Jae-hyung Kang
Chicago (A) White Sox (ML)
Jae-hyung Kang
Birthdate:
June 9, 1994 (31 y, 2 m, 2 d)
Born In:
Suncheon, JEO, KOR
Nationality:
South Korean
Position:
1B
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'0"/223
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
$750k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
1 years, 13 days

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
40 123 27 7 0 2 12 9 20 15 0 0 0.220 0.329 0.654 0.295 0.236 84 -0.03 -0.26
CHR - IL
3 14 7 0 0 3 6 7 2 1 0 0 0.500 0.563 1.705 0.693 0.400 368 0.49 -0.33

2025 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
CHA - MLB
C 4 18.0 22 0 0 1.0000 0.0000 -0.086
CHA - MLB
1B 20 167.0 165 6 2 0.9884 0.9978 -0.170
CHR - IL
C 3 24.0 19 1 0 1.0000 0.0000 -0.334
Current Status
MLB Service Time 1 years, 13 days
40-man Service Time 2 years, 134 days
Time as Pro 3 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Options Used - This Year 3 - No
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Low
Desire for Win Low
Greed Normal
Intelligence High
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Fair
Local Fair
Current Contract
2025 $750k ($240k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 11 14 12 13 14
vs R 11 13 12 13 14
vs L 12 14 13 14 15
Potential 12 14 12 13 15
Fielding C IF OF
Range 12 1
Error 8 6
Arm 9 7 8
Turn DP 2
C Ability 9
Position
Catcher 7
First 11
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 1
Running 1
Sac Bunt 7
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 1 4 2
vs R 1 4 2
vs L 1 4 2
Potential 1 4 2
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 2 2
Other Pitching
Velocity 80-83 mph
GB % 46%
Stamina 1
Hold 1
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2025-07-28
Gap increased from 13 to 14
2025-07-14
Gap decreased from 14 to 13
C defense decreased from 8 to 7
Weight increased from 222 to 223
2025-07-07
Power Potential decreased from 13 to 12
Power decreased from 13 to 12
Sac Bunt decreased from 8 to 7
1B defense increased from 10 to 11
Weight decreased from 223 to 222
2025-06-16
Gap vs L decreased from 15 to 14
2025-06-09
Power vs L decreased from 14 to 13
2025-06-02
Sac Bunt increased from 7 to 8
1B defense increased from 9 to 10
2025-05-19
Contact decreased from 12 to 11
Contact vs L decreased from 13 to 12
Power vs R decreased from 13 to 12
2025-05-12
Contact increased from 11 to 12
Contact vs L increased from 12 to 13
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 14 to 15
2025-04-28
Contact decreased from 12 to 11
Contact vs L decreased from 13 to 12
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 15 to 14
2025-04-05
Gap vs L increased from 14 to 15
Outfield Error decreased from 7 to 6
Weight increased from 222 to 223
2025-03-18
Power vs R increased from 12 to 13
2025-03-09
Contact increased from 11 to 12
Contact vs L increased from 12 to 13
Gap increased from 13 to 14
Infield Range decreased from 13 to 12
Weight increased from 220 to 222
2025-02-23
Contact decreased from 12 to 11
Contact vs L decreased from 13 to 12
Gap decreased from 14 to 13
2025-02-08
Contact increased from 11 to 12
Contact vs L increased from 12 to 13
Gap increased from 13 to 14
Eye vs R increased from 12 to 13
Avoid Ks decreased from 15 to 14
Sac Bunt decreased from 8 to 7
Infield Arm decreased from 8 to 7
Movement Potential decreased from 7 to 4
Movement decreased from 7 to 4
Movement vs R decreased from 7 to 4
Movement vs L decreased from 7 to 4
Local Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
National Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
2024-11-05
Eye vs L increased from 13 to 14
2024-11-01
Contact decreased from 12 to 11
Contact vs L decreased from 13 to 12
2024-10-19
Weight increased from 219 to 220
2024-10-12
Power vs L increased from 13 to 14
2024-09-16
Avoid Ks increased from 14 to 15
Control increased from 1 to 2
Control vs R increased from 1 to 2
Control vs L increased from 1 to 2
2024-07-31
Outfield Range decreased from 2 to 1
1B defense increased from 8 to 9
Position changed from C to 1B
Weight increased from 218 to 219
2024-07-22
Contact vs L increased from 12 to 13
2024-07-15
Eye increased from 12 to 13
2024-07-08
Contact increased from 11 to 12
Sac Bunt increased from 7 to 8
1B defense increased from 7 to 8
2024-06-17
1B defense increased from 6 to 7
2024-06-10
Eye decreased from 13 to 12
2024-05-27
Eye vs R decreased from 13 to 12
Eye vs L decreased from 14 to 13
1B defense increased from 5 to 6
2024-05-06
1B defense increased from 4 to 5
2024-04-22
Contact decreased from 12 to 11
Contact vs L decreased from 13 to 12
2024-04-07
Contact vs L increased from 12 to 13
2024-03-29
Contact vs L decreased from 13 to 12
1B defense increased from 3 to 4
2024-03-20
Contact increased from 11 to 12
Contact vs L increased from 12 to 13
Catcher Ability increased from 7 to 9
Catcher Arm increased from 8 to 9
C defense increased from 5 to 8
1B defense increased from 1 to 3
2024-03-11
Contact decreased from 12 to 11
Contact vs L decreased from 13 to 12
Avoid Ks decreased from 15 to 14
2024-01-17
Eye Potential decreased from 14 to 13
Eye decreased from 14 to 13
Weight increased from 217 to 218
2024-01-02
Eye Potential increased from 13 to 14
Eye increased from 13 to 14
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 15 to 14
2023-12-12
Power Potential increased from 12 to 13
Power increased from 12 to 13
Eye Potential decreased from 14 to 13
Eye decreased from 14 to 13
2023-12-07
Sac Bunt decreased from 8 to 7
2023-11-27
Eye Potential increased from 13 to 14
Eye increased from 13 to 14
2023-11-13
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
2023-11-09
Bunt for Hit decreased from 2 to 1
1B defense decreased from 2 to 1
2023-09-11
Power Potential decreased from 13 to 12
Power decreased from 13 to 12
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 14 to 15
Weight increased from 216 to 217
2023-07-17
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 15 to 14
Control Potential increased from 1 to 2
2023-05-29
Contact increased from 11 to 12
Contact vs L increased from 12 to 13
Power Potential increased from 12 to 13
Power increased from 12 to 13
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 14 to 15
Infield Range decreased from 14 to 13
Outfield Range decreased from 3 to 2
1B defense increased from 1 to 2
Weight increased from 212 to 216
2023-02-26
Contact decreased from 12 to 11
Contact vs R decreased from 12 to 11
Contact vs L decreased from 13 to 12
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 15 to 14
Catcher Ability decreased from 8 to 7
Weight increased from 210 to 212
2022-10-14
Bunt for Hit decreased from 3 to 2
C defense decreased from 6 to 5
Position changed from DH to C
Weight increased from 209 to 210
2022-07-31
Eye vs R increased from 12 to 13
Eye vs L increased from 13 to 14
Infield Range decreased from 15 to 14
1B defense increased from 0 to 1
Position changed from C to DH
Weight increased from 208 to 209

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 WAR
CHA - MLB
2025 31 40 144 123 27 7 0 2 12 9 20 15 0 0 0.220 0.329 0.654 0.2358 0.295 -0.03
CHA - MLB
2022 28 20 73 70 13 3 0 2 7 6 2 14 0 0 0.186 0.219 0.534 0.2037 0.237 -0.42
Total - MLB
MLB
60 217 193 40 10 0 4 19 15 22 29 0 0 0.207 0.292 0.613 0.2250 0.275 -0.45

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
CHR - IL
2025 31 3 16 14 7 0 0 3 6 7 2 1 0 0 0.500 0.563 1.705 0.4000 0.693 0.49
CHR - IL
2024 30 135 621 531 154 29 4 28 94 88 83 76 0 1 0.290 0.383 0.901 0.2910 0.390 4.34
CHR - IL
2023 29 125 529 456 126 25 1 29 91 83 65 70 0 0 0.276 0.367 0.893 0.2680 0.382 3.49
CHR - IL
2022 28 94 387 330 108 15 2 24 71 62 53 35 0 0 0.327 0.421 1.024 0.3077 0.436 4.03
Total - AAA
AAA
357 1553 1331 395 69 7 84 262 240 203 182 0 1 0.297 0.389 0.937 0.2885 0.402 12.35

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
CHA - MLB
2025 C 4 18.0 22 0 0 1.000 11.000 0.000 -0.09
CHA - MLB
2025 1B 20 167.0 165 6 2 0.988 9.216 0.998 -0.17
CHA - MLB
2022 1B 1 1.0 2 0 0 1.000 18.000 0.000 0.00
Total C 4 18.0 22 0 0 -0.09
Total 1B 21 168.0 167 6 2 -0.17

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
CHR - IL
2025 C 3 24.0 19 1 0 1.000 7.500 0.000 -0.33
Total C 3 24.0 19 1 0 -0.33

TheShow Hitting Log

Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
Aug. 9, 2025
Aug 9
@BOS 4 - 9 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.11
Aug. 3, 2025
Aug 3
CLE 2 - 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
Aug. 2, 2025
Aug 2
CLE 4 - 6 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.09
July 31, 2025
Jul 31
CHN 4 - 3 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.09
July 30, 2025
Jul 30
CHN 5 - 7 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.01
July 29, 2025
Jul 29
@CHN 4 - 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.01
July 28, 2025
Jul 28
@CHN 8 - 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.00
July 26, 2025
Jul 26
@KC 1 - 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.18
July 25, 2025
Jul 25
@KC 4 - 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 -0.19
July 22, 2025
Jul 22
LAN 4 - 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.15
July 20, 2025
Jul 20
SEA 5 - 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.05
July 13, 2025
Jul 13
@COL 2 - 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.01
July 11, 2025
Jul 11
@COL 8 - 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.03
July 8, 2025
Jul 8
@OAK 1 - 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.08
July 5, 2025
Jul 5
TEX 4 - 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 -0.07
July 3, 2025
Jul 3
NYA 4 - 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 -0.13
July 1, 2025
Jul 1
NYA 4 - 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.03
June 30, 2025
Jun 30
NYA 1 - 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.09
June 29, 2025
Jun 29
OAK 2 - 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.13
June 28, 2025
Jun 28
OAK 3 - 1 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.13
June 27, 2025
Jun 27
OAK 10 - 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.04
June 26, 2025
Jun 26
@MIN 6 - 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.02
June 25, 2025
Jun 25
@MIN 6 - 1 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.01
June 24, 2025
Jun 24
@MIN 10 - 5 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.02
June 21, 2025
Jun 21
@TOR 3 - 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 -0.12
June 18, 2025
Jun 18
BAL 2 - 1 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.01
June 15, 2025
Jun 15
@CLE 5 - 4 6 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
June 14, 2025
Jun 14
@CLE 5 - 4 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.10
June 3, 2025
Jun 3
BOS 2 - 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
June 1, 2025
Jun 1
DET 4 - 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.05
May 31, 2025
May 31
DET 5 - 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.07
May 30, 2025
May 30
DET 7 - 10 4 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.14
May 24, 2025
May 24
@SEA 2 - 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 -0.06
May 19, 2025
May 19
@LAA 3 - 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 -0.00
May 18, 2025
May 18
SD 5 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
May 15, 2025
May 15
MIN 7 - 6 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.01
May 10, 2025
May 10
@BAL 6 - 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.14
May 6, 2025
May 6
@KC 2 - 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.10
May 5, 2025
May 5
@KC 2 - 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.07
April 29, 2025
Apr 29
KC 8 - 3 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.03

International League Hitting Log

Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
April 13, 2025
Apr 13
@DUR 8 - 4 5 3 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.08
April 11, 2025
Apr 11
@DUR 12 - 5 4 3 3 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.07
April 10, 2025
Apr 10
@DUR 14 - 13 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.02
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Player of the Week Jun 26, 2023 Charlotte (IL)
May 2, 2022 Charlotte (IL)
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