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Contending ball club coming undone by double plays

GWANGJU -- Twin killings have been killing the LG Twins so far in this Korea Baseball Organization KBO season. The Twins traveled down to Gwangju, some 330 kilometers from their home in Seoul, to ta...

Updated : 2017.05.18 14:20

Baseball team staying patient with slumping left-hander

The Nexen Heroes are nothing if not patient with their players. And they're more than willing to wait on their slumping left-hander Andy Van Hekken to turn things around. The 36-year-old American pi...

Updated : 2017.05.17 14:06

Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin rocked by Rockies in return from DL

Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers got rocked by the Colorado Rockies in his return from the disabled list. Ryu was touched for 10 runs -- five of them unearned -- on eight hits and six walks i...

Updated : 2017.05.12 13:22

Rangers' Choo Shin-soo back where he belongs: leadoff spot

Texas Rangers' outfielder Choo Shin-soo apparently likes the view from the top of the order. Batting leadoff against the San Diego Padres at home in Arlington on Wednesday (local time), Choo went 3-...

Updated : 2017.05.11 14:46

After horrendous 2016, right-hander enjoying renaissance

After 10 appearances this season, Lotte Giants right-hander Song Seung-jun already has more wins than he did all of last year in the Korea Baseball Organization. But that isn't saying much because h...

Updated : 2017.05.11 10:57

Veteran slugger sets Korean baseball record for total bases

Veteran slugger Lee Seung-yuop became South Korean baseball's all-time leader in total bases on Wednesday, adding yet another milestone to his glowing resume. Lee hit a single off LG Twins' starter ...

Updated : 2017.05.10 21:52

Korean left-hander chasing multiple records

After winning yet another start on Tuesday, Kia Tigers' left-hander Yang Hyeon-jong is in hot pursuit of multiple pitching records in South Korean baseball. Yang improved to 7-0 in the 2017 Korea Ba...

Updated : 2017.05.10 11:53

Rangers' Choo Shin-soo hits 150th career home run

Choo Shin-soo of the Texas Rangers has hit his 150th career major league home run. Choo launched a solo shot off Brad Hand of the San Diego Padres at Petco Park in San Diego on Monday (local time) i...

Updated : 2017.05.09 14:39

Two-time defending baseball champions continue to stumble

The Doosan Bears, two-time defending champions in South Korean baseball, aren't quite out of woods yet, heading into the second week of May. And what a difference a year makes. After Sunday's loss t...

Updated : 2017.05.08 10:15

Nexen Heroes acquire ex-MLB pitcher Brigham

South Korean baseball club Nexen Heroes on Thursday acquired former major league pitcher Jake Brigham, a day after releasing another ex-big leaguer Sean O'Sullivan. The Korea Baseball Organization c...

Updated : 2017.05.04 16:14

Cardinals' Oh Seung-hwan suffers 1st loss of season

St. Louis Cardinals closer Oh Seung-hwan has suffered his first loss of the season, with his scoreless appearance streak coming to a halt at six. The South Korean right-hander gave up three runs -- ...

Updated : 2017.05.02 15:18

Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin placed on DL with hip injury

Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a hip injury, a frustrating turn of events after collecting his first win of the season. The Dodgers said Mon...

Updated : 2017.05.02 09:21

Rangers' Choo Shin-soo hits 3rd home run of season

Choo Shin-soo of the Texas Rangers has collected his third home run of the 2017 season, but was not able to stop his team's defeat. Choo sent a long ball in the Rangers' 5-3 loss to the Los Angeles ...

Updated : 2017.05.01 10:55

Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin collects 1st big league win since 2014

Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers has collected his first big league win since 2014. Ryu held the Philadelphia Phillies to a run on three hits over 5 1/3 innings at Dodger Stadium in Los Angel...

Updated : 2017.05.01 09:48

Ex-MLB pitcher sets Korean baseball record for winning streak

Former major league pitcher Jeff Manship on Sunday set a record for the longest winning streak to start a career in South Korea. Manship, who pitches for the NC Dinos in the Korea Baseball Organizat...

Updated : 2017.04.30 18:10