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Hanwha Eagles fire manager Kim Sung-keun

The South Korean baseball club Hanwha Eagles on Tuesday fired their manager Kim Sung-keun.The Korea Baseball Organization  dismissed the 74-year-old bench boss prior to the Eagles' home game against ...

Updated : 2017.05.23 15:40

4 players, 2 coaches disciplined for roles in baseball brawl

Four players and two coaches from two clubs in the Korea Baseball Organization were disciplined Tuesday for their roles in a bench-clearing brawl this past weekend.The KBO slapped the Samsung Lions pi...

Updated : 2017.05.23 14:03

Last-place Samsung Lions finally showing signs of life

They're still the worst team in South Korean baseball by a substantial margin, but the Samsung Lions are finally showing some signs of life.They went 5-1 last week, by far their best stretch of the 20...

Updated : 2017.05.22 09:47

Baseball league to review bench-clearing brawl

The nation's top baseball league said Monday it will review a bench-clearing brawl that led to the ejection of four players over the weekend.The Korea Baseball Organization said it will convene a disc...

Updated : 2017.05.22 08:59

Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin earns 2nd win of season

Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers has picked up his second win of the season, helping his own cause at the plate in the process.The South Korean left-hander kept the Miami Marlins to two runs on...

Updated : 2017.05.19 14:53

Pirates' Kang Jung-ho loses appeal over DUI sentencing; big league career in jeopardy

Beleaguered major league infielder Kang Jung-ho on Thursday lost his appeal of an earlier drunk driving sentence, a development that puts his playing career in jeopardy.The Seoul Central District Cour...

Updated : 2017.05.18 15:35

Contending ball club coming undone by double plays

GWANGJU -- Twin killings have been killing the LG Twins so far in this Korea Baseball Organization KBO season.The Twins traveled down to Gwangju, some 330 kilometers from their home in Seoul, to take ...

Updated : 2017.05.18 14:20

Baseball team staying patient with slumping left-hander

The Nexen Heroes are nothing if not patient with their players. And they're more than willing to wait on their slumping left-hander Andy Van Hekken to turn things around.The 36-year-old American pitch...

Updated : 2017.05.17 14:06

Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin rocked by Rockies in return from DL

Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers got rocked by the Colorado Rockies in his return from the disabled list.Ryu was touched for 10 runs -- five of them unearned -- on eight hits and six walks in f...

Updated : 2017.05.12 13:22

Rangers' Choo Shin-soo back where he belongs: leadoff spot

Texas Rangers' outfielder Choo Shin-soo apparently likes the view from the top of the order.Batting leadoff against the San Diego Padres at home in Arlington on Wednesday (local time), Choo went 3-for...

Updated : 2017.05.11 14:46

After horrendous 2016, right-hander enjoying renaissance

After 10 appearances this season, Lotte Giants right-hander Song Seung-jun already has more wins than he did all of last year in the Korea Baseball Organization.But that isn't saying much because he p...

Updated : 2017.05.11 10:57

Veteran slugger sets Korean baseball record for total bases

Veteran slugger Lee Seung-yuop became South Korean baseball's all-time leader in total bases on Wednesday, adding yet another milestone to his glowing resume.Lee hit a single off LG Twins' starter Cha...

Updated : 2017.05.10 21:52

Korean left-hander chasing multiple records

After winning yet another start on Tuesday, Kia Tigers' left-hander Yang Hyeon-jong is in hot pursuit of multiple pitching records in South Korean baseball.Yang improved to 7-0 in the 2017 Korea Baseb...

Updated : 2017.05.10 11:53

Rangers' Choo Shin-soo hits 150th career home run

Choo Shin-soo of the Texas Rangers has hit his 150th career major league home run.Choo launched a solo shot off Brad Hand of the San Diego Padres at Petco Park in San Diego on Monday (local time) in t...

Updated : 2017.05.09 14:39

Two-time defending baseball champions continue to stumble

The Doosan Bears, two-time defending champions in South Korean baseball, aren't quite out of woods yet, heading into the second week of May.And what a difference a year makes. After Sunday's loss to t...

Updated : 2017.05.08 10:15