Brewers second base prospect Keston Hiura made his major league debut on Tuesday night in Philadelphia, batting seventh. He wasted no time collecting his first hit, lining a single off of Jerad Eickhoff‘s backside to lead off the top of the second inning.
Eickhoff stayed in the game following the line drive — registered by Statcast at 103.6 MPH — but then yielded a single to Jesús Aguilar followed by a three-run home run to Yasmani Grandal.
Hiura is well-regarded for his ability to make contact. He hit .333 in 147 plate appearances with Triple-A San Antonio prior to his promotion, and owned a .316 batting average across parts of three seasons in the minors.