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Twins' Park Byung-ho hits first big league triple

Park Byung-ho of the Minnesota Twins hit the first triple of his major league career Monday against the Houston Astros.Park touched the reigning American League Cy Young Award winner Dallas Keuchel for a two-run triple in the top of the fifth, making it 5-1 Twins at Minute Maid Park in Hou...

Updated : 2016.05.03 16:42

Twins' Park Byung-ho records first hit with men in scoring position

Park Byung-ho of the Minnesota Twins got his first hit with a runner in scoring position Sunday at home against the Detroit Tigers.Park went 1-for-3 with an RBI and a walk, as the Twins lost 6-5 at Target Field.Park drove in his one run of the game with two outs and men at first and second...

Updated : 2016.05.02 11:46

Orioles' Kim Hyun-soo records 1st double in three-hit game

Kim Hyun-soo of the Baltimore Orioles picked up his first major league double as part of a three-hit game at home Saturday.Batting ninth and playing left field, Kim went 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored in the 8-7 loss to the Chicago White Sox at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Kim is b...

Updated : 2016.05.01 14:16

Orioles' Kim Hyung-soo delivers pinch-hit single

Kim Hyun-soo of the Baltimore Orioles delivered a pinch-hit single against the Chicago White Sox at home Thursday.Kim came off the bench with a man on first and one out in the bottom eighth, replacing No. 3 hitter Chris Davis at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. With the O's leading 10-2, Kim h...

Updated : 2016.04.29 15:26

Korea lifts ban on ballpark beer vendors

South Korea's tax office has decided to lift a controversial ban on beer vendors at baseball stadiums, officials said Thursday, apparently giving into an outcry from angry fans.Starting Monday, "beer boys" were banned from carrying kegs of draft beer and pouring it into cups upon order fro...

Updated : 2016.04.21 11:31

Scoreless innings streak snapped for Cardinals' Oh Seung-hwan

Oh Seung-hwan of the St. Louis Cardinals gave up his first two runs of the season Wednesday against the Chicago Cubs.The South Korean right-hander saw his scoreless innings streak snapped at eight innings, after allowing two runs in the top of the eighth inning on a rainy day at Busch Stad...

Updated : 2016.04.21 11:31

Ex-manager predicts more MLB success for Twins' Park Byung-ho

The former manager for Minnesota Twins' Park Byung-ho is predicting even bigger things to come for the South Korean slugger once he starts getting around on major league fastballs.Yeom Kyung-yup of the Nexen Heroes in the Korea Baseball Organization told reporters Tuesday the last hurdle f...

Updated : 2016.04.20 11:47

Twins' Park Byung-ho homers for 2nd straight day

Minnesota Twins' South Korean slugger Park Byung-ho homered for the second straight day on Tuesday in Minneapolis.Park launched a solo shot to left in the bottom of the eighth against the Milwaukee Brewers at Target Field, cutting the Twins' deficit to 5-3.It was Park's team-high fourth ho...

Updated : 2016.04.20 11:27

No decision yet on Korea's hosting of World Baseball Classic games: MLB

No decision has been reached on whether South Korea will host World Baseball Classic games next year, despite a recent statement by an American broadcaster, a senior Major League Baseball (MLB) official said Wednesday.During the Fox Sports telecast of the game between the Minnesota Twins a...

Updated : 2016.04.20 11:21

Twins' Park Byung-ho hits 3rd homer of season

Park Byung-ho of the Minnesota Twins hit his third home run of the season Monday against the Milwaukee Brewers.Park flashed some opposite field power against the Brewers starter Chase Anderson, taking him over the right field wall at Target Field in Minneapolis in the bottom of the fourth....

Updated : 2016.04.19 11:59

KBO's Hanwha Eagles in complete disarray

The Hanwha Eagles have gone back to being their old selves in the Korea Baseball Organization, and it's not a good thing, if you know the recent history of this club.The Eagles have lost five straight games to drop to 2-11 in the young season, easily the worst record in the 10-team league....

Updated : 2016.04.18 11:29

Mariners' Lee Dae-ho belts walk-off home run

Lee Dae-ho of the Seattle Mariners belted a walk-off home run Wednesday for his second long ball of the season.Lee launched a two-run blast in the bottom of the 10th inning against the Texas Rangers at Safeco Field in Seattle, lifting the M's to a 4-2 victory.Lee started the game on the be...

Updated : 2016.04.14 09:40

Orioles' Kim Hyun-soo gets 2 hits in MLB debut

The Baltimore Orioles South Korean outfielder Kim Hyun-soo recorded two hits in his Major League Baseball (MLB) debut Sunday.Batting ninth and playing left field, Kim went 2-for-3 with a run scored as the Orioles defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore. ...

Updated : 2016.04.11 09:58

Veteran steps into closer role for early-season surprise

In his ninth Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) season, Nexen Heroes' right-hander Kim Se-hyun has stepped nicely into the full-time closer role for the first time.The 28-year-old picked up his second save of the season Sunday against the Doosan Bears, tossing one shutout inning to wrap up ...

Updated : 2016.04.11 09:43

Two S. Korean sluggers hit first MLB homers

Two South Korean sluggers picked up their first major league home runs Friday (local time), writing a new page in the history of Koreans' advances into Major League Baseball (MLB).Park Byung-ho of the Minnesota Twins delivered a 132-meter solo homer in the top of the 8th against the Kansas...

Updated : 2016.04.09 16:28