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Kyle HigashiokaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: New York Yankees MLB Years: 2017-2018
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League

PositionsC-530, DH-3Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKyle Harris Higashioka
Height6-1Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 20,1990 [28.303]PlaceHuntington Beach,California
High SchoolEdison (Huntington Beach,CA)

DraftedSelected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 7th round (230th overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$500,000Service Time0.030 (2017)
MLB DebutApril 16,2017 [26.361]
OrganizationsNYA [11] Awards0
TBC Player ID142882Retrosheet IDhigak001MLBAM ID543309
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed19Power78Contact66XBH81RBIs72Runs58Hitting62Durability43Team.554Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2008Gulf Coast YankeesGCLRknya-c1818465121013002810103.261.300.348.64816250.289.087.130.2884.0016.004.002.0046.0016.67
2009Staten Island YankeesNYPLA-nya25c1960217245511023201263111216.253.333.332.6657213247.285.079.194.30210.5312.551.190.81108.5023.64
2010Charleston (sc) RiverDogsSALAnya9c2090320357218062402316452109.225.303.338.64110824359.263.113.203.2908.6417.832.061.6753.3333.33
2011Charleston (sc) RiverDogsSALAnya8c21361301429604130091921205.223.280.362.6424710144.229.139.208.2846.2513.192.112.7832.5034.48
2011Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya28c2146164213910041610142210115.238.300.372.6726114180.252.134.226.2967.7812.221.572.2241.0035.90
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         822943568160829102341313110.231.291.367.65810824324.242.136.218.2917.1012.651.782.4736.7535.29
2012Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya21c223712413235062111103402207.185.243.371.6144611138.198.186.266.2667.2524.643.404.3520.6747.83
2012Trenton ThunderEastAAnya-c22723120002002800100.087.154.087.2412026.125.000.087.1217.6930.774.000.000.000.00
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         4414714255062311124202307.170.228.327.5554811164.186.157.238.2437.3225.613.503.6624.5044.00
2013Trenton ThunderEastAAnya8c23725183015000501002.320.320.560.88014426.368.240.240.3790.0019.230.003.8525.0050.00
2014Gulf Coast YankeesGCLRknya14c24823351001003700100.217.296.261.5576127.294.044.174.25611.1125.932.330.000.0020.00
2014Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya19c24926563012004400101.231.323.462.78512431.227.231.385.33912.9012.901.003.2326.0066.67
2014Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         174981140130071100201.224.310.367.67718558.256.143.286.30112.0718.971.571.7249.0045.45
2015Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya25c2588307257818253600224910103.254.305.375.68011525331.287.121.192.2986.6514.802.231.5161.4032.05
2015Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RaiILAAAnya48c25517231001000400000.176.176.235.4114117.231.059.059.1780.0023.530.000.000.0033.33
2015Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         93324278119253700225310103.250.299.367.66611926348.285.117.185.2926.3215.232.411.4464.8032.10
2016Trenton ThunderEastAAnya20c26632223165150115101264200807.293.355.509.86411326256.305.216.329.36310.1616.411.624.3020.1840.00
2016Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RaiILAAAnya20c2639148243790103001123100023.250.306.514.8207619160.252.264.338.3427.5019.382.586.2514.8051.35
2016Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         102370551022402181023873008210.276.337.511.84818945416.285.235.332.3559.1317.551.925.0517.6244.12
2017Pulaski YankeesAppRknya24c2725341034001000110.800.7142.8003.5141447.3332.0002.2001.19514.290.000.0042.861.67100.00
2017Staten Island YankeesNYPLA-nya58c27516772048002500000.438.5001.3131.81321618.429.8751.000.70311.1127.782.5022.224.0085.71
2017Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RaiILAAAnya20c27145351440211004700000.264.316.453.76924657.273.189.264.3287.0212.281.753.5126.5042.86
2017Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         21741525709230071200110.338.390.7971.187591682.296.459.554.4758.5414.631.7110.988.2264.00
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya30c27918200000002600000.000.100.000.1000020.000.000.111.06910.0030.003.000.000.000.00
2018Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RaiILAAAnya2853188163810152220174430205.202.276.346.6226516210.234.144.245.2748.1020.952.592.3837.6042.11
2018New York YankeesALMLBnya6628297261220360061610002.167.241.319.56023579.170.152.236.2487.5920.252.673.8024.0041.67
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter389081220360082210002.133.212.256.46823599.138.123.211.0008.0822.222.753.0330.0041.67
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter58720542354971183652824618538414724556.242.306.397.7038161862284.265.155.244.0008.1016.812.082.8531.6037.42
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1114064792241176421338630228.227.288.416.70416942444.246.189.273.0007.4319.372.613.8323.8845.65
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter772703375180125801285501909.278.336.478.81412930308.297.200.300.0009.0917.861.963.9022.5040.00
A+ Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1806216414636216752150109225116.235.292.377.66923454680.259.142.224.0007.3516.032.182.3538.8136.99
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter126450491012401037024083733014.224.296.344.64015534503.253.120.204.0007.9516.502.081.9945.0033.66
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter65233316213064001283611216.266.345.399.7449319265.290.133.249.00010.5713.581.292.2638.8330.65
Rk Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2874112130480061510313.284.333.486.81936784.293.202.284.0007.1417.862.504.7618.5033.33
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter389081220360082210002.133.212.256.46823599.138.123.211.0008.0822.222.753.0330.0041.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games162384345190132600349440009.133.212.256.4689821422.138.123.211.0008.0822.222.753.0330.0041.67
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625676513733118781251106427115.242.306.397.70322551630.265.155.244.0008.1016.812.082.8531.6037.42

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2008Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya18C15--1143--1171171.0007.80-----21883.325.9
2009Staten Island Yankees NYPLA-nya19C57--4514152497492.9908.63-561974.776095.075.0
2010Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAnya20C59--423506-479473.9878.02-562767.549065.642.4
2011Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAnya21C10--911511107106.99110.60-7653.813627.87.1
2011Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya21C44--3113363350344.9837.82-392165.074695.731.9
2012Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya22C24--2082323233231.9919.63-171160.733764.917.8
2012Trenton Thunder EastAAnya22C5--265--31311.0006.20-2433.3-771.43.5
2013Trenton Thunder EastAAnya23C7--4310-153531.0007.57-12475.0-7100.05.0
2014Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya24C7--582126160.9848.57-13381.3-887.511.7
2014Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya24C9--717-178781.0008.67-5362.519100.06.5
2015Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya25C88--6886584761753.9898.56-964070.6788100.063.8
2015Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya25C5--39---39391.0007.80------5100.03.5
2016Trenton Thunder EastAAnya26C61--5325194592583.9859.56-522369.366396.843.0
2016Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya26C36--32915-43443441.0009.56-15671.443992.325.2
2017Pulaski Yankees AppRknya27C2--173-120201.00010.00--10.0-2100.03.0
2017Staten Island Yankees NYPLA-nya27C3--222--24241.0008.00-3-100.0-560.04.0
2017Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi27C14--12954-138134.9719.57-12570.62140.09.9
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya27C8548552--57571.0007.131.192-100.01988.94.9
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya27DH1---------------911.10.6
2018Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya28C49--4102664442436.9868.90-321666.725392.535.5
2018New York YankeesALMLBnya28C27201922251411240239.9968.851.2415383.322993.116.9
2018New York YankeesALMLBnya28DH2---------------296.91.3
MLB Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C35252402801611297296.9978.461.2317385.03350.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH3---------------30.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C104--90746108963953.9909.16-592768.681040.00.0
AA Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C73--6016695676667.9879.14-663168.06730.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C165--1278128161114221406.9898.52-1577567.7181650.00.0
A Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C69--5146571586579.9888.39-633365.65690.00.0
A- Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C60--4734352521516.9908.60-591975.67600.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C24--189813198197.9958.21-13476.52240.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2008Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya18-15---------
2009Staten Island Yankees NYPLA-nya19-57---------
2010Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAnya20-59---------
2011Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAnya21-10---------
2011Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya21-44---------
2012Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya22-24---------
2012Trenton Thunder EastAAnya22-5---------
2013Trenton Thunder EastAAnya23-7---------
2014Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya24-7---------
2014Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya24-9---------
2015Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya25-88---------
2015Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya25-5---------
2016Trenton Thunder EastAAnya26-61---------
2016Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya26-36---------
2017Pulaski Yankees AppRknya27-2---------
2017Staten Island Yankees NYPLA-nya27-3---------
2017Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi27-14---------
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya27-8--------1
2018Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya28-49---------
2018New York YankeesALMLBnya28-27--------2

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2022111000001000000.500.6671.0001.667213.500.5001.00033.330.000.000.000.00100.00
2011New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2175110000000110000.200.333.200.533106.250.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
2012New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2235110000000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2013New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2334110000001100000.250.400.250.650105.333.000.25020.0020.001.000.000.000.00
2014Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor24622493012113200000.409.480.6821.16215425.421.273.40912.008.000.674.0022.0044.44
2015New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2555110001001200000.200.333.200.533106.333.000.20016.6733.332.000.000.000.00
2016New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2657441011001000001.571.6251.1431.768828.500.572.71412.500.000.0012.507.0050.00
2017New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB272027383023005600000.296.406.6301.03617532.316.334.51915.6318.751.206.2513.5062.50
2018New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB28915652000003300000.333.444.467.9117218.417.134.33316.6716.671.000.000.0040.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs622493012113200000.409.480.6821.16215425.421.273.40912.008.000.674.0022.0044.44
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs54701822703500121510001.314.422.543.965381083.365.229.40014.4618.071.253.6123.3345.45

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-07-24CNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)28.095Team Roster on 2018-07-24
2018-07-19CNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)28.090Team Roster on 2018-07-19
2018-06-25CNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)28.066Team Roster on 2018-06-25
2018-03-13CNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)27.327Team Roster on 2018-03-13
2017-09-07CNew York YankeesStaten Island (A-)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Staten Island (A-)27.140Team Roster on 2017-09-07
2017-09-06CNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list27.139Team Roster on 2017-09-06
2017-08-31CNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured27.133Team Roster on 2017-08-31
2017-08-26CNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list27.128Team Roster on 2017-08-26
2017-08-20CNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured27.122Team Roster on 2017-08-20
2017-08-18CNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)27.120Team Roster on 2017-08-18
2017-08-17CNew York YankeesPulaski (Rk)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Pulaski (Rk)27.119Team Roster on 2017-08-17
2017-08-16CNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)27.118Team Roster on 2017-08-16
2017-08-12CNew York YankeesStaten Island (A-)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list27.114Team Roster on 2017-08-12
2017-06-24CNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured27.065Team Roster on 2017-06-24
2017-06-19CNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)27.060Team Roster on 2017-06-19
2017-06-16CNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)27.057Team Roster on 2017-06-16
2017-06-07CNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list27.048Team Roster on 2017-06-07
2017-05-18CNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured27.028Team Roster on 2017-05-18
2017-05-05CNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)27.015Team Roster on 2017-05-05
2017-04-09CNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)26.354Team Roster on 2017-04-09
2017-03-31CNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)26.345Team Roster on 2017-03-31
2016-11-08CNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors26.202Team Roster on 2016-11-08
2016-08-03CNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)26.105Team Roster on 2016-08-03
2016-06-23CNew York YankeesTrenton (AA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list26.064Team Roster on 2016-06-23
2016-06-17CNew York YankeesTrenton (AA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured26.058Team Roster on 2016-06-17
2016-06-14CNew York YankeesTrenton (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Trenton (AA)26.055Team Roster on 2016-06-14
2016-05-26CNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)26.036Team Roster on 2016-05-26
2016-04-07CNew York YankeesTrenton (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Trenton (AA)25.352Team Roster on 2016-04-07
2015-11-26CNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract25.220Team Roster on 2015-11-26
2015-11-15CFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency25.209  
2015-09-01CNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)25.134Team Roster on 2015-09-01
2015-04-15CNew York YankeesTampa (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tampa (A+)24.360Team Roster on 2015-04-15
2015-04-09CNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)24.354Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2014-08-05CNew York YankeesTampa (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tampa (A+)24.107Team Roster on 2014-08-05
2014-07-23CNew York YankeesGulf Coast Yankees (Rk)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk)24.094Team Roster on 2014-07-23
2014-04-24CNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)-Minors--Assignment unknown24.004Team Roster on 2014-04-24
2013-11-04CNew York YankeesTrenton (AA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL23.198Team Roster on 2013-11-04
2013-08-20CNew York YankeesTrenton (AA)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL23.122Team Roster on 2013-08-20
2013-05-02CNew York YankeesTrenton (AA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Right elbow soreness23.012Team Roster on 2013-05-02
2013-04-11CNew York YankeesTrenton (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Trenton (AA)22.356Team Roster on 2013-04-11
2012-07-06CNew York YankeesTampa (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tampa (A+)22.077Team Roster on 2012-07-06
2012-06-15CNew York YankeesTrenton (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Trenton (AA)22.056Team Roster on 2012-06-15
2012-06-09CNew York YankeesTampa (A+)-Minors--22.050Team Roster on 2012-06-09
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2008New York Yankees-18500,000-------500,000Signing Bonus out of 2008 Draft (7th round - 230th overall)
2017New York YankeesTeam Payroll27535,0000.0381934-3,651,709535,0001,035,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red