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Jae-Gyun Hwang

30-Year-Old Third Baseman – Free Agent

2017 Stats

AVG

.154

HR

1

RBI

5

R

2

SB

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Hwang is one of the top hitters in South Korea, as he hit 26 home runs with a .949 OPS in 166 games last season for the Lotte Giants. He was posted following the 2015 season, but didn't attract any ML...

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LEAGUE: Foreign    40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 215   DOB: 7/28/1987   BORN: Seoul, South Korea   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By SF In 2017   Show ContractHide Contract

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Jae-Gyun Hwang Contract Information:

Signed with the Giants in January of 2017.

November 13, 2017  –  Jae-Gyun Hwang News

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Hwang agreed to a four-year, $7.85 million deal with the KT Wiz of the KBO, Sung Min Kim of the Sporting News reports.

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Jae-Gyun Hwang 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
2014 26 KBO KBO 128 550 486 66 156 48 33 3 12 76 17 10 53 86 4 4 3 .321 .388 .475 .863
2015 27 KBO KBO 144 596 534 95 155 69 41 2 26 97 11 10 48 122 4 6 4 .290 .350 .521 .871
2016 28 KBO KBO 127 558 498 97 167 58 26 5 27 113 25 10 49 66 0 7 4 .335 .394 .570 .964
2017 29 AAA SAC 98 386 351 44 100 35 21 4 10 55 7 1 27 83 0 7 1 .285 .332 .453 .785
2017 29 MAJ SF 18 57 52 2 8 2 1 0 1 5 0 0 5 15 0 0 0 .154 .228 .231 .459
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Career  (View All)     18 57 52 2 8 2 1 0 1 5 0 0 5 15 0 0 0 .154 .228 .231 .459

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Jae-Gyun Hwang: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 3 15

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Jae-Gyun Hwang: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 34 58 2

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Jae-Gyun Hwang Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017202140.250.400.686

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017320010.094.125.319

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017161120.125.313.489

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017361030.167.194.444
Jae-Gyun Hwang vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Jae-Gyun Hwang Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2014 26 KBO KBO 550 486 9.6% 15.6% 0.62 82% .367 .154
2015 27 KBO KBO 596 534 8.1% 20.5% 0.39 77% .329 .231
2016 28 KBO KBO 558 498 8.8% 11.8% 0.74 87% .340 .235
2017 29 AAA SAC 386 351 7% 21.5% 0.33 76% .340 .168
2017 29 MAJ SF 57 52 8.8% 26.3% 0.33 71% .194 .077
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Career     57 52 8.8% 26.3% 0.33 71% .194 .077

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Jae-Gyun Hwang Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2017 1B 16.7 0 3 0 0 0 10 0 14 0 0 0 0
2017 3B 105 3 13 4 -1 4 32 0 35 2 1 0 3
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2017 1B -1 0 0 0 0 -1
2017 3B 0 0 0 3 0 3

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2017 Stat Review for Jae-Gyun Hwang    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.33 BB/K
WEAK
8.8% BB Rate
GOOD
26.3% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.459 OPS
TERRIBLE
.228 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.154 AVG
TERRIBLE
.194 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.231 SLG
TERRIBLE
.077 ISO
TERRIBLE

Jae-Gyun Hwang: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Hwang is looking to sign a deal to return to the KBO for the 2018 season, NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

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The Giants designated Hwang for assignment Friday, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Hwang was demoted to the minors following Wednesday's loss to the Athletics, Andrew Baggarly of The Mercury News reports.

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Hwang went 1-for-4 with an RBI and a run in a 6-4 loss to the Dodgers on Friday.

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Hwang was recalled from Triple-A Sacramento on Friday, Andrew Baggarly of The San Jose Mercury News reports.

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Hwang was optioned to Triple-A Sacramento on Saturday, John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Hwang is out of the lineup Sunday against the Padres, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

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Hwang went 0-for-3 before being lifted from Sunday's loss to the Marlins in favor of Conor Gillaspie.

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Hwang will make his fourth start in five games Tuesday against the Tigers, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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