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The Rays acquired catcher Hank Conger from the Astros for cash considerations Wednesday night.
Catcher Hank Conger returned to the Astros' lineup Tuesday in Seattle for the first time since Sept. 17. Conger has been dealing with a sore right shoulder, but he threw to the bases Monday at Safeco Field and told manager A.J. Hinch he was ready to go.
|December 2, 2015||Houston Astros traded C Hank Conger to Tampa Bay Rays for cash.|
|November 5, 2014||Houston Astros traded C Carlos Perez and RHP Nick Tropeano to Los Angeles Angels for C Hank Conger.|
|September 4, 2012||Los Angeles Angels recalled C Hank Conger.|
|June 18, 2012||Los Angeles Angels optioned Hank Conger to Salt Lake Bees.|
|June 5, 2012||Los Angeles Angels recalled Hank Conger.|
|May 31, 2012||Hank Conger roster status changed by Salt Lake Bees.|
|April 4, 2012||Los Angeles Angels optioned C Hank Conger to Salt Lake Bees.|
|August 18, 2011||Los Angeles Angels recalled Hank Conger from Salt Lake Bees.|
|July 19, 2011||Los Angeles Angels optioned Hank Conger to Salt Lake Bees.|
|September 7, 2010||Los Angeles Angels selected the contract of C Hank Conger from Salt Lake Bees.|
|July 31, 2010||Hank Conger roster status changed by Salt Lake Bees.|
|July 20, 2010||Salt Lake Bees placed C Hank Conger on the 7-day disabled list. right rotator cuff strain|
|July 15, 2010||Salt Lake Bees activated C Hank Conger from the temporarily inactive list.|
|July 10, 2010||Salt Lake Bees placed C Hank Conger on the temporarily inactive list.|
|April 6, 2010||C Hank Conger assigned to Salt Lake Bees from Arkansas Travelers.|
|February 3, 2010||Los Angeles Angels invited non-roster C Hank Conger to spring training.|
Hyun Choi Conger...Attended Huntington Beach HS (CA)...Was a 2nd Team High School All-American...Named 2010 All-Star Futures Game MVP after catching five innings and connecting for a three-run home run in U.S. Team's 9-1 win at Angel Stadium...Played for Ocean View Little League in 2000 (lost in Western region)...Originally signed by Angels' scout Bobby DeJardin.2014
Completed his second full season in the Majors with Los Angeles...made 80 appearances, posting career highs in starts (70), plate appearances (260), runs, RBI and walks...split time at catcher with Chris Iannetta...the Angels went 42-28 in his starts, while the club's pitchers fashioned a 3.35 ERA in his 79 total games behind the dish...was tabbed by multiple sources as one of the game's top pitch framers and receivers...per StatCorner.com, his pitch framing saved a total of 21.3 runs above an average Major League catcher...despite playing on a part-time basis, that mark ranked fourth in the Majors behind only C Miguel Montero, C Mike Zunino and C Jonathan Lucroy...Baseball Prospectus had Conger at third in the Majors in their pitch-framing metric, behind Lucroy and Zunino...threw out a career-high 14 runners attempting to steal, going 14-for-71 in caught stealing attempts (19.7%)...made his third career Opening Day roster, and his second consecutive with the Angels...drew a walk-off hit by pitch in the 11th inning on April 11 vs. NYM...was his first career walk-off RBI, and marked the fifth walk-off hit by pitch in Angels history...was the first since IF Wally Joyner's on July 23, 1989, vs. DET...tied his career high of three hits twice on the season, going 3x5 with three RBI on April 25 at NYY and 3x4 with five RBI on May 11 at TOR...became just the third Angels catcher since 2000 to have multiple games with at least three hits and three RBI in a single season, joining C Mike Napoli (2008) and C Bengie Molina (2003-04, 2000)...also became just the 10th catcher in Angels history to have a game with five RBI, and the first since C Bobby Wilson in 2010...hit .324 (11x34) with two homers and eight RBI during the month of April...marked the most productive offensive month in his Major League career, as his average and OPS (.949) were both highs for any month in his career...recorded his 150th career hit on Sept. 9 at TEX, becoming the 13th catcher in Angels history to reach the 150-hit plateau...appeared in his first ever postseason game...entered Game 3 of the 2014 ALDS vs. Kansas City in the 9th inning, going 0x1 as a pinch-hitter.2013
Hit .249 (58/233) with 13 doubles, a triple, seven home runs and 21 RBI during his fourth season with the Angels (first full big league season)…Established career highs in games (92), hits, runs (23), doubles, home runs and RBI while matching bests in triples and walks (17)... Halos pitchers fashioned a 3.68 ERA with Conger behind the plate... Threw out 24.2% (15/62) of would-be base stealers…Only allowed one passed ball in his 71 games behind the plate... Hit a pinch-hit HR on Aug. 31 to give the Angels the lead in the top of the 9th…Was first career pinch-hit home run and first by a Halo since Kendrys Morales on Sept. 14, 2012…Was the first Angel with a pinch-hit home run in the 9th inning or later to give the Halos the lead since Robb Quinlan June 24, 2006 (tied 4-4, 2 outs, T13th inning @ Arizona)... Home run on June 12 landed on Eutaw Street outside Camden Yards…Was just the 69th homer ever to reach the street and second hit by an Angel.2012 Played a majority of season with Triple-A Salt Lake, posting a .295 (78/264) average in 67 games with Bees, including 17 doubles, 10 HRs and 42 RBIs....295 average would have been second-best by a PCL catcher if he qualified...Hit .328 (43/131) before Minor League All-Star break...Over his two stints with Angels, went 3-for-18 (.167) and reached base in four of six starts...Six of seven appearances came in starts...Originally recalled on June 5 before being optioned back on June 18...Recalled for final time on Sept. 4...Threw out two of eight would-be base stealers on MLB level...Placed on DL in Triple-A with a right elbow injury on April 22...Missed 37 games before returning to action on May 31...Hit .295 (13/44) in 18 games with Halos in spring, including four doubles, a home run and five RBIs. 2011 Made first career Opening Day roster...Appeared in 59 games with Angels and made 48 starts behind the plate (Angels were 24-24 in those starts)...Hit .209 (37/177) with six home runs and 19 RBI with Halos...Launched first ML HR in first AB of season, April 5 at TB...Angels were 5-1 in games he homered...Batted .256 on road compared to .172 at home...Opened season batting .273 (12/44) in April - batted .188 (25/133) from May - September...Hit .300 (6/20) with nine RBI with RISP & two outs...Optioned to triple-A Salt Lake July 19...In 24 games with Bees, batted .300 (30/100) with five home runs and 26 RBI...Collected six RBI, August 7 at Albuquerque...Recalled from Salt Lake August 19...Threw out 10 of 63 base stealers (16%) with Angels and Halo pitchers fashioned a 3.84 ERA with Conger behind the plate...Particpated in Arizona Fall League in 2011. 2010 Contract selected from triple-A Salt Lake on Sept. 6...Appeared in 13 games with Angels making nine starts behind plate...Was 7-2 as a starter with a catcher's ERA of 1.91 (80 IP - 17 ER)...Made first MLB start (C) on Sept. 15 at Cleveland...Two-run single in 1st inning marked first hit of MLB career...Made MLB debut Sept. 11, striking out in only plate appearance...Hit .172 (5/29) with one double, one triple and five RBI in 13 games with Halos...Batted .300 (116/387) with 26 doubles, two triples, 11 home runs and 49 RBI in first season with Bees...His .300 average ranked second in batting amongst PCL catchers (min. 250 AB's)...From August 1st to time of call-up, hit .365 (46/126) with Bees to raise season average from .268 to .300...Finished season at Salt Lake riding a nine-game hit streak where he collected 16 hits in 38 at-bats (.421) with three doubles, one triple and two home runs...Named 2010 All-Star Futures Game MVP after catching five innings and connecting for a three-run home run in U.S. Team's 9-1 win at Angel Stadium. 2009 Named to Texas League midseason and postseason All-Star team in 2009...Finished season seventh in Texas League with .295 batting average. 2007 Selected to 2007 Midwest League All-Star Game after hitting .282 with eight HR and 31 RBI through the first 61 games of season.