May 2nd's Random KBO News

posted by mykbonet   [ updated ]

  • A 9-player deal between KT and Lotte happened after today's games
    • Going to Lotte:  Park Sae-woong (P), Jo Hyun-woo (P), Lee Sung-min (P), Ahn Joong-yeol (C)
    • Going to KT:  Choi Dae-sung (P), Heo Jun-ho (OF), Jang Sung-woo (C), Yoon Yeo-woon (C), Lee Chang-jin (OF).
  • After tonight's win over Lotte, Hanwha Eagles are now in sole possession of 3rd place.  

May 1st's Random KBO News

posted May 1, 2015, 6:44 AM by mykbonet   [ updated May 1, 2015, 6:52 AM ]

  • Reliever-turned-starter doing wonders for Hanwha Eagles  Yonhap
  • Baseball shows drop in game time  Yonhap
  • Checking in with former KBO'er Anthony Lerew  YD

April 30th's Random KBO News

posted Apr 30, 2015, 6:58 AM by mykbonet   [ updated Apr 30, 2015, 7:00 AM ]

  • Doosan and KT go into extra innings and Doosan wins it with a walk-off home run by Jung Jin-ho 
  • Slugger Park Byung-ho being watched by MLB scouts; TEX, WAS, BAL, CHC, CLE, PIT, ATL   Yonhap

April 29th's Random KBO News

posted Apr 29, 2015, 8:08 AM by mykbonet   [ updated Apr 29, 2015, 8:16 AM ]

  • Only 2 games were played today due to rain.
    Pinch Hit Grand Slam of the Night:  KIA's Lee Hong-gu cleared the bases with this swing, his 2nd career grand slam, 3rd career HR.  
  • Former KBO'er Doug Mathis is headed to Taiwan  MLBTR


April 28th's Random KBO News

posted Apr 28, 2015, 7:11 AM by mykbonet   [ updated Apr 28, 2015, 7:12 AM ]

  • The now infamous KBO bullpen implosion took place tonight and it was Samsung's turn.  Samsung gives up 5 runs in the 9th to lose to LG
    • Doosan beat KT and moved into 1st place with the Samsung loss
  • Bridging the Gap:  An interview with Lotte scout/coach Ryan Sadowski  Korea Times
  • A lively ball debate; With home runs up, KBO calls for less bounce in the league  Joongang
  • Line Drive of the Day

April 27th's Random KBO News

posted Apr 27, 2015, 6:17 AM by mykbonet   [ updated Apr 27, 2015, 6:17 AM ]

  • Perennial doormat, Hanwha Eagles on early roll   Yonhap
  • Korean chicken hits U.S. sports stadiums  Korea Herald

April 25th and 26th's Random KBO News

posted Apr 26, 2015, 7:19 AM by mykbonet   [ updated Apr 26, 2015, 7:24 AM ]

  • Saturday saw a few comebacks and walk-off wins.
    • Hanwha's Kim Kyung-eon with the 2-run walk-off single
    • Hats off to LG's Jang Jin-yong for getting his first win as a starter and first win in 3,660 days (April 17, 2005)
    • Heads up:  Nexen's Park Byung-ho hit the Hite Pub some 443 feet away with this 2-run home run against KT

  • Sunday's game featured three 1-run games and 2 lopsided games
    • Doosan needs 12 innings to come back and win
    • LG held on for the win over NC
    • Brooks Raley goes 8 innings, giving up only 3 hits, 1 ER, 6K's and the win. 

  • Former LG Twin Everett Teaford had his contract purchased and is now up with the Tampa Bay Rays  TB

April 24th's Random KBO News

posted Apr 24, 2015, 7:52 AM by mykbonet   [ updated Apr 24, 2015, 8:49 AM ]

  • Lotte's Josh Lindblom gets the complete game victory, giving up 6 hits, 3 ER and 9 K's. 
    NC's Eric Hacker went 7 innings, giving up only 4 hits, 1 ER, and 5K's  
  • Baseball champ Samsung runs, slugs way to top   Yonhap
  • Squeeze Bunt Attempt of the Day:  Hanwha's Kwon Yong-kwan tried to lay down the bunt no matter what
  • ICYMI:  Chris Rock mentioned Korean bat-flips on HBO Real Sports the other day

April 23rd's Random KBO News

posted Apr 23, 2015, 8:18 AM by mykbonet   [ updated Apr 23, 2015, 8:20 AM ]

  • Some comeback wins tonight around the KBO
  • Elbow injury benches Eagles pitcher, Lee Tae-yang  Joongang
  • Managers call for more trades in KBO League  Joongang

April 22nd's Random KBO News

posted Apr 22, 2015, 3:58 PM by mykbonet   [ updated Apr 22, 2015, 3:58 PM ]

  • Kang Jung-ho drives in 3 runs for 1st MLB RBIs   Yonhap
  • Korean LED firm lights up U.S. ballpark  Korea Herald

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