SS Hikaru Arai #56
Age: 33 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Good    
02/17/2029
SS HIKARU ARAI #56 - AGE: 33 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: GOOD
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0.0
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 7 7 7 7
Gap 8 10 8 9
Power 3 3 3 3
Eye 6 7 6 7
Avoid K's 5 5 5 5
FIELDING RATINGS
Catcher Infield Outfield
Range: - 8 2
Errors: - 10 1
Arm: 1 8 1
Turn DP: - 9 -
Ability: 1 - -
POSITION RATINGS
Pitcher: - Shortstop: 8
Catcher: - Left Field: -
1st Base: - Center Field: -
2nd Base: 10 Right Field: -
3rd Base: 4
       
RUN/BUNT
Running Speed: 6
Stealing Ability: 10
Baserunning Inst.: 10
Sacrifice Bunt: 9
Bunt for Hit: 5
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
PERSONALITY
Enjoys a good book.
High: Loyalty
Low: Leader, Adaptability
Birthday:02/16/1996
Born in:Takikawa, HOK
Nationality:Japanese
Height:6' 0"
Weight:160 lbs
Local Popularity:Well Known
National Pop.:Well Known
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$18,000,000
Signed Through:2031 Season
Major Service:10 Years, 97 Days
Service This Yr:None
40-Man Service:10 Years, 97 Days
Pro Service:15 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2014, 13th Pick in Round 1
CAREER BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2018 Kentucky - PEBA 22 70 240 58 15 2 1 18 17 13 0 2 57 5 6 .242 .278 .333 .612 68 65 0.7
2019 Kentucky - PEBA 23 142 481 112 22 2 4 48 58 29 1 8 112 18 6 .233 .274 .312 .585 59 52 -0.6
2020 Kentucky - PEBA 24 148 517 156 32 5 7 55 60 31 3 2 101 32 10 .302 .344 .424 .767 103 103 3.3
2021 Kentucky - PEBA 25 125 414 101 17 5 10 49 68 34 5 6 89 16 9 .244 .305 .382 .687 84 82 1.4
2022 Kentucky - PEBA 26 96 289 70 21 0 4 31 22 13 0 2 66 5 4 .242 .273 .356 .629 70 66 -0.0
2023 Kentucky - PEBA 27 122 320 65 13 3 4 21 30 19 0 4 78 13 4 .203 .245 .300 .545 52 44 -0.6
2024 Kentucky - PEBA 28 128 355 99 24 4 4 40 51 31 1 3 90 13 6 .279 .336 .403 .739 115 113 3.0
2025 West Virginia - PEBA 29 139 480 141 25 6 6 50 71 37 3 1 124 11 1 .294 .347 .408 .756 121 116 3.8
2026 West Virginia - PEBA 30 97 366 104 28 2 2 35 40 31 1 3 85 10 1 .284 .339 .388 .727 115 114 2.9
2027 Crystal Lake - PEBA 31 135 494 123 25 4 4 26 60 44 2 1 120 15 1 .249 .312 .340 .652 89 85 2.7
2028 Crystal Lake - PEBA 32 157 556 132 31 6 3 46 69 55 3 4 121 20 0 .237 .307 .331 .638 89 87 2.9
Total PEBA 1359 4512 1161 253 39 49 419 546 337 19 36 1043 158 48 .257 .309 .363 .673 90 86 19.5
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2011 Horizon HS - HS 15 51 210 81 27 4 3 41 58 45 1 4 33 7 1 .386 .488 .595 1.084 147 151 0.0
2012 Horizon HS - HS 16 53 224 95 27 2 3 52 69 43 2 3 31 9 1 .424 .515 .603 1.117 156 166 0.0
2013 Horizon HS - HS 17 50 211 83 13 2 4 36 55 34 2 1 38 15 6 .393 .480 .531 1.011 139 153 0.0
2014 Horizon HS - HS 18 54 215 85 19 2 3 58 62 68 1 1 51 12 3 .395 .540 .544 1.085 146 165 0.0
2014 Waimalu - S A 18 39 131 21 2 0 1 10 17 5 0 1 31 5 1 .160 .190 .198 .388 14 15 0.0
2014 Jackson Hole - A 18 22 90 15 2 1 1 7 3 1 0 0 14 3 1 .167 .176 .244 .420 6 -2 0.0
2015 Roanoke - A 19 120 464 111 18 3 4 37 54 43 1 4 88 26 9 .239 .303 .317 .620 56 56 0.0
2016 Roanoke - A 20 55 230 66 15 3 4 20 40 25 0 0 44 11 2 .287 .357 .430 .787 99 94 0.0
2016 Parma - AA 20 67 267 70 17 3 0 23 43 18 5 2 56 20 6 .262 .318 .348 .667 73 74 0.0
2017 Parma - AA 21 31 128 43 10 2 0 16 16 8 0 0 25 8 5 .336 .375 .445 .820 113 119 0.0
2017 Jefferson County - AAA 21 102 439 122 21 2 5 44 60 31 2 1 77 36 6 .278 .328 .369 .697 86 82 0.0
2018 Jefferson County - AAA 22 73 303 88 15 2 6 27 50 28 4 1 61 23 9 .290 .357 .413 .770 101 94 0.0
Total GBB AAA 175 742 210 36 4 11 71 110 59 6 2 138 59 15 .283 .340 .387 .727 92 87
Total GNL AA 98 395 113 27 5 0 39 59 26 5 2 81 28 11 .286 .336 .380 .716 86 88
Total NAFTA A 197 784 192 35 7 9 64 97 69 1 4 146 40 12 .245 .305 .342 .647 63 61
Total IF HS 208 860 344 86 10 13 187 244 190 6 9 153 43 11 .400 .507 .569 1.076 147 159
Total SS-A 39 131 21 2 0 1 10 17 5 0 1 31 5 1 .160 .190 .198 .388 14 15
CAREER POSTSEASON BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2016 Parma - GNL AA 20 2 9 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 .111 .111 .222 .333 0 0 0.0
2017 Jefferson County - GBB AAA 21 2 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .125 .125 .250 .375 0 0 0.0
2019 Kentucky - PEBA 23 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0.0
2021 Kentucky - PEBA 25 2 7 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286 0 0 0.0
2023 Kentucky - PEBA 27 10 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .667 1.500 2.167 0 0 0.0
2024 Kentucky - PEBA 28 3 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .100 .100 .100 .200 0 0 0.0
2025 West Virginia - PEBA 29 7 26 9 1 2 0 2 7 2 0 0 4 1 1 .346 .393 .538 .931 0 0 0.0
2026 West Virginia - PEBA 30 7 20 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 7 1 0 .150 .261 .150 .411 0 0 0.0
2027 Crystal Lake - PEBA 31 4 13 2 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 4 0 0 .154 .267 .308 .574 0 0 0.0
Total PEBA 35 82 17 1 4 0 5 10 8 0 0 18 2 1 .207 .278 .317 .595 73 63
Total GBB AAA 2 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .125 .125 .250 .375 -3 -12
Total GNL AA 2 9 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 .111 .111 .222 .333 -16 -30
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2011 Horizon HS - HS SS 51 51 71 98 29 183 14 .923 439.0 3.46 0.0 .000
2012 Horizon HS - HS 2B 5 5 10 10 0 23 3 .870 44.0 4.09 0.0 .000
2012 Horizon HS - HS SS 48 48 75 93 33 182 14 .923 432.0 3.50 0.0 .000
2013 Horizon HS - HS 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 5.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2013 Horizon HS - HS SS 50 50 59 87 20 157 11 .930 432.0 3.04 +0.8 1.013
2014 Waimalu - S A 2B 24 22 46 36 10 85 3 .965 178.0 4.15 -2.5 .924
2014 Waimalu - S A 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2014 Jackson Hole - A SS 22 22 33 46 12 84 5 .940 181.0 3.93 -2.4 .935
2014 Waimalu - S A SS 13 12 17 18 4 41 6 .854 99.0 3.18 -2.5 .856
2014 Horizon HS - HS SS 54 54 85 107 17 203 11 .946 483.0 3.58 +4.0 1.054
2015 Roanoke - A 2B 5 0 3 2 0 5 0 1.000 8.0 5.62 +0.1 1.060
2015 Roanoke - A 3B 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 1.000 3.1 5.40 +0.1 1.097
2015 Roanoke - A SS 117 117 152 270 63 438 16 .963 1011.0 3.76 +0.5 1.003
2016 Parma - AA 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2016 Roanoke - A 2B 3 1 4 3 2 7 0 1.000 20.0 3.15 +0.1 1.055
2016 Parma - AA 3B 5 0 1 3 0 4 0 1.000 10.0 3.60 +0.1 1.056
2016 Parma - AA SS 67 66 91 148 34 242 3 .988 579.2 3.71 +5.5 1.059
2016 Roanoke - A SS 53 53 63 120 27 187 4 .979 463.0 3.56 +4.1 1.058
2017 Jefferson County - AAA 2B 1 0 0 3 0 3 0 1.000 8.2 3.12 +0.0 1.031
2017 Jefferson County - AAA SS 101 101 164 240 61 407 3 .993 913.2 3.98 +6.9 1.046
2017 Parma - AA SS 31 31 45 65 17 113 3 .973 275.1 3.60 -0.5 .988
2018 Kentucky - MLB 2B 3 0 3 1 0 4 0 1.000 6.0 6.00 +0.0 1.016
2018 Jefferson County - AAA 2B 2 0 6 0 0 6 0 1.000 6.2 8.10 -0.4 .828
2018 Kentucky - MLB 3B 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 3.0 0.00 -0.5 .000
2018 Jefferson County - AAA 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2018 Kentucky - MLB SS 68 67 98 141 43 242 3 .988 580.0 3.71 +7.4 1.094
2018 Jefferson County - AAA SS 72 70 101 180 49 285 4 .986 632.0 4.00 +5.6 1.052
2019 Kentucky - MLB 2B 12 0 2 3 0 5 0 1.000 23.2 1.90 +0.0 1.018
2019 Kentucky - MLB 3B 5 0 0 2 1 2 0 1.000 15.0 1.20 +0.0 1.026
2019 Kentucky - MLB SS 139 139 191 285 88 486 10 .979 1189.0 3.60 -1.5 .992
2020 Kentucky - MLB 2B 11 0 4 4 0 8 0 1.000 20.1 3.54 -0.4 .859
2020 Kentucky - MLB 3B 13 0 2 4 0 6 0 1.000 21.0 2.57 +0.1 1.031
2020 Kentucky - MLB SS 138 135 170 310 62 486 6 .988 1112.2 3.88 +4.2 1.024
2021 Kentucky - MLB 2B 7 0 4 2 2 6 0 1.000 16.0 3.38 +0.0 1.032
2021 Kentucky - MLB 3B 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 10.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2021 Kentucky - MLB SS 118 115 182 296 83 486 8 .984 980.1 4.39 +4.1 1.024
2022 Kentucky - MLB 2B 8 2 4 7 1 11 0 1.000 20.0 4.95 +0.1 1.029
2022 Kentucky - MLB 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 5.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2022 Kentucky - MLB SS 84 76 117 211 53 341 13 .962 663.2 4.45 -1.0 .992
2023 Kentucky - MLB 2B 102 78 112 207 41 323 4 .988 743.2 3.86 +1.3 1.011
2023 Kentucky - MLB 3B 6 5 1 8 1 9 0 1.000 41.0 1.98 +0.2 1.033
2023 Kentucky - MLB SS 12 0 1 5 0 6 0 1.000 26.1 2.05 +0.0 1.017
2023 Kentucky - MLB RF 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 3.0 3.00 +0.0 1.005
2024 Kentucky - MLB 2B 108 84 148 237 52 391 6 .985 773.0 4.48 +5.6 1.051
2024 Kentucky - MLB 3B 4 4 2 7 1 10 1 .900 33.0 2.45 -0.4 .899
2024 Kentucky - MLB SS 20 11 23 40 7 64 1 .984 112.0 5.06 +1.2 1.054
2025 West Virginia - MLB 2B 3 0 0 2 0 2 0 1.000 6.0 3.00 +0.0 1.007
2025 West Virginia - MLB 3B 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 1.000 3.0 6.00 +0.0 1.006
2025 West Virginia - MLB SS 135 130 163 347 68 520 10 .981 1132.0 4.05 +0.0 1.000
2026 West Virginia - MLB 3B 1 1 2 2 0 4 0 1.000 12.0 3.00 +0.0 1.019
2026 West Virginia - MLB SS 96 96 117 262 49 384 5 .987 845.0 4.04 +0.6 1.004
2027 Crystal Lake - MLB 2B 11 11 21 29 6 51 1 .980 99.0 4.55 +0.9 1.064
2027 Crystal Lake - MLB SS 124 124 154 306 58 466 6 .987 1073.0 3.86 +4.4 1.028
2028 Crystal Lake - MLB 3B 4 2 3 1 0 4 0 1.000 19.2 1.83 +0.1 1.025
2028 Crystal Lake - MLB SS 155 155 252 413 89 677 12 .982 1393.2 4.29 +0.3 .990
TOTAL 2B 306 203 367 546 114 930 17 .982 1974.0 4.16 +4.8 1.016
TOTAL 3B 54 12 12 30 3 44 2 .955 182.0 2.08 -0.4 .978
TOTAL SS 1768 1723 2424 4088 966 6680 168 .975 15048.1 3.89 +41.9 1.017
TOTAL RF 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 3.0 3.00 +0.0 1.005
PLAYER HISTORY
05/30/2010 Joined the Horizon HS Huskies.
01/01/2011 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 1 (7); Power: 1 (4); Eye: 2 (8).
04/18/2011 Was selected to the 2011 Interscholastic Federation All-Star Game.
01/01/2012 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 2 (6); Power: 1 (4); Eye: 2 (7).
04/16/2012 Was selected to the 2012 Interscholastic Federation All-Star Game.
01/01/2013 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 2 (9); Power: 1 (4); Eye: 2 (8).
04/08/2013 Wins the IF HS WC Player of the Week Award.
04/16/2013 Was selected to the 2013 Interscholastic Federation All-Star Game.
01/01/2014 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 2 (8); Power: 1 (3); Eye: 1 (8).
04/25/2014 Goes 5-6 against the Moody HS Trojans, with 1 2B, 4 RBI and 2 R.
05/31/2014 Released by the Horizon HS Huskies.
06/07/2014 Drafted in the 2014 first-year player draft (Round 1, Pick 13, 13th overall pick) by the Gloucester Fishermen.
06/17/2014 Signed a minor league contract with the Gloucester Fishermen organization with a signing bonus of $1,520,000.
12/11/2014 Was traded by the Gloucester Fishermen to the San Antonio Calzones of Laredo, along with SP Millard Wooten, SP Sergio Valentín, a 1st draft pick, a 3rd draft pick, in exchange for SP Wesley Scott, SS George Árias, a 6th draft pick.
12/13/2014 Was traded by the San Antonio Calzones of Laredo to the Kentucky Thoroughbreds, along with a 4th draft pick, in exchange for 2B José Morán.
01/01/2015 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 3 (8); Power: 1 (4); Eye: 2 (8).
01/01/2016 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 5 (8); Power: 2 (3); Eye: 3 (8).
01/01/2017 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 7 (9); Power: 2 (4); Eye: 5 (9).
04/03/2017 Named the #91 prospect in the PEBA
10/03/2017 Wins the 2017 GBB AAA AML Glove Wizard Award at SS.
01/01/2018 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 8 (9); Power: 3 (4); Eye: 7 (9).
04/02/2018 Named the #40 prospect in the PEBA
06/10/2018 Was selected to the 2018 Global Baseball Brotherhood All-Star Game.
11/25/2018 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $500,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2019 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 9 (9); Power: 3 (4); Eye: 7 (9).
11/18/2019 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $500,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2020 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 8 (8); Power: 3 (3); Eye: 5 (6).
07/12/2020 Was selected to the 2020 Planetary Extreme Baseball Alliance All-Star Game.
11/26/2020 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $500,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2021 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 8 (8); Power: 3 (3); Eye: 5 (6).
07/22/2021 Injured (oblique strain), out for 4 weeks.
11/26/2021 Signed a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $3,570,000 with the Kentucky Thoroughbreds organization.
01/01/2022 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 8 (8); Power: 3 (3); Eye: 6 (7).
07/01/2022 Injured (bruised wrist), day-to-day for 5 days.
07/21/2022 Injured (herniated disc (neck)), out for 2 weeks.
07/28/2022 Suffered setback in recovery from injury, will miss another 2 weeks.
08/08/2022 Suffered setback in recovery from injury, will miss another 5 days.
08/15/2022 Injured (groin soreness), day-to-day for 6 days.
09/26/2022 Injured (sprained wrist), out for 4 weeks.
11/11/2022 Signed a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $4,000,000 with the Kentucky Thoroughbreds organization.
01/01/2023 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 8 (8); Power: 3 (3); Eye: 6 (6).
03/11/2023 Injured (bruised foot), day-to-day for 5 days.
11/28/2023 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $4,830,000 through arbitration.
01/01/2024 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 8 (8); Power: 3 (3); Eye: 6 (7).
12/06/2024 Became a free agent.
01/01/2025 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 8 (8); Power: 3 (3); Eye: 6 (7).
02/08/2025 Signed a 3-year contract worth a total of $18,500,000 with the West Virginia Alleghenies organization.
04/14/2025 Goes 5-6 against the London Underground, with 1 2B, 0 RBI and 1 R.
10/09/2025 Injured (hamstring strain), out for 2-3 weeks.
10/27/2025 Goes 5-5 against the Hartford Harpoon, with 1 3B, 0 RBI and 2 R.
01/01/2026 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 8 (8); Power: 3 (3); Eye: 6 (7).
06/13/2026 Injured (Shoulder tendinitis), out for 6 weeks.
08/31/2026 Injured (Elbow tendinitis), out for 3-4 weeks.
11/13/2026 Has failed to meet the vesting criteria in his contract.
12/04/2026 Became a free agent.
01/01/2027 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 7 (7); Power: 3 (3); Eye: 6 (6).
01/08/2027 Signed a 5-year contract worth a total of $87,000,000 with the Crystal Lake Sandgnats organization.
04/19/2027 Injured (Bruised shoulder), day-to-day for 4 days.
05/10/2027 Goes 5-7 against the Bakersfield Bears, with 2 2B, 1 RBI and 1 R.
09/08/2027 Injured (High ankle sprain), out for 4 weeks.
01/01/2028 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 6 (7); Power: 3 (3); Eye: 6 (7).
01/01/2029 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 7 (7); Power: 3 (3); Eye: 6 (7).
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year GS Rank
2028 157 3
Year 2B Rank
2028 31 5
Year 3B Rank
2020 5 9
2025 6 6
Year SB Rank
2020 32 3
Year SH Rank
2019 8 8
2020 14 7
2021 7 4
2025 15 2
2027 12 6
Year SF Rank
2019 8 1
Year AVG Rank
2020 .302 10
2025 .294 8
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