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Byung-Hyun Kim

35-Year-Old Pitcher – Free Agent

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   DOB: 1/21/1979   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Byung-Hyun Kim Contract Information:

Agreed to a minor league contract with the Giants in Feb. 2010.

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Kim has signed with the Rakuten Golden Eagles to play in Japan in 2011, NBPTracker.com reports.

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Byung-Hyun Kim 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
2004 25 A Sar 1 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2004 25 AAA PAW 21 18 0 54.7 66 35 6 34 12 2 6 0 5.76 1.43
2005 26 MAJ COL 40 22 0 148.0 156 80 17 115 71 5 12 0 4.86 1.53
2006 27 AAA COL 3 3 0 13.0 18 9 0 11 4 0 1 0 6.23 1.69
2006 27 MAJ COL 27 27 0 155.0 179 96 18 129 61 8 12 0 5.57 1.55
2007 28 AAA ALB 5 5 0 24.3 21 8 2 31 11 1 1 0 2.96 1.32
2007 28 AAA COL 5 5 0 24.3 21 8 2 31 11 1 1 0 2.96 1.32
2007 28 MAJ FLA 23 19 0 109.2 114 66 17 102 62 9 5 0 5.42 1.61
2007 28 MAJ COL 3 1 0 6.0 6 7 2 2 4 1 2 0 10.50 1.67
2007 28 MAJ ARI 2 2 0 2.2 11 7 1 3 2 0 1 0 23.63 5.91
2007  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ FLA/COL/ARI 28 22 0 117.4 131 80 20 107 68 10 8 0 6.13 1.70
Career  (View All) MAJ   394 92 0 840.1 781 413 94 806 376 54 60 86 4.42 1.38

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Byung-Hyun Kim Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

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Byung-Hyun Kim 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
2004 25 A Sar 1 1 2.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 1.20 .000
2004 25 AAA PAW 21 18 54.7 5.60 1.98 2.83 0.99 59.7% 5.76 4.37 .333
2005 26 MAJ COL 40 22 148.0 6.99 4.32 1.62 1.03 70% 4.86 4.63 .315
2006 27 AAA COL 3 3 13.0 7.62 2.77 2.75 0.00 59.1% 6.23 2.66 .412
2006 27 MAJ COL 27 27 155.0 7.49 3.54 2.11 1.05 1.28 64.9% 5.57 4.27 .343
2007 28 AAA ALB 5 5 24.3 11.47 4.07 2.82 0.74 80% 2.96 3.08 .336
2007 28 AAA COL 5 5 24.3 11.47 4.07 2.82 0.74 80% 2.96 3.08 .336
2007 28 MAJ FLA 23 19 109.2 8.41 5.11 1.65 1.40 0.98 69.2% 5.42 5.12 .320
2007 28 MAJ COL 3 1 6.0 3.00 6.00 0.50 3.00 0.98 37.5% 10.50 8.93 .211
2007 28 MAJ ARI 2 2 2.2 12.27 8.18 1.50 4.09 0.98 50% 23.63 9.20 .757
2007  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ FLA/COL/ARI 28 22 117.4 8.20 5.21 1.57 1.53 0.98 66.5% 6.13 5.39 .331
Career MAJ   394 92 840.1 8.64 4.03 2.14 1.01 70% 4.42 4.12 .305

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Worst Matchups for Byung-Hyun Kim (by OPS against, min 7 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Chase Utley PHI 12 5 2 5 1 4 0 .417 1.000 1.462
Albert Pujols ANA 10 5 1 2 1 2 0 .500 .900 1.445
Carlos Beltran NY-A 11 4 2 3 3 2 1 .364 .909 1.409
Mike Jacobs AZ 10 5 1 3 0 1 1 .500 .900 1.400
David Wright NY-N 14 7 0 7 1 4 1 .500 .714 1.248
Greg Dobbs MIA 9 5 0 0 0 1 0 .556 .667 1.222
Ryan Zimmerman WAS 8 4 0 3 1 2 1 .500 .625 1.181
Endy Chavez SEA 8 3 1 2 0 2 0 .375 .750 1.125
Alex Gonzalez DET 8 2 1 6 1 2 1 .250 .750 1.050
Aramis Ramirez MIL 15 4 2 5 1 3 1 .267 .667 .979

Best Matchups for Byung-Hyun Kim (by OPS against, min 7 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Carl Crawford LA 9 2 0 1 0 2 0 .222 .222 .586
Alfonso Soriano NY-A 12 3 0 0 0 2 1 .250 .333 .583
Prince Fielder TEX 8 2 0 2 1 1 0 .250 .250 .583
Tony Gwynn Jr. PHI 7 2 0 1 0 0 0 .286 .286 .571
Brian Roberts NY-A 7 2 0 3 0 0 0 .286 .286 .571
Russell Martin PIT 12 2 0 2 1 1 0 .167 .333 .548
Brian McCann NY-A 7 1 0 1 1 2 0 .143 .143 .365
Adrian Beltre TEX 7 1 0 0 0 5 0 .143 .143 .286
Jayson Werth WAS 13 1 0 0 0 7 0 .077 .154 .231
Andre Ethier LA 14 1 0 0 1 1 0 .071 .071 .205

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Byung-Hyun Kim: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Kim signed a minor league contract with San Francisco, ESPN reports.

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The Pirates are expected to buy out Kim's contract in the next couple days, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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Kim surrendered two homers and four earned runs in one inning Wednesday night.

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Kim allowed three runs and two homers in one inning Thursday afternoon.

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Kim made his spring training debut on Monday, giving up a homer to Ryan Howard as his first batter faced before getting the next three hitters out.

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Kim will make his spring training debut on Monday, the Pirates' official site reports.

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Kim will throw 30 pitches in batting practice Friday, the Pirates' official site reports.

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Kim officially signed a one-year deal with the Pirates on Sunday.

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Pittsburgh agreed to terms with Kim, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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The Giants have offered a minor league contract to free agent starter/reliever Kim, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Kim has filed for free agency.

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Kim was 10-8 with a 6.08 ERA, 1.68 WHIP, and 107:68 K:BB ratio in 28 appearances (22 starts) split between the Rockies, Diamondbacks and Marlins.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

There was no outlook written for Byung-Hyun Kim.

2008

Kim barely got a chance to unpack his bags in 2007, pitching for three organizations, not including two different stints with the Marlins and five teams. He failed to distinguish himself at any of his stops, although he did get his share of strikeouts and soaked up some innings for Florida when they had no one else to turn to. He'll likely catch on somewhere, but his volatile mix of wildness both outside and inside the strike zone makes him very risky to use.

2007

After alternating between the starting rotation and the bullpen since his big league debut in 1999, Kim, for the first time, spent the entire year as a starter, racking up a career-high 155 innings. The results weren't pretty: a 5.57 ERA and .823 OPS-against. Kim, when he's going well, is an excellent source for strikeouts thanks to his unorthodox delivery, but he's simply too inconsistent to rely on. With the Rockies looking pretty thin in the bullpen, it's possible they could change Kim's role yet again to see if he can recapture some of his past effectiveness.

2006

Kim revived his career in 2005 as a starter with the Rockies. He initially pitched out of the bullpen until he became disgruntled and forced his way into the rotation. The move worked out, as his ERA dropped by a run and his walks per nine innings dipped from 4.9 to 3.9. He's a free agent and the Rockies are interested at a reasonable price.

2005

After a season beset by leg injuries, ineffectiveness, and a loss of velocity, Kim's role with Boston in 2005 is a mystery. He's only 26 so there's still time for him to carve out a decent major league career. We expect he'll claim a role in the bullpen, probably in long relief, as the Red Sox burn off the last year of his contract. We would not be surprised to see Kim flipped during the season for some organizational depth or a needed spare part for the major league club.

2004

Kim will be given the opportunity to win a starting spot, but also has value in a trade should the team have other needs. His main competition for the fifth spot in the rotation will be Bronson Arroyo. There may be residual animosity toward Kim for flipping off the Fenway fans during the playoffs, but if he's effective, that won't matter.

2003

In 2002, Kim did a great job of getting over his two blown saves in Yankee Stadium in the 2001 World Series, nearly doubling his save totals (from 19 to 36) and maintaining his peripherals (1.07 WHIP, 9.9 K's per 9 IP). The Diamondbacks were peddling Kim in the offseason as part of their payroll retrenchment, and, wherever Kim winds up, he may be recast as a starter rather than a closer in 2003. Check Kim's team in the spring to find out what they're doing with him; if he's a closer, bid or draft presuming 30-plus saves, but if he's trying out for a rotation role, check his late spring starts carefully to see where you should take him in your roto league.