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Jung Ho Kang, whose production and brushfire popularity has fueled the Pirates' playoff drive, has been lost for the season with an injury to his left knee and fractured leg.
Pirates shortstop Jung Ho Kang left Thursday's game against the Cubs at PNC Park in the first inning, limping off the field following a collision at second base with what the club announced as "an injury to his left knee."
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|September 21, 2015||Pittsburgh Pirates placed 3B Jung Ho Kang on the 60-day disabled list. Torn left lateral meniscus and fractured left tibia.|
|January 16, 2015||Pittsburgh Pirates signed free agent 3B Jung Ho Kang.|
Jung Ho Kang (pronounced "GAHNG")...Is a 2006 graduate of Gwangju High School...Played third base for the Korean national team at the 2010 Asian Games...Trained at Pirate City in Bradenton, FL, in 2006 and 2007 while a member of the Hyundai Unicorns...Began his professional playing career at the age of 19...Played for Korea in the 2013 World Baseball Classic...Has played for the Seoul Heroes since 2008; the Heroes sold their naming rights to Woori Bank, and then after two years, Nexen Tire bought the naming rights...Woori Bank is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, and the name Nexen is a combination of two future-oriented words; next and century.2014
Led the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) in slugging percentage and OPS (1.198) while playing for the Nexen Heroes in Seoul...His home run and RBI totals set single-season records for a shortstop...Ranked second in on-base percentage, home runs and total bases (309)...Also ranked third in doubles, third in RBI, fifth in runs scored and sixth in batting average...Established career highs in batting, runs, doubles, home runs and RBI...Was a teammate of league MVP Byung Ho Park, who hit .303 with 52 home runs and 124 RBI...Made all 113 defensive appearances at shortstop.