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Jung Ho Kang
Birthdate: 4/5/1987 (29 y, 1 m, 26 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-0/215     Position: 3B/SS
Contract: $11M / 4 Years (2015 - 2018) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: Kang is out of the lineup for Saturday's game against the Rangers. (5/28/2016)
Profiles:  2016  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBBSOBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
Today510000100010.0 %20.0 %.000.250.200.200.200.1765
20166917406918002132.9 %18.8 %.361.250.279.333.639.402156

SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2015Pirates12646715605856.0 %21.2 %.173.344.287.355.461.3561303.419.52.93.9
2016Depth Charts11849715586156.9 %25.1 %.162.322.257.324.419.3241080.44.91.22.3
2016Steamer11649815546066.8 %22.9 %.159.315.261.323.420.3241080.65.03.62.6
2016Fans (45)13356217707957.3 %20.5 %.168.336.282.359.450.354129-0.118.74.44.3
2016ZiPS12349715616257.0 %27.4 %.166.329.253.324.418.324108-0.44.22.52.3
2016Pirates (AAA)134613508.7 %19.6 %.075.156.150.217.225.20924    
2016Pirates1864691703.1 %18.8 %.393.250.286.344.679.420168-0.34.90.00.7
2016ZiPS (R)7831111394336.7 %26.6 %.185.321.256.325.440.332113-0.44.4-1.41.4
2016Steamer (R)8334812394446.9 %22.9 %.168.313.262.326.429.3291110.44.81.01.8
2016Depth Charts (R)8736613434846.8 %24.8 %.176.317.259.325.435.3301120.35.40.81.9
Total- - -14453121697555.6 %20.9 %.199.333.287.354.486.3641343.124.52.94.7

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2015Pirates126421467121802421560582809917101054.287
2016Depth Charts118448497115752421558613411251131 53.257
2016Steamer11645049811778222155460340114942 64.261
2016Fans (45)13350056214193292177079410115201  52.282
2016ZiPS123447497113712521561623511361320953.253
2016Pirates (AAA)1340466500135409020001.150
2016Pirates1856641664069172012420100.286
2016ZiPS (R)78279311714316111394321183930 32.256
2016Steamer (R)83314348825416112394424080731 42.262
2016Depth Charts (R)87329366855418113434825191931 42.259
Total- - -1444775311378628221697530011121301154.287

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2015Pirates6.0 %21.2 %0.28.287.355.461.816.1734.0.3444.10.1-0.86815.9.356130
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Depth Charts6.9 %25.1 %0.28.257.324.419.743.1624.1.3220.9 -0.5604.3.324108
2016Steamer6.8 %22.9 %0.30.261.323.420.743.1593.9.3151.2 -0.6604.2.324108
2016Fans (45)7.3 %20.5 %0.36.282.359.450.809.1683.8.336  -0.18218.5.354129
2016ZiPS7.0 %27.4 %0.26.253.324.418.742.1664.2.329  -0.4604.4.324108
2016Pirates (AAA)8.7 %19.6 %0.44.150.217.225.442.0752.0.156  -0.41-3.6.20924
2016Pirates3.1 %18.8 %0.17.286.344.6791.022.3931.1.250-0.1-0.20.0135.4.420168
2016Average8.3 %21.1 %0.39.252.319.409.728.1574.7.297     .316 
2016ZiPS (R)6.7 %26.6 %0.25.256.325.440.765.1854.1.321-0.1 -0.2404.7.332113
2016Steamer (R)6.9 %22.9 %0.30.262.326.429.755.1683.6.3130.8 -0.4444.3.329111
2016Depth Charts (R)6.8 %24.8 %0.27.259.325.435.760.1763.7.3170.6 -0.3465.0.330112
Total- - -5.6 %20.9 %0.27.287.354.486.840.1993.7.3334.0-0.1-0.88121.3.364134

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2015Pirates1.8122.6 %49.8 %27.6 %6.7 %16.9 %7.5 %0.0 %46.1 %33.1 %20.7 %18.0 %47.7 %34.4 %
2016Pirates0.758.7 %39.1 %52.2 %8.3 %25.0 %11.1 %0.0 %41.3 %34.8 %23.9 %19.6 %30.4 %50.0 %
Total- - -1.5820.9 %48.5 %30.6 %7.1 %18.6 %7.8 %0.0 %45.5 %33.3 %21.1 %18.2 %45.5 %36.3 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2015Pirates16189736120070111801881
2016Pirates18244220085160245
Total- - -179113778140078613402126

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2015Pirates2.55-7.9510.5023.762.631.061.34161.750.66
2016Pirates0.87-0.781.656.750.720.880.1320.800.19
Total- - -3.42-8.7312.1530.513.341.041.20182.550.75

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2015Pirates55.7% (92.8)17.9% (84.4)7.7% (88.1)7.0% (78.3)11.1% (83.5)0.6% (82.4)  
2016Pirates41.2% (92.8)17.1% (84.2)14.3% (88.0)11.8% (79.2)14.7% (83.8)0.8% (83.5)  
Total- - -54.0% (92.8)17.8% (84.4)8.4% (88.1)7.6% (78.5)11.5% (83.6)0.7% (82.6)  

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2015Pirates34.1 %11.5 %5.3 %0.4 % 10.3 %18.2 %7.8 %1.2 % 11.2 %   
2016Pirates28.6 %10.2 %9.4 %0.8 % 3.3 %22.9 %9.4 %0.8 % 14.7 %   
Total- - -33.4 %11.3 %5.8 %0.5 % 9.5 %18.7 %8.0 %1.2 % 11.6 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2015Pirates93.292.087.781.7 92.085.079.580.1 83.5  
2016Pirates92.892.887.883.6 91.384.778.580.3 83.8  
Total- - -93.292.187.782.1 92.085.079.480.1 83.5  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2015Pirates14.7-2.7-0.92.51.7-0.6 1.41-0.80-0.621.890.83-4.69 
2016Pirates7.0-2.10.01.5-0.50.0 6.94-4.99-0.065.30-1.450.50 
Total- - -21.7-4.8-0.94.01.2-0.6 1.89-1.26-0.512.500.50-3.95 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2015Pirates16.21.4-1.0-0.1 -4.0-0.41.6-1.0 1.0  
2016Pirates5.03.2-1.40.0 0.0-2.42.1-0.1 -0.6  
Total- - -21.24.5-2.4-0.1 -4.0-2.83.7-1.1 0.5  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2015Pirates2.530.63-1.02-1.40 -2.06-0.131.09-4.35 0.49  
2016Pirates7.1812.69-5.930.50 0.34-4.279.15-7.19 -1.61  
Total- - -2.981.88-1.94-1.02 -1.97-0.712.19-4.57 0.19  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2015Pirates25.4 %60.6 %42.2 %57.8 %85.2 %76.5 %47.5 %59.7 %9.9 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Pirates29.9 %61.0 %44.9 %52.6 %90.3 %77.3 %48.2 %60.9 %10.2 %
2016Average28.3 %66.1 %45.9 %62.7 %86.0 %78.3 %46.6 %60.1 %9.9 %
Total- - -25.9 %60.7 %42.5 %57.1 %85.8 %76.6 %47.6 %59.9 %9.9 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2015Pirates25.3 %59.7 %42.2 %55.2 %85.5 %76.3 %49.3 %20.6
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Pirates29.5 %60.2 %44.9 %55.6 %87.8 %77.3 %50.2 %21.3
2016Average29.8 %63.5 %46.0 %62.6 %86.2 %78.2 %48.1 %22.5
Total- - -25.7 %59.7 %42.5 %55.2 %85.8 %76.4 %49.4 %20.7

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2015Pirates3B7754535.1301395417912     .971 
2016Pirates3B1514115.111281103210     .975 
Total- - -3B9268650.241167651101122     .972 
2015PiratesSS6049426.0741469363914242     .961 
Total- - -SS6049426.0741469363914242     .961 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2015Pirates3B535.1 0 044139101.72729   1 -0.20.11.61.63.6
2016Pirates3B115.1 0 -1102620.7697     0.1-0.10.0-0.1-1.5
Total- - -3B650.2 0 -154165121.73336   1 -0.10.01.61.53.1
2015PiratesSS426.0 1 -10012397.78922   -1 0.4-0.2-2.0-1.8-6.4
Total- - -SS426.0 1 -10012397.78922   -1 0.4-0.2-2.0-1.8-6.4

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2015Pirates3B535.10.0%      (8)0.0%      (8)0.0%      (5)60.0%     (5)91.7%    (12)97.3%  (147)
2016Pirates3B115.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)50.0%      (2)96.8%    (31)
Total- - -3B650.20.0%      (8)0.0%      (9)0.0%      (5)60.0%     (5)85.7%    (14)97.2%  (178)
2015PiratesSS426.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (7)0.0%      (3)33.3%     (6)62.5%      (8)95.1%  (144)
Total- - -SS426.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (7)0.0%      (3)33.3%     (6)62.5%      (8)95.1%  (144)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2015Pirates961.13354545057617064580
Total- - -961.13354545057617064580

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2015Pirates16.23.4-0.23.119.52.90.913.737.03.9$31.4 
2016Pirates5.2-0.3-0.10.14.90.00.11.97.00.7$5.8 
Total- - -21.43.1-0.33.224.52.91.015.544.04.7$37.3 

  • $11m / 4 Years (2015 - 2018) + 1 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Pittsburgh Pirates on 1/16/2015 (Free Agent)
    • 2015: $2.5M, 2016: $2.5M, 2017: $2.8M, 2018: $3M
    • 2019 Team Option: $5.5M ($0.2M buyout)
    • Incentives: $75,000 each time he reaches 475 PA $100,000 each time he reaches 500 PA $100,000 each time he reaches 525 PA $100,000 each time he reaches 550 PA $175,000 each time he reaches 575 PA $100,000 each time he reaches 500 PA $200,000 each time he reaches 600 PA
    • Other Notes: $5,002,015 posting fee to Nexen Heroes of Korea Baseball Organization
    • Agent / Agency: Alan Nero
    • Originally Reported By: Pittsburgh Pirates
    • Source: espn.go.com, Hat Tip: bucsdugout.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
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