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Stars of reigning baseball champions wary of hometown rival

The Doosan Bears, winners of the past two Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) titles, are heavily favored to repeat as the champions in 2017. That doesn't mean their players aren't wary of their oppon...

Updated : 2017.03.27 15:03

All-Star left-hander seeks consistency on new team

All-Star left-hander Cha Woo-chan made a splash in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) offseason in December, becoming the highest-paid pitcher in the country. And he wants to live up to his contra...

Updated : 2017.03.27 14:51

Baseball club releases American pitcher

In this undated photo provided by the Lotte Giants baseball club, Parker Markel prepares to make a pitch during the team's spring training. (Yonhap) South Korean baseball club Lotte Giants on Monday...

Updated : 2017.03.27 12:04

After strong spring start, lefty ace claims to be ready for season

After a strong preseason start Thursday, Doosan Bears' left-hander Chang Won-jun said he's fully ready for the regular season. The ace for the two-time reigning Korea Baseball Organization champion ...

Updated : 2017.03.23 17:31

Veteran pitcher wins rotation job with strong spring

Veteran left-hander Jang Won-sam has won a starting rotation job for the Samsung Lions on the strength of a strong preseason. Kim Han-soo, manager of the Korea Baseball Organization club, said Thurs...

Updated : 2017.03.23 16:02

Veteran pitchers turning back clock in preseason

Two veteran hurlers are turning back the clock in preseason baseball this month, as they battle for a spot on their respective rotations. Bae Young-soo of the Hanwha Eagles tossed four scoreless inn...

Updated : 2017.03.22 17:33

With solid spring outing, Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin on course for rotation return

With another solid spring outing in the books, South Korean pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin, coming off two surgeries, appears on course for a return to the Los Angeles Dodgers' rotation. Ryu tossed four score...

Updated : 2017.03.22 10:50

New imports on mound off to solid starts in spring

With one full week in spring training in the books, new imported arms in South Korean baseball are off to solid starts so far. The Korea Baseball Organization clubs are each permitted three foreign ...

Updated : 2017.03.21 12:35

Korea drops to Israel in WBC opener

South Korea fell to Israel 2-1 in extra innings in the opening game of the 2017 World Baseball Classic here on Monday. (Yonhap) No. 9 hitter Scott Burcham broke the 1-1 tie in the top of the 10th i...

Updated : 2017.03.06 23:24

S. Korea defeats Australia in pre-WBC exhibition game

South Korea defeated Australia 8-3 in an exhibition game on Tuesday ahead of the World Baseball Classic (WBC). Starter Wook Kyu-min tossed four shutout innings, and No. 2 hitter Seo Geon-chang went ...

Updated : 2017.02.28 21:43

S. Korea beats Cuba in 2nd straight exhibition baseball game

South Korea rallied to defeat Cuba 7-6 in their exhibition game on Sunday ahead of the World Baseball Classic. The home team erased a 3-1 deficit in a six-run seventh inning to beat Cuba for the sec...

Updated : 2017.02.26 20:57

Nat'l members from S. Korean baseball champs 'proud' to represent country

INCHEON (Yonhap) -- Eight national baseball team members from the reigning league champions Doosan Bears said Thursday they'll represent the country with pride at an upcoming international tournament...

Updated : 2017.02.09 22:18

S. Korean slugger designated for assignment by Minnesota Twins

South Korean slugger Park Byung-ho has been designated for assignment by the Minnesota Twins, facing a likely demotion to the minors. The Twins made the move Friday (local time) to make room for rel...

Updated : 2017.02.04 10:47

Major leaguer Kang Jung-ho grilled over DUI

South Korean major leaguer Kang Jung-ho was questioned by police Tuesday over allegations of fleeing the scene after causing an accident while driving under the influence (DUI) last week. Kang, an i...

Updated : 2016.12.06 16:25

Major leaguer Kang Jung-ho booked for leaving scene of DUI accident

South Korean major league player Kang Jung-ho was arrested after a crash that occurred under the influence of alcohol Friday, Seoul police said. According to Gangnam Police Station in southern Seoul...

Updated : 2016.12.02 11:10