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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Jung Ho Kang Receives Visa, Set To Rejoin Pirates

Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang has received a work visa and is expected to resume his career with the team, according to a report from Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic. Kang had not been able to secure a visa for quite some time after being convicted of a DUI in his native South
Korea.

For the time being, Kang will remain on the restricted list as he works his way toward MLB readiness with in extended Spring Training at the Pirates’ complex in Bradenton, Fla. There’s no indication from the team as to how long he’ll spend ramping up in Florida.

Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: April 26, 2018 at 05:18 PM | 7 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: jung ho kang, pirates, stealing our jobs

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   1. Rennie's Tenet Posted: April 26, 2018 at 06:38 PM (#5661406)
Wow. Never imagined he'd be back.
   2. haven Posted: April 26, 2018 at 06:46 PM (#5661408)
this certainly seemed to come out of nowhere
   3. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: April 26, 2018 at 06:53 PM (#5661411)
When South Korea sends us their people, they are not sending their best. They are sending us drunk drivers, guys with sub par strikeout to walk ratios, error prone third basemen. And some, I assume, are good people.
   4. This is going to be state of the art wall Posted: April 26, 2018 at 07:18 PM (#5661416)
Yea but they gave us Dae Ho Lee so all is forgiven.
   5. Crispix Attacksel Rios Posted: April 27, 2018 at 09:49 AM (#5661524)
When South Korea sends us their people, they are not sending their best. They are sending us drunk drivers, guys with sub par strikeout to walk ratios, error prone third basemen.


They are sending us drunk drivers, relievers who sleep during the game, guys who launch kung fu kicks at Tim Belcher. And some, I assume, are good people.
   6. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: April 27, 2018 at 10:16 AM (#5661537)
Yea but they gave us Dae Ho Lee so all is forgiven.
The "Gangnam Style" guy is an unforgivable offense.
   7. Dunn Deal Posted: April 27, 2018 at 10:37 AM (#5661554)

They are sending us drunk drivers, relievers who sleep during the game, guys who launch kung fu kicks at Tim Belcher. And some, I assume, are good people.


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