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Sanctioned pitcher signs with hometown club

A South Korean pitcher serving gambling-related sanctions has signed with his hometown club. The Kia Tigers in the Korea Baseball Organization announced Monday they've agreed to terms on a one-year ...

Updated : 2016.03.28 10:50

Korean slugger Lee Dae-ho makes Mariners‘ 25-man roster

South Korean slugger Lee Dae-ho has made the Seattle Mariners' 25-man roster, an informed baseball source told Yonhap News Agency Monday, a move that gives the 33-year-old his first big league job. ...

Updated : 2016.03.28 10:48

NC Dinos consensus pick to take 2016 KBO crown

The 2016 Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) season promises to be as wide open as ever: most of the playoff contestants from last season have lost key players, while those left on the outside looking ...

Updated : 2016.03.27 09:45

Unified ball, home-plate collision rule among changes for 2016 baseball season

A new season typically means a handful of changes for the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO), which, for the 2016 season, has instituted a new rule to reduce injuries on scoring plays and altered sche...

Updated : 2016.03.27 09:43

Young franchise eyes first title as 35th pro baseball season opens

When English poet Alexander Pope penned the words "Hope springs eternal" in his 18th-century poem "An Essay on Man," the sport of baseball didn't even exist. Yet these words have become synonymous wi...

Updated : 2016.03.27 09:41

Cardinals' Oh Seung-hwan looks shaky, issues first walk

St. Louis Cardinals reliever Oh Seung-hwan looked shaky in his seventh spring appearance Thursday in Florida, issuing his first walk en route to giving up a run in one inning's work. Oh also gave up...

Updated : 2016.03.25 09:50

Twins' Park Byung-ho drives in two as cleanup

Park Byung-ho of the Minnesota Twins drove in a pair of runs in the cleanup spot in spring training action Tuesday. In a split-squad game at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida, Park went 1-fo...

Updated : 2016.03.23 09:46

Samsung Lions welcome brand spanking new ballpark

The Samsung Lions have moved from the oldest baseball stadium in the country to the newest. The Lions hosted the LG Twins at Daegu Samsung Lions Park in Daegu, 300 kilometers southeast of Seoul, in ...

Updated : 2016.03.22 16:00

Cardinals' Oh Seung-hwan throws perfect inning in relief

Oh Seung-hwan of the St. Louis Cardinals tossed a perfect inning in relief in his sixth spring training appearance in Florida on Monday. Oh retired the side in order in the top of the ninth inning a...

Updated : 2016.03.22 09:35

Giants' shortstop prospect sent to minor league camp

San Francisco Giants' shortstop prospect Lee Hak-ju was sent to the team's minor league camp on Sunday, a move that put his major league dream on hold yet again. The Giants announced that they've rea...

Updated : 2016.03.21 11:35

Baseball club undecided on fate of players facing gambling suspicions

The South Korean baseball club Samsung Lions said Friday they remain undecided on what to do with their two pitchers that face gambling suspicions. The Lions were scheduled to announce on Friday whe...

Updated : 2016.03.18 16:03

KBO, MLB in talks over posting fee cap

Major League Baseball (MLB) has proposed a cap on the amount a big league club can bid on South Korean players in posting, baseball officials said Friday. The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) and M...

Updated : 2016.03.18 10:31

Cardinals' Oh touched for 1st home run of spring

Oh Seung-hwan of the St. Louis Cardinals was touched for his first home run of the spring Thursday against the Detroit Tigers. The South Korean reliever allowed a run on three hits in 1 1/3 innings ...

Updated : 2016.03.18 09:40

SK beats Nexen in first KBO preseason game at new dome

The SK Wyverns defeated the host Nexen Heroes 6-4 in the first Korea Baseball Organization preseason game at the new Gocheok Sky Dome on Tuesday. SK outfielder Kim Kang-min hit a grand slam for the ...

Updated : 2016.03.15 16:47

First-year import sees 'opportunity' on depleted KBO club

hen the Nexen Heroes signed American outfielder Danny Dorn last November, it was with expectations that he would add some pop to a lineup about to part ways with big bats. First baseman Park Byung-h...

Updated : 2016.03.15 16:40