All posts tagged "home run"

  • Minnesota Twins' Byung Ho Park, left, of South Korea, high-fives teammate John Ryan Murphy after hitting a solo home run in the fourth inning of a spring training interleague baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Fort Myers, Fla., Friday, March 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
    Another one out of Park

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff Park Byung-ho is making Minnesota Twins scouts look really smart, as he launched his third home run in four games Friday. The 29-year-old Korean slugger started as the starting first...

    • Posted March 11, 2016
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  • Minnesota Twins' Park Byung-ho, of South Korea, follows the flight of his home run off Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Gavin Floyd during the second inning of a spring training baseball game Tuesday, March 8, 2016, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
    Park Byung ho-mer No. 2!

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff There’s no doubt about his power. Minnesota Twin’s Korean slugger Park Byung-ho smacked his second home run of the preseason Tuesday. Park, who racked up 105 home runs in the...

    • Posted March 8, 2016
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  • Minnesota Twins' Byung Ho Park, center, of South Korea, high-fives teammates in the dugout after hitting a grand slam in the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in Port Charlotte, Fla., Sunday, March 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
    Park Byung-ho hits slam for 1st spring HR

    PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — Korean slugger Byung Ho Park hit a grand slam for his first spring training homer, helping the Minnesota Twins beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Sunday. Park hit a towering shot...

    • Posted March 6, 2016
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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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    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' Jung Ho Kang hits a solo home run off Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Glen Perkins during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis, Tuesday, July 28, 2015. The Pirates won 8-7. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)
    Kang Jung-ho blasts game-winning home run to second deck

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jung-ho Kang hit a tiebreaking home run off the facing off the second deck in left center-field in the ninth inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Minnesota Twins 8-7 Tuesday night. Kang’s sixth...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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    Kang Jung-ho ends slump with 2-run HR, 3 RBIs

    By Brian Han Pittsburgh Pirates’ infielder Kang Jung-ho broke out of a slump with a two-run homer in the ninth inning of Sunday’s exhibition game to lift his team 4-2 over the Atlanta Braves. Kang went 2-for-4...

    • Posted March 30, 2015
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