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Kolten Wong

25-Year-Old Second Baseman – St. Louis Cardinals

2016 Stats

AVG

.230

HR

1

RBI

6

R

18

SB

3

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

After breaking out as a playoff star in 2014, Wong showed only marginal improvements in 2015. He hit just .262/.321/.386 with 11 home runs in his first full season in the majors. He dropped one home r...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 9"   WT: 188   DOB: 10/10/1990   BORN: Hilo, HI   COLLEGE: Hawaii   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Kolten Wong Contract Information:

Signed a five-year, $25.5 million extension with the Cardinals in March 2016 that includes a team option for a sixth year at $12.5 million.

June 27, 2016  –  Kolten Wong News

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Kolten Wong Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2011 20 A QUA 47 222 194 39 65 22 15 2 5 25 9 5 21 24 0 4 3 .335 .401 .510 .911
2012 21 AA SPR 126 579 523 79 150 38 23 6 9 52 21 11 44 74 2 3 7 .287 .348 .405 .753
2013 22 AAA MEM 107 463 412 68 125 39 21 8 10 45 20 1 41 60 2 4 4 .303 .369 .466 .835
2013 22 MAJ STL 32 62 59 6 9 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 3 12 0 0 0 .153 .194 .169 .363
2014 23 AAA MEM 18 80 75 16 27 7 4 0 3 13 6 0 5 9 0 0 0 .360 .400 .533 .933
2014 23 MAJ STL 113 433 402 52 100 29 14 3 12 42 20 4 21 71 5 1 4 .249 .292 .388 .680
2015 24 MAJ STL 150 613 557 71 146 43 28 4 11 61 15 8 36 95 0 5 15 .262 .321 .386 .707
2016 25 AAA MEM 7 34 28 10 12 5 0 1 4 11 1 0 4 6 0 0 2 .429 .529 .929 1.458
2016 25 MAJ STL 56 171 152 18 35 4 1 2 1 6 3 0 13 27 0 2 4 .230 .304 .283 .587
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3-Year Averages     98 368 339 43 85 23 14 2 7 34 12 4 20 59 1 2 6 .251 .302 .366 .668
Career  (View All)     351 1,279 1,170 147 290 77 44 9 24 109 41 12 73 205 5 8 23 .248 .303 .362 .665

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Kolten Wong Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jun. 27 @KC Did not play.
Jun. 26 @Sea 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .304 .283 .587
Jun. 25 @Sea 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .307 .286 .593
Jun. 24 @Sea Did not play.
Jun. 22 @ChC 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .302 .280 .582
Jun. 21 @ChC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .304 .281 .585
Jun. 20 @ChC 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .305 .287 .592
Jun. 19 Tex 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .300 .280 .580
Jun. 18 Tex 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .304 .285 .589
Jun. 17 Tex Did not play.
Jun. 15 Hou Did not play.
Jun. 14 Hou Did not play.
Jun. 12 @Pit Did not play.
Jun. 11 @Pit Did not play.
Jun. 10 @Pit Did not play.
Jun. 9 @Cin Did not play.
Jun. 8 @Cin Did not play.
Jun. 7 @Cin Did not play.
Jun. 5 SF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .306 .286 .592
Jun. 4 SF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .226 .310 .290 .600
Jun. 3 SF Did not play.
Jun. 1 @Mil 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .312 .292 .604
May. 31 @Mil 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .319 .299 .618
May. 30 @Mil 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .313 .299 .612
May. 29 @Was 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .315 .301 .616
May. 28 @Was Did not play.
May. 27 @Was 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .315 .301 .616
May. 26 @Was 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .323 .309 .632
May. 25 ChC 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .243 .331 .318 .649
May. 24 ChC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .336 .324 .660
Last 7 Days 20 4 6 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .333 .300 .633
Last 14 Days 26 4 7 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .296 .269 .565
Last 30 Days 53 5 10 0 0 0 1 3 5 0 0 0 0 2 .189 .232 .189 .421

Kolten Wong: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 41 7 2 5
2015 147
2014 107
2013 18

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Kolten Wong Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016281121.179.286.544
2015166151248.229.277.552
2014738361.315.466.790

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201612417042.242.282.597
20153915610377.276.432.772
20143294493619.234.371.656

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016726153.208.264.562
2015280345276.261.371.686
201421332103212.254.451.762

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20168012010.250.300.610
2015277376349.264.401.729
2014189202108.243.317.586
Kolten Wong Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2011 20 A QUA 222 194 9.5% 10.8% 0.88 88% .364 .175
2012 21 AA SPR 579 523 7.6% 12.8% 0.59 86% .320 .118
2013 22 AAA MEM 463 412 8.9% 13% 0.68 85% .336 .163
2013 22 MAJ STL 62 59 4.8% 19.4% 0.25 80% .191 .016
2014 23 AAA MEM 80 75 6.3% 11.3% 0.56 88% .381 .173
2014 23 MAJ STL 433 402 4.8% 16.4% 0.30 82% .276 .139
2015 24 MAJ STL 613 557 5.9% 15.5% 0.38 83% .299 .124
2016 25 AAA MEM 34 28 11.8% 17.6% 0.67 79% .444 .500
2016 25 MAJ STL 171 152 7.6% 15.8% 0.48 82% .274 .053
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3-Year Averages     368 339 5.4% 16% 0.34 83% .286 .115
Career     1,279 1,170 5.7% 16% 0.36 82% .283 .114

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2016 Stat Review for Kolten Wong    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.230 AVG
POOR
82% Contact Rate
AVERAGE
.274 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.283 SLG
TERRIBLE
.053 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.48 BB/K
GOOD
7.6% BB Rate
AVERAGE
15.8% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

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.587 OPS
TERRIBLE
.304 OBP
WEAK

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Kolten Wong: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Wong is out of the lineup Sunday against the Mariners, MLB.com's Greg Johns reports.

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Wong is not in the lineup against Seattle on Friday.

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Wong is in the starting lineup for Monday's contest against the Cubs.

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Wong is in the lineup Saturday, batting second and starting in center field.

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Wong was recalled from Triple-A Memphis on Friday.

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Wong has played seven games at Triple-A Memphis and is 12-for-28 with four home runs and a triple.

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Wong has been getting some time in center field for Triple-A Memphis.

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Wong was optioned to Triple-A Memphis on Monday.

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Wong is out of the lineup Sunday against the Giants.

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Wong is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Giants.

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Wong is out of the lineup Sunday against the Nationals.

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Wong is out of the lineup Friday against the Diamondbacks.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Manager Mike Matheny made Wong work hard in 2014 to prove he belonged, despite clearly being the superior option over veteran Mark Ellis. Wong was even demoted twice, once in late April and again in late June before finally being handed the starting job at second base in early July. Wong's rookie season wasn't what some had hoped, hitting just .242/.292/.388, but he did show good power and speed, with 12 home runs, 29 extra-base hits and 20 stolen bases in 402 at-bats. He also displayed fairly good plate discipline, striking out just 71 times on the season. Wong finished third in Rookie of the Year voting for the NL and should be expected to post better numbers in 2015 as he's handed the starting job from the outset. If the Cardinals' offense improves, which seems likely, Wong could very well be a top-12 second baseman, capable of approaching 20 home runs and swiping at least that many bases.

2014

Wong finally got the call in mid-August but totaled just 62 plate appearances while with the Cardinals, hardly enough time to give any concern to his .153/.194/.169 line. The second baseman had a terrific year at Triple-A posting a .303/.369/.466 line while striking out just 60 times in 412 at-bats, a solid showing for the 23-year-old. With David Freese out of the picture, Matt Carpenter will shift to third and all signs point to the Cardinals giving Wong at least 400 at-bats as their primary second baseman in 2014. There's plenty of promise with the youngster and while he might not an elite hitter at his position, he has the skills to put up good numbers in a terrific Cardinals lineup.

2013

Wong, a 2011 first-round pick, batted .287 with nine home runs and 21 stolen bases for Double-A Springfield last year, and despite the non-eye-popping numbers, the Cardinals will at least give the Hawaii product an opportunity to win a big league job in the spring. It's far more likely that he'll stay in the minors for another year, but he's getting close. Expect him to be the starting second baseman for the Cardinals by 2014, if not sooner.

2012

Wong, a first-round pick in the 2011 draft, tore the cover off the ball in 47 games with Quad Cities last year, showing good speed (nine stolen bases), pop (22 extra-base hits), and a strong batting eye (21:24 BB:K). He's small, but he'll make up for it with his speed and defense. He could be playing second base for the Cardinals by 2013 or 2014.