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Hong-chih KuoTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2011 MLB Years: 2005-2011
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-312Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameHong-Chih Kuo
Height6-0Weight200BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJuly 23,1981 [36.306]PlaceTainan,Taiwan

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1999 by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Signing Bonus$1,250,000Signing ScoutsJack ZduriencikService Time5.114 (2011)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2000-LAN-#3 ... 2001-LAN-#3 ... 2002-LAN-#6
MLB DebutSeptember 2,2005 [24.041]
OrganizationsLAN [11] Awards0
TBC Player ID21881Retrosheet IDkuo-h001MLBAM ID425539
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (72.13%) -- Slider (21.45%) -- Changeup (3.01%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (2.53%) -- Curveball (0.89%)
Fastball Velocity [2011] - 92.49 - [2010] - 94.12
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts92Walks47Hittable77SO/BB74vsPower77Hitting9Durability39Team.507Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2000San Bernardino StampedeCalifA+lan-ST18000.0011000003.0000007000--------21.000.00--
2001Gulf Coast DodgersGCLRklan-ST19002.33761000019.0135504210000.886.05--1.869.785.25--
2002Gulf Coast DodgersGCLRklan-ST20004.5033000006.04330190000.836.00--1.5013.509.00--
2002Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+lan33ST20016.7544000008.011660281001.6312.38--2.259.004.00.000-
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0015.79770000014.0159903171001.299.64--1.9310.935.67.000-
2004Columbus CatfishSALAlan47Rel22104.5030300106.083304101002.0012.00--6.0015.002.501.000-
2005Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+lan37S/R23112.081138000026.01976210421001.126.580.693.4614.544.20.500-
2005Jacksonville SunsSouAAlan-Rel23111.9117017009328.02276111443001.166.990.323.4913.984.00.500-
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0221.9928325009354.0411412321864001.146.790.503.4814.254.10.500-
2005Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan56Rel23016.7590900005.054415100101.888.441.698.4416.882.00.0004.52
2006Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAlan-S/R24433.0623914005153.0522418522631001.408.830.853.7410.702.86.571-
2006Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan56Rel24154.2228523006059.2543028333712011.468.150.454.9810.712.15.1673.13
2007Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAlan-S/R25013.60752001020.0189828280001.308.100.903.6012.603.50.000-
2007Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan56S/R25147.42862001030.0352625314271011.6210.380.894.158.011.93.2004.23
2008Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan56Rel26532.14423390010180.0602119421961131.016.750.452.3610.804.57.6252.28
2009Arizona DodgersArizRklan-S/R27000.0031200003.02000150001.006.00--3.0015.005.00--
2009Inland Empire 66ersCalifA+lan-Rel27000.0040400004.03000060000.756.75----13.500.00--
2009Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan-Rel27004.5020200102.02110110001.509.00--4.504.501.00--
2009Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--Rel0001.0091800109.071102120001.007.00--2.0012.006.00--
2009Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan56Rel27203.0035035002030.0211010213325021.136.300.603.909.602.461.0003.33
2010Inland Empire 66ersCalifA+lan-S/R28000.0021100002.0000003000--------13.500.00--
2010Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan56R/CL28321.205605600161260.02988118733110.784.350.152.7010.954.06.6001.81
2011Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+lan44Rel29016.2351400004.07330170001.8514.54--2.0814.547.00.000-
2011Albuquerque IsotopesPCLAAAlan-Rel29000.0020200001.20000130000.60----5.4016.203.00--
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0014.5071600005.173302100001.5010.50--3.0015.005.00.000-
2011Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan56Rel29129.0040040005027.0242927423362021.748.001.337.6712.001.57.3335.06
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter13173.7321814204004013291.022812812118127345143101.217.020.553.9110.622.72.433-0.15
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter782.8494346000174185.2161685910662577001.227.760.483.1812.393.89.467-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter443.17341420007176.2723427732951001.368.450.823.7611.152.97.500-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter111.9117017009328.02276111443001.166.990.323.4913.984.00.500-
A+ Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter132.85271017000047.0401615213732001.127.610.382.4713.885.62.250-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter104.5030300106.083304101002.0012.00--6.0015.002.501.000-
Rk Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter002.5413103000028.0198806350000.886.04--1.9111.125.83--
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter13173.7321814204004013291.022812812118127345143101.217.020.553.9110.622.72.433-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings10133.7316411153003010220.01729691149626011281.217.020.553.9110.622.72.435-0.15
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings892.84111407100205220.0190807012783038001.227.760.483.1812.393.89.471-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2005Jacksonville SunsSouAAlan-p23124000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2006Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAlan-241611110015000600100.091.083.364.4474112.000.273.273.1640.0050.000.008.3311.00100.00
2006Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan56p24258111000000603000.125.125.250.3752111.500.125.125.1550.0054.550.000.000.00100.00
2007Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAlan-2574000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2007Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan56p2556110011000302000.167.167.667.834418.000.500.500.3330.0037.500.0012.506.00100.00
2008Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan56p264112131000000402000.250.250.333.5834114.375.083.083.2540.0028.570.000.000.0033.33
2010Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan56p28541000000001101000.000.500.000.500003.000.0001.000.35033.3333.331.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter125273520110011408000.185.214.370.58410336.333.185.222.0002.7838.8914.002.7827.0060.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3519110015000900100.053.050.211.2614120.000.158.158.0000.0045.000.005.0019.00100.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2315110015000800100.067.063.267.3304116.000.200.200.0000.0050.000.006.2515.00100.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter124000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter125273520110011408000.185.214.370.58410336.333.185.222.0002.7838.8914.002.7827.0060.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623546301100118010000.185.214.370.58413447.333.185.222.0002.7838.8914.002.7827.0060.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1628855005230004200500.053.050.211.26119593.000.158.158.0000.0045.000.005.0019.00100.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2000San Bernardino Stampede CalifA+lan18P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2001Gulf Coast Dodgers GCLRklan19P7---1--111.0000.14------7100.011.7
2002Gulf Coast Dodgers GCLRklan20P3---1--111.0000.33------3100.05.0
2002Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan20P4---1--111.0000.25------4100.03.0
2004Columbus Catfish SALAlan22P3---------------3100.02.2
2005Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan23P11--11--221.0000.18------11100.08.3
2005Jacksonville Suns SouAAlan23P17--111-32.6670.12------17100.012.1
2005Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan23P9-5-------------9100.05.6
2006Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAlan24P23--66211412.8570.52------23100.016.0
2006Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan24P2855926--881.0000.290.14-----28100.017.3
2007Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAlan25P7---3--331.0000.43------7100.04.9
2007Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan25P8630-41-54.8000.500.13-----8100.04.9
2008Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan26P42380271-109.9000.210.11-----42100.025.9
2009Arizona Dodgers ArizRklan27P3---------------3100.05.4
2009Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+lan27P4---1--111.0000.25------4100.02.9
2009Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan27P2---------------2100.01.4
2009Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan27P35-30-5--551.0000.140.17-----35100.021.6
2010Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+lan28P2---------------2100.01.4
2010Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan28P56-60241176.8570.110.10-----56100.034.6
2011Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+lan29P5---------------5100.03.6
2011Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan29P2---------------2100.01.4
2011Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29P40-271-1-21.5000.030.04-----40100.024.8
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P21814291726413733.8920.150.11-----2180.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P34--69211715.8820.44------340.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P17--111-32.6670.12------170.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P27--14--551.0000.19------270.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P3---------------30.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P13---2--221.0000.15------130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2000San Bernardino Stampede CalifA+lan181----------
2001Gulf Coast Dodgers GCLRklan197----------
2002Gulf Coast Dodgers GCLRklan203----------
2002Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan204----------
2004Columbus Catfish SALAlan223----------
2005Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan2311----------
2005Jacksonville Suns SouAAlan2317----------
2005Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan239----------
2006Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAlan2423----------
2006Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2428----------
2007Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAlan257----------
2007Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan258----------
2008Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2642----------
2009Arizona Dodgers ArizRklan273----------
2009Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+lan274----------
2009Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan272----------
2009Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2735----------
2010Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+lan282----------
2010Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2856----------
2011Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+lan295----------
2011Albuquerque Isotopes PCLAAAlan292----------
2011Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2940----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Chinese TaipeiWorld Baseball ClassicXXCollege240016.2020200101.2433003003.3321.600.000.0016.20016.20.000
2006Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB24110.7510010003012.05211114100.503.750.750.7510.5014.001.50.500
2006Los Angeles DodgersDiv SeriesMLB24014.1511000004.14220241001.468.310.004.158.312.004.15.000
2007Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB25013.0041300009.03331105401.443.001.0010.005.000.503.00.000
2008Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB26001.69707001010.2422048100.783.370.003.376.752.001.69.000
2008Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB26003.0030300203.02110030000.676.000.000.009.0003.00.000
2009Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB27000.0001-100127.0600000000.867.710.000.000.0000.00.000
2009Los Angeles DodgersDiv SeriesMLB27000.0010100001.02000020002.0018.000.000.0018.0000.00.000
2009Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB27102.2540400004.02111060000.504.502.250.0013.5002.251.000
2010Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB28000.0020200002.0000002000.000.000.000.009.0000.00.000
2011Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB29111.2970700007.0211117000.432.571.291.299.007.001.29.500
2012Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB301117.5560600006.2151413544003.0620.256.755.405.401.0018.90.500
2017San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB35000.0020200003.0100043001.673.000.0012.009.000.750.00.000
World Baseball ClassicXX Totals - 1 yrs0016.2020200101.7433003002.4021.600.000.0016.20016.20.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs343.1438236005257.336222082443601.055.651.263.776.751.793.45.429
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs013.3821100005.3622026101.5010.130.003.3810.133.003.38.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs102.5770700207.0422109000.575.141.290.0011.5702.571.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Los Angeles DodgersDiv SeriesMLB2412000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2008Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2621000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2008Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB2630000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs121000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs12000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs30000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-03-31PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Padres35.251  
2017-02-16PSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract35.208Team Roster on 2017-02-16
2012-07-06PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Cubs30.348  
2012-06-04PChicago CubsChicago Cubs (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract30.316Team Roster on 2012-06-04
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-03-19Released by Mariners 
2012-02-06ContractSigned by Mariners 
2011-12-12Free AgentGranted free agency 
2011-06-19InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-05-11InjuredDisabled -- Psychological issue 
2011-04-16InjuredDisabled -- Left lower back strain 
2010-04-04InjuredDisabled -- Tender Left Elbow 
2009-07-27InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-07-03InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2009-05-02InjuredDisabled -- Sore left elbow 
2007-10-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-09-04InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2007-07-04InjuredDisabled -- Elbow 
2003-09-08On disabled list 
1999-06-19ContractSigned as nondrafted free agent by Dodgers 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1999Los Angeles Dodgers-171,250,000-------1,250,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
2005Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll23300,000-79442-2,189,055300,0001,550,000
2006Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll24327,500-7343382,365,072327,0001,877,500
2007Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll25384,000-68431152,459,737380,0002,261,500
2008Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll26392,000-73225192,696,252390,0002,653,500
2009Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll27437,000-54522322,746,792400,0003,090,500
2010Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll28950,000-42919532,812,412400,0004,040,500
2011Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll292,725,0005.1142891469++2,722,607414,0006,765,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red