:
Projected to be arbitration eligible for the 2022 season.
2022   
MiLB Options: 3
Reported as the pre-2020 season number of waiver options remaining.

Prospects Report
Team Rank: 13Overall Rank: Reported: 2019ETA: 2019  
HitGamePowerRawPowerSpeedFieldThrowsFuture Value
55 / 5520 / 3040 / 4060 / 6040 / 4550 / 5040

RotoWire News: Newman, who finished eighth in 2019 in the NL batting race with a .308 average, is set to start the 2020 campaign as Pittsburgh's primary shortstop, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. (2/13/2020)

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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2015Pirates (A-)38173225975.8 %12.7 %.113.252.226.281.340.29685    
2015Pirates (A)23110014868.2 %7.3 %.061.333.306.376.367.351118    
2016Pirates (A+)411893242449.0 %6.3 %.128.375.366.428.494.426171    
2016Pirates (AA)612682412869.7 %9.0 %.090.308.288.361.378.339108    
2017Pirates (AA)823754423045.9 %10.7 %.099.282.259.310.359.30383    
2017Pirates (AAA)401780231173.9 %12.4 %.090.324.283.314.373.30688    
2018Pirates (AAA)10947747435286.5 %10.5 %.105.333.302.350.407.338114    
2018Pirates319707604.1 %23.7 %.022.275.209.247.231.21128-1.2-9.7-1.1-0.8
2019Pirates (AAA)835051014.3 %20.0 %.067.304.233.343.300.30174    
2019Pirates130531126164165.3 %11.7 %.138.333.308.353.446.339110-0.26.70.52.4
2020THE BAT13156286455155.8 %13.0 %.110.306.275.323.385.30286    
2020ATC13957396456165.4 %13.1 %.119.312.282.327.401.31191    
2020Depth Charts13156796154165.7 %12.8 %.119.308.279.325.398.308890.1-8.13.91.4
2020Steamer13156396153175.8 %13.0 %.118.313.283.329.401.311910.3-6.11.61.3
2020ZiPS14058996457155.6 %12.6 %.119.303.275.321.394.30487-0.4-10.67.51.6
Total- - -161628126870165.1 %13.5 %.120.325.293.337.413.32097-1.4-2.9-0.71.6

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2015Pirates (A-)381591733623101225910022202271.226
2015Pirates (A)23981103025410148908201061.306
2016Pirates (A+)4116418960461013242417012332341.366
2016Pirates (AA)6123326867521122412826124342863.288
2017Pirates (AA)8234337589651824423022140423642.259
2017Pirates (AAA)401661784734112023117122113271.283
2018Pirates (AAA)10943747713296302474353135021562811.302
2018Pirates3191971917200764123110201.209
2019Pirates (AAA)830357520051507000001.233
2019Pirates130493531152114206126164282627125168.308
2020THE BAT131517562142104273864553337364312154.275
2020ATC13953357315010927496456311756318167.282
2020Depth Charts1315235671461062659615432373534 167.279
2020Steamer1315175631461072549615333273544 177.283
2020ZiPS14054558915010828596457333745338157.275
Total- - -161584628171131226126870323858227169.293

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2015Pirates (A-)5.8 %12.7 %0.45.226.281.340.620.1137.2.252  1.017-2.9.29685
2015Pirates (A)8.2 %7.3 %1.13.306.376.367.743.0616.7.333  0.7152.3.351118
2016Pirates (A+)9.0 %6.3 %1.42.366.428.494.922.1284.6.375  0.43514.6.426171
2016Pirates (AA)9.7 %9.0 %1.08.288.361.378.739.0905.5.308  0.0332.4.339108
2017Pirates (AA)5.9 %10.7 %0.55.259.310.359.669.0994.4.282  0.136-7.5.30383
2017Pirates (AAA)3.9 %12.4 %0.32.283.314.373.688.0907.3.324  1.018-2.4.30688
2018Pirates (AAA)6.5 %10.5 %0.62.302.350.407.758.1056.3.333  1.1617.3.338114
2018Pirates4.1 %23.7 %0.17.209.247.231.478.0222.1.275-0.70.0-0.53-8.2.21128
2018Average8.5 %22.3 %0.38.248.318.409.728.1615.0.296     .315 
2019Pirates (AAA)14.3 %20.0 %0.71.233.343.300.643.0673.1.304  -0.54-1.2.30174
2019Pirates5.3 %11.7 %0.45.308.353.446.800.1385.5.333-0.40.8-0.6769.0.339110
2019Average8.5 %23.0 %0.37.252.323.435.758.1835.0.298     .320 
2020THE BAT5.8 %13.0 %0.45.275.323.385.707.1105.3.306  0.962-8.6.30286
2020ATC5.4 %13.1 %0.42.282.327.401.727.1195.3.312  -0.268-4.5.31191
2020Depth Charts5.7 %12.8 %0.45.279.325.398.723.1195.2.3080.2 -0.265-6.0.30889
2020Steamer5.8 %13.0 %0.45.283.329.401.730.1185.3.3130.3 0.067-4.3.31191
2020ZiPS5.6 %12.6 %0.45.275.321.394.715.1195.4.303  -0.466-8.0.30487
Total- - -5.1 %13.5 %0.38.293.337.413.750.1205.1.325-1.10.8-1.1790.8.32097

SeasonAgeGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBSOSBCSBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwSBwOBAWAR
2020261405455891501082859645733741575.6 %12.6 %0.45.275.321.394.715.119.303-0.4.3041.6
202127132515559141992859615633711365.9 %12.7 %0.46.274.322.400.722.126.301-0.3.3071.6
202228130505550138962859615534731366.2 %13.3 %0.47.273.324.402.726.129.303-0.3.3081.6

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2015Pirates (A-)1.0421.9 %39.8 %38.3 %36.7 %4.1 %  52.2 %25.4 %22.5 %   
2015Pirates (A)1.0025.8 %37.1 %37.1 %27.3 %0.0 %  48.4 %23.1 %28.6 %   
2016Pirates (A+)1.9820.1 %53.0 %26.8 %12.5 %7.5 %  42.7 %22.3 %35.0 %   
2016Pirates (AA)1.8318.3 %52.9 %28.8 %13.3 %3.3 %  43.3 %22.8 %34.0 %   
2017Pirates (AA)1.3222.0 %44.4 %33.6 %22.2 %4.0 %  41.9 %24.7 %33.4 %   
2017Pirates (AAA)1.4820.3 %47.6 %32.2 %26.1 %0.0 %  46.3 %27.2 %26.5 %   
2018Pirates (AAA)1.3024.5 %42.6 %32.9 %12.0 %3.2 %  39.9 %26.7 %33.4 %   
2018Pirates2.2420.3 %55.1 %24.6 %0.0 %0.0 %13.2 %0.0 %27.5 %46.4 %26.1 %20.3 %60.9 %18.8 %
2019Pirates (AAA)2.4026.1 %52.2 %21.7 %20.0 %0.0 %  34.8 %26.1 %39.1 %   
2019Pirates1.7422.1 %49.4 %28.4 %7.4 %9.8 %10.4 %40.0 %37.3 %34.1 %28.6 %20.3 %52.8 %27.0 %
Total- - -1.8021.9 %50.2 %27.9 %6.5 %8.6 %10.8 %40.0 %36.0 %35.8 %28.2 %20.3 %53.9 %25.8 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2015Pirates (A-)51492818   187387574
2015Pirates (A)3333239   41116157
2016Pirates (A+)7940305   244407651
2016Pirates (AA)11060388   364603967
2017Pirates (AA)131996522   4578201277
2017Pirates (AAA)68462912   199397596
2018Pirates (AAA)1621259315   59511161711
2018Pirates3817140500103226329
2019Pirates (AAA)12561   6377140
2019Pirates212122959225262112611882
Total- - -2501391099275272414872211

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2018Pirates-0.65-1.711.06-7.49-0.800.940.201-0.880.19
2019Pirates2.13-9.1611.2910.840.941.041.9870.701.35
Total- - -1.48-10.8712.353.350.141.021.768-0.181.63

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2018Pirates55.6% (93.2)25.8% (84.3)5.8% (88.5)8.5% (80.5)3.6% (83.4)0.6% (85.5) 1.2%
2019Pirates52.4% (93.0)22.4% (85.0)4.6% (88.1)10.7% (78.6)9.0% (82.9)1.0% (86.6) 0.4%
Total- - -52.9% (93.1)22.9% (84.9)4.8% (88.2)10.4% (78.8)8.2% (83.0)0.9% (86.5) 0.5%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2018Pirates34.0 %14.0 %5.2 %0.9 % 7.6 %27.1 %7.0 %0.9 % 3.3 %   
2019Pirates33.7 %11.4 %5.0 %0.6 % 7.0 %21.9 %9.4 %1.8 % 9.2 %   
Total- - -33.7 %11.7 %5.0 %0.7 % 7.1 %22.7 %9.1 %1.7 % 8.3 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2018Pirates93.492.188.084.2 94.384.679.481.3 83.5  
2019Pirates93.493.087.886.5 91.585.178.280.2 83.0  
Total- - -93.492.887.986.0 92.085.078.380.3 83.1  

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2018Pirates34.4 %5.5 %0.6 %21.3 %3.7 %27.1 %7.6 %    
2019Pirates33.5 %5.7 %0.8 %18.7 %9.3 %21.1 %10.9 %    
Total- - -33.6 %5.7 %0.8 %19.1 %8.5 %22.0 %10.4 %    

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2018Pirates93.988.984.593.383.885.079.7   
2019Pirates93.588.184.492.683.485.178.6   
Total- - -93.688.284.492.783.485.178.7   

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2018Pirates-3.9-3.6-1.11.3-0.1-0.4 -2.11-4.20-6.054.57-0.78-20.63 
2019Pirates3.76.91.2-1.01.12.3 0.381.641.40-0.520.6712.76 
Total- - --0.23.30.10.21.01.9 -0.010.660.070.100.579.42 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2018Pirates-0.4-3.0-0.9-0.3 -0.9-3.70.90.0 -0.2  
2019Pirates4.3-5.50.70.8 0.18.7-1.2-1.3 2.7  
Total- - -3.9-8.5-0.10.4 -0.85.0-0.3-1.3 2.5  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2018Pirates-0.36-6.53-5.10-11.37 -3.50-4.154.010.27 -1.80  
2019Pirates0.69-2.580.776.28 0.082.12-0.67-3.79 1.59  
Total- - -0.53-3.29-0.142.75 -0.491.00-0.13-3.46 1.38  

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2018Pirates-1.2-1.1-0.3-3.1 -3.61.1   
2019Pirates6.11.62.7-6.1 6.4-2.1   
Total- - -4.80.62.4-9.1 2.8-1.0   

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2018Pirates-1.09-6.07-17.06-4.38-1.65-4.064.34   
2019Pirates0.971.5418.16-1.740.371.63-1.02   
Total- - -0.650.4414.01-2.180.240.58-0.43   

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2018Pirates33.2 %62.8 %46.2 %67.2 %92.3 %82.2 %44.1 %67.0 %8.1 %
2018Average30.9 %67.3 %46.6 %62.8 %85.5 %76.9 %43.0 %60.6 %10.7 %
2019Pirates37.3 %69.4 %50.7 %77.2 %94.3 %87.0 %41.8 %63.8 %6.6 %
2019Average31.6 %68.5 %47.0 %62.7 %84.9 %76.2 %41.8 %60.9 %11.1 %
Total- - -36.7 %68.4 %50.0 %75.9 %94.0 %86.4 %42.2 %64.3 %6.8 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2018Pirates28.9 %63.8 %46.2 %64.6 %90.4 %82.2 %49.5 %22.4
2018Average30.4 %64.4 %46.6 %60.1 %85.6 %76.9 %47.7 %23.5
2019Pirates33.8 %68.7 %50.6 %74.6 %93.7 %87.1 %48.2 %24.1
2019Average30.6 %65.2 %47.0 %59.4 %84.9 %76.2 %47.4 %24.4
Total- - -33.1 %68.0 %50.0 %73.3 %93.2 %86.4 %48.4 %23.9

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2018Pirates29.6 %63.8 %46.2 %70.0 %89.2 %82.9 %48.6 %23.0
2019Pirates33.5 %69.3 %50.7 %75.5 %93.1 %87.0 %48.0 %24.4
Total- - -33.0 %68.5 %50.0 %74.7 %92.5 %86.4 %48.1 %24.2

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2018Pirates (AAA)2B2121179.040663  21          
2018Pirates2B8544.01191103120     .952 
2019Pirates2B2320157.2304600010370     1.000 
Total- - -2B3125201.2415511013490     .990 
2019Pirates3B6331.2582112200     .867 
Total- - -3B6331.2582112200     .867 
2018Pirates (AAA)SS8382703.21032216  51          
2018PiratesSS2419182.225403038441     .956 
2019Pirates (AAA)SS4435.0560  1          
2019PiratesSS10493824.112423510463921203     .973 
Total- - -SS1281121007.014927513494725244     .970 
2019Pirates (AAA)LF2216.0400  0          
2019PiratesLF209.0200000000     1.000 
Total- - -LF209.0200000000     1.000 
2019Pirates (AAA)CF2217.0500  0          
2019PiratesOF209.0200000000     1.000 
Total- - -OF209.0200000000     1.000 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSZrCERArSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZFSRFRMARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2018Pirates2B44.0   0 0-1-187.87500  -0.10.2-0.6-0.5-23.0
2019Pirates2B157.20  1 -1223529.82911   0.30.80.81.917.5
Total- - -2B201.20  1 -1114336.837110  0.21.00.21.410.9
2019Pirates3B31.20  0 00097.7783   0.20.4-1.3-0.7-25.8
Total- - -3B31.20  0 00097.7783   0.20.4-1.3-0.7-25.8
2018PiratesSS182.2   0 0-2-23219.594170  0.4-0.8-1.2-1.7-17.1
2019PiratesSS824.10  0 1-7-6212142.67076   -0.4-4.0-0.8-5.2-9.8
Total- - -SS1007.00  0 1-9-8244161.660930  0.0-4.9-2.0-6.9-10.7
2019PiratesLF9.00   0000111.0001  0.0 0.00.00.0-1.2
Total- - -LF9.00   0000111.0001  0.0 0.00.00.0-1.2
2019PiratesOF9.00   0000111.0001  0.0 0.00.00.0-1.2
Total- - -OF9.00   0000111.0001  0.0 0.00.00.0-1.2

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2018Pirates2B44.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)91.7%    (12)
2019Pirates2B157.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (2)50.0%     (2)100.0%      (3)100.0%    (49)
Total- - -2B201.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (3)50.0%     (2)100.0%      (3)98.4%    (61)
2019Pirates3B31.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)86.7%    (15)
Total- - -3B31.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)86.7%    (15)
2018PiratesSS182.20.0%      (3)0.0%      (7)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (3)100.0%      (6)93.3%    (45)
2019PiratesSS824.10.0%      (9)0.0%    (18)14.3%    (14)50.0%    (12)68.4%    (19)97.7%  (261)
Total- - -SS1007.00.0%    (12)0.0%    (25)20.0%    (15)40.0%    (15)76.0%    (25)97.1%  (306)
2019PiratesLF9.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)
Total- - -LF9.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)
2019PiratesOF9.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)
Total- - -OF9.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2018Pirates226.2155565653465456540
Total- - -226.2155565653465456540

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2018Pirates-8.5-1.2-2.21.0-9.7-1.10.22.9-7.8-0.8($6.4) 
2019Pirates6.9-0.2-4.04.56.70.50.516.724.42.4$19.0 
Total- - --1.6-1.4-6.25.5-2.9-0.70.719.616.71.6$12.6 

  • 2015 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 19, Overall: 19
    • Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
    • School: Arizona