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Sandoval, Ramirez give Red Sox new hope

BOSTON (AP) ― Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez spent the last two seasons as NL West rivals. Now they’re teammates in Boston, the result of a $183 million spending spree the Red Sox are hoping will...

Updated : 2014.11.26 20:26

S. Korean left-hander Yang Hyeon-jong to be posted for MLB teams

South Korean left-hander Yang Hyeon-jong will soon be posted for interested Major League Baseball (MLB) clubs, his current Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) team announced Monday.The Kia Tigers said they will make the 26-year-old pitcher available in an MLB-wide silent auction this week. T...

Updated : 2014.11.17 10:46

Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout win MVP awards

NEW YORK (AP) ― Clayton Kershaw became the first pitcher to win the National League Most Valuable Player award in nearly a half-century, coasting to an easy victory Thursday. Mike Trout was a unanimous pick for the American League honor after finishing second the previous two years. The 2...

Updated : 2014.11.14 20:40

New president, manager of troubled baseball club vow fresh start

New appointees of the Lotte Giants, the troubled South Korean baseball club, vowed Thursday to get the team off to a fresh start, apologizing for a series of unsavory incidents centered on the previous regime and players.Lee Chang-won has been named the new president of the Busan-based Kor...

Updated : 2014.11.13 13:52

Clayton Kershaw, Corey Kluber win Cy Young Awards

Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw was a unanimous choice for his third National League Cy Young pitching award, and Cleveland's Corey Kluber edged Seattle's Felix Hernandez to win the American League honor for the first time. Kershaw led the majors in victories and ERA and threw a n...

Updated : 2014.11.13 10:15

Samsung pounds Nexen for fourth straight Korean baseball championship

The Samsung Lions are the champions of South Korean baseball for the fourth straight year.The Lions pounded the Nexen Heroes 11-1 on Tuesday to capture the Korean Series in six games at Jamsil Stadium...

Updated : 2014.11.11 22:47

Behind home runs, pitching, Nexen evens Korean Series

Lifted by four home runs and impressive starting pitching, the Nexen Heroes defeated the Samsung Lions 9-3 Saturday to even the South Korean baseball championship series.Starter Andy Van Hekken flirte...

Updated : 2014.11.09 20:38

Nexen beats up on Samsung to even Korean Series

Lifted by four home runs and impressive starting pitching, the Nexen Heroes defeated the Samsung Lions 9-3 Saturday to even the South Korean baseball championship series.Starter Andy Van Hekken flirted with a perfect game and outfielder Yoo Han-joon backed him up with two homers, as the He...

Updated : 2014.11.08 20:40

Rights watchdog to probe alleged surveillance by baseball club

South Korea's human rights watchdog said Friday it will investigate charges of illegal surveillance involving a professional baseball club.   An official with the National Human Rights Commission of Korea said the watchdog will start looking into allegations that Choi Ha-jin, former pre...

Updated : 2014.11.07 12:57

Samsung right-hander Yun brings ‘A’ game

DAEGU (Yonhap) ― He doesn’t throw blazing fastballs, but Yun Sung-hwan had enough in his arsenal for the Samsung Lions, as he cooled off the hot bats of the Nexen Heroes in the Korean Series on Wedn...

Updated : 2014.11.06 20:34

Faced with illegal surveillance charges, president for Lotte baseball team offers to quit

The troubled South Korean baseball club Lotte Giants announced Thursday their president, Choi Ha-jin, has offered to resign, faced with charges that he had been the mastermind behind alleged illegal surveillance of his players during the past regular season.   The Busan-based Korea Base...

Updated : 2014.11.06 18:11

Samsung evens Korean Series vs. Nexen thanks to power surge

The Samsung Lions pounded the Nexen Heroes 7-1 on Wednesday to even the South Korean baseball championship series at one game apiece.  Veteran slugger Lee Seung-yuop hit a record 14th career postseason home run in the third inning and Yamaico Navarro homered for the second consecutive ni...

Updated : 2014.11.06 09:14

Nexen shortstop Kang Jung-ho stays hot in potential audition for MLB clubs

With a possible move to Major League Baseball (MLB) for next season on the horizon, the Nexen Heroes shortstop Kang Jung-ho is having himself a fine audition, wielding a hot bat on the biggest stage in South Korean baseball.   Kang belted a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning o...

Updated : 2014.11.05 13:57

Three-time defending champs face upstart juggernaut for S.Korean baseball supremacy

The battle for South Korean pro baseball supremacy this year will pit the three-time defending champs against an upstart offensive juggernaut.   The Samsung Lions, which have won every Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) crown since 2011, will take on the Nexen Heroes, which often makes g...

Updated : 2014.11.03 16:49

Giants hold off Royals to win World Series

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (AP) ― Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Seri...

Updated : 2014.10.30 20:36