All posts tagged "Choo Shin-soo"

  • Texas Rangers outfielder Choo Shin-soo, left, and Houston Astros Catcher Hank Conger may have to duke it out in a single-game elimination game to decide to comes out on top in the American League West Division. (AP Photos)
    Korean MLB fans’ dilemma: Root for Angels or Conger or Choo?

    By Brian Han With the 2015 major league regular season coming to a close, it’s time decide whose wagon to hitch — especially if your favorite team is already out of the playoff race. For fans of...

    • Posted October 2, 2015
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  • Choo Shin-soo has his sight on breaking his single season home run record. (AP)
    Break it! Choo hits 21st HR of season, one shy of career-high

    Texas Rangers’ Korean outfielder Choo Shin-soo hit his 21st home run of the season early in the game against the Detroit Tigers at home Tuesday night. The 33-year-old $130 million left-handed batter has five games left to set...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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    S. Koreans enjoy big days at plate in majors

    ARLINGTON, Texas (Yonhap) — Choo Shin-soo of the Texas Rangers and Kang Jung-ho of the Pittsburgh Pirates both enjoyed big days at the plate in Major League Baseball (MLB) Sunday. Choo belted his 18th home run of...

    • Posted September 14, 2015
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    Kang’s 14th home run travels 472 feet, Choo hits 17th

    Pittsburgh Pirates’ infielder Kang Jung-ho and Texas Rangers’ outfielder Choo Shin-soo both dialed long-distance Tuesday night. Kang sent one 472 feet to the cheap seats in Cincinnati, and Choo hit his 17th in Seattle. Reds reliever Collin...

    • Posted September 8, 2015
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  • Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Kang Jung-ho, left, and Texas Rangers outfielder Choo shin-soo. (AP Photos)
    Kang, Choo help MLB clubs to victories

    (Yonhap) — Two South Korean players in Major League Baseball, Kang Jung-ho of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Choo Shin-soo of the Texas Rangers, continued their strong play of late on Sunday, helping their respective clubs to victories....

    • Posted August 24, 2015
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  • Pittsburgh Pirates' Neil Walker (18) is greeted by Jung Ho Kang after driving him in with a two-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
    Pirates’ Kang enjoys multihit game; Rangers’ Choo has hitting streak snapped

    (Yonhap) — Kang Jung-ho of the Pittsburgh Pirates had two hits and an RBI in the team’s 4-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants at home on Thursday. Kang was 2-for-4 with a double and drove in...

    • Posted August 21, 2015
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  • Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Kang Jung-ho, left, and Texas Rangers outfielder Choo Shin-soo (AP Photos)
    Kang, Choo put together multi-hit games despite losses

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Two South Koreans in Major League Baseball enjoyed multi-hit games Wednesday, though their clubs suffered losses. The Pittsburgh Pirates’ rookie Kang Jung-ho went 2-for-3 with a walk, extending his modest hitting streak to six...

    • Posted August 13, 2015
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