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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

Doosan Bears beat NC Dinos in 11 innings to open Korean Series

The Doosan Bears walked off on the NC Dinos 1-0 on Saturday to claim the opening game of the Korean Series. Oh Jae-il hit a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 11th at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul, as the...

Updated : 2016.10.30 10:03

Baseball's defending champ loses reliever for title defense

Defending South Korean baseball champion Doosan Bears said Thursday they will be without a key reliever in their title defense. The Korea Baseball Organization club said right-hander Jung Jae-hoon w...

Updated : 2016.10.21 09:56

Postseason managers point to small stadium as key factor

When the NC Dinos host the LG Twins to start the second playoff round in the Korea Baseball Organization this week, the relatively small ballpark here in the southeastern part of the nation could pla...

Updated : 2016.10.21 09:55

LG Twins advance to 2nd round in baseball postseason

The LG Twins are moving on to the second round in the Korea Baseball Organization postseason. The Twins rallied to defeat the Nexen Heroes 5-4 to take the best-of-five first round series in four gam...

Updated : 2016.10.18 09:52