Hyeon-Jong Yang
Chicago (A) White Sox (ML)
Hyeon-Jong Yang
Birthdate:
Nov. 14, 1988 (36 y, 11 m, 22 d)
Born In:
Incheon, INC, KOR
Nationality:
South Korean
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
L/L
Height/Weight:
5'9"/196
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
$1.88M / 1 year
ML Service Time:
9 years, 150 days
Injury:
7 more days

2025 Season Pitching Summary

Team G GS IP W-L SV SD MD BB K ERA FIP FIP- xFIP WAR
CHA - MLB
21 0 29.1 6-1 0 7 2 13 25 1.534 2.729 71 3.517 0.58

2025 Season Batting Summary

Team G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS wOBA BABIP wRC+ WAR ZR
CHA - MLB
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.00 -0.43

2025 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
CHA - MLB
P 21 29.1 2 5 1 0.8750 1.0314 -0.431
Current Status
MLB Service Time 9 years, 150 days
40-man Service Time 9 years, 150 days
Time as Pro 10 years
Roster Status Disabled List, 0 more days
Injury Status 7 more days
ML DL Days (season) 106 days
Options Used - This Year 1 - No
Personality
Leadership Very High
Loyalty Normal
Desire for Win High
Greed Low
Intelligence High
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Fair
Local Well Known
Current Contract
2025 $1.88M ($0 left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 4 5 2 11 3
vs R 4 5 2 11 3
vs L 4 5 3 11 3
Potential 4 5 3 15 3
Fielding C IF OF
Range 5 11
Error 5 2
Arm 1 13 2
Turn DP 1
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 12
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 1
Running 2
Sac Bunt 11
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 17 13 14
vs R 18 13 14
vs L 15 12 15
Potential 17 13 14
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 14 14
Curveball 14 15
Slider 15 16
Changeup 18 18
Other Pitching
Velocity 89-91 mph
GB % 52%
Stamina 6
Hold 13
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2025-09-08
Baserunning increased from 1 to 2
2025-08-25
Control vs R increased from 13 to 14
Control vs L increased from 14 to 15
2025-07-28
Eye Potential increased from 14 to 15
Control vs R decreased from 14 to 13
GB% increased from 51% to 52%
2025-07-07
Power decreased from 3 to 2
Power vs R decreased from 3 to 2
2025-06-02
Stuff Potential decreased from 18 to 17
Stuff decreased from 18 to 17
Control vs L decreased from 15 to 14
Stamina decreased from 7 to 6
Changeup Pot decreased from 19 to 18
Changeup decreased from 19 to 18
2025-05-05
Stuff Potential increased from 17 to 18
Stuff increased from 17 to 18
Changeup Pot increased from 18 to 19
Changeup increased from 18 to 19
2025-04-28
Stuff Potential decreased from 18 to 17
Stuff decreased from 18 to 17
Changeup Pot decreased from 19 to 18
Changeup decreased from 19 to 18
2025-04-14
Stuff vs R decreased from 19 to 18
2025-04-05
Stuff vs R increased from 18 to 19
Control vs L increased from 14 to 15
2025-03-09
Stuff Potential increased from 17 to 18
Stuff increased from 17 to 18
GB% increased from 50% to 51%
Changeup Pot increased from 18 to 19
Changeup increased from 18 to 19
2025-02-23
Stuff Potential decreased from 18 to 17
Stuff decreased from 18 to 17
Changeup Pot decreased from 19 to 18
Changeup decreased from 19 to 18
2025-02-08
Power increased from 2 to 3
Power vs R increased from 2 to 3
Outfield Range decreased from 12 to 11
Stuff vs L decreased from 16 to 15
Movement Potential decreased from 14 to 13
Movement decreased from 14 to 13
Movement vs R decreased from 14 to 13
Movement vs L decreased from 14 to 12
GB% decreased from 52% to 50%
Weight increased from 195 to 196
2024-11-01
Power vs L increased from 2 to 3
2024-10-19
Weight decreased from 196 to 195
2024-10-07
Stamina increased from 6 to 7
2024-09-23
Outfield Error decreased from 3 to 2
2024-09-16
GB% increased from 50% to 52%
2024-07-15
Gap vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Control vs L decreased from 15 to 14
2024-06-10
Gap vs L increased from 5 to 6
Weight increased from 195 to 196
2024-05-20
Weight increased from 194 to 195
2024-04-22
Gap vs L decreased from 6 to 5
2024-04-15
Weight decreased from 195 to 194
2024-03-20
Power vs L decreased from 3 to 2
GB% decreased from 51% to 50%
2024-02-03
Gap vs L increased from 5 to 6
Eye Potential increased from 13 to 14
2024-01-17
Power vs L increased from 2 to 3
2023-12-26
Control vs L increased from 14 to 15
2023-12-08
Control vs R increased from 13 to 14
2023-12-07
Power vs L decreased from 3 to 2
2023-11-27
Gap vs L decreased from 6 to 5
2023-11-20
Power vs L increased from 2 to 3
Stamina increased from 5 to 6
Slider decreased from 16 to 15
2023-11-13
Stamina decreased from 6 to 5
Curveball decreased from 15 to 14
Local Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
National Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
2023-11-09
Stamina increased from 5 to 6
2023-09-11
Gap vs L increased from 5 to 6
Power vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff Potential increased from 17 to 18
Stuff increased from 17 to 18
Control vs R decreased from 14 to 13
Control vs L decreased from 15 to 14
GB% increased from 49% to 51%
Changeup Pot increased from 18 to 19
Changeup increased from 18 to 19
Weight decreased from 197 to 195
2023-07-17
Stuff increased from 16 to 17
Stuff vs R increased from 17 to 18
Stuff vs L increased from 15 to 16
Control vs L increased from 14 to 15
2023-05-29
Power vs L increased from 2 to 3
Control vs L decreased from 15 to 14
GB% decreased from 50% to 49%
Hold increased from 12 to 13
2023-02-26
Gap Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Gap decreased from 6 to 5
Gap vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Gap vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Power decreased from 3 to 2
Power vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Power vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Stuff decreased from 17 to 16
Control Potential increased from 13 to 14
Control increased from 13 to 14
Control vs R increased from 13 to 14
Control vs L increased from 14 to 15
GB% decreased from 51% to 50%
Stamina decreased from 12 to 5
Hold decreased from 13 to 12
Role changed from SP to RP
2022-10-14
Gap Potential increased from 5 to 6
Gap increased from 5 to 6
Gap vs R increased from 5 to 6
Gap vs L increased from 5 to 6
Movement vs R decreased from 15 to 14
Changeup Pot decreased from 19 to 18
Changeup decreased from 19 to 18
Weight increased from 196 to 197
2022-07-31
Gap Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Gap decreased from 6 to 5
Gap vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Gap vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Weight decreased from 197 to 196
2022-05-29
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 4 to 3
Stuff Potential increased from 15 to 17
Stuff increased from 14 to 17
Stuff vs R increased from 14 to 17
Stuff vs L increased from 13 to 15
Movement vs R increased from 14 to 15
Control Potential decreased from 14 to 13
Control decreased from 14 to 13
Control vs R decreased from 14 to 13
Velocity increased from 88-90 mph to 89-91 mph
Stamina increased from 11 to 12
Fastball Pot increased from 13 to 14
Fastball increased from 12 to 14
Slider Pot increased from 15 to 16
Slider increased from 15 to 16
Changeup Pot increased from 17 to 19
Changeup increased from 17 to 19
Weight increased from 196 to 197
Local Popularity decreased from Popular to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Insignficant
2021-04-10
Contact Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Contact decreased from 5 to 4
Contact vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Contact vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Stuff vs R decreased from 15 to 14
Control Potential increased from 13 to 14
Control increased from 13 to 14
Control vs R increased from 13 to 14
Stamina decreased from 12 to 11
Hold increased from 12 to 13
Role changed from RP to SP
Weight decreased from 197 to 196

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
CHA - MLB
2025 36 0 21 29.1 6-1 0 25 13 20.66% 10.74% 0.83% 81.46% 63.16% 0.288 1.534 2.729 71 3.517 -1.19 0.58
Arizona - MLB
ARI - MLB
2024 35 0 77 79.1 5-2 8 69 26 21.56% 8.13% 1.88% 90.57% 52.23% 0.255 1.815 3.385 83 3.912 -1.57 1.02
KC - MLB
2023 34 0 66 83.0 5-1 5 75 22 22.32% 6.55% 2.08% 77.61% 48.45% 0.308 3.145 3.296 81 3.825 -0.15 1.07
San Diego - MLB
SD - MLB
2022 33 5 5 24.2 0-1 0 24 7 24.49% 7.14% 4.08% 76.92% 60.00% 0.262 4.014 4.343 112 3.363 -0.33 0.19
San Diego - MLB
SD - MLB
2021 32 12 12 70.2 4-5 0 53 25 17.61% 8.31% 3.99% 75.47% 50.99% 0.250 4.203 5.101 132 4.468 -0.90 -0.04
LAA - MLB
2020 31 9 17 54.2 1-6 0 40 29 16.13% 11.69% 3.63% 61.71% 50.44% 0.323 6.750 5.420 134 4.814 1.33 -0.39
Atlanta - MLB
ATL - MLB
2019 30 0 41 66.0 2-5 0 58 28 20.21% 9.76% 2.44% 73.09% 55.38% 0.307 3.955 4.314 114 4.170 -0.36 -0.09
Atlanta - MLB
ATL - MLB
2018 29 29 33 194.0 8-9 0 155 46 19.42% 5.76% 1.50% 72.26% 52.53% 0.308 3.479 3.263 84 3.905 0.22 4.41
Texas - MLB
TEX - MLB
2017 28 18 28 145.1 9-2 0 92 44 15.38% 7.36% 0.67% 78.35% 51.40% 0.285 2.539 3.479 83 4.714 -0.94 2.79
Texas - MLB
TEX - MLB
2016 27 3 51 93.1 4-3 1 74 40 18.59% 10.05% 2.26% 65.39% 62.09% 0.317 5.111 4.430 108 4.201 0.68 -0.01
Texas - MLB
TEX - MLB
2015 26 0 34 45.0 0-3 0 41 19 19.62% 9.09% 2.39% 70.00% 61.80% 0.369 5.600 4.162 108 3.736 1.44 -0.07
Total - MLB
MLB
76 385 885.1 44-38 14 706 299 19.01% 8.05% 2.05% 74.07% 53.83% 0.298 3.670 3.852 97 4.146 -0.18 9.46

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
El Paso - PCL
EP - PCL
2021 32 21 21 132.2 11-2 0 118 30 21.89% 5.57% 1.86% 74.48% 49.81% 0.309 3.460 3.727 78 4.145 -0.27 3.50
Total - AAA
AAA
21 21 132.2 11-2 0 118 30 21.89% 5.57% 1.86% 74.48% 49.81% 0.309 3.460 3.727 78 4.145 -0.27 3.50

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
CHA - MLB
2025 36 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
Arizona - MLB
ARI - MLB
2024 35 72 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -124 -0.24
KC - MLB
2023 34 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
San Diego - MLB
SD - MLB
2022 33 5 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0.000 0.286 0.286 0.0000 0.199 14 -0.07
San Diego - MLB
SD - MLB
2021 32 12 23 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 0 0 0.000 0.095 0.095 0.0000 0.066 -77 -0.53
LAA - MLB
2020 31 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -125 -0.03
Atlanta - MLB
ATL - MLB
2019 30 40 8 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0.143 0.143 0.286 0.2500 0.128 -36 -0.14
Atlanta - MLB
ATL - MLB
2018 29 30 57 51 8 1 0 1 3 4 5 18 0 0 0.157 0.232 0.467 0.2188 0.218 25 -0.28
Texas - MLB
TEX - MLB
2017 28 1 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.333 0.333 1.000 0.3333 0.422 172 0.01
Texas - MLB
TEX - MLB
2016 27 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
Texas - MLB
TEX - MLB
2015 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
Total - MLB
MLB
174 105 92 10 2 0 1 3 6 9 32 0 0 0.109 0.188 0.351 0.1525 0.170 -9 -1.27

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
CHA - MLB
2025 P 21 29.1 2 5 1 0.875 2.148 1.031 -0.43
Arizona - MLB
ARI - MLB
2024 P 75 79.1 5 8 2 0.867 1.475 0.908 -1.60
KC - MLB
2023 P 61 83.0 3 13 0 1.000 1.735 1.149 0.11
San Diego - MLB
SD - MLB
2022 P 5 24.2 1 1 0 1.000 0.730 0.000 -0.26
San Diego - MLB
SD - MLB
2021 P 12 70.2 3 14 2 0.895 2.165 0.936 -1.22
LAA - MLB
2020 P 17 54.2 2 7 1 0.900 1.482 1.186 0.59
LAA - MLB
2020 1B 1 9.0 6 1 0 1.000 7.000 1.064 0.04
Atlanta - MLB
ATL - MLB
2019 P 40 66.0 3 11 0 1.000 1.909 0.991 -0.32
Atlanta - MLB
ATL - MLB
2018 P 33 194.0 10 32 0 1.000 1.949 1.031 -0.02
Texas - MLB
TEX - MLB
2017 P 27 145.1 14 18 1 0.970 1.982 1.031 -0.20
Texas - MLB
TEX - MLB
2016 P 48 93.1 6 18 1 0.960 2.314 0.949 -0.96
Texas - MLB
TEX - MLB
2015 P 30 45.0 1 7 0 1.000 1.600 1.024 -0.09
Total P 369 885.1 50 134 8 -4.40
Total 1B 1 9.0 6 1 0 0.04

TheShow Pitching Log

Date Opp Score GS IP H R ER HR BB K IBB HBP GB FB BF PI GSC WPA ERA FIP
July 9, 2025
Jul 9
@OAK 4 - 3 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 7 - 0.09
July 2, 2025
Jul 2
NYA 5 - 4 1.1 2 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 8 33 - -0.19
June 30, 2025
Jun 30
NYA 1 - 5 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 10 - 0.00
June 6, 2025
Jun 6
@DET 4 - 3 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 7 35 - -0.04
June 2, 2025
Jun 2
BOS 3 - 5 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 - 0.08
May 30, 2025
May 30
DET 7 - 10 1.0 3 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 7 24 - -0.41
May 28, 2025
May 28
@ARI 1 - 3 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 - 0.01
May 24, 2025
May 24
@SEA 2 - 3 3.0 4 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 2 13 49 - 0.08
May 21, 2025
May 21
@LAA 3 - 2 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 - -0.01
May 18, 2025
May 18
SD 5 - 4 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 5 14 - 0.14
May 16, 2025
May 16
SD 4 - 3 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 - 0.03
May 13, 2025
May 13
MIN 4 - 3 1.2 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 1 8 39 - 0.13
May 8, 2025
May 8
@KC 2 - 4 1.1 2 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 1 0 8 33 - -0.00
May 5, 2025
May 5
@KC 2 - 3 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 6 15 - 0.05
April 29, 2025
Apr 29
KC 8 - 3 2.0 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 2 8 32 - 0.02
April 28, 2025
Apr 28
KC 7 - 3 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 6 20 - 0.03
April 26, 2025
Apr 26
CLE 3 - 2 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 18 - 0.14
April 22, 2025
Apr 22
@NYA 9 - 2 1.2 3 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 3 1 9 30 - 0.00
April 18, 2025
Apr 18
@MIN 5 - 9 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 5 17 - 0.00
April 16, 2025
Apr 16
@CLE 0 - 3 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 2 6 19 - 0.02
April 10, 2025
Apr 10
DET 5 - 4 3.2 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 5 3 14 53 - 0.15

TheShow Hitting Log

Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
May 28, 2025
May 28
@ARI 1 - 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Pitcher of the Year 2021 El Paso (PCL)
All-Star 2021 El Paso (PCL)
Pitcher of the Month Jun 2021 El Paso (PCL)
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year HR (Low) Rank
2018 12 6