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Tale of two fates for S. Koreans in minor leagues

Player A: 115 home runs in 1,184 games in South Korea. Zero 30-homer seasons. Two .300 seasons. Player B: 210 home runs in 868 games in South Korea. Four 30-homer seasons, including back-to-back 50-...

Updated : 2017.06.08 17:09

Shortest player in Korean baseball focusing on strengths

With only two games under his belt in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO), Samsung Lions rookie outfielder Kim Seong-yoon can already lay claim to a record, unflattering as it seems. At 163 centim...

Updated : 2017.06.08 11:44

New arrival hoping for long stay with Korean ball club

Jamie Romak, a midseason acquisition for the SK Wyverns in the Korea Baseball Organization, likes it in South Korea so much that he is hoping for a long stay here. In just 23 games after replacing D...

Updated : 2017.06.07 11:34

Longest on-base streak in Korean baseball ends at 86

The longest on-base streak in South Korean baseball came to an end at 86 games on Sunday. Kim Tae-kyun of the Hanwha Eagles went 0-for-4 in a Korea Baseball Organization regular season game against ...

Updated : 2017.06.05 09:18

Cardinals' Oh Seung-hwan earns 13th save of season

Oh Seung-hwan of the St. Louis Cardinals has saved his 13th game of the season against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Oh threw a scoreless ninth inning against the Dodgers at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on...

Updated : 2017.06.02 10:50

Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin solid in return to rotation

Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers has thrown a solid outing in his return to the starting rotation, while fellow Korean pitcher Oh Seung-hwan earned a save for the St. Louis Cardinals in the sa...

Updated : 2017.06.01 11:53

Ex-MLB players become first Dominican batterymates to win in Korea

DAEJEON -- Former major league players Alexi Ogando and Wilin Rosario on Wednesday became the first batterymates from the Dominican Republic to win a game in the Korea Baseball Organization. Ogando ...

Updated : 2017.06.01 11:50

Rangers' Choo Shin-soo homers for 2nd straight game

Choo Shin-soo of the Texas Rangers has homered in back-to-back games for the first time this season. Leading off and playing right field, Choo jumped on the first pitch he saw from the Tampa Bay Ray...

Updated : 2017.05.31 13:26

Rangers' Choo Shin-soo goes deep, extends on-base streak

Choo Shin-soo of the Texas Rangers has gone deep for the sixth time this season, while also extending his on-base streak to a dozen games. Batting leadoff and playing right field, Choo went 2-for-4 ...

Updated : 2017.05.30 13:36

Ex-big league catcher to get more backstop duties in Korea

A former big league catcher will likely get more action behind the home plate for his South Korean club after spending most of the season at first base. The Hanwha Eagles in the Korea Baseball Organ...

Updated : 2017.05.29 11:25

Cardinals' Oh Seung-hwan earns 30th MLB career save

Oh Seung-hwan of the St. Louis Cardinals has earned his 30th career save in Major League Baseball. Oh threw a scoreless ninth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field in Denver on Saturday...

Updated : 2017.05.28 16:16

Dodgers' Ryu Hyu-jin earns first big league save with 4 scoreless frames

Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers has earned his first major league save after throwing four scoreless innings. The South Korean southpaw relieved starter Kenta Maeda in the top of the sixth i...

Updated : 2017.05.26 14:41

Baseball closer finds own success 'mysterious'

NC Dinos' right-hander Lim Chang-min has been the steadiest closer in South Korean baseball this year, but don't bother asking him how he's getting it done. In 21 appearances, Lim has 14 saves to le...

Updated : 2017.05.24 11:48

Hanwha Eagles fire manager Kim Sung-keun

The South Korean baseball club Hanwha Eagles on Tuesday fired their manager Kim Sung-keun. The Korea Baseball Organization dismissed the 74-year-old bench boss prior to the Eagles' home game against...

Updated : 2017.05.23 15:40

4 players, 2 coaches disciplined for roles in baseball brawl

Four players and two coaches from two clubs in the Korea Baseball Organization were disciplined Tuesday for their roles in a bench-clearing brawl this past weekend. The KBO slapped the Samsung Lions...

Updated : 2017.05.23 14:03