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Chang-Yong Lim

37-Year-Old Pitcher – Free Agent

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Once upon a time, Lim was considered one of the best pitchers in Japan, but injuries have derailed his once-promising career. When the Cubs signed him in late 2012, it was expected that his recovery f...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 176   DOB: 6/4/1976   BORN: Gwangju, South Korea   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Released by the Cubs in March of 2014.

March 24, 2014  –  Chang-Yong Lim News

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Lim was released by the Cubs on Monday, Chris Cotillo of SB Nation reports.

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Chang-Yong Lim Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2013 37 A+ Day 11 0 0 5.0 2 1 0 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.80 1.00
2013 37 R Mes 11 5 0 5.0 5 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.60 1.00
2013 37 AA Ten 11 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2013 37 AAA Iow 11 0 0 11.1 5 1 0 12 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.79 0.81
2013 37 MAJ CHC 6 0 0 5.0 6 3 0 5 7 0 0 0 0 0 5.40 2.60
3-Year Averages MAJ   6 0 0 5.0 6 3 0 5 7 0 0 0 0 0 5.40 2.60

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Chang-Yong Lim Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20139033100.500

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201318543100.231

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20131.300024013.505.25

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20133.70003302.451.64
Chang-Yong Lim Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2013 37 A+ Day 11 0 5.0 10.80 5.40 2.00 0.00 80% 1.80 2.60 .198
2013 37 R Mes 11 5 5.0 7.20 0.00 0.00 0.00 60% 3.60 1.60 .331
2013 37 AA Ten 11 0 1.0 18.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 -.80 .549
2013 37 AAA Iow 11 0 11.1 9.73 3.24 3.00 0.00 88.9% 0.79 2.12 .206
2013 37 MAJ CHC 6 0 5.0 9.00 12.60 0.71 0.00 4.00 76.9% 89.9 MPH 5.40 6.00 .397
3-Year Averages MAJ   6 0 5.0 9.00 12.60 0.71 0.00 76.9% 5.40 5.40 .397

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Worst Matchups for Chang-Yong Lim (by OPS against, min 0 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Pedro Alvarez PIT 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Norichika Aoki KC 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Andrew McCutchen PIT 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Xavier Paul BAL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Aramis Ramirez MIL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Jean Segura MIL 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 .500 1.000 1.500
Matt Holliday STL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 1.000
Marlon Byrd PHI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 1.000
Matt Carpenter STL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 1.000
Gaby Sanchez PIT 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 1.000

Best Matchups for Chang-Yong Lim (by OPS against, min 0 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Jonathan Lucroy MIL 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000
Jeff Bianchi MIL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Carlos Gomez MIL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Gerrit Cole PIT 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Zack Cozart CIN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Russell Martin PIT 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Shane Robinson STL 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Matt Adams STL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Caleb Gindl MIL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Johnny Hellweg MIL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

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Chang-Yong Lim: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Lim was assigned to minor league camp Saturday, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

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Lim has signed a minor league contract with the Cubs.

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Lim has been non-tendered by the Cubs.

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Lim was called up by the Cubs on Wednesday, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

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Lim was promoted to Triple-A Iowa, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

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Lim (shoulder) made his debut with the Arizona League Cubs on Monday.

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The Cubs have agreed to a $5 million contract with Lim, MLB.com reports. Lim underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow in July and isn't expected to pitch in a game until 2014.

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Lim signed a three-year deal worth 1.42 billion yen to remain with the Yakult Swallows, but he says he wants to play in MLB in 2013, the Kyodo news service reports.

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Lim has reportedly been attracting attention from MLB scouts.

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Lim has has been effective with a 1.13 ERA this season and has struck out nine of 30 batters faced. His fastball velocity is steadily in the 95-96 range.

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