From BR Bullpen
Kang-min Kim (김강민)
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 180 lb.
- High School Gyeongbuk High School
Kang-min Kim has been an outfielder for the SK Wyverns. He debuted in 2002, playing one game and not coming to the plate. In 2003, he was 2 for 4. The next year, he went 3 for 25 with a double, homer and three walks. Kim was 9 for 40 with a double and four walks in 2005. In 2006, Kim batted .276/.342/.372 in 96 games as a part-timer. As a starter in 2007, Kim hit .243/.312/.326 with 19 steals. In 2008, he batted .271/.352/.391. The Wyverns won both the 2007 Korean Series and 2008 Korean Series.
In 2009, the 26-year-old flyhawk produced at a .267/.324/.343 rate. He was having his best year yet after 108 games in 2010, hitting .324/.375/.462 with 72 runs and 72 RBI. That won him a spot on South Korea's roster for the 2010 Asian Games.