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Baseball pitcher gets 10-month suspended sentence for match-fixing

A local court on Friday slapped a suspended sentence with probation on a baseball pitcher for fixing games.The Changwon District Court sentenced NC Dinos pitcher Lee Tae-yang, who was indicted on charges of fixing games in the Korea Baseball Organization, to a 10-month jail term with a sta...

Updated : 2016.08.26 16:57

KBO baseball pitcher denies involvement in match-fixing scandal

Police questioned a Korean pitcher Wednesday, looking into his alleged engagement in a match-fixing scandal that has plagued Korea’s top baseball league.   Lee Jae-hak, a right-handed starting pitch...

Updated : 2016.08.10 17:05

Baseball pitchers cleared of Internet gambling charges, probe suspended

Prosecutors on Tuesday cleared South Korean baseball pitchers An Ji-man and Yun Sung-hwan of illegal Internet gambling charges, but said further investigation is needed in regards to their overseas gambling allegations.The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office, however, temporarily su...

Updated : 2016.08.10 10:02

KBO players' association apologizes for match-fixing scandal

The umbrella group for South Korean professional baseball players on Monday apologized for a recent match-fixing scandal involving their members and pledged to come up with strict punishment for those who commit such wrongdoings.The Korea Professional Baseball Players Association said it f...

Updated : 2016.08.08 16:06

KT Wiz sign castoff for rotation help

South Korean baseball club KT Wiz said Friday they've signed a castoff from another club for rotation help.The Wiz in the Korea Baseball Organization acquired left-hander Ryan Feierabend, who was released by the Nexen Heroes last Friday when they signed Andy Van Hekken.The Wiz will be on t...

Updated : 2016.07.29 16:49

Cardinals' Oh Seung-hwan picks up save for 3rd straight day

The St. Louis Cardinals' South Korean closer Oh Seung-hwan is on a nice little roll.The closer picked up a save for the third straight day on Thursday (local time) against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park in Miami, preserving the Cards' 5-4 victory with a scoreless ninth inning. The right...

Updated : 2016.07.29 16:47

Eyeing call-up, Korean slugger Park Byung-ho belts 3 homers in minors

South Korean slugger Park Byung-ho is putting together quite a campaign to get his major league job back.Park belted three home runs in a minor league game for the Minnesota Twins' Triple-A affiliate, Rochester Red Wings, against the Pawtucket Red Sox on Thursday (local time) in Pawtucket,...

Updated : 2016.07.29 10:13

Baseball pitcher voluntarily reports match-fixing scheme

A South Korean baseball pitcher voluntarily reported that he had engaged in match-fixing schemes in 2014, the governing body of the country's professional baseball said Sunday.Yoo Chang-sik, a left-handed pitcher for the Kia Tigers, confessed to his team on Saturday that he had deliberatel...

Updated : 2016.07.24 21:37

Match-fixing scandal latest blow to baseball

From DUI to lewd conduct in public to match fixing, baseball, by far the nation's most popular sport, has taken a beating this year.The attendance figures in the Korea Baseball Organization may be gau...

Updated : 2016.07.21 17:10

Baseball pitcher indicted in match-fixing scandal

A Korean baseball pitcher has been indicted on charges of engaging in match-fixing schemes.Prosecutors in Changwon, South Gyeongsang Province, some 400 kilometers southeast of Seoul, said Thursday tha...

Updated : 2016.07.21 09:50

Rangers' Choo Shin-soo headed to DL for 3rd time in '16

The Texas Rangers' Korean outfielder Choo Shin-soo is headed to the disabled list for the third time this season.The Rangers placed Choo on the 15-day DL on Wednesday (local time) with inflammation in...

Updated : 2016.07.21 09:31

Cardinals' Oh Seung-hwan earns 3rd save of season

Oh Seung-hwan of the St. Louis Cardinals picked up two saves in one day with two perfect innings of work.The Korean reliever shut down the San Diego Padres in both games of the doubleheader at Busch S...

Updated : 2016.07.21 09:26

Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin headed back to DL after one start

Los Angeles Dodgers' Korean pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin is headed back to the disabled list after one start.The Dodgers on Tuesday (local time) placed the left-hander on the 15-day DL with left elbow tendini...

Updated : 2016.07.20 10:29

Angels' Choi Ji-man belts first major league home run

Choi Ji-man of the Los Angeles Angels has finally gone deep in the majors.Choi hit his first career big league home run off the Texas Rangers starter A.J. Griffin at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on Monday...

Updated : 2016.07.19 13:23

Manager for defending baseball champions gets contract extension

The manager of the defending Korean baseball champions received a contract extension on Monday.The Doosan Bears in the Korea Baseball Organization said they and Kim Tae-hyung have agreed in principle ...

Updated : 2016.07.18 17:52