Kevin Newman

Kevin Newman #71

  • SS
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 1" /180
  • Age: 24

Kevin Newman 2018 Spring Training Stats

22 .273 0 2 3 .684

Kevin Newman Spring Training Career Stats

40 .325 0 4 4 .739

Kevin Newman Bio

  • Full Name: Kevin Bradley Newman
  • Born: 8/4/1993 in Poway, CA
  • Draft: 2015, Pittsburgh Pirates, 1st rd. (19th overall)
  • College: Arizona
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2018 Spring Training Stats 22 4 6 0 2 3 .273 .320 .684
Spring Training Career Stats
40 5 13 0 4 4 .325 .364 .739
  • Status: Non-Roster Invitee


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March 15, 2018 at 3:48 PM ET

Bucs prospects Newman, Kramer reassigned

Kevin Newman and Kevin Kramer may one day share the Pirates' middle infield, but for now, they're back in Minor League camp. Pittsburgh made its third round of Spring Training roster cuts on Thursday morning, sending Newman, Kramer and right-handers Yeudy Garcia and Alex McRae across town to the club's Pirate City complex.


Kevin Newman Awards Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2016 Pittsburgh NL

FSL Player of the Week

Week Team League
06/19/2016 Bradenton FSL

FSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2016 Bradenton FSL

Kevin Newman Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
January 22, 2018 Pittsburgh Pirates invited non-roster SS Kevin Newman to spring training.
July 20, 2017 SS Kevin Newman assigned to Indianapolis Indians from Altoona Curve.
January 9, 2017 Pittsburgh Pirates invited non-roster SS Kevin Newman to spring training.
June 18, 2016 SS Kevin Newman assigned to Altoona Curve from Bradenton Marauders.
June 14, 2016 Bradenton Marauders activated SS Kevin Newman from the 7-day disabled list.
May 27, 2016 Bradenton Marauders placed SS Kevin Newman on the 7-day disabled list. Left Orbital Fracture
April 5, 2016 SS Kevin Newman assigned to Bradenton Marauders from West Virginia Power.
August 9, 2015 SS Kevin Newman assigned to West Virginia Power from West Virginia Black Bears.
June 15, 2015 Pittsburgh Pirates signed SS Kevin Newman.

Kevin Bradley Newman Bio Info

Kevin Bradley Newman...Wife's name is Shayne Marie...Is a 2013 graduate of Poway (CA) High School, where he was named the team MVP during his senior season...Was a threetime Pac-12 Conference honoree in his career at the University of Arizona and was a two-time Pac-12 Defensive team selection…Hit .337, recorded 227 hits, scored 132 runs and had 112 RBI in three years with the Wildcats…Was also one of two freshmen named a quarterfinalist for the Brooks Wallace Award for the best college shortstop in 2013…Was named to the Pac-12 all-conference team and Pac-12 all-defensive team while hitting .304 in 55 games as a sophomore…Earned Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America honors and was named to the Pac-12 All-Conference team in 2013…Took home back-to-back batting titles in the Cape Cod League after hitting .375 in 2013 and .380 in 2014 (became the first freshman to win the batting title in 2013)...Was named a firstteam Pac-12 selection in 2015 after hitting .370 (84-for-227) with 19 doubles, one triple, two home runs, 36 RBI and 22 stolen bases in 55 games with the University of Arizona…Was also named to the 2015 USA Baseball Golden SpikesWatch List, a second-team Louisville Slugger pre-season All-American and a Perfect Game pre-season third-team All-American…Was a starting shortstop for all 165 games in his career with Arizona…Was the 16th player in University of Arizona history to be selected in the first round of the draft and the highest drafted Wildcat since Trevor Crowe in 2004 (14th overall)…Was rated by Baseball America as the 29th-best prospect in the draft...His mother, Elizabeth, was a professional skier...His father, John, and sister, Regan, both played tennis at Northern Arizona University...Was roommates at Arizona with 2015 Phillies second round draft pick Scott Kingery and fellow All-American Bobby Dalbec...Signed by Pirates scout Derrick Van Dusen.


Entered season ranked by Baseball America as Pittsburgh's fifth-best prospect and as the "Best Hitter for Average" in the Pirates minor league system...Hit .267 (136-for509) with 29 doubles, four triples, four home runs, 41 RBI and 65 runs scored in 122 minor league games between Double-A Altoona and Triple-A Indianapolis...Set minor league career highs in games, hits and doubles...Tied career high in runs...Ranked third in the Pirates minor league system in hits, fourth in games played, fifth in doubles and sixth in runs...Made all 119 defensive appearances at shortstop...Began season with Altoona and collected three hits in the season opener on 4/7 at Harrisburg... Hit his first home run as part of a three-hit game on 4/25 at Erie... Hit .370 (27-for-73) over a 17-game stretch from 6/17 to 7/7, raising average from .229 to .263...Produced a .319 (37-for-116) average in his final 27 Double-A games between 6/17 and 7/19 before being promoted to Indianapolis on 7/20...Went 3-for-4 with two RBI in his Triple-A debut on 7/20 at Gwinnett...Hit safely in 32 of his 38 starts with Indy, reaching base safely in 34 of the 38...Had a 14-game hitting streak from 8/2-19 (19-for-59, .322) and hit safely in each of his last five regular season games...Went 2-for-13 with two walks and two runs in the postseason against Durham.