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+ Kansas City Royals Status: Active (MLB)


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Biography Data
Positions: P-307
Proper Name: Chien-Ming Wang
Born: March 31, 1980 (36.030)
Place Tainan, Taiwan
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 230 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School:
College:
Drafted: Not drafted
MLB Debut:April 30,2005 (25.030)
Service Time:8.016 (2013)
TBC Player ID:7386
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2016-04-03 - Kansas City Royals - Contract purchased from minors More
Prospect Ranks:[2005]NYA #10 [2003]NYA #5
Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Kansas City Royals (2016-01-09)
Organizations:NYA, WAS, TOR, CIN, CHA, ATL, SEA, KCA
Signed by:Gordon Blakeley
Relationship(s):
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (73.75%) -- Slider (10.82%) -- Splitter (7.06%) -- Curveball (7.06%) -- Fastball (1.30%)
Fastball Velocity: [2013] - 89.54 - [2012] - 89.37 - [2011] - 91.14


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2016MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2016-04-03Kansas City RoyalsSPActive-MLBKansas City RoyalsMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2016-01-09Kansas City RoyalsSPMinorsKansas City RoyalsMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2015
    2015-11-18SPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2015-08-04Seattle MarinersSPMinorsTacomaAAAReinstated to active roster---
    2015-08-01Seattle MarinersSPZTacomaAAAPlaced on temporary inactive list---
    2015-07-11Seattle MarinersSPMinorsTacomaAAASigned to Minor League Contract---
    2015-06-20SPFAMLBReleased by Braves---
    2015-06-17Atlanta BravesSPMinorsGwinnettAAAActivated from disabled list---
    2015-06-13Atlanta BravesSPD7GwinnettAAADL-7 Injured---
    2015-05-21Atlanta BravesSPMinorsGwinnettAAAActivated from disabled list---
    2015-05-16Atlanta BravesSPD7GwinnettAAADL-7 Injured---
    2015-04-09Atlanta BravesSPMinorsGwinnettAAAAssigned to Gwinnett (AAA)---
    2014
    2014-11-11Atlanta BravesSPMinorsAtlanta BravesMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2014-11-08SPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2014-07-18Chicago White SoxSPMinorsCharlotteAAAAssigned to Charlotte (AAA)---
    2014-07-17Chicago White SoxSPMinorsChicago White SoxMLBSigned to minor league contract---
    2014-04-12Cincinnati RedsSPMinorsLouisvilleAAAAssigned to Louisville (AAA)---
    2013
    2013-12-22Cincinnati RedsSPMinorsCincinnati RedsMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2013-10-04SPFAMLBElected Free Agency---
    2013-08-31New York YankeesSPMinorsScranton/Wilkes-BarreAAAAssigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)---
    2013-08-28Toronto Blue JaysSPMinorsBuffaloAAAOutrighted to Buffalo (AAA)---
    2013-08-26Toronto Blue JaysSPDFAToronto Blue JaysMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2013-08-24Toronto Blue JaysSPActive-MLBToronto Blue JaysMLBContract purchased from Buffalo (AAA)40man
    2013-07-05Toronto Blue JaysSPMinorsBuffaloAAAOutrighted to Buffalo (AAA)---
    2013-07-03Toronto Blue JaysSPDFAToronto Blue JaysMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2013-06-11Toronto Blue JaysSPActive-MLBToronto Blue JaysMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.5m)40man
    2013-06-07PFAMLBReleased by Yankees---
    2013-04-21New York YankeesPMinorsScranton/Wilkes-BarreAAAAssigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)---
    2013-03-23New York YankeesPMinorsNew York YankeesMLBSigned to minor league contract---
    2012
    2012-10-29-PFA-MLBDeclared free agency---
    2012-07-23Washington NationalsRP-SPDL-15HarrisburgAAAssigned to Harrisburg (AA) for rehab40man
    2012-07-18Washington NationalsRPDL-15PotomacA+Assigned to Potomac (A+) for Rehab40man
    2012-07-13Washington NationalsRPDL-15HarrisburgAAAssigned to Harrisburg (AA) for rehab40man
    2012-07-03Washington NationalsRPDL-15Washington NationalsMLBDL-15 Strained right hip40man
    2012-05-22Washington NationalsRP-SPActive-MLBWashington NationalsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2012-04-03Washington NationalsPDL-15Washington NationalsMLBDL-15 Strained left hamstring40man
    2011
    2011-11-03Washington NationalsWashington NationalsMLB---
    2010
    2010-12-16Washington NationalsWashington NationalsMLB---
    2010-02-19Washington NationalsWashington NationalsMLB---
    2008
    2008-12-22New York YankeesNew York YankeesMLB---
    2008-02-15New York YankeesNew York YankeesMLB---
    2007
    2007-03-11New York YankeesNew York YankeesMLB---
    2006
    2006-01-01New York YankeesNew York YankeesMLB---
    2005
    2005-01-01New York YankeesNew York YankeesMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Nationals
    Granted free agency
    Signed by Nationals
    Granted free agency
    Signed by Nationals
    Signed by Yankees (1-year)
    On disabled list
    Signed as nondrafted free agent by Yankees
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2016Kansas City Royals$ 1,000,0004672448$ 507,500$ 4,325,690
    2013Toronto Blue Jays$ 490,000775370$ 490,000$ 3,021,5312013-06-11 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.5m)
    2012Washington Nationals$ 4,000,000224775$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2011Washington Nationals$ 1,200,0004071655$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-11-03 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($4m)
    2009New York Yankees$ 5,000,0001741478$ 400,000$ 2,746,792
    2008New York Yankees$ 4,000,0002181575$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-12-22 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($5m) Avoided arbitration
    2008-02-15 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($4m) Lost arbitration. Wanted $4.6
    2007New York Yankees$ 489,5005112137$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-03-11 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.4895m)
    2006New York Yankees$ 353,1755863027$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-01-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($0.353m)
    2005New York Yankees$ 300,000794470$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-01-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($0.3m)

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