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Seoul franchise goes for 3rd straight title as new baseball season looms

When the Korea Baseball Organization starts its 36th season with all 10 clubs in action Friday, one team will have the proverbial bull's-eye on its back as it chases its third straight championship. ...

Updated : 2017.03.28 09:11

Korean baseball not short on stars as home run king readies for farewell tour

From hulking sluggers to former major league starters, the 2017 Korea Baseball Organization season will not be short on star power, even as its greatest home run hitter embarks on a farewell tour. F...

Updated : 2017.03.28 09:10

Ex-big league manager Hillman demands professionalism from Korean club

Former big league manager Trey Hillman, now at the helm of the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) club SK Wyverns, said Monday he will demand professionalism from his new team. Hillman, who signed wi...

Updated : 2017.03.27 17:48

Baseball managers set sights on taking down two-time reigning champions

The Doosan Bears, having captured the past two Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) titles, were the proverbial Public Enemy No. 1 in the annual preseason gathering of the league's managers on Monday. ...

Updated : 2017.03.27 17:45

Foreign pitchers to start first games of new baseball season

Foreign pitchers filled the list of the Opening Day starters in the 2017 Korea Baseball Organization season announced Monday. The new season will begin Friday with all 10 clubs taking the field. And...

Updated : 2017.03.27 16:07

Former top rookie award winners hail new teammate as 'real deal'

Two former top rookie award winners in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) believe their new hotshot teammate is "the real deal." Lee Jeong-hoo, an 18-year-old rookie out of high school for the Ne...

Updated : 2017.03.27 16:03

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