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Defending champions at top of baseball standing entering All-Star break

After winning their first South Korean baseball title in 14 years last year, the Doosan Bears have picked up right where they left off. The Bears have wrapped up the first half in the Korea Baseball...

Updated : 2016.07.15 09:22

KT Wiz sign new American pitcher

Korean baseball club KT Wiz signed a new foreign pitcher on Thursday. The Korea Baseball Organization club inked American right-hander Josh Lowey to a $220,000 deal, which includes a $50,000 signing...

Updated : 2016.07.07 16:54

Mariners' Lee Dae-ho belts 12th homer of season

Lee Dae-ho of the Seattle Mariners has hit his 12th home run of the season against the Houston Astros. Lee belted a solo shot off the Astros starter Mike Fiers in the top of the fourth at Minute Mai...

Updated : 2016.07.07 11:15

Baseball club owner placed under travel ban in fraud investigation

A Korean baseball club owner has been placed under a travel ban in an ongoing fraud investigation. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office said Wednesday that Lee Jang-seok, who owns the Kore...

Updated : 2016.07.06 13:36

Lotte Giants acquire new American outfielder

The Korean baseball club Lotte Giants have acquired a new American outfielder. The Korea Baseball Organization team on Wednesday announced the signing of Justin Maxwell to a $280,000 contract for th...

Updated : 2016.07.06 10:43

Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin expects butterflies in season debut

Two days before making his season debut, Los Angeles Dodgers' Korean pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin said Tuesday he will likely be as nervous as he had been before his first major league start. The left-hande...

Updated : 2016.07.06 10:21

Rangers' Choo Shin-soo hits 4th leadoff homer of season

Choo Shin-soo of the Texas Rangers isn't wasting much time these days putting his club on the board. The Korean outfielder belted a leadoff home run against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Bost...

Updated : 2016.07.06 10:05

[Newsmaker] Pirates' Kang Jung-ho faces sexual assault probe in Chicago

Kang Jung-ho, Korean infielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates, is being investigated over a sexual assault allegation that emerged in Chicago, a U.S. newspaper said. Citing a police spokesman, the Chica...

Updated : 2016.07.06 09:30

Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin to return from shoulder surgery this week

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin will return to the big leagues this week after recovering from shoulder surgery, his manager announced Monday. Before the Dodgers opened a three-game series ...

Updated : 2016.07.05 09:47

Lotte Giants fined for ex-player's doping

A Korean baseball club was fined Monday following a positive drug test by its former player. The Korea Baseball Organization fined the Lotte Giants 10 million won (US$8,730) for their inadequate pla...

Updated : 2016.07.04 18:00

Ex-big leaguer Jim Adduci fails doping test

A former major leaguer playing in the top South Korean league has failed a doping test. The Lotte Giants in the Korea Baseball Organization announced Thursday outfielder Jim Adduci tested positive f...

Updated : 2016.07.01 11:27

Ex-major league pitcher tosses no-hitter in Korea

Former major league pitcher Michael Bowden threw a no-hitter in the top South Korean league Thursday. The right-hander for the Doosan Bears tossed the 13th no-hitter in the Korea Baseball Organizati...

Updated : 2016.07.01 11:24

Cardinals' Oh Seung-hwan shaky for 2nd straight outing

Oh Seung-hwan of the St. Louis Cardinals gave up an unearned run while committing an error in his latest relief appearance. The Korean right-hander barely avoided picking up his first major league l...

Updated : 2016.06.30 15:48

Orioles' Kim Hyun-soo hits 2nd home run of season

Kim Hyun-soo of the Baltimore Orioles hit his second home run of the season, the first time he's gone deep in a month. The Korean outfielder launched a two-run shot to right field off Erik Johnson o...

Updated : 2016.06.29 15:02

Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin has rehab start interrupted by rain

Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers had his minor league rehab start in Oklahoma on Tuesday (local time) interrupted by rain. Pitching for the Triple-A Oklahoma City Dodgers against the Iowa Cub...

Updated : 2016.06.29 10:09