2019 Player Profile: Keston Hiura

2019 Player Profile: Keston Hiura

Keston Hiura has one of the best hit tools amongst all minor leaguers. He has been called up by the Brewers to give that hit tool a working at the big-league level. What does the can’t miss kid have to offer? What role will he fill for the Brew Crew? How should he fit into your fantasy squad? Continue reading to find out.  

22 years old

Bats/Throws: Right/Right

Height/Weight: 5’11”, 190 lbs.

Position: Second Base  

THE NUMBERS

 

THE SKILLS

Here is the preseason writeup on Hiura.

The dude hit .442 his final college season with a short, compact right-handed swing. He has great barrel feel with top shelf bat speed that allows him to drive liners gap to gap. His hit tool is elite. He hit .371 in 42 games in 2017 in the minors and last season he went .293.357/.464 over 123 games. He has a 20-homer bat, but though he swiped 15 bags last season, he really doesn’t profile as a 15-steal thre...

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