Hong-Chih Kuo

Age: 36
Bats/Throws: L/L
6' 2" / 241
Birthdate: 7/23/1981 (36 y, 7 m)
Contract: Add New Contract

RotoWire News: Kuo signed a minor league deal with the Padres on Friday, Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register reports. (2/18/2017)

Hong-Chih Kuo and His Tale of Perserverance by Eno Sarris
FanGraphs Power Rankings - 8/29/11 by Paul Swydan
2011 Holds Rankings Update: June by Mike Axisa
2011 Holds Rankings Update: May by Mike Axisa
FanGraphs Power Rankings - 5/2/11 by Paul Swydan

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7/30R Ludwick8-B1__33-3Ryan Ludwick struck out swinging.3.550.9226.0 %.1480.57
7/30R Ankiel8-B21233-3Rick Ankiel struck out swinging.5.380.7436.8 %.1320.74
4/12C Young8-B212_1-2Chris Young reached on fielder's choice to shortstop (Grounder). Felipe Lopez out at second.4.710.4770.0 %.1250.47
9/8R Roberts8-B2__34-5Ryan Roberts grounded out to third (Grounder).4.050.3971.0 %.1150.39
7/29Y Molina11-B212_2-2Yadier Molina flied out to right (Fliner (Fly)).4.320.4239.2 %.1080.42
4/17T Helton8-T0_2_4-3Todd Helton grounded out to pitcher (Grounder).2.991.0860.6 %.1010.43
7/29C Rasmus11-B112_2-2Colby Rasmus struck out swinging.4.320.8829.7 %.0950.46
4/12C Snyder8-B01__1-2Chris Snyder reached on fielder's choice to pitcher (Bunt Grounder). Ryan Roberts out at second.3.840.9557.9 %.0920.38
9/23I Desmond7-B21_33-3Ian Desmond grounded out to third (Grounder).3.190.5041.2 %.0880.50
8/19J Lugo8-T2__32-2Julio Lugo struck out swinging.3.280.3551.5 %.0880.35
9/8E Byrnes8-B1_2_4-5Eric Byrnes grounded out to second (Grounder). Trent Oeltjen advanced to 3B.3.440.7362.4 %.0860.34
4/24T Helton8-B2_2_5-5Todd Helton grounded out to second (Grounder).2.790.3741.6 %.0840.37
4/12T Clark8-B11__1-2Tony Clark struck out looking.3.350.5767.1 %.0830.32
8/30P Janish10-B21__2-2Paul Janish flied out to shortstop (Fly).2.330.2443.4 %.0660.24
8/15C Tracy7-B01__1-3Chad Tracy struck out swinging.2.640.9569.7 %.0620.38
8/27I Stewart6-B1_2_2-3Ian Stewart struck out swinging.2.050.7655.2 %.0610.40
8/27C Barmes6-B2_2_2-3Clint Barmes struck out swinging.1.990.3761.3 %.0600.37
8/30C Miller10-B0___2-2Corky Miller struck out swinging.2.280.5235.8 %.0590.25
8/27B Hawpe6-B01__2-3Brad Hawpe struck out looking.2.361.0151.9 %.0580.40
9/23J Willingham7-B112_3-3Josh Willingham flied out to left (Fly). Justin Maxwell advanced to 3B.3.120.9135.5 %.0570.41
8/31J Hester7-T11__3-2John Hester struck out swinging.2.330.5069.7 %.0550.28
8/15A Romero7-B11__1-3Alex Romero struck out looking.2.120.5776.0 %.0530.32
4/24I Stewart8-B0___3-5Ian Stewart flied out to left (Fly).1.870.6080.5 %.0510.28
9/26S Pearce7-B11__1-3Steve Pearce lined out to third (Liner).2.060.5178.2 %.0490.29
9/20A Rowand7-T11__5-2Aaron Rowand grounded into a double play to third (Grounder). Juan Uribe out at second.1.180.5090.0 %.0470.50
8/30W Balentien10-B1___2-2Wladimir Balentien struck out looking.1.840.2841.7 %.0460.17
8/19C Rasmus8-T0___2-2Colby Rasmus struck out looking.1.830.4750.0 %.0460.22
9/8C Young8-B01__4-5Chris Young sacrificed to first (Bunt Grounder). Trent Oeltjen advanced to 2B.3.840.9557.9 %.0450.23
8/31R Roberts7-T21__3-2Ryan Roberts struck out swinging.1.610.2275.2 %.0450.22
8/12J Uribe5-B21232-0Juan Uribe struck out swinging.1.740.7616.9 %.0440.76
8/7M Diaz7-T0___5-4Matt Diaz flied out to center (Fly).1.730.4770.3 %.0430.22
8/31B Allen7-T0___3-2Brandon Allen grounded out to third (Grounder).1.730.4770.3 %.0430.22
9/16J Jaramillo7-T0___2-1Jason Jaramillo grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).1.730.4770.3 %.0430.22
4/6K Kouzmanoff8-B212_1-4Kevin Kouzmanoff fouled out to first (Fly).1.720.3993.2 %.0420.39
8/15A Ojeda7-B21__1-3Augie Ojeda grounded out to third (Grounder).1.400.2581.2 %.0410.25
4/24D Fowler8-B1___5-5Dexter Fowler grounded out to third (Grounder).1.480.3343.1 %.0390.20
9/23J Bard7-B0___3-3Josh Bard struck out swinging.1.510.5041.2 %.0390.24
10/3C Iannetta7-T0___0-0Chris Iannetta flied out to center (Fliner (Liner)).1.530.4750.0 %.0380.22
9/20R Garko7-T01__5-2Ryan Garko flied out to right (Fliner (Fly)).1.660.8486.2 %.0370.34
8/10F Lewis7-B11__1-4Fred Lewis struck out swinging.1.390.5187.7 %.0340.29
8/19K Greene8-T1___2-2Khalil Greene flied out to second (Fly).1.360.2554.6 %.0330.15
9/16R Vazquez7-T1___2-1Ramon Vazquez struck out swinging.1.230.2574.6 %.0300.15
9/6D Eckstein9-T212_3-4David Eckstein struck out swinging.1.180.4216.0 %.0300.42
10/3B Hawpe7-T1___0-0Brad Hawpe grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).1.130.2553.8 %.0280.15
4/6B Giles8-B11__1-4Brian Giles fouled out to third (Fly).1.190.4593.0 %.0270.26
8/12N Schierholtz5-B112_1-0Nate Schierholtz grounded out to second (Grounder). Freddy Sanchez advanced to 3B. Pablo Sandoval advanced to 2B.1.780.8925.3 %.0250.30
9/14S Pearce7-T0___5-2Steve Pearce flied out to second (Fly).0.880.4790.3 %.0220.22
9/6T Gwynn9-T01__3-4Tony Gwynn fouled out to catcher (Bunt Fly).0.950.8413.3 %.0220.34
9/29O Salazar7-B1_2_2-1Oscar Salazar grounded out to shortstop (Grounder). Nick Hundley advanced to 3B.0.970.6117.4 %.0220.29
8/17J Lugo8-T0___2-3Julio Lugo fouled out to first (Fly).0.860.4724.4 %.0210.22
4/6J Gerut8-B0___1-4Jody Gerut struck out swinging.0.880.4193.5 %.0210.20
4/8J Gerut8-B0___2-5Jody Gerut struck out swinging.0.880.4193.5 %.0210.20
9/16L Milledge7-T2___2-1Lastings Milledge fouled out to first (Fliner (Fly)).0.790.1077.6 %.0200.10
10/3C Barmes7-T2___0-0Clint Barmes flied out to second (Fly).0.760.1056.6 %.0190.10
9/6O Salazar9-T11__3-4Oscar Salazar flied out to right (Fly).0.810.5015.4 %.0190.28
8/6P Moylan8-T2_2_2-4Peter Moylan struck out swinging.0.680.3113.4 %.0190.31
8/23M Fontenot8-T2_2_1-3Mike Fontenot flied out to left (Fly).0.680.3113.4 %.0190.31
8/1M Prado7-B0___4-3Martin Prado grounded out to second (Grounder).0.740.4920.7 %.0190.23
8/6A LaRoche8-T1_2_2-4Adam LaRoche struck out swinging.0.640.6511.6 %.0180.34
8/25I Stewart8-B0___3-2Ian Stewart struck out swinging.0.620.6014.5 %.0170.28
8/17B Ryan8-T1___2-3Brendan Ryan lined out to first (Liner).0.640.2526.5 %.0160.15
9/14A McCutchen7-T1___5-2Andrew McCutchen fouled out to first (Fliner (Fly)).0.560.2592.6 %.0140.15
8/1C Jones7-B1___4-3Chipper Jones grounded out to third (Grounder).0.550.2622.5 %.0140.16
9/29D Eckstein7-B2_2_3-1David Eckstein grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).0.510.299.9 %.0140.29
8/25E Young8-B1___3-2Eric Young grounded out to pitcher (Grounder).0.500.3316.2 %.0130.20
4/8D Eckstein8-B1___2-5David Eckstein grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).0.530.2295.6 %.0120.13
8/6G Anderson8-T0___2-4Garret Anderson flied out to second (Fly).0.450.4712.7 %.0110.22
9/4T Gwynn8-T0___0-2Tony Gwynn grounded out to shortstop (Grounder).0.450.4712.7 %.0110.22
8/17A Pujols8-T2___2-3Albert Pujols struck out swinging.0.440.1028.1 %.0110.10
8/1G Anderson7-B2___4-3Garret Anderson struck out swinging.0.380.1023.9 %.0100.10
9/4E Cabrera8-T1___0-2Everth Cabrera grounded out to second (Grounder).0.350.2513.8 %.0080.15
9/29E Cabrera7-B01__2-1Everth Cabrera sacrificed to pitcher (Bunt Grounder). Nick Hundley advanced to 2B.1.070.7816.6 %.0080.17
9/14A LaRoche7-T2___5-2Andy LaRoche struck out swinging.0.300.1093.9 %.0070.10
9/4D Eckstein8-T2___0-2David Eckstein grounded out to pitcher (Grounder).0.240.1014.7 %.0060.10
4/8B Giles8-B2___2-5Brian Giles grounded out to third (Grounder).0.240.0896.8 %.0060.08
9/12R Winn7-B0___1-7Randy Winn struck out swinging.0.230.4898.2 %.0060.23
9/12E Velez7-B21__1-7Eugenio Velez flied out to left (Fly).0.130.2298.9 %.0040.22
9/12A Rowand7-B1___1-7Aaron Rowand grounded out to third (Grounder).0.130.2698.8 %.0030.16
4/29A Rowand5-B0___5-0Aaron Rowand flied out to right (Fliner (Fly)).0.120.483.6 %.0030.23
4/29R Aurilia5-B1___5-0Rich Aurilia grounded out to shortstop (Grounder). %.0020.16
4/29N Schierholtz5-B2___5-0Nate Schierholtz struck out looking. %.0020.10
8/4R Braun7-T0___12-3Ryan Braun flied out to right (Fly).0.030.4799.8 %.0010.22
7/27J Lugo8-B0___6-1Julio Lugo flied out to left (Fly).0.020.470.4 %.0000.22
7/27A Pujols8-B2___6-1Albert Pujols fouled out to third (Fly). %.0000.10
8/4P Fielder7-T1___12-3Prince Fielder struck out swinging.0.010.2599.9 %.0000.15
7/27M DeRosa8-B1___6-1Mark DeRosa grounded out to shortstop (Grounder). %.0000.15
8/4M Cameron7-T2___12-3Mike Cameron struck out swinging.0.010.1099.9 %.0000.10
7/30S Schumaker8-B0_2_3-3Skip Schumaker sacrificed to first (Bunt Grounder). Nick Stavinoha advanced to 3B.2.111.0826.1 %-.0020.16
9/12N Schierholtz7-B2___1-7Nate Schierholtz singled to center (Liner).0.050.1099.1 %-.002-0.12
4/6D Eckstein8-B21__1-4David Eckstein advanced on a wild pitch to 2B.0.620.2095.7 %-.004-0.09
9/29T Gwynn7-B2___3-1Tony Gwynn singled to center (Grounder).0.170.0810.9 %-.004-0.11
9/29T Gwynn7-B21__3-1Tony Gwynn advanced on a stolen base to 2B.0.310.2010.4 %-.005-0.09
8/25R Spilborghs8-B2___3-2Ryan Spilborghs singled to second (Fliner (Fly)).0.360.1317.5 %-.009-0.14
8/12T Ishikawa5-B2_231-0Travis Ishikawa walked.1.890.5927.9 %-.011-0.17
9/26R Doumit7-B21__1-3Ryan Doumit advanced on a wild pitch to 2B.1.350.2383.1 %-.012-0.09
7/30A Pujols8-B2__33-3Albert Pujols was intentionally walked.3.420.3540.8 %-.013-0.13
8/25T Helton8-B21__3-2Todd Helton walked. Ryan Spilborghs advanced to 2B.0.610.2716.6 %-.013-0.22
9/6E Cabrera9-T21__3-4Everth Cabrera singled to third (Grounder). Henry Blanco advanced to 2B.0.600.2217.4 %-.013-0.20
4/6A Gonzalez8-B2_2_1-4Adrian Gonzalez walked.0.780.2995.3 %-.020-0.10
8/6M Diaz8-T1___2-4Matt Diaz doubled to left (Fliner (Fly)).0.350.2513.8 %-.023-0.40
9/6H Blanco9-T0___3-4Henry Blanco singled to left (Grounder).0.620.4715.5 %-.023-0.37
9/26D Young7-B2_2_1-3Delwyn Young walked.1.750.3281.9 %-.024-0.11
4/24R Spilborghs8-B2___5-5Ryan Spilborghs was hit by a pitch.1.110.1347.0 %-.025-0.14
8/27T Tulowitzki6-B11__2-3Troy Tulowitzki advanced on a stolen base to 2B.2.030.6157.7 %-.025-0.15
9/29N Hundley7-B0___2-1Nick Hundley walked.0.650.4119.2 %-.026-0.37
4/6D Eckstein8-B1___1-4David Eckstein walked.0.530.2295.6 %-.026-0.24
7/30M Holliday8-B21_33-3Matt Holliday was intentionally walked. Albert Pujols advanced to 2B.3.860.4839.5 %-.027-0.26
4/24R Spilborghs8-B21__5-5Ryan Spilborghs advanced on a wild pitch to 2B.1.860.2744.5 %-.028-0.09
8/30D Stubbs10-B2___2-2Drew Stubbs singled to center (Fliner (Liner)).1.420.1146.3 %-.029-0.13
9/26D Young7-B212_2-3Luis Cruz advanced on a wild pitch to 2B.3.670.4365.8 %-.038-0.16
9/23J Maxwell7-B1___3-3Justin Maxwell walked.1.150.2645.1 %-.040-0.26
8/7R Church7-T0___5-2Ryan Church walked.0.880.4790.3 %-.041-0.37
4/17G Atkins8-T1_2_4-3Garrett Atkins walked.3.060.6570.8 %-.045-0.22
8/31A Ojeda7-T1___3-2Augie Ojeda singled to left (Grounder).1.230.2574.6 %-.049-0.25
4/12F Lopez8-B21__1-2Felipe Lopez singled to center (Grounder). Chris Snyder advanced to 2B.2.470.2575.4 %-.053-0.22
9/23A Gonzalez7-B11__3-3Alberto Gonzalez singled to right (Fliner (Liner)). Justin Maxwell advanced to 2B.2.010.5241.0 %-.055-0.39
4/24C Iannetta8-B1___3-5Chris Iannetta singled to center (Grounder).1.320.3385.5 %-.057-0.29
8/27T Tulowitzki6-B0___2-3Troy Tulowitzki singled to right (Fliner (Fly)).1.550.6057.9 %-.059-0.41
8/25T Tulowitzki8-B212_4-2Troy Tulowitzki doubled to left (Liner). Ryan Spilborghs scored. Todd Helton out at home.1.160.4915.3 %-.064-0.51
8/19B Ryan8-T2___2-2Brendan Ryan tripled to center (Fly).0.960.1057.9 %-.064-0.25
8/15M Montero7-B0___1-3Miguel Montero singled to left (Fliner (Liner)).1.590.5676.5 %-.068-0.40
9/29N Hundley7-B2__33-1Nick Hundley advanced on a wild pitch to score.1.190.3219.6 %-.087-0.76
4/15P Sandoval8-T0___2-1Pablo Sandoval was hit by a pitch.2.140.4775.6 %-.088-0.37
9/8M Montero8-B0___4-5Miguel Montero singled to left (Fliner (Liner)).2.510.5667.5 %-.096-0.40
8/12F Lewis5-B21232-0Fred Lewis walked. Freddy Sanchez scored. Pablo Sandoval advanced to 3B. Travis Ishikawa advanced to 2B.2.640.7626.8 %-.099-1.00
9/26L Cruz7-B212_2-3Luis Cruz singled to center (Grounder). Ryan Doumit scored. Delwyn Young advanced to 2B.2.880.4379.5 %-.138-1.00
4/17B Hawpe8-T112_4-3Brad Hawpe walked. Ryan Spilborghs advanced to 3B. Garrett Atkins advanced to 2B.4.730.8866.3 %-.140-0.66
4/17R Spilborghs8-T0___4-3Ryan Spilborghs doubled to left (Liner).2.140.4775.6 %-.150-0.61
8/7K Johnson7-T01__5-4Kelly Johnson homered (Fly). Ryan Church scored.1.660.8486.2 %-.159-1.63
4/15R Aurilia8-T01__2-1Rich Aurilia singled to center (Fliner (Liner)). Emmanuel Burriss advanced to 3B.3.550.8466.8 %-.217-0.97
4/24C Barmes8-B11__5-5Clint Barmes homered (Fly). Chris Iannetta scored.2.510.6179.8 %-.367-1.71