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Angels' Choi Ji-man belts first major league home run

Choi Ji-man of the Los Angeles Angels has finally gone deep in the majors. Choi hit his first career big league home run off the Texas Rangers starter A.J. Griffin at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on Mon...

Updated : 2016.07.19 13:23

Manager for defending baseball champions gets contract extension

The manager of the defending Korean baseball champions received a contract extension on Monday. The Doosan Bears in the Korea Baseball Organization said they and Kim Tae-hyung have agreed in princip...

Updated : 2016.07.18 17:52

Angels' Choi Ji-man picks up 1st big league RBI, steal in win

Choi Ji-man of the Los Angeles Angels picked up his first major league RBI and steal in a victory. Batting fifth, the Korean first baseman went 1-for-3 with an RBI, a steal and a run scored, as the ...

Updated : 2016.07.18 09:15

With rivals gone, American slugger eyes 1st home run title

The rivals that kept from winning the South Korean home run title the past two seasons are all gone now, and Eric Thames of the NC Dinos is halfway to getting that elusive crown in 2016. Entering th...

Updated : 2016.07.15 09:33

Defending champions at top of baseball standing entering All-Star break

After winning their first South Korean baseball title in 14 years last year, the Doosan Bears have picked up right where they left off. The Bears have wrapped up the first half in the Korea Baseball...

Updated : 2016.07.15 09:22

KT Wiz sign new American pitcher

Korean baseball club KT Wiz signed a new foreign pitcher on Thursday. The Korea Baseball Organization club inked American right-hander Josh Lowey to a $220,000 deal, which includes a $50,000 signing...

Updated : 2016.07.07 16:54

Mariners' Lee Dae-ho belts 12th homer of season

Lee Dae-ho of the Seattle Mariners has hit his 12th home run of the season against the Houston Astros. Lee belted a solo shot off the Astros starter Mike Fiers in the top of the fourth at Minute Mai...

Updated : 2016.07.07 11:15

Baseball club owner placed under travel ban in fraud investigation

A Korean baseball club owner has been placed under a travel ban in an ongoing fraud investigation. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office said Wednesday that Lee Jang-seok, who owns the Kore...

Updated : 2016.07.06 13:36

Lotte Giants acquire new American outfielder

The Korean baseball club Lotte Giants have acquired a new American outfielder. The Korea Baseball Organization team on Wednesday announced the signing of Justin Maxwell to a $280,000 contract for th...

Updated : 2016.07.06 10:43

Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin expects butterflies in season debut

Two days before making his season debut, Los Angeles Dodgers' Korean pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin said Tuesday he will likely be as nervous as he had been before his first major league start. The left-hande...

Updated : 2016.07.06 10:21

Rangers' Choo Shin-soo hits 4th leadoff homer of season

Choo Shin-soo of the Texas Rangers isn't wasting much time these days putting his club on the board. The Korean outfielder belted a leadoff home run against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Bost...

Updated : 2016.07.06 10:05

[Newsmaker] Pirates' Kang Jung-ho faces sexual assault probe in Chicago

Kang Jung-ho, Korean infielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates, is being investigated over a sexual assault allegation that emerged in Chicago, a U.S. newspaper said. Citing a police spokesman, the Chica...

Updated : 2016.07.06 09:30

Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin to return from shoulder surgery this week

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin will return to the big leagues this week after recovering from shoulder surgery, his manager announced Monday. Before the Dodgers opened a three-game series ...

Updated : 2016.07.05 09:47

Lotte Giants fined for ex-player's doping

A Korean baseball club was fined Monday following a positive drug test by its former player. The Korea Baseball Organization fined the Lotte Giants 10 million won (US$8,730) for their inadequate pla...

Updated : 2016.07.04 18:00

Ex-big leaguer Jim Adduci fails doping test

A former major leaguer playing in the top South Korean league has failed a doping test. The Lotte Giants in the Korea Baseball Organization announced Thursday outfielder Jim Adduci tested positive f...

Updated : 2016.07.01 11:27