All posts tagged "Minnesota"

  • Oh Seung-hwan of the St. Louis Cardinals makes a pitch during spring training in Jupiter, Florida, on Feb. 25, 2016. (Yonhap)
    Oh Seung-hwan fans Park Byung-ho for 1st preseason K

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff St. Louis Cardinals’ Korean reliever Oh Seung-hwan fanned Minnesota Twins’ streaking Korean slugger Park Byung-ho to register his first strikeout in the Major League preseason games. The 33-year-old right-hander made his...

    • Posted March 14, 2016
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  • 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 first baseman Joe Mauer (7) stands with teammate Byung Ho Park, of South Korea, during a spring training baseball workout in Fort Myers, Fla., Monday, Feb. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
    Korean slugger Park Byung-ho adjusting to life in America

    The 29-year-old says he has found a lot of things he likes off the field – namely American food and driving conditions. He is scheduled to make his Twins debut as the DH against the Boston Red Sox...

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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  • Park Byung-ho puts on the Minnesota Twins uniform at a press conference in the Grand Hilton Seoul Hotel, Thursday. (Yonhap)
    Twins’ Park hopes Korean fans will start the day watching his game

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Given the time difference between the United States and South Korea, Major League Baseball (MLB) games are televised or streamed in the morning hours for fans here. And Park Byung-ho, who recently signed with...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • South Korean baseball player Park Byung-ho smiles during his press conference at Incheon International Airport on Nov. 29, 2015. (Yonhap)
    Nearing deal with Minnesota Twins, Park Byung-ho departs for US

    INCHEON (Yonhap) — Nearing his first big league deal with the Minnesota Twins, South Korean slugger Park Byung-ho departed for the United States on Sunday, saying he’s hoping for “a positive result.” Park told reporters assembled at...

    • Posted November 30, 2015
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    Minnesota Twins win rights to S. Korean super slugger Park Byung-ho

    By Brian Han The bidding war for South Korean super slugger Park Byung-ho ended at $12.85 million. Now the mystery of who the winner has been revealed as the Minnesota Twins, according to Yahoo Sports’ Jeff Passan....

    • Posted November 9, 2015
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    Kia Tigers reject bid for posted pitcher Yang Hyeon-jong

    By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL (Yonhap) — The Kia Tigers on Wednesday rejected a bid submitted by a Major League Baseball (MLB) club for their posted pitcher Yang Hyeon-jong, saying they weren’t happy with the amount of money...

    • Posted November 26, 2014
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