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Kolten Kaha Wong born October 10, 1990 is an American professional baseball second baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball MLB. He made his MLB debut in 2013 . He bats left-handed and throws right-handed. From Hilo, Hawaii, Wong starred in baseball at Kamehameha Hawaii High School and for the University of Hawaii at Manoa. The Cardinals selected Wong in the first round of the 2011 MLB draft, and promoted him to the major leagues two years later. He has become the Cardinals starting second baseman, and was named the National League Rookie of the Month for May 2014. He is currently signed through 2020 with a team option for 2021.On March 2, 2016, Wong agreed to a five-year extension with the Cardinals worth $25.5 million, with $12.5 million team option for 2021.