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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

Baseball club signs new American pitcher

The South Korean baseball club Kia Tigers said Sunday they've signed new American pitcher Pat Dean for the upcoming season. The Korea Baseball Organization club inked the left-hander to a one-year c...

Updated : 2016.11.27 14:37

S. Korea ranks 3rd in updated world baseball standings

South Korea has solidified its No. 3 place in the world's new official baseball rankings, narrowing the gap with the United States, according to a related global organization on Saturday. The World ...

Updated : 2016.11.26 13:15

Veteran slugger becomes 1st baseball player to receive 10 bln won

Free agent slugger Choi Hyoung-woo became the first baseball player to get paid 10 billion won (US$8.48 million) in South Korea. The Kia Tigers in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) said Thursda...

Updated : 2016.11.24 19:36

Doosan Bears capture 2nd straight Korean Series title

The Doosan Bears are the champions of South Korean baseball for the second straight year. The Bears defeated the NC Dinos 8-1 on Wednesday to complete the four-game sweep of the Korean Series at Mas...

Updated : 2016.11.03 15:12

Postseason right-hander thinks vaunted opposing offense 'beatable'

The NC Dinos may boast some of the most feared sluggers in the Korea Baseball Organization, but the Doosan Bears right-hander Michael Bowden thinks they're still "beatable" with good execution of pit...

Updated : 2016.10.30 10:05