[CBS SPORTS] Giants, A’s, Mets eye top Korean shortstop Kang Jung-ho

December 8, 2014
Kang Jung-ho will be eligible to sign to an MLB team after the 2014 season is over.

Kang Jung-ho is expected to be posted next week.

[CBS SPORTS] — Power-hitting Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang is drawing interest, no surprise considering the thin shortstop market, and the New York Mets, Oakland Athletics and the World Series champion San Francisco Giants are among teams interested.

Kang has consistently put up huge numbers in Korea and posted an amazing .364/.457/.733 slash line in 2014 for the Nexen Heores, hitting 39 home runs in 116 games. The big question is how those numbers translate, which is why he could be viewed as a bargain by some. 

The plan is for Kang to be posted next week, as Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com reported. [READ MORE]