Kyeong Kang

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Kyeong Kang

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Biographical Information[edit]

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Kyeong Kang is a minor leaguer in the Tampa Bay Rays chain.

Kang was picked by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 15th round of the 2006 amateur draft out of high school. He signed and debuted as a pro with the Princeton Devil Rays, hitting .276/.341/.429 with a team-high 14 doubles in 2007. He fielded only .843, though, and led Appalachian League outfielders with 8 errors. In 2008, he batted .278/.333/.463 for the Hudson Valley Renegades and cut his error total to 3. He led his club with six homers and 43 RBI. He tied for second in the New York-Penn League with 7 triples. With the Bowling Green Hot Rods in 2009, Kang hit .307/.390/.491 with five home runs, 42 RBI and 10 stolen bases. He hit .241/.328/.315 in 86 games for the Charlotte Stone Crabs in 2010 and in 2011, he hit .263/.384/.437 with 11 home runs and 39 RBI in 99 games for the Montgomery Biscuits.