MBC Sports+ in Korea reports that Jung Ho Kang has entered the Dominican Republic in order to apply for a United States work visa.
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Jung Ho Kang, who remains on Pittsburgh's restricted list, is reportedly making a last-ditch effort to secure a work visa that would allow him to enter the United States and, presumably, rejoin the Pirates. Kang has returned to the Dominican Republic -- where he was released by his winter ball team -- to apply for a U.S. work visa from the American embassy there, according to the Korean website Daum.net.
Spin: The Pirates have effectively moved on from Kang, which they demonstrated by acquiring Moran. Kang's previous visa application in South Korea was denied. While he is able to apply through another embassy, it seems unlikely Kang's application will be approved. He last played for the Pirates in 2016, before his third arrest for driving under the influence.
MBC Sports+ in Korea reports that Jung Ho Kang has entered the Dominican Republic in order to apply for a United States work visa. Kang was previously denied a visa by the U. [...]
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - At PiratesFest Saturday, general manager Neal Huntington and president Frank Coonelly told fans what had seemed all but certain for months: Third baseman Jung Ho Kang, tied up in diplomatic no-mans land since last year, likely is not returning to Pittsburgh.
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The current trend indicates that there has been minimal movement in terms of ADDS or DROPS for Ho Kang. In the past week his own percentage has decreased by 3.77% . Meanwhile his start percentage has decreased by 9.89% .
In the past 30 days, the highest own percentage for Ho Kang is 10.07% and his lowest is 5.38%. In terms of start percentages, his highest start percentage is 45.45% and lowest is 22.22%.
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