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Baseball pitchers cleared of Internet gambling charges, probe suspended

Prosecutors on Tuesday cleared South Korean baseball pitchers An Ji-man and Yun Sung-hwan of illegal Internet gambling charges, but said further investigation is needed in regards to their overseas g...

Updated : 2016.08.10 10:02

KBO players' association apologizes for match-fixing scandal

The umbrella group for South Korean professional baseball players on Monday apologized for a recent match-fixing scandal involving their members and pledged to come up with strict punishment for thos...

Updated : 2016.08.08 16:06

KT Wiz sign castoff for rotation help

South Korean baseball club KT Wiz said Friday they've signed a castoff from another club for rotation help. The Wiz in the Korea Baseball Organization acquired left-hander Ryan Feierabend, who was r...

Updated : 2016.07.29 16:49

Cardinals' Oh Seung-hwan picks up save for 3rd straight day

The St. Louis Cardinals' South Korean closer Oh Seung-hwan is on a nice little roll. The closer picked up a save for the third straight day on Thursday (local time) against the Miami Marlins at Marl...

Updated : 2016.07.29 16:47

Eyeing call-up, Korean slugger Park Byung-ho belts 3 homers in minors

South Korean slugger Park Byung-ho is putting together quite a campaign to get his major league job back. Park belted three home runs in a minor league game for the Minnesota Twins' Triple-A affilia...

Updated : 2016.07.29 10:13

Baseball pitcher voluntarily reports match-fixing scheme

A South Korean baseball pitcher voluntarily reported that he had engaged in match-fixing schemes in 2014, the governing body of the country's professional baseball said Sunday. Yoo Chang-sik, a left...

Updated : 2016.07.24 21:37

Match-fixing scandal latest blow to baseball

From DUI to lewd conduct in public to match fixing, baseball, by far the nation's most popular sport, has taken a beating this year. The attendance figures in the Korea Baseball Organization may be ...

Updated : 2016.07.21 17:10

Baseball pitcher indicted in match-fixing scandal

A Korean baseball pitcher has been indicted on charges of engaging in match-fixing schemes. Prosecutors in Changwon, South Gyeongsang Province, some 400 kilometers southeast of Seoul, said Thursday ...

Updated : 2016.07.21 09:50

Rangers' Choo Shin-soo headed to DL for 3rd time in '16

The Texas Rangers' Korean outfielder Choo Shin-soo is headed to the disabled list for the third time this season. The Rangers placed Choo on the 15-day DL on Wednesday (local time) with inflammation...

Updated : 2016.07.21 09:31

Cardinals' Oh Seung-hwan earns 3rd save of season

Oh Seung-hwan of the St. Louis Cardinals picked up two saves in one day with two perfect innings of work. The Korean reliever shut down the San Diego Padres in both games of the doubleheader at Busc...

Updated : 2016.07.21 09:26

Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin headed back to DL after one start

Los Angeles Dodgers' Korean pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin is headed back to the disabled list after one start. The Dodgers on Tuesday (local time) placed the left-hander on the 15-day DL with left elbow tend...

Updated : 2016.07.20 10:29

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