General manager Neal Huntington said the club is working on getting Kang (suspension) to travel to the Dominican Republic for winter ball following the 2017 season, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports. With Kang battling legal issues in South Korea, he has been unable to acquire a work visa to come over to the United States. Because of this, Kang's situation has been tough to read for quite some time, but getting back to action in the Dominican Republic would be a clear step forward.
Pirates' Kang to play winter ball in Dominican Republic
CBS Sports | Aug 24