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Twins' Park Byung-ho gets 1st MLB hit as three Koreans make season debuts

Park Byung-ho of the Minnesota Twins picked up his first Major League Baseball hit, as three South Koreans made their first appearances of the 2016 season Monday across the United States. Batting si...

Updated : 2016.04.05 11:50

Pending free agent pitcher signs with Japanese agent

Pending South Korean free agent pitcher Cha Woo-chan has signed with a Japanese agent, sources said Monday, as he eyes a move to Japan after this season. Sources said the left-hander has hired Shige...

Updated : 2016.04.04 11:16

After much hoopla, Kim Hyun-soo makes Orioles' Opening Day roster

After much hoopla over his playing status, South Korean outfielder Kim Hyun-soo made the Baltimore Orioles' Opening Day roster. Kim got the final outfield spots, along with Nolan Reimold, on the ros...

Updated : 2016.04.04 11:05

Cardinals' Oh Seung-hwan throws scoreless inning in MLB debut

The St. Louis Cardinals' South Korean pitcher Oh Seung-hwan tossed a scoreless inning in his Major League Baseball (MLB) debut against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday. Oh walked two and struck out ...

Updated : 2016.04.04 10:30

Fun of baseball not lost on Lotte's Jim Adduci

At 30 years of age, Jim Adduci, outfielder for the South Korean baseball club Lotte Giants, knows he won't be playing the game forever. This understanding of the finite nature of an athletic career ...

Updated : 2016.04.01 20:45

Despite subpar spring, infielder predicts postseason for Lotte Giants

The Lotte Giants may have finished with the worst preseason record in the Korea Baseball Organization last weekend, but as third baseman Hwang Jae-gyun tells it, spring ball can be thrown out the win...

Updated : 2016.03.29 09:40

Samsung Lions send message, top baseball preseason standings

The Samsung Lions, which fell short of winning their fifth straight South Korean baseball championship last year, topped the preseason standings last weekend, reminding their competition that they co...

Updated : 2016.03.28 11:28

Sanctioned pitcher signs with hometown club

A South Korean pitcher serving gambling-related sanctions has signed with his hometown club. The Kia Tigers in the Korea Baseball Organization announced Monday they've agreed to terms on a one-year ...

Updated : 2016.03.28 10:50

Korean slugger Lee Dae-ho makes Mariners‘ 25-man roster

South Korean slugger Lee Dae-ho has made the Seattle Mariners' 25-man roster, an informed baseball source told Yonhap News Agency Monday, a move that gives the 33-year-old his first big league job. ...

Updated : 2016.03.28 10:48

NC Dinos consensus pick to take 2016 KBO crown

The 2016 Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) season promises to be as wide open as ever: most of the playoff contestants from last season have lost key players, while those left on the outside looking ...

Updated : 2016.03.27 09:45

Unified ball, home-plate collision rule among changes for 2016 baseball season

A new season typically means a handful of changes for the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO), which, for the 2016 season, has instituted a new rule to reduce injuries on scoring plays and altered sche...

Updated : 2016.03.27 09:43

Young franchise eyes first title as 35th pro baseball season opens

When English poet Alexander Pope penned the words "Hope springs eternal" in his 18th-century poem "An Essay on Man," the sport of baseball didn't even exist. Yet these words have become synonymous wi...

Updated : 2016.03.27 09:41

Cardinals' Oh Seung-hwan looks shaky, issues first walk

St. Louis Cardinals reliever Oh Seung-hwan looked shaky in his seventh spring appearance Thursday in Florida, issuing his first walk en route to giving up a run in one inning's work. Oh also gave up...

Updated : 2016.03.25 09:50

Twins' Park Byung-ho drives in two as cleanup

Park Byung-ho of the Minnesota Twins drove in a pair of runs in the cleanup spot in spring training action Tuesday. In a split-squad game at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida, Park went 1-fo...

Updated : 2016.03.23 09:46

Samsung Lions welcome brand spanking new ballpark

The Samsung Lions have moved from the oldest baseball stadium in the country to the newest. The Lions hosted the LG Twins at Daegu Samsung Lions Park in Daegu, 300 kilometers southeast of Seoul, in ...

Updated : 2016.03.22 16:00