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Jung-Ho KangTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Years: 2015-2018
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Positions3B-190, SS-68, DH-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJung-Ho Kang
Height6-0Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 5,1987 [31.201]PlaceGwangju,Korea

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2013 by the Pittsburgh Pirates.Service Time2.000 (2017)
MLB DebutApril 8,2015 [28.003]
OrganizationsPIT [3] Awards2Awards Voting1-28
TBC Player ID184911Retrosheet IDkangj001MLBAM ID628356
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed51Power74Contact51XBH68RBIs84Runs51Hitting48Durability49Team.510Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2015Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit273b-ss281264216012124215585428991701010.287.355.461.81619441467.344.174.242.3566.0021.203.543.2128.0733.88
2016Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit373b2916485700270171100200.146.246.271.51713257.135.125.250.23312.2819.301.573.5124.0028.57
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit273b29103318458119021623136791420111.255.356.513.86916340370.275.258.377.3719.7321.352.195.6815.1449.38
2018Bradenton MaraudersFSLA+pit3172451020311106310102.417.531.8751.40621532.368.458.750.55818.759.380.509.388.0050.00
2018Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit31934481005013510102.235.308.265.5739139.267.030.088.2617.6912.821.670.000.0012.50
2018Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         165891830316119820204.310.408.517.92530671.306.207.362.39512.6811.270.894.2319.3333.33
2018Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit163136020000000100000.333.333.333.666206.400.000.000.2930.0016.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2327451052044323612085641793121121.274.356.482.83835981843.316.208.298.0007.5921.232.804.2720.6939.71
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter3210614253052312161920404.236.336.406.742438128.233.170.311.00012.5014.841.193.9121.2032.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter25829151021202101610302.183.271.268.53922396.194.085.183.00010.4216.671.602.0841.0020.00
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter72451020311106310102.417.531.8751.40621532.368.458.750.00018.759.380.509.388.0050.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2327451052044323612085641793121121.274.356.482.83835981843.316.208.298.0007.5921.232.804.2720.6939.71
Average MLB - Per 162 games16252073142301258463451252211115.274.356.482.83825157589.316.208.298.0007.5921.232.804.2720.6939.71
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625377112715025116510819610020020.236.336.406.74221841648.233.170.311.00012.5014.841.193.9121.2032.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2015Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit283B775453530139511174169.9712.190.32-----12661.147.5
2015Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28SS604942674146940229220.9613.670.52-----12647.637.0
2016Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit293B13--521342926.8972.00------1681.39.0
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit293B9283728491911720257240.9342.610.33-----10389.357.1
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29DH1---------------1031.00.6
2018Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit31SS4--118-519191.0004.75------757.13.1
2018Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit313B2--23--551.0002.50------728.61.5
2018Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit313B5--414--18181.0003.60------955.63.6
2018Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit31SS4--110-111111.0002.75------944.42.9
2018Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit313B11811--221.0002.000.25-----333.30.6
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B1701381271803312231433411.9492.420.32-----1700.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS604942674146940229220.9613.670.52-----600.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B18--935344744.9362.44------180.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS4--110-111111.0002.75------40.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS4--118-519191.0004.75------40.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2--23--551.0002.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2015Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28----6077-----
2016Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit29-----13-----
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29-----92----1
2018Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit31----42-----
2018Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit31----45-----
2018Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31-----1-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2015Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2818457931250041710001.200.280.444.72420650.269.244.3338.0034.004.254.0022.5066.67
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs18457931250041710001.200.280.444.72420650.269.244.3338.0034.004.254.0022.5066.67

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2015NL Rookie of the Month (July)1
2016National League Player of the Week (September 5 - September 11)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-09-283BPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Indianapolis (AAA)31.176Team Roster on 2018-09-28
2018-06-163BPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA)31.072Team Roster on 2018-06-16
2017-03-103BPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)-Restricted--Placed on restricted list. Could not obtain a work visa from South Korea29.340Team Roster on 2017-03-10
2016-09-053BPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.153Team Roster on 2016-09-05
2016-08-203BPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Sore left shoulder29.137Team Roster on 2016-08-20
2016-05-073BPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.032Team Roster on 2016-05-07
2016-04-03SS-3BPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Knee28.364Team Roster on 2016-04-03
2015-11-07SS-3BPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL28.216Team Roster on 2015-11-07
2015-09-20SS-3BPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Torn left MCL28.168Team Roster on 2015-09-20
2015-01-17SS-3BPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($11m) Option for 2017 at $5.5m27.287Team Roster on 2015-01-17
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2015Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll282,500,000134915603,571,283507,5002,500,0002015-01-17 - Signed to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($11m) Option for 2017 at $5.5m
2016Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll292,500,000235418603,498,245507,5005,000,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red