All posts tagged "Samsung Lions"

  • Yamaico Navarro played for the Samsung Lions for the past two years. (Yonhap faile)
    Ex-MLB, KBO player Navarro arrested in Japan for carrying bullet

    Former Major League Baseball player Yamaico Navarro, who put up superstar numbers for the Samsung Lions in South Korea for the past two years, has been arrested in Japan for concealing a bullet in his luggage. Navarro was...

    • Posted February 22, 2016
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  • Lim Chang-yong (Yonhap)
    Samsung Lions release troubled pitcher Lim Chang-yong amid gambling allegations

    The South Korean baseball club Samsung Lions on Monday released a troubled pitcher facing illegal gambling allegations. The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) said the Lions left their 39-year-old reliever Lim Chang-yong off their protected list. Lim was...

    • Posted November 30, 2015
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    Samsung Lions to keep suspected gamblers off KBO playoff roster

    DAEGU (Yonhap) — The reigning South Korean baseball champion Samsung Lions announced Tuesday they will keep suspected gamblers off their postseason roster, six days before the start of their title defense. The Lions, which have won the...

    • Posted October 20, 2015
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    Gambling allegations rock Samsung Lions ahead of Korean Series

    By Chung Hyun-chae Three Samsung Lions pitchers are under investigation for allegedly gambling overseas, according to local broadcast reports. The timing couldn’t be worse for the defending champions as they are vying for a fifth straight Korean Series championship. ...

    • Posted October 16, 2015
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  • The Samsung Lions' players cheer after winning the 2014 Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) Series at Jamsil Stadium in southern Seoul, Tuesday. The Lions routed the Nexen Heroes 11-1 in game 6 of the series to become the champions for the fourth straight year. (Yonhap)
    Lion King! Samsung wins 4th straight KBO title

    By Nam Hyun-woo November has been all about the Samsung Lions. The Lions thrashed the Nexen Heroes 11-1 in game 6 at Jamsil Stadium Tuesday, wrapping up the best-of-seven  Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) series 4-2. With the victory,...

    • Posted November 11, 2014
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  • Chicago Cubs released pitcher Lim Chang-yong on Monday. Samsung Lions, Lim’s former team in Korea Baseball Organization, said it is considering adding him. (AP)
    Lim Chang-yong released by Cubs

    By Lee Kyutae Trying to become a Major Leaguer at age 37, especially coming off major elbow surgery, proved to be a much more difficult task than Lim Chang-yong had anticipated. The South Korean pitcher, who will...

    • Posted March 25, 2014
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  • ryu-choo
    Top 10 Korean Sports Stories of 2013

    Compiled by Yonhap  1. Ryu Hyun-jin and Choo Shin-soo’s tremendous season in Major League Baseball. Ryu was better than advertised in his rookie season with the Los Angeles Dodgers, and Choo set himself up nicely for the...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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