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Guardians' Steven Kwan: Gets on base three times
Kwan went 2-for-4 with a double, a walk and a stolen base in Friday's 7-5 win over the Tigers.
Kwan had gone just 1-for-17 over his last four games before breaking out of the short slump. The steal was his fifth of the month and 21st of the year, two more than he had last season. Kwan has hit .271 with a .718 OPS, five home runs, 54 RBI, 93 runs scored, 36 doubles and seven triples over 156 contests as the Guardians' near-everyday leadoff hitter in his second big-league season.... See More ... See Less
Guardians' Steven Kwan: Out of lineup
Kwan is out of the lineup Wednesday versus the Royals.
Kwan has started in every game since Aug. 26, so this will be a rare appearance on the bench. In the 22 games since then, the outfielder has slashed .303/.396/.393.... See More ... See Less
Guardians' Steven Kwan: On base five times in loss
Kwan went 2-for-2 with three walks, a double, a triple, a run scored and two RBI in Tuesday's 7-6 loss to the Royals.
It was a huge night from the leadoff spot for Kwan, who is having a blistering finish to the season even as the Guardians fade out of the playoff picture. Over his last 20 games, the 26-year-old is slashing .329/.427/.418 with four steals, 10 RBI and 12 runs, and Kwan has reached base multiple times in five of the last six contests.... See More ... See Less
Guardians' Steven Kwan: Reaches three times, swipes bag
Kwan went 2-for-4 with a walk, two runs scored and a stolen base in Wednesday's 6-5 loss to the Giants.
He drew a walk to open the contest before coming around to score on a Jose Ramirez home run in the next at-bat. Kwan would come home a second time in the next inning after reaching via single and stealing second. The left fielder finished with two hits in the contest, marking his fourth multi-hit performance this month, and he's now hit safely in three of his last four games. Kwan has also swiped four bags already in September after stealing a combined three bases over the previous two months.... See More ... See Less
Guardians' Steven Kwan: Picks up steal in loss
Kwan went 1-for-3 with a double, a walk and a stolen base in Sunday's 2-1 loss to the Angels.
Kwan was on the front end of a double steal with Jose Ramirez in the fifth inning. This was Kwan's third steal in September and his 19th of the season, matching his total as a rookie from last season. The outfielder is hitting .289 (11-for-38) in September, a modest improvement on his .272 mark for the year. He's added five home runs, 49 RBI, 84 runs scored, 32 doubles and six triples through 141 contests.... See More ... See Less
Guardians' Steven Kwan: Reaches base four times in loss
Kwan went 3-for-4 with a walk and a run scored in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Angels.
Kwan went just 1-for-12 with two walks over this week's three-game series versus the Twins, but he quickly broke out of the small slump. The outfielder was also caught stealing once Thursday. He's delivered five multi-hit efforts over his last 13 games and has a .271/.338/.373 slash line with five home runs, 18 steals, 48 RBI and 82 runs scored over 138 contests this season.... See More ... See Less
Guardians' Steven Kwan: Records 18th steal
Kwan went 1-for-4 with a walk, a stolen base and a run scored in Sunday's 6-2 loss to the Rays.
After stealing just one base in all of August, Kwan has already swiped two bags over three games in September. He's hit safely in six straight games, going 10-for-27 (.370) over that span. The leadoff hitter is batting .272 with 18 thefts, five home runs, 47 RBI and 80 runs scored over 134 contests this season.... See More ... See Less
Guardians' Steven Kwan: Notches steal Friday
Kwan went 1-for-4 with a stolen base in Friday's 3-2 win over the Rays.
Kwan also struck out two times in the contest. That's a rare misstep for the well-disciplined leadoff hitter -- he has done that just 10 times all year while posting a 10.6 strikeout rate and 8.7 walk rate. The steal was his first since Aug. 4, and Kwan hit a decent .258 over 22 contests between thefts. For the season, he's at a .271/.337/.378 slash line with five home runs, 17 steals, 45 RBI and 78 runs scored through 132 contests.... See More ... See Less
Guardians' Steven Kwan: Logs three hits
Kwan went 3-for-5 in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Twins.
Kwan did a good job of setting the table atop the order, but the Guardians couldn't bring him home in this contest. He's produced six multi-hit efforts over his last 16 games, going 19-for-67 (.284) in that span. Through 130 games, Kwan is carrying a .270/.337/.376 slash line with five home runs, 16 stolen bases, 44 RBI and 78 runs scored as the Guardians' primary leadoff hitter.... See More ... See Less
Guardians' Steven Kwan: Not starting Thursday
Kwan is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Tigers.
Kwan will not start for the second time in the past eight days, which follows a two-month stretch during which he started every game. Oscar Gonzalez is starting in left field against southpaw Tarik Skubal.... See More ... See Less
Guardians' Steven Kwan: Getting breather Thursday
Kwan is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Blue Jays.
It's a rare day off for Kwan, who had started every game since July 2. Will Brennan is playing left field and Brayan Rocchio has been elevated to the leadoff spot.... See More ... See Less
Guardians' Steven Kwan: Logs steal Friday
Kwan went 1-for-3 with a walk, a stolen base and a run scored in Friday's 4-2 win over the White Sox.
Kwan has hit well lately, batting .309 (17-for-55) over his last 14 contests. The steal was his first since July 19. The outfielder's productive work at the plate has him up to a .274/.348/.381 slash line with 16 steals, five home runs, 38 RBI and 71 runs scored over 109 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Guardians' Steven Kwan: Goes yard in win
Kwan went 2-for-4 with a home run, a double and a walk in Sunday's win over the White Sox.
Kwan took Michael Kopech deep to right field to kick things off in the fifth. He's had himself quite a run at the plate over the last week, as he hit .394/.459/.667 with four extra-base hits, five RBI, four runs and a 4:3 BB:K in eight games. The 25-year-old has shown spectacular patience with his at-bats again this year. He currently sits fourth in strikeout percentage and 10th with a .885 BB/K percentage.... See More ... See Less
Guardians' Steven Kwan: Racks up three hits in loss
Kwan went 3-for-4 in Saturday's 7-2 loss to the White Sox.
Kwan has logged multiple hits in six of his last 13 games, batting .364 over that span. He's even tallied seven extra-base hits in that span, no small feat for a contact hitter. The Guardians' leadoff man is slashing .276/.347/.378 with four home runs, 15 stolen bases, 36 RBI and 69 runs scored through 104 contests.... See More ... See Less
Guardians' Steven Kwan: Four-hit effort in loss
Kwan went 4-for-5 with a solo home run and an additional RBI in Sunday's 8-5 extra-inning loss to the Phillies.
Kwan started the scoring with a leadoff homer in the first inning, and he continued to make an impact from there. He also had an RBI single in the 10th, though the Guardians' rally stalled out. The outfielder is batting .385 (15-for-39) since the All-Star break, and he's hit two of his four homers this season over that nine-game span. For the year, he's slashing .275/.346/.378 with 15 stolen bases, 34 RBI and 67 runs scored over 98 contests as Cleveland's primary leadoff hitter.... See More ... See Less
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|School: Oregon State
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