Yu Chang Wife 2023, Age, Children, Net Worth, Family, Parents, Height, Salary

Yu Chang wife

Yu Chang Wife: Yu Chang officially known as Yu-Cheng Chang is a Taiwanese professional baseball infielder who is married to his wife Ling Chang. He currently plays for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has previously played in MLB for the Cleveland Indians / Guardians, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Tampa Bay Rays. Chang was selected to the Chinese Taipei national baseball team roster for the 2023 World Baseball Classic.

Chang signed with the Indians in 2013 as an international free agent for a $500,000 signing bonus. He made his professional debut in 2014 with the Arizona League Indians of the Rookie-level Arizona League, where he batted .346 with six home runs, 25 runs batted in (RBIs), and a .986 on-base plus slugging (OPS) in 42 games played.

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He spent the 2015 season with the Lake County Captains of the Class A Midwest League, where he posted a .232 average with nine home runs and 52 RBIs in 105 games. In 2016, while playing for the Lynchburg Hillcats of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League, Chang has named an all-star. He was reported to be involved in a trade to the Milwaukee Brewers for Jonathan Lucroy during the 2016 season; however, the trade fell apart after Lucroy would not waive his no-trade clause.

He finished the 2016 season with a .259 batting average with 13 home runs and 70 RBIs in 109 games. In 2017, Chang played for the Akron RubberDucks of the Class AA Eastern League, where he hit .220, along with a .461 slugging percentage, with a career-high 24 home runs and 66 RBIs in 126 games. The Indians added him to their 40-man roster after the season.

MLB.com ranked Chang as Cleveland’s sixth-best prospect going into the 2018 season. He spent the 2018 season with the Columbus Clippers of the Class AAA International League, batting .256 with 13 home runs and 62 RBIs in 127 games. He returned to Columbus to begin the 2019 season.

On June 28, 2019, the Indians promoted Chang to the major leagues. He debuted that night against the Baltimore Orioles, starting at third base. On August 25, 2019, Chang hit his first career hit and triple against the Kansas City Royals, against starter Eric Skoglund in the third inning and reliever Scott Barlow in the seventh inning. On September 9, he hit his first major league home run, a three-run homer, against Los Angeles Angels reliever Justin Anderson. Overall with the 2019 Cleveland Indians, Chang batted .178 with one home run and six RBIs in 28 games.

Yu Chang played in 10 games during the shortened 2020 season, batting .182 with no home runs and one RBI. Chang started at first base for Cleveland on Opening Day in 2021. He hit his first home run of the season on June 5, a three-run shot off Baltimore Orioles reliever Adam Plutko. Chang finished the 2021 season with nine home runs and 39 RBIs while batting .228 over 89 games.

Chang appeared in four games for Cleveland during the 2022 season; he was 0-for-10 at the plate while striking out seven times. He was designated for assignment on May 26, 2022. On May 30, 2022, the Guardians traded Chang to the Pittsburgh Pirates for cash considerations. In 18 games with the Pirates, he batted .167 with one home run and two RBIs while appearing defensively at first base and second base. He was designated for assignment on June 30.

On July 5, 2022, the Tampa Bay Rays claimed Chang off waivers from the Pirates. He was promoted to the Rays’ major-league roster on July 8. In 36 games with the Rays, he batted .260 with three home runs and 12 RBIs, while appearing at every infield position and also pitching two innings. On September 9, Chang was designated for assignment.

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On September 12, 2022, the Boston Red Sox claimed Chang off waivers from the Rays. He was added to Boston’s major-league roster two days later. In 11 games with the Red Sox, he batted .150 (3-for-20) with one RBI and made defensive appearances at first base, second base, and shortstop. Overall during the 2022 season, Yu Chang appeared in 51 MLB games for four different teams, batting .222 with three home runs and 13 RBIs. On November 18, Chang was non-tendered by the Red Sox and became a free agent. The Red Sox re-signed Chang to a one-year, major league contract on February 16, 2023.


Yu Chang is currently married to Ling Chang. His wife is a private person and they have a son as of March 2023. Yu Chang is from the Amis people, an Indigenous Austronesian ethnic group in Taiwan. As of February 2023, Yu Chang and his wife Ling Chang are still married.

Yu Chang net worth

How much is Yu Chang worth? Yu Chang net worth is estimated at around $5 million. His main source of income is from his primary work as a baseball infielder. Yu Chang’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $500,000 dollars annually. His remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and most influential baseball infielders in Taiwan. He stands at an appealing height of 1.85m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.