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Ryu picks up win No. 11

Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy tags out Cincinnati Reds pitcher Mat Latos at home plate in the third inning on Monday. (AP-Yonhap)PITTSBURGH (AP) ― A sharp Ryu Hyun-jin and some clutch hit...

Updated : 2014.07.22 20:26

Milestones in sight as offense rules

In a season of high-octane offense that has left managers and pitchers alike shuddering with fear, some significant milestones remain in sight in the top South Korean baseball league.Park Byung-ho, th...

Updated : 2014.07.17 20:14

Ex-MLB hitter Luke Scott waived by SK Wyverns after heated exchange with manager

Former Major League Baseball player Luke Scott was released by his South Korean club SK Wyverns on Wednesday following a heated exchange with his manager in public.The Wyverns said they have placed the 36-year-old veteran on the waivers a day after Scott got into a verbal spat with his man...

Updated : 2014.07.16 16:55

[Newsmaker] Ryu Hyun-jin earns 10th win of season

LOS ANGELES (Yonhap) ― Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers earned his 10th victory of the season after tossing six shutout innings against the San Diego Padres at home on Sunday.In his final star...

Updated : 2014.07.14 21:24

Rangers outfielder Choo Shin-soo hopes to start from scratch

ARLINGTON, Texas (Yonhap) ― As he wrapped up a disappointing first half of the Major League Baseball season with the Texas Rangers on Sunday, South Korean outfielder Choo Shin-soo said he will try to...

Updated : 2014.07.14 20:44

Ryu Hyun-jin earns 10th win of season with six shutout innings vs. Padres

Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers earned his 10th victory of the season after tossing six shutout innings against the San Diego Padres at home on Sunday.In his final start before the All-Star br...

Updated : 2014.07.14 10:01

Streak over, Kershaw pitches Dodgers past Padres 2-1

LOS ANGELES (AP) ― Clayton Kershaw’s scoreless streak ended at 41 innings when he gave up a home run to Chase Headley, but the Los Angeles ace pitched a three-hitter with 11 strikeouts to lead the D...

Updated : 2014.07.11 20:34

Singleton, Gonzalez lead Astros past Rangers 12-7

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) ― Jon Singleton homered among three hits and drove in four runs, Marwin Gonzalez had a bases-loaded triple and the Houston Astros snapped a seven-game skid with a 12-7 victory over the Texas Rangers on Monday night.Gonzalez’s triple followed five consecutive singles...

Updated : 2014.07.08 20:06

Outfielder Na Sung-bum tops All-Star voting

Second-year outfielder Na Sung-bum of the NC Dinos leads the All-Star voting for the Korea Baseball Organization, the country’s top baseball league announced on Monday.The KBO said the 24-year-old slugger garnered 968,013 votes from fans and another 193 votes from KBO coaches and fellow p...

Updated : 2014.07.07 20:43

Kemp’s four hits lead Dodgers

DENVER (AP) ― Matt Kemp had four hits and drove in two runs, Adrian Gonzalez had three RBIs and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 8-2 on Sunday.Juan Uribe added three hits for the Dod...

Updated : 2014.07.07 20:43

Rockies hold on for 8-7 win over Dodgers

DENVER (AP) ― Drew Stubbs hit a two-run homer, Jorge De La Rosa pitched six strong innings before giving way to a shaky bullpen and the Colorado Rockies snapped a five-game skid by holding off the NL...

Updated : 2014.07.06 20:33

Ryu gets no-decision as Dodgers fall

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin hits an RBI double in the fifth inning on Wednesday. ( USA Today-Yonhap)LOS ANGELES (AP) ― The Cleveland Indians had plenty to talk about on the flight home a...

Updated : 2014.07.03 20:43

Teenage shortstop signs with Yankees

Teenage shortstop Park Hyo-joon and his parents (Yonhap)South Korean teenage shortstop Park Hyo-joon has signed with the New York Yankees.Park Dong-hoon, father of the 18-year-old player, said on Thur...

Updated : 2014.07.03 20:29

Kershaw K’s 13 as Dodgers thump Cards

Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano avoids an inside pitch in the sixth inning on Sunday. (AP-Yonhap)LOS ANGELES (AP) ― Clayton Kershaw completed a spectacular June with 13 strikeouts durin...

Updated : 2014.06.30 19:18

NC's Charlie Shirek throws KBO's first no-hitter in 14 years

Charlie Shirek of the NC Dinos (Yonhap)Charlie Shirek of the NC Dinos on Tuesday threw the first no-hitter in the top South Korean baseball league in 14 years.The American right-hander held the LG Twi...

Updated : 2014.06.24 23:14