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66 Kyle Higashioka C

New York Yankees

Fantasy Stats
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Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
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Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2017NYY91820002600.100.000.000
2018NYY29726123661600.241.319.167

Player Updates

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Yankees' Kyle Higashioka: Left off ALDS roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Higashioka isn't included on the 25-man roster for the ALDS against the Red Sox, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.

Higashioka was an active member of the team for the AL Wild Card Game, but he won't take the field for the Yankees' upcoming series. He's yet to receive any playing time in the 2018 postseason.

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Yankees' Kyle Higashioka: To serve as backup catcher
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Higashioka was recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday.

With Gary Sanchez (groin) back on the disabled list, Higashioka was summoned to serve as the short-term backup behind Austin Romine. He was hitting .198 with five home runs in 209 plate appearances at Triple-A.

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Yankees' Kyle Higashioka: Heads back to minors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Higashioka was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Thursday.

Higashioka filled a backup role while Gary Sanchez (groin) was on the disabled list, but Sanchez's return sends him back to the minors. The 28-year-old grabbed his first big-league hits in his time with the Yankees (the first three of which were all homers), though he hit just .167 in 11 games.

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Yankees' Kyle Higashioka: Back in bench role
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Higashioka is out of the lineup Sunday against the Blue Jays, Pete Caldera of The Bergen Record reports.

He'll hit the bench for the second time this series and has returned to the backup role at catcher now that Austin Romine has recovered from the hamstring injury he first suffered June 30. Higashioka started four consecutive games while Romine was sidelined and recorded three hits, all of which were home runs.

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Yankees' Kyle Higashioka: Homers again in win over Braves
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Higashioka went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in Wednesday's 6-2 win over the Braves.

The catcher has recorded the first three hits of his big-league career in the last four games, and amazingly all of them have left the yard, making Higashioka only the second Yankee in history after Alfonso Soriano to homer for his first three hits. Austin Romine (hamstring) will likely rejoin the lineup soon, but Higashioka's power display could lead to more playing time for the 28-year-old while Gary Sanchez (groin) is on the shelf.

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Situational Stats
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Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2017NYY91820002600 .100 .000 .000
2018NYY29726123661600 .241 .319 .167
Total 38908123682200 .212 .256 .133
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2017NYYC8557552001.000
2018NYYC27202402251411 .996
Total  35252972801611 .997
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2017NYY00000000
2018NYY202300102
Total 202300102
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2008 R-Yankees184651210132800 .300 .348 .261
2009ASX-Staten Island602172455110232263101 .333 .332 .253
2010AFX-Charleston Riverdogs903203572180624316402 .303 .337 .225
2011AFA-Tampa Yankees461642139100416142210 .300 .372 .238
2011AFX-Charleston Riverdogs3613014296041391900 .280 .362 .223
2012AA-Trenton Thunder7231200022800 .154 .087 .087
2012AFA-Tampa Yankees37124132350621103411 .243 .371 .185
2013AA-Trenton Thunder725183015--500 .320 .560 .320
2014R-Gcl Yankees18233510013700 .296 .261 .217
2014AFA-Tampa Yankees9265630124400 .323 .462 .231
2015AAA-Scranton/Wilkes-Barr517231001--400 .176 .235 .176
2015AFA-Tampa Yankees883072578182536224900 .305 .375 .254
2016AA-Trenton6322231651501151264201 .355 .509 .293
2016AAA-Scranton/WB391482437901030123101 .306 .514 .250
2017R-Pulaski Yankees253410341--00 .7142.800 .800
2017AAA-Scranton/Wilkes-Barr1453514402114700 .316 .453 .264
2017ASX-Staten Island Yankee5167720482500 .5001.313 .438
Total 534186621945910826026016834026 .306 .402 .246
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-1/202
Birthdate:
4/20/1990
Age:
28
Hometown:
Huntington Beach, CA
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
New York Yankees
College:

MLB Experience:
2