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Cardinals' Oh Seung-hwan earns 16th save of season

Oh Seung-hwan of the St. Louis Cardinals has saved his 16th game of the season against the Philadelphia Phillies.Oh gave up a run in the bottom of the 10th inning against the Phillies at Citizens Bank...

Updated : 2017.06.22 14:24

British artist's works on Korean ballparks no trivial pursuit

Andy Brown is a member of that rare species: a British man who's fallen in love with South Korean baseball. His first Korea Baseball Organization game was in fall of 2009. Turn the clock forward to 20...

Updated : 2017.06.19 11:28

Rangers' Choo Shin-soo belts 10th home run in win

Choo Shin-soo of the Texas Rangers has reached double figures in home runs for the first time in two years.Choo hit a two-run blast off Seattle Mariners reliever Dan Altavilla in the Rangers' five-run...

Updated : 2017.06.18 10:18

Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin beats Reds in return match for 3rd win of season

Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers has beaten the Cincinnati Reds in a return match for his third win of 2017.Ryu improved to 3-6 after holding the Reds to two earned runs in five innings in the ...

Updated : 2017.06.18 09:39

Slugger credits aggressive approach with torrid home run pace

South Korean baseball slugger Choi Jeong is no longer afraid of swinging with two strikes, which in turn has put him on a torrid home run pace this season.The SK Wyverns third baseman went deep in bac...

Updated : 2017.06.16 09:41

Baseball club Hanwha Eagles to keep interim manager for remainder of '17

The South Korean baseball club Hanwha Eagles said Tuesday they will keep interim manager Lee Sang-kun for the remainder of the season.The Korea Baseball Organization club has been without a full-time ...

Updated : 2017.06.13 14:53

Unheralded outfielder emerges as league's biggest power threat

Having already surpassed his previous career home run total in 2017, SK Wyverns' outfielder Han Dong-min has emerged as the biggest -- and also the unlikeliest -- power threat in South Korean baseball...

Updated : 2017.06.13 09:12

Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin hurt by long balls in shaky start

Hurt by long balls yet again, Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers has barely avoided a loss in a shaky start.Ryu gave up three home runs against the Cincinnati Reds at Dodger Stadium in Los Angele...

Updated : 2017.06.12 09:07

Baseball club acquires former US minor league hitter

The South Korean baseball club KT Wiz on Friday signed former US minor league hitter Mel Rojas Jr.The Korea Baseball Organization team said Rojas agreed to a $400,000 deal for the rest of the season. ...

Updated : 2017.06.09 13:25

In midst of hitting streak, outfielder growing into No. 2 hole

As base hits pile up, KT Wiz outfielder Oh Jeong-bok is growing into his role as the Korea Baseball Organization club's No. 2 hitter.Oh is working on a 15-game hitting streak, which began May 20.In ni...

Updated : 2017.06.09 11:52

Year after being named monthly MVP, baseball player biding time in minors

What a difference a year can make -- and not in such a positive way for SK Wyverns first baseman Choi Seung-jun.Choi came out of nowhere to win the Player of the Month in the Korea Baseball Organizati...

Updated : 2017.06.09 11:38

Tale of two fates for S. Koreans in minor leagues

Player A: 115 home runs in 1,184 games in South Korea. Zero 30-homer seasons. Two .300 seasons.Player B: 210 home runs in 868 games in South Korea. Four 30-homer seasons, including back-to-back 50-hom...

Updated : 2017.06.08 17:09

Shortest player in Korean baseball focusing on strengths

With only two games under his belt in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO), Samsung Lions rookie outfielder Kim Seong-yoon can already lay claim to a record, unflattering as it seems.At 163 centimete...

Updated : 2017.06.08 11:44

New arrival hoping for long stay with Korean ball club

Jamie Romak, a midseason acquisition for the SK Wyverns in the Korea Baseball Organization, likes it in South Korea so much that he is hoping for a long stay here.In just 23 games after replacing Dann...

Updated : 2017.06.07 11:34

Longest on-base streak in Korean baseball ends at 86

The longest on-base streak in South Korean baseball came to an end at 86 games on Sunday.Kim Tae-kyun of the Hanwha Eagles went 0-for-4 in a Korea Baseball Organization regular season game against the...

Updated : 2017.06.05 09:18