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Full Name: Byung-Hyun Kim Primary Position: P
Height/Weight: 5' 11"/176 First Game: May 29, 1999
Birthdate: January 19, 1979 MLB Experience: 8 years
Birthplace: Kwangju, South Korea
Bat/Throw: Right/Right


Biography

Born on January 19, 1979 in Kwangju, South Korea, Byung-Hyun Kim (Byung-Hyun Kim) played for the Arizona Diamondbacks, Boston Red Sox and Colorado Rockies over the course of his 8 year career. Kim broke into the bigs on May 29, 1999 with the Arizona Diamondbacks, and put up a 4.46 ERA in 70.2 innings pitched in 2000, his rookie year.

Most people believe that Byung-Hyun Kim's best season was 2002, when he posted a 2.04 ERA, notched 36 saves and struck out 92 batters.

Scouting Report

Statistics

Pitching Stats

Year Team G GS W L ERA K R ER CG SHO SV IP H HR BB IB WP HBP
1999 ARI N 25 0 1 2 4.61 31 15 14 0 0 1 27.1 20 2 20 2 4 5
2000 ARI N 61 1 6 6 4.46 111 39 35 0 0 14 70.2 52 9 46 5 3 9
2001 ARI N 78 0 5 6 2.94 113 32 32 0 0 19 98 58 10 44 3 5 8
2002 ARI N 72 0 8 3 2.04 92 20 19 0 0 36 84 64 5 26 2 2 6
2003 BOS A 49 5 8 5 3.18 69 38 28 0 0 16 79.1 70 6 18 3 1 8
2003 ARI N 7 7 1 5 3.56 33 17 17 0 0 0 43 34 6 15 0 0 4
2003 Total 56 12 9 10 3.31 102 55 45 0 0 16 122.1 104 12 33 3 1 12
2004 BOS A 7 3 2 1 6.23 6 15 12 0 0 0 17.1 17 1 7 1 1 2
2005 COL N 40 22 5 12 4.86 115 82 80 0 0 0 148 156 17 71 8 11 14
2006 COL N 27 27 8 12 5.57 129 103 96 0 0 0 155 179 18 61 8 5 8
2007 COL N 3 1 1 2 10.50 2 7 7 0 0 0 6 6 2 4 0 0 1
2007 FLA N 23 19 9 5 5.42 102 74 66 0 0 0 109.2 114 17 62 3 4 14
2007 ARI N 2 2 0 1 23.62 3 9 7 0 0 0 2.2 11 1 2 0 0 1
2007 TOT N 28 22 10 8 6.08 107 90 80 0 0 0 118.1 131 20 68 3 4 16
Total NL 338 79 44 54 4.51 731 398 373 0 0 70 744.1 694 87 351 31 34 70
Total AL 56 8 10 6 3.72 75 53 40 0 0 16 96.2 87 7 25 4 2 10
Total 394 87 54 60 4.42 806 451 413 0 0 86 841 781 94 376 35 36 80

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
1999 ARI N P 25 0 27.1 2 7 0 0 0 2 9 3 2 1.000
2000 ARI N P 61 1 70.2 2 7 1 0 0 2 15 3 0 .900
2001 ARI N P 78 0 98 4 19 1 0 0 3 9 4 0 .958
2002 ARI N P 72 0 84 3 12 1 2 0 1 5 1 0 .938
2003 BOS A P 49 5 79.1 11 11 1 0 0 0 9 0 0 .957
2003 ARI N P 7 7 43 3 14 1 0 0 0 6 1 0 .944
2003 Total P 56 12 122.1 14 25 2 0 0 0 15 1 0 .951
2004 BOS A P 7 3 17.1 3 3 1 0 0 1 3 0 1 .857
2005 COL N P 40 22 148 8 23 2 2 0 2 12 5 1 .939
2006 COL N P 27 27 155 7 19 1 2 0 1 24 7 1 .963
2007 COL N P 3 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
2007 FLA N P 23 19 109.2 4 10 2 0 0 0 21 5 0 .875
2007 ARI N P 2 2 2.2 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 .000
2007 TOT N P 28 22 118.1 5 10 3 0 0 0 23 6 0 .833
Total P 394 87 841 48 125 12 6 0 12 115 30 5 .935

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
1999 ARI N 25 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 ARI N 61 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
2001 ARI N 78 6 0 1 0 2 .167 .167 .167 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2002 ARI N 72 2 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 BOS A 49 7 0 2 0 0 .286 .286 .286 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 ARI N 7 13 0 2 0 1 .154 .154 .231 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
2003 Total 56 20 0 4 0 1 .200 .200 .250 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
2004 BOS A 7 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 COL N 40 38 0 3 0 2 .079 .122 .079 0 0 2 6 0 4 0 0 0
2006 COL N 27 50 4 8 0 4 .160 .176 .180 1 0 1 15 0 6 0 0 2
2007 COL N 3 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2007 FLA N 23 30 0 2 0 1 .067 .125 .100 1 0 2 11 0 0 0 0 0
2007 ARI N 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 TOT N 28 33 0 2 0 1 .061 .114 .091 1 0 2 7 0 0 0 0 0
Total NL 338 146 4 17 0 10 .116 .150 .137 3 0 6 39 0 19 0 0 2
Total AL 56 7 0 2 0 0 .286 .286 .286 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 394 153 4 19 0 10 .124 .156 .144 3 0 6 39 0 19 0 0 2

Transactions

  • Signed as a non-drafted free agent by Arizona Diamondbacks (February 19, 1999).
  • Traded by Arizona Diamondbacks to Boston Red Sox in exchange for Shea Hillenbrand (May 29, 2003).
  • Traded by Boston Red Sox with cash to Colorado Rockies in exchange for Charles Johnson and Chris Narveson (March 30, 2005).
  • Granted free agency (October 31, 2005).
  • Signed by Colorado Rockies (January 7, 2006).

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