These Pittsburgh Pirates Could Hit 20+ Home Runs in 2016
By Jeff Demers
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Jung ho Kang, INF
It looks like Jung ho Kang is on track for being back in the lineup for Opening Day after his late season ending injury last year. At least that’s the hope. Kang isn’t really a power hitter. He’s just a disciplined hitter and an all around good baseball player. In many ways, he’s the best signing the Pirates have made in a very long time. Kang is a very exciting part of Pirates baseball. Hopefully, with the new MLB rule change, the Chris Coghlan scissor kick slide that took him down late last season won’t happen to Kang or any other player again.
Prediction: 20 home runs, 70 RBIs, a .300 batting average and an All-Star appearance.