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Portrait of Kyle Higashioka

Kyle Higashioka C Yankees

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 24)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
250 .207 7 23 26 0 .212 -0.3
Birth Date4-20-1990
Height6' 0"
Weight200 lbs
Age24 years, 6 months, 1 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
2013
-0.32014
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2008 YAN Rk 18 50 .230 .241 .318 .345 .231 .297 108 -1.7 1.6 0.9 0.4 0.1 -1.5 -0.1 -1.5 -0.1
2009 STA A- 60 247 .269 .244 .317 .352 .257 .286 94 2.6 7.8 4.4 -1.1 -3.4 9.4 0.9 9.4 0.9
2010 CSC A 90 359 .253 .256 .321 .370 .264 .262 87 -2.8 10.5 1.5 0.0 -3.1 5.6 0.6 5.6 0.6
2011 CSC A 36 144 .230 .251 .324 .375 .255 .229 101 -4.6 4.2 -1.2 0.0 -1.9 -2.4 -0.2 -2.4 -0.2
2011 TAM A+ 46 180 .224 .263 .327 .390 .254 .252 101 -7.4 5.4 3 -0.7 1.1 3.6 0.3 3.6 0.3
2012 TAM A+ 37 139 .199 .261 .330 .384 .252 .198 106 -9.3 4.1 0.5 0.2 0.3 -4.8 -0.5 -4.8 -0.5
2012 TRN AA 7 26 .118 .260 .331 .384 .260 .125 105 -3.8 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.1 -2.5 -0.3 -2.5 -0.3
2013 TRN AA 7 26 .273 .277 .346 .415 .281 .368 96 0.3 0.7 0.4 0.1 -0.2 0.7 0.1 0.7 0.1
2014 TAM A+ 9 31 .285 .255 .321 .381 .252 .227 105 0.9 0.9 0.6 0.1 -0.1 2.9 0.3 2.9 0.3
2014 YAN Rk 8 27 .254 .268 .341 .388 .268 .294 101 -0.2 1.0 0.4 -0.2 0.4 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2008 YAN Rk 50 5 12 1 0 1 3 2 8 0 0 .261 .306 .348 .087 .230 -1.5 0.4 -0.1
2009 STA A- 247 24 55 11 0 2 32 26 31 0 1 .253 .335 .332 .078 .269 9.4 -1.1 0.9
2010 CSC A 359 35 72 18 0 6 24 31 64 0 2 .225 .302 .338 .113 .253 5.6 0.0 0.6
2011 TAM A+ 180 21 39 10 0 4 16 14 22 1 0 .238 .300 .372 .134 .224 3.6 -0.7 0.3
2011 CSC A 144 14 29 6 0 4 13 9 19 0 0 .223 .280 .362 .138 .230 -2.4 0.0 -0.2
2012 TRN AA 26 1 2 0 0 0 2 2 8 0 0 .087 .154 .087 .000 .118 -2.5 0.1 -0.3
2012 TAM A+ 139 13 23 5 0 6 21 10 34 1 1 .185 .243 .371 .185 .199 -4.8 0.2 -0.5
2013 TRN AA 26 1 8 3 0 1 5 0 5 0 0 .320 .320 .560 .240 .273 0.7 0.1 0.1
2014 TAM A+ 31 5 6 3 0 1 2 4 4 0 0 .231 .323 .462 .231 .285 2.9 0.1 0.3
2014 YAN Rk 27 3 5 1 0 0 1 3 7 0 0 .217 .296 .261 .043 .254 0.9 -0.2 0.1

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2012-02-28 2012-03-10 Camp 11 0 - Shoulder - -
2011-08-22 2011-08-29 Minors 7 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2011-07-21 2011-08-03 Minors 13 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2010-08-20 2010-09-07 Minors 18 0 Not Disclosed -
2010-07-23 2010-08-10 Minors 18 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

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Details

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
90o 524 63 126 23 1 21 70 35 120 1 1 .263 .312 .450 .271 17.6 C 0 1.9
80o 499 56 112 20 1 19 63 31 118 1 0 .246 .293 .420 .255 8.9 C 0 1.0
70o 480 52 104 19 1 18 58 29 116 1 0 .234 .279 .399 .243 3.1 C 0 0.3
60o 465 48 95 17 1 16 54 27 114 1 0 .223 .268 .381 .233 -1.5 C 0 -0.2
50o 450 45 89 16 1 15 51 25 112 1 0 .214 .257 .365 .223 -5.5 C 0 -0.6
40o 435 42 83 15 1 14 48 23 110 1 0 .204 .246 .348 .214 -9.2 C 0 -1.0
30o 420 38 75 14 0 13 44 21 107 1 0 .194 .234 .331 .204 -12.9 C 0 -1.4
20o 401 35 68 12 0 12 40 19 105 1 0 .183 .221 .311 .192 -16.9 C 0 -1.8
10o 376 30 58 11 0 10 35 16 100 1 0 .166 .202 .283 .176 -21.7 C 0 -2.4
Weighted Mean458479317116532611310.219.263.374.228-3.3C 0-0.4

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP VORP BRR POS_ADJ REP_ADJ RAA FRAA
201525250254610072711591.201.240.339.210-1.6-15.0-0.60.314.9-29.6-0.0
20162625026479072613571.205.251.337.213-1.4-13.2-0.60.214.9-27.8-0.0
201727614641172501764341431.208.255.344.217-1.3-11.8-1.50.314.9-25.5-0.1
201828635671212401867381421.207.257.343.219-1.2-11.1-1.60.114.9-24.6-0.1
201929611641162301764351340.208.257.342.218-1.3-11.5-1.6-0.114.9-24.8-0.1
202030632671212401866411400.208.262.342.221-1.2-10.5-1.8-0.214.9-23.4-0.1
202131605661152201865391360.209.265.349.223-1.0-8.9-1.6-0.414.9-21.8-0.1
202232611661162201865411350.207.264.343.222-1.1-10.2-1.7-0.614.9-22.9-0.1
202333639691222311969411450.208.262.347.222-1.1-10.4-1.7-0.814.9-22.8-0.1

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
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12 92 Mark Thomas 2012 .000 DNP
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16 92 Brett Hayes 2008 .000 DNP
17 92 Mayo Acosta 2012 .000 DNP
18 91 Hector Gimenez 2007 .000 DNP
19 91 John Hester 2008 .000 DNP
20 91 Tuffy Gosewisch 2008 .000 DNP
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22 91 Geoffrey Klein 2012 .000 DNP
23 91 Josh Phegley 2012 .000 DNP
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27 90 Salomon Manriquez 2007 .000 DNP
28 90 Kevan Smith 2012 .000 DNP
29 90 Clint Sammons 2007 .455
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31 90 Bryan Holaday 2012 .200
32 90 Jonathan Jaspe 2009 .000 DNP
33 89 Lou Palmisano 2007 .000 DNP
34 89 Daniel Rohlfing 2013 .000 DNP
35 89 Jason Jaramillo 2007 .000 DNP
36 89 Martin Maldonado 2011 .008
37 89 Konrad Schmidt 2009 .000 DNP
38 89 Matt Wallach 2010 .000 DNP
39 89 Anderson De La Rosa 2009 .000 DNP
40 89 Jair Fernandez 2011 .000 DNP
41 89 Jonathan Mota 2011 .000 DNP
42 89 Brian Peacock 2009 .000 DNP
43 88 Brandon Yarbrough 2009 .000 DNP
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47 88 Alex Garabedian 2010 .000 DNP
48 88 Jack Murphy 2012 .000 DNP
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50 88 Kiel Thibault 2008 .000 DNP
51 88 Drew Butera 2008 .000 DNP
52 88 Travis Scott 2009 .000 DNP
53 88 Jordan Pacheco 2010 .000 DNP
54 87 Johnny Monell 2010 .000 DNP
55 87 Jason Bour 2011 .000 DNP
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57 87 Luis De La Cruz 2013 .000 DNP
58 87 Raul Padron 2009 .000 DNP
59 87 Ralph Henriquez 2011 .000 DNP
60 87 Elio Sarmiento 2010 .000 DNP
61 87 Jose Jimenez 2011 .000 DNP
62 87 Jeff Arnold 2012 .000 DNP
63 87 Bobby Wilson 2007 .000 DNP
64 87 J.T. Wise 2010 .000 DNP
65 87 Luis Exposito 2011 .000 DNP
66 87 Nevin Ashley 2009 .000 DNP
67 86 Jose Lobaton 2009 .079
68 86 Brad McCann 2007 .000 DNP
69 86 Kevin Smith 2008 .000 DNP
70 86 Nelson Robledo 2008 .000 DNP
71 86 Federico Hernandez 2012 .000 DNP
72 86 Jeff Mathis 2007 .217
73 86 Steven Lerud 2009 .000 DNP
74 86 Jhonatan Solano 2010 .000 DNP
75 86 Johan Limonta 2008 .000 DNP
76 85 Mitch Abeita 2010 .000 DNP
77 85 Jean Luc Blaquiere 2010 .000 DNP
78 85 Hunter Mense 2009 .000 DNP
79 85 J.T. Restko 2009 .000 DNP
80 85 Joseph Paciorek 2013 .000 DNP
81 85 Cameron Rupp 2013 .265
82 85 Phillip Britton 2009 .000 DNP
83 85 Jaime Ortiz 2013 .000 DNP
84 85 Chris Robinson 2008 .000 DNP
85 85 Micah Schnurstein 2009 .000 DNP
86 85 George Kottaras 2007 .000 DNP
87 85 Kevin Coddington 2012 .000 DNP
88 85 Nathan Hanson 2011 .000 DNP
89 85 Juan Apodaca 2011 .000 DNP
90 85 Zach Zaneski 2010 .000 DNP
91 85 Lucas May 2009 .000 DNP
92 85 Brett Pill 2009 .000 DNP
93 84 Devin Ivany 2007 .000 DNP
94 84 Adam Moore 2008 .000 DNP
95 84 Mark Ori 2008 .000 DNP
96 84 Ali Solis 2012 -.009
97 84 Ronald Garth 2009 .000 DNP
98 84 Steven Liddle 2012 .000 DNP
99 84 Jesus Sucre 2012 .000 DNP
100 84 Juan Graterol 2013 .000 DNP

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