All posts tagged "pirates"

  • Pittsburgh Pirates' Kang Jung-ho, center right, runs to the dugout with Gregory Polanco, left, Aramis Ramirez, center left, and Andrew McCutchen, right, after hitting a grand slam off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Keyvius Sampson during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
    King Kang hits first MLB grand slam, continues hot streak

    By Brian Han Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Kang Jung-ho hit a towering shot over the left field wall against Cincinnati Reds starter Keyvius Sampson for his first career major league grand slam on Wednesday. It was his 15th home...

    • Posted September 9, 2015
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    Kang’s 14th home run travels 472 feet, Choo hits 17th

    Pittsburgh Pirates’ infielder Kang Jung-ho and Texas Rangers’ outfielder Choo Shin-soo both dialed long-distance Tuesday night. Kang sent one 472 feet to the cheap seats in Cincinnati, and Choo hit his 17th in Seattle. Reds reliever Collin...

    • Posted September 8, 2015
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    Pirates’ Kang Jung-ho gets no love for ROTY in ESPN’s mock vote

    By Brian Han ESPN recently held a mock vote among a panel of 14 journalists for end of season awards including the Cy Young, Most Valuable Player (MVP), Manager of the Year and the Rookie of the...

    • Posted September 4, 2015
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  • Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Kang Jung-ho (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
    Pirates’ Kang homers to open Sept. in MLB

    (Yonhap) — Kang Jung-ho of the Pittsburgh Pirates homered and doubled to start the final month of the regular season in Major League Baseball (MLB) on Tuesday. Kang launched a solo shot for his 13th home run...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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  • Pittsburgh Pirates' Neil Walker (18) is greeted by Jung Ho Kang after driving him in with a two-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
    Pirates’ Kang enjoys multihit game; Rangers’ Choo has hitting streak snapped

    (Yonhap) — Kang Jung-ho of the Pittsburgh Pirates had two hits and an RBI in the team’s 4-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants at home on Thursday. Kang was 2-for-4 with a double and drove in...

    • Posted August 21, 2015
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  • Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Kang Jung-ho (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
    Kang helps with bat, hurts with glove in 9-8 Pirates win

    By Brian Han Although the Pittsburgh Pirates left PNC park on Tuesday with a 9-8 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, Kang Jung-ho displayed some outward frustration following a crucial error in the ninth inning that pushed the...

    • Posted August 19, 2015
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  • Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Kang Jung-ho, left, and Texas Rangers outfielder Choo Shin-soo (AP Photos)
    Kang, Choo put together multi-hit games despite losses

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Two South Koreans in Major League Baseball enjoyed multi-hit games Wednesday, though their clubs suffered losses. The Pittsburgh Pirates’ rookie Kang Jung-ho went 2-for-3 with a walk, extending his modest hitting streak to six...

    • Posted August 13, 2015
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