Jae-Gyun Hwang

Jae-Gyun Hwang #1

  • 3B
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0" /215
  • Age: 30

Jae-Gyun Hwang 2017 Stats

AB AVG HR RBI SB OPS
52 .154 1 5 0 .459

Jae-Gyun Hwang MLB Career Stats

AB AVG HR RBI SB OPS
52 .154 1 5 0 .459

Jae-Gyun Hwang Bio

  • Full Name: Jae-Gyun Hwang
  • Born: 7/28/1987 in Seoul, South Korea
  • Debut: 6/28/2017
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2017 Stats 52 2 8 1 5 0 .154 .228 .459
MLB Career Stats 52 2 8 1 5 0 .154 .228 .459
  • Status: Reassigned to Minors

Jae-Gyun Hwang Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg HR Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2017 Giants NL 57 35 82.28 416.69 66.11 13.06 41.51
MLB Avg - - - - 87.32 400.53 71.54 11.83 39.17
Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg HR Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2017 Giants NL 57 35 82.28 416.69 66.11 13.06 41.51
MLB Avg - - - - 87.32 400.53 71.54 11.83 39.17

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Jae-Gyun Hwang Fantasy News

September 1, 2017 at 10:13 PM ET

Giants pondering shutting down Melancon

Giants manager Bruce Bochy said on Friday that reliever Mark Melancon, the team's prized offseason acquisition, could have his season cut short. The move would precede a potential surgery to alleviate the forearm discomfort which has sent him to the disabled list twice this season.

September 1, 2017 at 5:00 PM ET

Giants add four players to active roster

The Giants will summon lefty Steven Okert, righty Derek Law, catcher Tim Federowicz and utility man Orlando Calixte on Friday when rosters expand.

Jae-Gyun Hwang Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 2, 2017 3B Jae-Gyun Hwang elected free agency.
September 1, 2017 San Francisco Giants sent 3B Jae-Gyun Hwang outright to Sacramento River Cats.
August 3, 2017 San Francisco Giants optioned 3B Jae-Gyun Hwang to Sacramento River Cats.
July 28, 2017 San Francisco Giants recalled Jae-Gyun Hwang from Sacramento River Cats.
July 22, 2017 San Francisco Giants optioned 3B Jae-Gyun Hwang to Sacramento River Cats.
June 28, 2017 San Francisco Giants purchased contract of Jae-Gyun Hwang.
January 27, 2017 3B Jae-Gyun Hwang assigned to Sacramento River Cats.
January 25, 2017 San Francisco Giants signed free agent 3B Jae-gyun Hwang to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.

Jae-Gyun Hwang Bio Info

Gained international attention by unleashing a huge bat flip after a game-tying home run in 2015...Mother won Gold Medal in the 1984 Asian Games and Hwang later won gold at the 2014 Asian Games, making them the only mother-son duo in Korea to accomplish such feat.

2016

Produced a career year for the Lotte Giants of the Korean Baseball Organization, hitting .335 (167-for-498) while tying a career-high 27 home runs in 127 games played...Notched a career-best 113 RBI and swiped 25 bases...Became the first Korean born player to ever reach the 20-20 club in team history...Cut his strikeouts down from 122 the previous season to just 66.

2015

In 2015, he recorded 41 doubles and 26 home runs while slashing at a .290 clip/.350/.521...Won the Korean Baseball Organization's Home Run Derby.

2014

Ranked sixth in the KBO with 156 hits and fourth with 33 doubles.

2013

Ranked second in the KBO with 29 doubles.

2009

Stole a career-high 30 bases with the KBO Heroes.