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Major League Baseball

2014 Avg.
.243
 
Career Avg.
.220
Name  Kolten Wong
Born  10/10/1990
Height  5-9
Weight  185
Number  16
Position  2B
Bats  L
Throws  R
7/1/2014 9:13:00 PM
Description: Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong (shoulder) has begun his minor league rehab assignment, according to Jenifer Langosch of mlb.com.
Insight: Wong is eligible to return from a bruised shoulder on July 6 and should be able to do so unless he suffers a setback.
 
6/25/2014 4:06:00 PM
Description: Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong has been diagnosed with a bruised shoulder, according to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Insight: Wong's MRI revealed no structural damage and he was given a shot to lessen the swelling in his rotator cuff area. The 23-year-old went 4-for-45 (.089) in his last 15 games before being placed on the disabled list on June 21.
 
6/21/2014 8:57:00 PM
Description: The Cardinals have put second baseman Kolten Wong on the 15-day disabled list. SOURCE: Jim Hayes, Fox Sports Midwest
Insight: He's out with a shoulder injury. St. Louis has called up Shane Robinson (.152, 0 HR, 2 RBI) from Triple-A Memphis to take Wong's spot on the roster.
 
6/10/2014 5:33:00 PM
Description: St. Louis second baseman Kolten Wong (shoulder) is in the lineup Tuesday.
Insight: Wong had missed the previous three games with a left shoulder injury. He has upside, but he's hit just .258 with one homer, 15 RBI, 13 runs and eight steals this season.
 
6/6/2014 6:13:00 PM
Description: According to Jim Hayes of Fox Sports Midwest, St. Louis second baseman Kolten Wong may sit out all weekend with a sore shoulder.
Insight: Wong suffered the injury Tuesday and aggravated it last night. It doesn't sound like he's in danger of going on the disabled list. Fantasy owners can probably do better than Wong, who is hitting just .258 with one homer this season.
 
Cold6/6/2014 3:36:00 PM
Description: Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong left Thursday's game with left shoulder soreness and won't play Friday against Toronto. SOURCE: Fox Sports Midwest
Insight: Wong jammed his shoulder Tuesday and didn't start Wednesday. He was 0-for-3 before leaving Thursday and is two for his last 19, though one of the hits was a grand slam. Daniel Descalso is getting the start at second base (.161, 0 HR, 3 RBI).
 
Cold6/6/2014 11:46:00 AM
Description: Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong left Thursday's game against the Royals due to left shoulder soreness and is doubtful for Friday's game against Toronto.
Insight: Wong jammed his shoulder Tuesday and didn't start Wednesday. He was 0-for-3 before leaving Thursday and is two for his last 19, though one of the hits was a grand slam and his first career home run.
 
Cold6/5/2014 9:46:00 PM
Description: Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong left Thursday's game against the Royals due to left shoulder soreness, according to Stan McNeal of Fox Sports Midwest.
Insight: Wong jammed his shoulder Tuesday and didn't start Wednesday. He was 0-for-3 before leaving Thursday and is two for his last 19, though one of the hits was a grand slam and his first career home run.
 
6/3/2014 10:37:00 PM
Description: Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong hit his first career home run -- a grand slam -- Tuesday against the Royals.
Insight: Wong has gone 18-for-57 (.316) with four doubles, a homer, 10 RBI, eight runs and five steals since being recalled from the minors.
 
Hot5/26/2014 9:49:00 PM
Description: Cardinals 2B Kolten Wong has hit safely in all eight of his games since he was recalled from the minors while going 12-for-33 (.364) with three doubles, four RBI, four steals and five runs during that span.
Insight: Wong was demoted in late April after batting .225 with a .544 OPS in his first 71 at-bats, but he hit .344 with two homers, 10 RBI and five steals in 64 at-bats with Triple-A Memphis to earn the promotion. He's worth owning in deeper mixed leagues and all NL-only formats.
 
5/17/2014 5:21:00 PM
Description: Cardinals 2B Kolten Wong has gone 4-for-8 with three runs and two steals in two games since he returned from the minors.
Insight: Wong was demoted to the minors in late April after batting .225 with a .544 OPS in his first 71 at-bats, but he hit .344 with two homers, 10 RBI and five steals in 64 at-bats with Triple-A Memphis to earn the promotion. He's worth owning in deeper mixed leagues and all NL-only formats.
 
5/16/2014 5:49:00 PM
Description: Cardinals 2B Kolten Wong (illness) is back in the lineup Friday.
Insight: Wong was called up from Triple-A Wednesday after hitting .344 with two homers, 10 RBI and five steals in 64 at-bats, but an illness kept him out of the lineup Thursday. Wong was demoted to the minors in late April after batting .225 with a .544 OPS in his first 71 at-bats.
 
5/15/2014 11:49:00 AM
Description: Cardinals 2B Kolten Wong, just up from Triple-A Memphis, is not in Thursday's starting lineup due to flu-like symptoms.
Insight: Wong (.225, 0 HR, 5 RBI) probably won't play until this weekend.
 
5/14/2014 4:16:00 PM
Description: The Cardinals have called Kolten Wong up from Triple-A Memphis. SOURCE: Bernie Miklasz, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Insight: That's the good news. The bad news is Wong (.225, 0 HR, 5 RBI) is out with an illness. We probably won't see him in the lineup until this weekend.
 
5/13/2014 7:08:00 PM
Description: Cardinals GM John Mozeliak indicated Tuesday that the team will consider recalling second baseman Kolten Wong from Triple-A in the near future. SOURCE: Derrick Goold, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Insight: Wong has batted .344 with three doubles, two homers, 10 RBI and a 6/4 K/BB in 15 games since the Cardinals demoted him. When he's recalled, he'll return to a .225 average and a .544 OPS.
 
4/28/2014 9:26:00 AM
Description: Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong has been optioned to Triple-A Memphis.
Insight: Mark Ellis has been starting at second base of late. Wong was handed the starting job on Opening Day, but showed little this year to get fantasy owners excited, batting just .225 with zero homers, five RBI and five runs scored over 20 games.
 
4/22/2014 3:48:00 PM
Description: Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong is back in the starting lineup, batting eighth.
Insight: Mark Ellis has been starting at second base the past few games. Wong has shown little this year to get fantasy owners excited, batting .237 with zero homers, five RBI and four runs scored.
 
4/20/2014 11:50:00 AM
Description: Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong is not in the lineup Sunday against Washington.
Insight: Mark Ellis is starting at second base. With just a .237 average, zero homers, four runs, five RBI and three steals, Wong hasn't offered much fantasy value in his first 59 at-bats this season.
 
4/6/2014 11:07:00 AM
Description: Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong is not in the starting lineup Sunday, according to foxsportsmidwest.com.
Insight: Daniel Descalso will start at second base. Wong had one hit in each of the first four games but went 0-for-4 Saturday to drop his average to .235.
 
4/3/2014 11:04:00 AM
Description: Second baseman Kolten Wong will bat out of the No. 2 hole on Thursday.
Insight: The 23-year-old Wong has batted out of the second hole once and the eighth spot once. He's obviously got more value when up in the order.
 

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