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Kolten Wong | Second Baseman

Team: St Louis Cardinals
Age / DOB:  (24) / 10/10/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'9" / 185
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Kolten Wong couldn't find any traction against the Padres on Friday, finishing the game 0-for-4.
Wong struggled on Friday, but it's not indicative of what he's done on the whole this season. His triple-slash of .283/.341/.451 stands in the upper tier of his position offensively and he's hit nine homers while driving in 36 runs and scoring 42. At just 24 years of age, there's still room for offensive improvement here. Jul 4 - 1:09 AM

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Kolten Wong is not in Tuesday's lineup against the White Sox.

The Cardinals had a scheduled off-day on Monday, so manager Mike Matheny is likely just using this as an opportunity to give him some extra rest. Pete Kozma will start at second base while Peter Bourjos will bat leadoff. Chris Sale is on the mound for Chicago.
Jun 30 - 4:01 PM

Kolten Wong went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a walk Thursday in the win over the Marlins.

Wong was having a rough June until yesterday, but now he's 4-for-8 with a homer the last two days. It doesn't look like he'll be vacating the leadoff spot anytime soon.
Jun 25 - 10:16 PM

Kolten Wong went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run, helping the Cardinals take down the Marlins on Wednesday.

Wong slugged a two-run home run to right field in the third inning against Mat Latos, giving the Cardinals a 2-1 lead. It's his second home run in his last four starts, now with nine on the year along with 32 RBI, six stolen bases, and a .282/.337/.454 triple-slash line.
Jun 24 - 9:50 PM

Kolten Wong is not in the Cardinals' lineup Sunday.

He's just receiving a day of rest. Greg Garcia is filling in for Wong at second base.
Jun 21 - 10:54 AM

Kolten Wong is out of the Cardinals' starting lineup on Saturday night against the Dodgers.

Pete Kozma will start at second base and bat eighth versus Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw. It's just a day of rest for Wong, who's having a tremendous season.
Jun 6 - 5:55 PM

Kolten Wong played tremendously in Thursday's win over the Dodgers, finishing 2-for-4 with a double, two RBI and a run scored.

Wong's two-run double in the eighth inning made the score 7-1 and put the nail in the Dodgers' proverbial baseball coffin. With the big effort, the young second baseman is now hitting .310/.364/.470 with six homers, 25 RBI, 33 runs scored and four steals. He's been an integral cog for the 36-18 Cardinals and at 24 years old, there's still room for development here.
Jun 5 - 2:00 AM

Kolten Wong is not in the Cardinals' lineup Sunday.

He's getting the day off against lefty Brett Anderson. Pete Kozma is at second base with Wong on the bench.
May 31 - 11:22 AM

Kolten Wong went 2-for-5 with two runs scored and a stolen base against the Dodgers on Friday.

Wong is taking his opportunity in the leadoff spot and running with it. He's hitting .357 with five home runs, 16 RBI, and 20 runs scored over his last 25 games and appears poised to claim his place among the top fantasy second basemen.
May 29 - 11:42 PM

Kolten Wong collected one of the Cardinals' two hits in Thursday's loss to the Mets.

Wong finished the game 1-for-2. The only other hit in the game for the Cardinals came via a Matt Carpenter single, as Jacob deGrom completely shut down the best team in baseball. This season, Wong's slashing a rock-solid .309/.355/.467 with five homers, 22 RBI, 23 runs scored and three steals.
May 21 - 3:54 PM

Kolten Wong went 3-for-5 with a pair of RBI and a pair of runs scored as the Cardinals rolled over the Mets on Wednesday.

All three hits were singles. He provided RBI knocks in both the fourth and fifth innings, helping the Cardinals pad their lead to 9-0, the score by which they would win. Wong's batting a healthy .311/.358/.473 with five home runs, 22 RBI, 23 runs scored, and three stolen bases on the year.
May 20 - 10:39 PM

Kolten Wong is batting leadoff for the Cardinals on Monday evening against the Mets.

Wong drew a walk and launched a go-ahead home run Sunday night in the Cardinals' defeat of the Tigers, lifting his season batting line to .311/.363/.485. He has five home runs, 18 RBI, three stolen bases, and 19 runs scored in 37 games for the first-place Cards.
May 18 - 3:23 PM

Kolten Wong's solo home run in the sixth inning powered the Cardinals to a 2-1 victory over the Tigers on Sunday night.

The blast off Tigers starter Alfredo Simon, which was an absolute bomb to right field, broke a 1-1 tie and proved to be the difference in the ballgame. He also drew a walk in the ballgame, finishing the night 1-for-3. He has been outstanding thus far, slashing .311/.363/.485 with five homers and 18 RBI in what could be a breakout season for the 24-year-old.
May 17 - 11:06 PM

Kolten Wong went 3-for-5 with a homer and three RBI in Friday's 8-5 win over the Pirates.

Wong launched his third homer of the season off of Arquimedes Caminero in the seventh inning, helping the Cardinals improve to 22-7. Wong also tossed a double and single into the mix, as he finished a triple shy of the cycle. In 2015, he's hitting a fantastic .340/.375/.505 in what looks more and more like a legitimate breakout season.
May 9 - 2:42 AM

Kolten Wong is batting second for the Cardinals on Thursday afternoon against the Cubs.

It's his first time batting higher than sixth this season. Wong was held out of Wednesday's lineup with the Cardinals facing left-hander Jon Lester, but he did hit a pinch-hit single. The young second baseman is batting .387/.406/.565 in 64 plate appearances since April 21.
May 7 - 11:11 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yadier Molina
2Tony Cruz
1B1Matt Adams
2Mark Reynolds
3Xavier Scruggs
2B1Kolten Wong
SS1Jhonny Peralta
2Pete Kozma
3B1Matt Carpenter
LF1Matt Holliday
CF1Jon Jay
2Peter Bourjos
3Tommy Pham
RF1Jason Heyward
2Randal Grichuk
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Lance Lynn
2John Lackey
3Michael Wacha
4Carlos Martinez
5Jaime Garcia
6Tim Cooney
7Adam Wainwright
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Trevor Rosenthal
2Jordan Walden
3Kevin Siegrist
4Seth Maness
5Matt Belisle
6Randy Choate
7Carlos Villanueva
8Miguel Socolovich
9Marcus Hatley