Ryu Hyun-jin stymies San Francisco, improves to 3-1

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Ryu Hyun-jin stymies San Francisco, improves to 3-1

Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers picked up his third win of the young Major League Baseball season on Thursday after tossing seven shutout innings against the San Francisco Giants in his club's 2-1 victory on the road.The South Korean left-hander held the National League West divisi...

Updated : 2014.04.18 09:13

Ex-MLB closer Kim Byung-hyun traded to hometown club in KBO

Former Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star Kim Byung-hyun was traded to his hometown club in the top South Korean league on Thursday.The Nexen Heroes in the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) shipped the 35-year-old submarine pitcher to the Kia Tigers, in exchange for 23-year-old left-hand...

Updated : 2014.04.10 20:21

Braun’s 3 home runs lead Brewers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) ― All Ryan Braun needed to shake his slump was a trip to Philadelphia.Braun hit three home runs and tied a franchise record with seven RBIs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 10-4 v...

Updated : 2014.04.09 20:21

Giants top Dodgers 7-2

LOS ANGELES (AP) ― Madison Bumgarner struck out 10 while working into the seventh inning and the San Francisco Giants beat Los Angeles 7-2 Saturday as Yasiel Puig returned to the starting lineup for ...

Updated : 2014.04.06 20:07

Giants rough up Ryu, spoil Dodgers home opener

 LOS ANGELES (AFP) -- Yasiel Puig's late arrival for batting practice was just the first thing to go wrong for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday.The Dodgers were pummeled 8-4 by the San Francisco Giants in their first home game of the 2014 season, the Giants striking for eight runs agains...

Updated : 2014.04.05 14:10

Choo’s walk caps 9th-inning rally

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) ― Choo Shin-soo drew a bases-loaded, game-ending walk against Jonathan Papelbon as the Texas Rangers rallied in the ninth inning for the second night in a row, beating the Phila...

Updated : 2014.04.03 19:28

Choo Shin-soo goes hitless in Texas Rangers debut

South Korean outfielder Choo Shin-soo went hitless in his debut with the Texas Rangers on Monday at home in Arlington.The 31-year-old went 0-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout as the leadoff man, and the Rangers lost to the Philadelphia Phillies 14-10 in their season opener.The Rangers were...

Updated : 2014.04.01 09:19

S. Korean pitcher Lim Chang-yong released by Chicago Cubs

South Korean pitcher Lim Chang-yong has been released by the Chicago Cubs, the Major League Baseball team announced Tuesday.The Cubs' official website stated that Lim was "granted his unconditional release" on Monday local time. The 37-year-old is now a free agent.The right-hander with a s...

Updated : 2014.03.25 10:16

Ryu Hyun-jin throws 5 shutout innings to win season debut for Dodgers

 Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers won his first start of the 2014 season against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Australia on Sunday, throwing five shutout innings in LA's 7-5 win in the second ga...

Updated : 2014.03.23 15:19

Rangers lineup has global flair

SURPRISE, Arizona (AP) ― When Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington fills out his lineup card on opening day, he will likely write down the names of players from seven different countries, plus Puerto...

Updated : 2014.02.27 20:43

Prosecution raids KBO over corruption allegations

Prosecutors on Thursday raided the head office of the nation’s professional baseball governing body as part of their investigation into allegations that several employees embezzled its funds. The employees of the Korea Baseball Organization, including a former secretary general whose iden...

Updated : 2014.02.27 20:41

Average salary of S. Korean baseballers tops W100m mark

The average annual salary of South Korean professional baseball players has surpassed the 100 million won mark in 2014 for the first time in history, the baseball governing body said Wednesday.  According to the report released by the Korea Baseball Organization, a total of 477 South Kore...

Updated : 2014.02.26 13:50

MLB bans most home collisions

NEW YORK (AP) ― Rather than ban home plate collisions outright, Major League Baseball and its players adopted a rule limiting them this season.In what both sides said was a one-year experiment, the rule allows collisions if the catcher has the ball and is blocking the runner’s direct pat...

Updated : 2014.02.25 19:35

MLB managers set to try out replay in spring training

KISSIMMEE, Florida (AP) ― Major league teams will each have at least five games this spring where managers can challenge plays as part of the major expansion of instant replay which begins this seaso...

Updated : 2014.02.23 19:09

Ryu aware of sophomore slump talk

GLENDALE, Arizona (AP) ― Ryu Hyun-jin begins his second season with the Los Angeles Dodgers confronted by a question that is inevitable for any pitcher coming off a good rookie year.As in, can the le...

Updated : 2014.02.19 19:11