Tag: Jung-Ho Kang

Breaking Down the Pirates’ 2019 Year-End Payroll

With the season behind us, it’s finally time to look at where the payroll ended up for 2019. I’ve been tracking it since Day 1...

Pirates Designate Jung-Ho Kang for Assignment

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced that 32-year-old third baseman Jung-Ho Kang has been designated for assignment. This move was expected after the Pirates couldn't move Kang...

Examining Optional Assignments and the Pirates

There are plenty of roster intricacies in the Major League Baseball Rulebook that can be difficult to understand in theory and application: Designated for...

How Much Payroll Can the Pirates Trade Away?

Well, as Ron Burgundy might say, “That escalated quickly.” This wasn’t a topic I anticipated visiting quite this early, but after the entire pitching staff’s...

Corey Dickerson and Jung Ho Kang Return; Tucker Optioned to Indianapolis...

The Pittsburgh Pirates made some changes prior to Saturday's game against the Milwaukee Brewers, including the returns of left fielder Corey Dickerson and third...

Corey Dickerson and Jung Ho Kang are Due Back Tomorrow

Clint Hurdle told the local media before Friday night's game in Milwaukee that both left fielder Corey Dickerson and third baseman Jung Ho Kang...

Injury Impact to the Pirates’ Payroll

It’s no secret—injuries have significantly derailed the Pirates’ season. Many weren’t overly hopeful about the team’s chances this year, but many predicted at least...

Jung Ho Kang Placed on Injured List: Jake Elmore Added to...

The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed third baseman Jung Ho Kang on the 10-day injured list with a left side strain. To take his place...

Jung Ho Kang and Erik Gonzalez Win Starting Jobs

Pittsburgh Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington told the media on Monday morning that the starting spots at third base and shortstop have been decided....

Pirates Notes: Hayes and Kang Show Off Big Power in Walk-Off...

The Pittsburgh Pirates played their Spring Training home opener on Sunday and they got a huge day from their two third basemen in the...

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