How Tall Is Keston Hiura?
Keston Hiura’s height is 1.83 m.
Keston Hiura Pro Career
Hiura was taken ninth overall in the first round of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft by the Milwaukee Brewers.
He signed and was assigned to the Arizona Brewers of the Rookie-level Arizona League, where he batted .435 with four home runs, 18 RBIs, and a 1.339 OPS in 15 games before being promoted to the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers of the Class A Midwest League, where he batted .333 with 15 RBIs and seven walks in 27 games.
Hiura was listed as Milwaukee’s top prospect by MLB.com heading into the 2018 season.
After hitting .320 with seven home runs, 23 RBIs, and a .911 OPS in 50 games for the Carolina Mudcats of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League, he was promoted to the Biloxi Shuckers of the Class AA Southern League on June 1st.
Hiura was also named the 2018 Arizona Fall League MVP. In 73 games with Biloxi, Hiura batted.272 with six home runs, twenty RBIs, and 11 stolen bases.
The San Antonio Missions were Hiura’s first stop in 2019.
His contract was chosen on May 14 and he was brought up to the main leagues.
On May 14, he made his major league debut against the Philadelphia Phillies.
Hiura was relegated back to AAA to the San Antonio Missions on June 3, 2019, despite a solid showing in the majors, to make place for Travis Shaw.
On June 28, Hiura and infielder Tyler Saladino returned to the Brewers, while Shaw was assigned to AAA and utility player Hernán Pérez was designated for assignment.
Hiura hit his first career walk-off home run on July 28 against the Chicago Cubs in the bottom of the 10th inning. With 16 mistakes as a second baseman in 2019, he topped all major league second basemen.
Hiura batted .212/.297/.410 with 13 home runs and 32 RBIs in 59 games during the pandemic-shortened 2020 season. He had the most strikeouts (85), putouts (66), and errors (16) by a second baseman in the National League.