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Chan Ho Park MLB Career Stats

476 124-98 4.36 1993.0 1715 1.40

Chan Ho Park Bio

  • Full Name: Chan Ho Park
  • Born: 6/30/1973 in Kong Ju City, South Korea
  • College: Hanyang University, KOR
  • Debut: 4/8/1994
  • Last Game: 10/1/2010
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MLB Career Stats 124 98 4.36 476 287 2 1993.0 1715 1.40


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Chan Ho Park Stats

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Chan Ho Park Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
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Chan Ho Park Statcast Events


Chan Ho Park Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2001 Los Angeles NL

NL Player of the Week

Week Team League
09/24/2000 Los Angeles NL

WBC All-Tournament Team

Year Team League
2006 Korea WBC

Chan Ho Park Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
1997 3.38 14th in NL
1998 3.71 19th in NL
2000 3.27 7th in NL
2001 3.50 12th in NL


Season W Rank
1997 14 12th in NL
1998 15 14th in NL
1999 13 19th in NL
2000 18 5th in NL
2001 15 11th in NL

Winning Percentage

Season WPCT Rank
1997 .636 9th in NL
1998 .625 17th in NL
1999 .542 24th in NL
2000 .643 10th in NL
2001 .577 16th in NL


Season SO Rank
1997 166 12th in NL
1998 191 6th in NL
1999 174 10th in NL
2000 217 2nd in NL
2001 218 3rd in NL


Season WHIP Rank
1997 1.14 7th in NL
2000 1.31 17th in NL
2001 1.17 7th in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
1997 .213 2nd in NL
1998 .244 10th in NL
2000 .214 2nd in NL
2001 .216 3rd in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
1998 34 5th in NL
1999 33 10th in NL
2000 34 6th in NL
2001 35 1st in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
1997 2 18th in NL
1998 2 22nd in NL
2000 3 11th in NL
2001 2 14th in NL
2006 1 21st in NL


Season SHO Rank
2000 1 9th in NL
2001 1 7th in NL
2006 1 7th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
1998 220.2 12th in NL
2000 226.0 9th in NL
2001 234.0 3rd in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
1997 7.78 8th in NL
1998 7.79 11th in NL
1999 8.06 7th in NL
2000 8.64 5th in NL
2001 8.38 5th in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
1997 2.37 19th in NL
2001 2.40 23rd in NL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
1996 71 17th in NL
1997 70 14th in NL
1998 97 3rd in NL
1999 100 5th in NL
2000 124 2nd in NL
2001 91 5th in NL
2002 78 5th in AL


Season H Rank
1999 208 24th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
1997 24 10th in NL
1999 31 9th in NL

Chan Ho Park Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 7, 2010 RHP Chan Ho Park elected free agency.
August 4, 2010 Pittsburgh Pirates claimed RHP Chan Ho Park off waivers from New York Yankees.
July 31, 2010 New York Yankees designated Chan Ho Park for assignment.
May 17, 2010 New York Yankees activated RHP Chan Ho Park from the 15-day disabled list.
May 14, 2010 sent RHP Chan Ho Park on a rehab assignment to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
April 16, 2010 Chan Ho Park roster status changed by New York Yankees.
April 14, 2010 New York Yankees placed RHP Chan Ho Park on the 15-day disabled list.
February 28, 2010 New York Yankees signed free agent RHP Chan Ho Park.
November 9, 2009 RHP Chan Ho Park elected free agency.
October 15, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies activated RHP Chan Ho Park.
October 6, 2009 Philadelphia Phillies reassigned RHP Chan Ho Park to the minor leagues.

Chan Ho Park Bio Info

Chan Ho Park...Married, wife's name is Ri-hye; one daughter, Elynne (8/30/06)...1992 graduate of Kong Ju High School in Kong Ju City, Korea, where he went 17-5 with 9 saves and 3 MVP awards in 3 seasons...Was also named MVP at 4 national prep tournaments...Attended Hanyang University in Seoul (1992-93)...Was a member of the 1993 All-South Korea team and the South Korean national team...Posted a 2.76 ERA with a win and 2 saves to help South Korea earn a silver medal at the Asian Games in 1993...Started the Chan Ho Park Foundation in both Los Angeles and Korea...Hobbies: Golf and singing. 2009 Began the season in the Phillies starting rotation...Pitched 6.0 scoreless innings (1 hit), 5/6 at NYM...Went 1-1, 7.29 ERA, .311 opponents avg in 7 starts before being moved to the bullpen...In 38 relief appearances, went 2-2, 2.52 ERA, .231 opponents avg...Averaged 9.4 SO/9.0 IP in relief (52 SO, 50.0 IP)...Had a 1.61 ERA (4 ER, 22.1 IP) in his final 19 relief appearances...Held opposing hitters to the 7th-lowest SLG % (.280) among NL relievers (0 HR in 50.0 IP)...Struck out 21 batters over a 15.0-inning span, 5/21-6/20...Left the game, 9/16 vs WSH, with a right hamstring strain in what would be his final appearance of the season...Posted a 1.38 ERA (4 ER, 26.0 IP) in relief appearances at home...10 of his final 11 appearances were scoreless...Pitched at least 2.0 innings in 11 of his 38 relief appearances (28.9%); had a 1.32 ERA (4 ER, 27.1 IP) in those games. 2008 Was a non-roster invitee to spring training with LAD...Pitched at least 2.0 innings in 17 of 49 relief appearances and at least 3.0 innings in 6 of 49...Made 4 starts over 5 appearances, 6/21-7/10...Went 1-0, 2.16 ERA in 5 starts...Had 30 SO in 25.0 IP as a starter (10.8 SO/9.0 IP)...Did not appear in the NLDS vs CHI, but did appear in all 4 games of the NLCS vs PHI. 2007 Appeared in 1 ML game, 4/30 vs FLA...Was designated for assignment on 5/3 and subsequently sent to New Orleans (AAA)...Got released by NYM on 6/3...Signed by HOU on 6/14 and assigned to Round Rock (AAA). 2006 Missed most of the second half of the season because of abdominal pain and intestinal bleeding...Made two trips to the Disabled List, missing 42 games...Started the year in the bullpen, making two relief outings; April 7 and April 9 vs. Colorado, before moving to the starting rotation...Set a team bullpen-high with six strikeouts in 3.0 innings, April 9 vs. the Rockies...Struck out a season-high, eight batters on two occasions: May 15 at Arizona and June 2 at Pittsburgh...In June, he was 3-1 with a 3.76 ERA (16 earned runs/38.1 innings) in six starts...Won three consecutive decisions from June 2-June 18 (vs. the Pirates, Brewers and Dodgers) to begin a stretch in which the Padres won six of his seven starts...In those seven games, he went 4-1 with a 3.77 ERA (19 earned runs/45.1 innings), working at least 6.0 innings in each of San Diego's triumphs...Averaged 6.95 strikeouts per nine innings during that stretch (35 strikeouts/45.1 innings)...Placed on the Disabled List on July 30, retroactive to July 26, with abdominal pain...Was reinstated on Aug. 11...Was on the DL a second time from Aug. 22-Sept. 22, with lower intestinal bleeding...Underwent laproscopic surgery on Aug. 23 to remove his Meckel's Diverticulum (a pocket of tissue that hangs off the small intestines) to stop the bleeding in his small intestine...Was hospitalized for five days (Aug. 21-Aug. 25) and was restricted from exercising for two weeks following the procedure.

POSTSEASON: Pitched 2.0 shutout innings with one hit, no walks and no strikeouts in Game One of the Divisional Series vs. the Cardinals on Oct. 3. 2005 Acquired from the Texas Rangers along with cash considerations on July 29...went 4-3 with the Padres and earned his 10th overall win of the season August 19 at Atlanta...allowed fi ve runs on six hits over 5.1 IP to reach double digits in wins for the first time since 2001 with Los Angeles... made his 250th career start August 31 vs. Arizona, tallying a win after holding the Diamondbacks to two runs on three hits over 6.0 IP...Won his 100th career game June 4 at Kansas City, becoming the first Korean-born pitcher to do so...allowed six runs on a career-high-tying 11 hits over 5.0 innings in a 14-9 Rangers win...the win was his first (1-1 in three games) when allowing 11 hits...finished the season with 106 career victories, a mark that is tied for 36th among active pitchers...On September 11, made his first start at Dodger Stadium since September 25, 2001...tossed just 1.1 IP, his shortest start with the Padres, allowing two runs on three hits but did not factor in the decision... came back to face the Dodgers at PETCO Park where he threw 6.1 innings (his longest start with the Padres), holding the Dodgers to just two runs but suffering the loss. 2004 In his 3rd season in Texas, Chan Ho made 16 starts, the 3rd-highest total on the staff...missed over 3 months with a back injury.

Summary: Began year as Rangers' no. 2 starter, dropping club's 2nd game of the season on April 6 at Oakland despite quality start...earned first win on April 16 at Seattle, tossing 7.0 shutout innings...went 2-4, 5.80 (32 ER/49.2 IP) in 8 starts through May 19 before going on disabled list...returned from DL on Aug. 26 vs. Minnesota and earned win by allowing 2 runs in 6.0 next outing on Sept. 1 at Minnesota, took a no decision despite allowing 2 runs in 7.1 innings...overall after returning from DL, went 2-3, 5.09 (26 ER/46.0 IP) in 8 starts...issued no walks twice after return from DL...tossed 7.0 shutout innings in winning Rangers' season finale on Oct. 3 at Seattle.

2004 Notes: Recorded season-high 8 strikeouts on April 6 at Oakland, also pitching season-best 7.2 innings in that contest...pitched at least 5.0 innings in 13 of 16 starts...hit 3 batters on May 19 vs. Kansas City, matching a club record...had 13 hit batsmen in 16 starts, 5th-highest total in the AL...opponents hit .281, .277 (51-184) by lefties and .284 (54-190) by right-handers...Rangers were 7-9 in his 16 starts.

On the DL: Was scheduled to start on May 26 at Chicago, but reported feeling stiffness in his lower back...was on the disabled list from May 20-Aug. 25 with a sore lower back...was assigned to Arizona on rehab on June 22 and transferred to the 60-day DL on June 25...pitched in 4 games for the Surprise squad...assigned on rehab to Frisco on July 13...made 2 appearances for RoughRiders...visited Dr. Yamil Kleen in Colorado on July 23, and after an examination by Rangers team physician Dr. Keith Meister it was recommended he continue a throwing program...after side throwing sessions in Texas in late July, was assigned to Oklahoma on rehab on Aug. 5...made 4 rehab starts for RedHawks before being activated on Aug. 26...was on DL for 98 days...overall, made 10 rehab starts for 3 different Texas affiliates while on the disabled list, going a combined 1-5, 4.01 (23 ER/51.2 IP). 2003 Limited to just 7 starts with Texas, the last on June 7, due to back problems...finished the season 1-3, his 2 seasons with the Rangers, is 10-11, 6.06 in 32 games (all starts)...lost season's first 2 starts, allowing 10 runs in 5.2 innings, his first 0-2 start in major leagues...1-1, 3.50 (7 ER/18 IP) in next 3 outings...earned only victory on April 11 at Seattle...issued 5 runs in 4 innings in next game on April 27 vs. New York Yankees before going on DL April 29 with a lower back strain...after 5 combined rehab starts at Frisco (AA) and Oklahoma (AAA) before being activated on June 7...went 1-0, 2.45 in 2 starts at Frisco and 1-0, 5,89 in 3 starts at Oklahoma...issued 4 runs in just 2 innings in no decision that night vs. Montreal in San Juan and returned to the DL the following day...missed the remainder of the year with muscular and nerve weakness in his back...moved to 60-day DL on September 2...longest outing was 7 innings in loss to Boston on April 22...opponents batted .306, .367 (22-60) against left-handers and .235 (12-51) versus right-handed hitters...had posted a winning record in 6 consecutive seasons (1997-2002) with 9 or more victories each year before battling injuries in 2003...has allowed a .237 (1189-5026) opponents batting average, .210 (537-2557) vs. right-handed batters...has issued just 7.87 hits per 9 innings in major league career while striking out 8.18 batters per 9 innings...of 208 starts, 122 have been quality starts (58.6%)...his 121 strikeouts in 2002 were second fewest ever for a Rangers leader behind Danny Darwin (98) in 1981...ranked fourth in the majors with 218 strikeouts in 2001, fanning 8.38 batters per 9 innings, NL's fifth best ratio...recorded 1,000th career strikeout, June 25, 2001 at San Francisco...also among the NL leaders in strikeouts in 2000 (2nd, 217), 1999 (10th, 174), and 1998 (6th, 191) best is 14 strikeouts, August 29, 2000 at Milwaukee...fanned 10 or more in a game 11 times in 2000, joined with Kevin Brown to become first Dodger duo to strike out 200+ in one season since Bill Singer and Don Sutton in 1-4, 6.48 in 7 career starts vs. Oakland and 7-3, 3.84 (36 ER/84.1 IP) in 16 lifetime outings against the rest of the AL West...only career outing against the Rangers was a 4-2 victory on July 2, 1998 in Arlington (0 ER/8.1 IP) for wins is 8 against the Cubs and Rockies...6-0 in 9 career starts vs. Milwaukee and is 4-0 in last 6 starts against Arizona since losing on May 8, home record of 48-30, 3.47 (279 ER/723.2 IP) and career road record of 42-35, 4.80 (339 ER/635.1) The Ballpark in Arlington is 7-6, 6.26 (70 ER/100.2 IP) in 18 record at Dodger Stadium from 1994-2001 was 42-24, 2.98 (209 ER/631.1 IP) in 106 games with .636 winning percentage ranking fifth best in team history...10-4 at home in both 2000 and 2001...won 11 consecutive decisions at Dodger Stadium, July 10, 1997-July 24, 1998, one shy of Orel Hershiser's club record in 1984-85...on the road, is 41-34, 4.73 (329 ER/625.2 IP) in big league career...became the first Korean-born player ever selected to play in an All-Star Game in 2001...pitched the third inning in July 10 game at Seattle and allowed one hit, the game-winning homer by Cal Ripken in his final mid-summer classic...received the loss in the AL's 4-1 victory...first Dodger to lose an All-Star Game since Don Drysdale dropped the second of the 2 games played in 1959. 2002 Led the Rangers in strikeouts (121), was second in wins (9) and starts (25), and placed third in innings pitched (145.2) in his first season in the American League...due to his first 2 stints ever on the DL in the major leagues, he had his lowest totals in all 4 categories since 1996...bothered by a right hamstring strain late in spring training...aggravated that injury in an opening night loss on April 1 at Oakland (9 H/6 R-ER/5 IP) and was placed on the DL April 5 (retroactive to April 2)...activated on May 12 and defeated Detroit that day for first AL victory...went 3-5, 7.24 (66 ER/82.0 IP) in his next 15 starts, going 1-3 in last 8 outings of that span...issued 5 or more runs in 8 of those 15 games...left consecutive starts with a blister on his right middle finger on August 1 vs. Boston (5.1 IP) and August 6 at Detroit (3.0 IP) and was disabled with that problem on August 7...lost to Tucson in rehab start for Oklahoma on August 18 before being activated on August 23...won his first 5 starts after return and went 5-0, 2.40 (11 ER/41.1 IP) in first 6 starts...his longest winning streak since 5 consecutive victories, September 19, 2000-April 7, 2001, and was the longest by a Texas pitcher in 2002...permitted 3 or fewer runs in all 6 starts to lower ERA from 7.14 to 5.67...lost his final 2 starts of the year, both to Oakland, allowing 9 runs in 12.1 innings...worked 6 or more innings in 14 of 25 starts with his longest outing being 8.1 frames, September 7 at Tampa Bay...gone 39 starts since his last complete game on August 24, 2001 at Atlanta...lasted just 1.1 innings on June 7 vs. the Braves, the briefest start of his career...led the majors with 17 hit batters, 2 shy of the club record...tied for the fifth most walks in the AL (78), including a career-high 8 in one game, September 17 at Seattle...opponents hit .273, .287 (94-328) by left-handed batters and .254 (60-236) by right-handers...Rangers were 13-12 in his 25 starts...left twice in position to win only to receive no decision...ejected after being removed from the game on September 7 at Tampa Bay...the first native of Korea to ever play for the Rangers...Los Angeles: Was 80-54, 3.80 in 221 games (176 starts) with the Dodgers from 1994-2001...ranks ninth in Los Angeles Dodgers history in walks (560) and strikeouts (1098). 2001 Tied for the NL lead in starts (35) and posted the league's third highest totals for innings (234) and strikeouts (218), all career-highs...led the Dodgers staff in those 3 departments as well as wins (15) and complete games (2)...combined with Mike Fetters and Jeff Shaw to blank Milwaukee, 1-0 in the season opener on April 2, the Dodgers' first season-opening shutout since 1981...8-5, 2.80 in 19 starts at the All-Star break before going 7-6, 4.40 in 17 games (16 starts) the rest of the way...matched the low-hit CG of career with 2-hit shutout on July 18 vs. Milwaukee...had 26 quality starts (6+ innings with 3 or fewer ER), third most in the majors behind Randy Johnson and Curt Schilling (27 each)...held opponents to .216 (183-847) batting average and issued 7.04 hits per 9 innings, both third best ratios in NL...tied for NL lead in hit batters (20) and balks (3)...issued Barry Bonds' record-breaking 71st home run in first inning, Oct. 5 at San Francisco...allowed Bonds' 72nd blast in third inning of that game...made first relief appearance since April 25, 1997 on September 17 vs. San Diego and took the loss (4 ER/0 IP). 2000 Ranked 2nd in the N.L. in strikeouts (217) and opposing batting average (.214) and also ranked among the league leaders in wins (5th, 18), starts (T6th, 34), era (7th, 3.27), and innings (9th, 226)...Held righthanders to N.L. low .199 average...Had lowest era and most wins of career, the highest victory total ever for a pitcher born in Asia...Was 9-4 with N.L. best 2.23 era and 110 strikeouts in 105 innings in 15 starts after the all-star break...Went 4-0, 0.84 from Aug. 19-Sept. 3 and was N.L. player of the week for Sept. 18-24 (2-0, 0.00 in 16 innings)...Tossed 1st career cg shutout, Sept. 29 at San Diego...Hit 1st pro homer off Javier Vazquez, Aug. 24 vs. Montreal. 1999 Posted a 13-11 record and career-high 5.23 ERA in 33 starts...lost his last start of season October 2 at Houston, ending career-high 7-game winning streak...tied for 7th on all-time highest single-season ERAs list in Los Angeles history (minimum 10 starts) behind Danny McDevitt (7.50 in 1958), Carlos Perez (7.43 in 1999), Roger Craig (6.13 in 1961), Jerry Reuss (5.84 in 1986), Rick Sutcliffe (5.56 in 1980), Doug Rau (5.30 in 1979) and Joe Moeller (5.23 in 1962)...joined Perez as the only Dodger starters in Los Angeles history to post ERAs over 5.00 in the same season...ranked 10th among National League pitchers in strikeouts...also ranked 6th in wild pitches (11), tied for 2nd in hit batsmen (14), 5th in walks (100), 5th in earned runs (113), 8th in runs allowed (120) and tied for 5th in strikeouts per 9 innings (8.1)...left United States on October 7 to begin 4 weeks of mandatory military basic training in his native South Korea...won his last 3 decisions at Dodger Stadium after beginning the season with an 0-6 home record...set several major league and Dodger records during 12-5 loss to St. Louis at Dodger Stadium April 23...allowed 2 grand slams to Fernando Tatis during Cardinals' 11-run 3rd inning...Tatis became only player in major league history to hit 2 grand slams in one inning...Park became only 2nd player in big league history and first in 20th century to allow 2 grand slams in one inning...the other pitcher to allow 2 grand slams in one inning was Bill Phillips, who allowed grand slams to Chicago Cubs Tommy Burns and Malachi Kittredge (5th inning) on Aug. 16, 1890...made 49 pitches to 13 batters during 3rd inning...the 11 runs are the most allowed in one inning by a Dodger team in Los Angeles history...previous record was 10 runs on Sept. 3, 1975 at Cincinnati (4th inning)...Park also tied N.L. record by allowing 4 grand slams in one season: Tatis (2, April 23), Arizona's Travis Lee (April 12) and Anaheim's Matt Walbeck (June 5)...tied a career-high with 6 walks on September 23 vs. San Francisco...suspended for 7 days by National League following an altercation with Anaheim's Tim Belcher on June 5 which began when Belcher tagged Park after a sacrifice bunt attempt. 1998 Had another outstanding campaign with the Dodgers, posting a 15-9 record and 3.71 ERA in 34 starts while striking out 191 batters in 220.2 innings...led the club and set career highs in wins, starts, strikeouts and innings pitched...among N.L. pitching leaders, he ranked 3rd in walks (97), tied for 3rd in hit batsmen (11), 6th in strikeouts and 9th in opponents' batting average (.244)...won 10 of his last 14 decisions after posting a 5-5 record in his first 16 starts...his 11-game home winning streak from July 10, 1997-July 24, 1998 fell one victory short of tying Orel Hershiser's club-record 12-game winning stretch at Dodger Stadium from Sept. 30, 1984-Oct. 2, 1985...he had a 3.08 ERA (40 ER/117.0 IP) in 17 starts during the streak, surpassing Sandy Koufax's 10-game home victory streak from May 4-July 22, 1964 with his 11th win on July 24 vs. Arizona...had the 10th best run support in the N.L., averaging 5.75 runs per 9.0 innings (141 runs in 220.2 innings)...was the N.L.'s Pitcher of the Month in July ... his first career monthly award ... after going 4-0 with a 1.05 ERA (5 ER/42.1 IP) while striking out 34 batters in 6 starts...equaled his career high by fanning 11 batters July 24 vs. Arizona...worked into the 7th inning in 18 of his starts, including 11 of his last 13 games, and pitched 6.0 innings or less in 16 starts...allowed 3 earned runs or less in 25 of his starts...legged out his first career triple off left-hander John Halama on April 12 vs. Houston, the first by a Dodger pitcher since Bob Ojeda in 1992...led his native South Korean national team to the gold medal in the Asian Games in Bangkok, Thailand in December. 1997 Emerged as one of the N.L.'s best young pitchers after a breakout season in 1997...tied for the team lead in victories with a 14-8 record and posted a 3.38 ERA in 32 appearances and 29 starts...finished 2nd in the N.L. with a .213 opponents' batting average behind Montreal's Pedro Martinez (.184)...his 14 wins tied 3 other pitchers for 12th...battled out Tom Candiotti in spring training for the 5th spot in the Dodgers rotation...after going 0-1 in his first 2 starts, he appeared out of the bullpen in his next 3 outings when the Dodgers went with a 4-man rotation due to their 5 days off in April...returned to the starting rotation for good on April 29...struck out a career-high 11 batters in his 8-3 victory at Atlanta on July 20...pitched his first complete game August 11 vs. Chicago in his 33rd career start...the Dodgers averaged 43,871 fans per game in his 15 starts at Dodger Stadium. 1996 Went 5-5 with a 3.64 ERA in 48 games (10 starts) in his first full season with the Dodgers...was 3-3 with a 2.77 ERA (12 ER/39.0 IP) as a starter and 2-2 with a 4.13 ERA (32 ER/69.2 IP) in 39 relief outings...earned his first major league win in his first appearance of the season on April 6 at Chicago...replaced Ramon Martinez, who pulled a groin muscle in the top of the 2nd inning...pitched a career-high 4.0 relief innings August 18 vs. Montreal and June 5 vs. Pittsburgh...was 2-2 with a 1.35 ERA (6 ER/40.0 IP) and 32 strikeouts in 7 starts and one relief appearance for Azucareros in the Dominican Winter League. 1995 Went 0-0 with a 4.50 ERA in 2 games with the Dodgers after being recalled from Triple-A Albuquerque on September 5 ...made his first major league start October 1 at San Diego...struck out 5 consecutive batters and walked none...went 6-7 with a 4.91 ERA over a team-high 22 starts for Albuquerque...led the Dukes and was 4th in the Pacific Coast League with 101 strikeouts...averaged 8.26 strikeouts per 9.0 innings, tops among Triple-A starting pitchers...had a 3-1 record and 2.74 ERA in 9 starts for Peoria in the Arizona Fall League...recorded 38 strikeouts...named AFL Pitcher of the Week from November 13-20...selected by Baseball America as the 2nd-best Dodger prospect ...named as having the PCL's best fastball in Baseball America's annual Best Tools survey of league managers. 1994 Started the season in Los Angeles and was 0-0 with an 11.25 ERA (5 ER/4.0 IP) in 2 games for the Dodgers...he and Darren Dreifort became the 17th and 18th players in major league history since the amateur draft began in 1965 to make their professional debuts in the major leagues...became the first Korean to play in the major leagues when he made his major league debut April 8 vs. Atlanta...allowed 2 runs on one hit and fanned 2 in 1.0 inning...however, the Dodgers were no-hit in the game by the Braves' Kent Mercker and lost 6-0...made another relief appearance April 14 at St. Louis...half of the outs he recorded were strikeouts (6 of 12)...was optioned to Double-A San Antonio on April 20...went 5-7 with a 3.55 ERA in 20 starts for the Missions...fanned 100 batters...rated the 10th-best prospect in the Texas League by Baseball America.