All posts tagged "Hank Conger"

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    How will Korean players fare in the 2015 MLB postseason?

    By Brian Han The Major League Baseball postseason is upon us, and the magic of October will be in full swing beginning Tuesday with the American League wild-card game between the Houston Astros and the New York...

    • Posted October 6, 2015
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  • 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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  • Houston Astros' Hank Conger is congratulated after hitting a solo home run in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. (AP Photo/Christine Cotter)
    Better fit means better season for Astros’ Hank Conger

    By Brian Han ANAHEIM, Calif. — In the stands at Angels Stadium, 54-year-old lifelong fan Anna Federoff and her husband Paul cheer on the opposing team’s catcher as he steps up to bat during a sweltering Friday...

    • Posted September 14, 2015
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    Conger comes back to Anaheim red-hot

    By Brian Han Houston Astros catcher Hank Conger is coming back to Anaheim red-hot. The 27-year-old former Los Angeles Angel led his team with four RBIs on Thursday in an 11-4 road win against the Oakland Athletics....

    • Posted September 11, 2015
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  • Houston Astros' Hank Conger heads to the dugout after hitting a two-run home run during the 14th inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, April 12, 2015. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
    King Conger! Astros’ catcher hits 2nd grand slam, drive in five

    Hank Conger hit a grand slam as the Houston Astros beat the Minnesota Twins 8-0 on Friday night. The 27-year-old Korean American, whose Korean name is Choi Hyun, upped the lead to 7-0 with the grand slam in...

    • Posted September 4, 2015
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  • Houston Astros' Hank Conger, right, celebrates with Carlos Gomez after hitting a grand slam in the fourth inning of an MLB baseball game Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. (Jason Fochtman/Conroe Courier via AP)
    Hank Conger hammers two home runs, first grand slam

    HOUSTON (AP) —  Hank Conger hit two homers, including his first career grand slam, and rookie Carlos Correa also homered twice to help the Houston Astros to a 9-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Dallas Keuchel (13-5) allowed two hits and two...

    • Posted August 2, 2015
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  • Clockwise from top left, Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Kang Jung-ho, Texas Rangers outfielder Choo Shin-soo, New York Yankees infielder Robert Refsnyder, Houston Astros catcher Hank Conger (AP Photos)
    2015 halfway mark: Roundup of Korean baseball players in MLB

    By Brian Han Major League Baseball has passed the 2015 season’s halfway mark and while some Korean players are making a name for themselves, others are having trouble keeping up with expectations. - Starting with South Korea’s...

    • Posted July 21, 2015
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