All posts tagged "baseball"

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    Ryu Hyun-jin throws KBBQ party for his ‘baseball brothers’

    Los Angeles Dodgers’ Korean pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin invited his fellow Korean baseball players over for some Korean BBQ and posted a photo of the gathering on his Instagram account Tuesday. He titled it — “KBBQ at home...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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    Baseball is back, pitchers and catchers hold first workouts

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — David Price made his first big-money throws of spring training as Boston’s prized offseason acquisition, while new Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke began Day 1 with his new club by drilling on the basics...

    • Posted February 18, 2016
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  • South Korea’s Kwon Chang-hoon, center, celebrates with his teammates scoring his side's third goal during the World Cup Group G qualification soccer match between Lebanon and South Korea in the southern port city of Sidon, Lebanon, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
    Top 10 Korean sports stories of 2015

    By Brian Han 1. South Korea’s national soccer team put together an unforgettable year under the tutelage of Coach Uli Stielike who said he was “satisfied” with the record they put together. Son Heung-min, also known as Sonaldo...

    • Posted December 18, 2015
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    Angels show faith in S. Korean first baseman Choi Ji-man

    By Brian Han The topic of up and coming South Korean baseball players seems to spark conversation a lot more these days in Major League Baseball circles. But here’s a name you might not have heard in...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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  • Free agent slugger Lee Dae-ho leaves for the United States at Incheon International Airport on Dec. 7, 2015, in pursuit of his first major league contract. (Yonhap)
    MLB Winter Meetings end with no deals for S. Korean free agents

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The annual Major League Baseball (MLB) Winter Meetings wrapped up Thursday in Nashville, Tennessee, with a trio of South Korean free agents still without their first big league contracts. Lee Dae-ho, first baseman/designated hitter,...

    • Posted December 11, 2015
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  • Chris Park, Major League Baseball's senior vice president of growth, strategy and international, gives a presentation during the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) Winter Meeting in Seoul on Dec. 9, 2015. (Photo courtesy of the KBO) (Yonhap)
    MLB exec hopes to see big league games in S. Korea

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea has been one of the more successful countries in the young history of the World Baseball Classic (WBC), an international tournament jointly operated by Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • Eric Thames of the NC Dinos watches his solo home run against the Lotte Giants in Changwon, South Korea, on July 1, 2015. (Yonhap file photo)
    KBO MVP Thames adds another league-first with Golden Glove

    By Brian Han Eric Thames continued his run at Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) history with his latest award — a Golden Glove as a first baseman. The former Major League Baseball (MLB) player not only found success...

    • Posted December 8, 2015
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