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Chien-Ming Wang | Starting Pitcher

Team: Chicago White Sox
Age / DOB:  (34) / 3/31/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 225
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
Contract: view contract details

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White Sox signed RHP Chien-Ming Wang to a minor league contract; assigned him to Triple-A Charlotte.
Wang opted out of his minor league contract with the Reds on July 13 after posting a 3.70 ERA in 119 1/3 innings at Triple-A Louisville. The 34-year-old right-hander could get a look at some point in Chicago. Jul 17 - 2:50 PM

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RHP Chien Ming Wang opted out of his contract with the Reds.

That now makes the 34-year-old right-hander a free agent. He was pitching decently at Triple-A Louisville, compiling a 3.70 ERA, 1.46 WHIP and 50/45 K/BB ratio over 119 1/3 innings. He should be able to secure a minor league deal elsewhere.
Jul 13 - 5:53 PM

Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish reports that the Reds are considering calling up Chien-Ming Wang to start in a doubleheader against the Cubs on July 8.

As a result, Wang has pushed back the opt-out date in his minor league contract until the All-Star break. The 34-year-old has a 3.48 ERA across 16 starts this season in Triple-A.
Jul 1 - 1:08 PM

Chien-Ming Wang tossed a scoreless inning in the Reds' 9-1 victory over the D'Backs on Thursday.

Wang allowed one hit. He'll start with Triple-A and serve as a spot starter for the Reds throughout the season.
Mar 27 - 6:08 PM

Reds reassigned RHP Chien-Ming Wang, RHP Drew Hayes, LHP Lee Hyde, and INF Argenis Diaz to minor league camp.

None of these cuts were surprising. Wang had one bad outing and two decent outings this spring in the Cactus League. He'll be an emergency starter for the Reds.
Mar 20 - 3:18 PM

Chien-Ming Wang struggled in Thursday's outing against the Giants, allowing three runs (two earned) in three innings.

Wang's big league career is on life support after posting an aggregate 5.55 ERA in 121 2/3 innings since the start of 2011. He'll start the year in Triple-A and provide the Reds rotation insurance. Wang's ability to miss bats has been greatly diminished and isn't likely to be recovered.
Mar 6 - 5:59 PM

Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish reports that Chien-Ming Wang's minor league contract with the Reds contains a pair of opt-out clauses if he isn't on the Major League roster on May 31 or June 30.

The veteran right-hander is attempting to work his way onto the Reds Opening Day roster, perhaps as a long-reliever, but the more likely scenario is that he begins the year in Triple-A and serves as additional rotation depth. He can safely be ignored for fantasy purposes.
Feb 15 - 12:14 AM

Reds signed RHP Chien-Ming Wang to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Wang can earn an additional $1.25 million if he makes the team's 25-man roster. His career has been a bumpy ride over the last three seasons, as he has posted a 5.55 ERA over 121.2 innings. He spent the 2013 season in the minors with Yankees' Triple-A affiliate in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and the Blue Jays' Triple-A affiliate in Buffalo. Wang made just six starts in the majors between June 6 and August 24 this past season.
Thu, Dec 19, 2013 08:17:00 AM

Chien-Ming Wang has elected free agency.

The 33-year-old right-hander registered a disappointing 7.67 ERA, 1.82 WHIP and 14/9 K/BB ratio over 27 innings in six starts with the Blue Jays in 2013. He'll attempt to continue his career with a new organization.
Fri, Oct 4, 2013 06:48:00 PM

Blue Jays sent RHP Chien-Ming Wang outright to Triple-A Buffalo.

Wang had been designated for assignment Monday. He holds a 7.67 ERA and 1.81 WHIP across 27 major league innings this season.
Tue, Aug 27, 2013 07:21:00 PM

Blue Jays designated RHP Chien-Ming Wang for assignment.

Wang was lit up for five runs -- four earned -- in just three innings Saturday in the Blue Jays' loss to the Astros. He will probably pass through waivers unclaimed.
Mon, Aug 26, 2013 10:54:00 AM

Chien-Ming Wang gave up five runs -- four earned -- in three innings Saturday in a loss to the Astros.

It was a rough spot start for the 33-year-old right-hander, who made it to just 49 pitches. He is expected to be sent back to Triple-A Buffalo on Sunday.
Sat, Aug 24, 2013 09:59:00 PM

Blue Jays purchased the contract of RHP Chien-Ming Wang from Triple-A Buffalo.

Wang will start Saturday against the Astros and immediately be sent back down. The 33-year-old has a 7.13 ERA over 24 innings at the major league level.
Sat, Aug 24, 2013 02:35:00 PM

Chien-Ming Wang will start Saturday against the Astros.

With the Blue Jays playing a doubleheader on Tuesday, Wang is needed to make a spot start and will immediately be sent back down. The 33-year-old right-hander has a 7.13 ERA over 24 innings at the major league level.
Fri, Aug 23, 2013 06:14:00 PM

Blue Jays sent RHP Chien-Ming Wang outright to Triple-A Buffalo.

Wang was designated for assignment earlier this week but has cleared waivers and will stick around in the organization. It's possible he could be back up later this season.
Fri, Jul 5, 2013 02:05:00 PM

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