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Kevin Newman was placed on the 10-day injured list Sunday due to a peroneal nerve of his left knee.
Newman’s season is over and as he will be out the next 10 days. He struggled most of 2020, slashing .281/.276/.556 with one home run, 10 RBI and 12 runs scored over 44 games. Adam Frazier and Erik Gonzalez will handle second base duties while Newman is sidelined.
Kevin Newman went 0-for-4 with two walks and an RBI in both games of Friday's doubleheader against the Cardinals.
Newman hit a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the first for his 10th RBI of the year. It was his first RBI since September 8th. Newman has struggled most of 2020, slashing .229/.281/.281 with one home run and no stolen bases over 168 plate appearances. The 27-year-old is only worth hanging onto in dynasty league formats.
Kevin Newman went 1-for-3 in Wednesday's 1-0 loss to the Reds.
Newman recorded one of the Pirates three hits in Wednesday's loss. He has now reached base in three of his last four contests. Newman is slashing .228/.276/.283 with one home run, nine RBI and 11 runs scored over 157 plate appearances in 2020.
Kevin Newman went 0-for-3 with two walks in Friday's 4-3 loss to the Royals.
Newman is hitting .167 with one RBI and two walks in his last 10 games. He has struggled to get anything going this season, slashing .234/.288/.297 with one homer and no stolen bases over 140 plate appearances. Newman can be dropped in most league formats.
Kevin Newman went 1-for-4 in Saturday's 6-2 loss to the Reds.
Newman has now recorded a hit four his last five games. He is slashing .190/.227/.238 with a double and a walk across 22 plate appearances during that span. Newman hasn't homered or stole base in his last 12 contests.