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LG defeats Nexen in baseball postseason, sits one win from next round

The LG Twins defeated the Nexen Heroes 4-1 Sunday to move within one win of reaching the next playoff round in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO). Catcher Yoo Kang-nam hammered a two-run shot for...

Updated : 2016.10.16 19:05

Nexen beats LG to even baseball postseason series

The Nexen Heroes beat the LG Twins 5-1 to even their Korea Baseball Organization postseason series on Friday. Starter Andy Van Hekken gave up just one run over 7 2/3 innings, and light-hitting outfi...

Updated : 2016.10.14 22:09

[Weekender] Korean baseball’s big hit

When South Korea’s professional baseball league first began in 1982, it started small with a total season attendance of 1.4 million. Now, things have changed. A record number of 8 million fans flock...

Updated : 2016.10.14 17:35

[Weekender] En-chanting times at ball games

Spectators come in representative colors. Electrically amplified cheering and sing-alongs by fans of each team echo throughout ball parks. Cheerleaders, dancing along to K-pop hits during the breaks,...

Updated : 2016.10.14 17:33

[Weekender] Delectable wonders at baseball stadiums in Korea

Hot dogs and nachos are often associated with baseball in the United States. For Korean baseball fans, however, the range of options is far wider. The variety of food available at ball games is a bo...

Updated : 2016.10.14 17:29

Seoul clubs to renew rivalry in postseason baseball

Two Seoul clubs -- the Nexen Heroes and the LG Twins -- will renew their Korea Baseball Organization rivalry when they meet in the first round playoff series starting Thursday. The Heroes finished t...

Updated : 2016.10.12 13:52

Rangers' Choo Shin-soo picks up RBI in ALDS loss to Blue Jays

Texas Rangers' outfielder Choo Shin-soo picked up an RBI in three at-bats as his club was routed by the Toronto Blue Jays 10-1 in Game 1 of the American League Division Series. Choo drove in the Ran...

Updated : 2016.10.07 09:56

LG Twins to host baseball's wild card game

The LG Twins will host South Korean baseball's wild card game next week, after locking down the fourth spot in the Korea Baseball Organization Thursday. The Seoul-based Twins defeated the Lotte Gian...

Updated : 2016.10.07 09:34

Two Koreans to see postseason action in MLB

Two South Koreans will see postseason action in Major League Baseball this month. The regular season wrapped up across the United States Sunday (local time) with 15 games. Choo Shin-soo of the Texa...

Updated : 2016.10.03 09:51

Doosan Bears clinch baseball pennant

The Doosan Bears clinched their first South Korean baseball pennant in 21 years with a 9-2 victory over the KT Wiz on Thursday. At 90-46-1 (wins-losses-ties), the Bears secured first place in the Ko...

Updated : 2016.09.23 09:29

Pirates' Kang Jung-ho stays hot with two-run double

When you're hot, you're hot. Just ask Kang Jung-ho, the third baseman for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Kang hit a two-run double against the Cincinnati Reds at PNC Park in Pittsburgh on Thursday (local t...

Updated : 2016.09.09 11:52

Baseball commentator found dead in apparent suicide amid fraud allegations

A South Korean baseball commentator was found dead Thursday, police said, in an apparent suicide that occurred a few months after he was indicted over allegations of fraud. Police said an employee f...

Updated : 2016.09.08 10:22

Pitcher banned for match-fixing issues online apology

A former baseball pitcher banned for life four years ago for match-fixing issued an online apology Tuesday, saying he simply "wants to live like everyone else." "I've had a lot of time for self-refl...

Updated : 2016.09.06 11:08

Baseball pitcher gets 10-month suspended sentence for match-fixing

A local court on Friday slapped a suspended sentence with probation on a baseball pitcher for fixing games. The Changwon District Court sentenced NC Dinos pitcher Lee Tae-yang, who was indicted on c...

Updated : 2016.08.26 16:57

KBO baseball pitcher denies involvement in match-fixing scandal

Police questioned a Korean pitcher Wednesday, looking into his alleged engagement in a match-fixing scandal that has plagued Korea’s top baseball league. Lee Jae-hak, a right-handed starting pitc...

Updated : 2016.08.10 17:05