February 12th's Random KBO News

posted by mykbonet   [ updated ]

  • Notes:  Samsung's Allen Webster threw 1 inning in an intrasquad game, 1H, 1BB, 1R and hit 151 km on the gun. Doosan's Nick Evans saw his 1st action of the Spring and went 0-2 with a walk and run scored.
  • Daegu Samsung Lions Park: Where even the bathrooms give a view of the mound  Daegu

February 11th's Random KBO News

posted Feb 11, 2016, 4:56 AM by mykbonet   [ updated Feb 11, 2016, 4:56 AM ]

  • S. Korean reliever Oh Seung-hwan departed Korea today and is ready to embrace setup role with Cardinals  Yonhap
  • Baseball All-Star remains highest-paid athlete in S. Korea for 5th year  Yonhap
  • KBO players' average salary surpasses W200 mil.   Korea Times
  • Random KBO Player Registration Facts: 
    • 616 players registered, 61 of them are rookies, 230 coaches, 10 managers, 305 pitchers, 151 infielders, 110 outfielders, 50 catchers,
    • Average salary for KBO team 27 man active roster is 216,200,000 KRW (excluding foreign players); Excluding rookies/foreign players...the average KBO salary is 126,560,000 KRW.
    • Average KBO player age is 27.4 years old, 182.7 cm tall, and weighs 86.2 kg. 
    • Oldest player registered is KIA's Choi Young-pil (41 years, 8 months, 23 days old) and youngest is LG's Kim Joo-sung (18 years and 1 day old)

February 10th's Random KBO News

posted Feb 10, 2016, 5:14 AM by mykbonet   [ updated Feb 10, 2016, 5:18 AM ]

  • Oh Seung-hwan flies out to Florida on Thursday  Korea Times
  • Hanwha Eagles will have Fumiya Nishiguchi as their guest pitching coach for about 10 days this month.
  • Samsung's Collin Balester started an intrasquad game today, he pitched 1 inning, 8 pitches, 4 batters, 1K, and his 4-seam fastball hit 140km.
  • Lotte Giants vs Otani/Nippon Ham at 12pm on February 10th (Arizona time). Gates open at 11 and tickets are $5. Ko Won-jun starts for Lotte
  • KBO fans in Los Angeles: The NC Dinos (and KT Wiz) are coming to a stadium near you! Go check out a game if u can.

February 9th's Random KBO News

posted Feb 9, 2016, 6:28 AM by mykbonet   [ updated Feb 9, 2016, 6:41 AM ]

  • Lotte beat Nippon Ham Fighters today 5-4.  Otani went 1-2.  Here's Park Sae-weong getting him to ground out
    Lotte will face Nippon and Otani again on the 10th in Peoria.  Otani will get the start for Nippon, Ko Won-jun for Lotte
  • Wilin Rosario hit a solo HR for Hanwha in their loss to Kochi Fighting Dogs in a practice game today.  Lee Sung-yeol had a solo HR as well
  • Park Byung-ho and Kim Hyun-soo projections  Fangraphs
  • Kim Hyun-soo update via Brady Anderson  MASN

February 7th's Random KBO News

posted Feb 7, 2016, 6:00 AM by mykbonet   [ updated Feb 7, 2016, 6:00 AM ]

  • Happy Lunar New Year to everyone!
  • SK's Mauro Gomez hit a home run in today's intrasquad game

February 5th's Random KBO News

posted Feb 5, 2016, 6:32 AM by mykbonet   [ updated Feb 5, 2016, 6:33 AM ]

  • Mariners' Lee Dae-ho remains 'confident' ahead of preseason competition   Yonhap

February 4th's Random KBO News

posted Feb 4, 2016, 5:59 AM by mykbonet   [ updated Feb 4, 2016, 5:59 AM ]

  • Lee Dae-ho signs minor league deal with Mariners  MLB
  • Lee Dae-ho faces uphill battle for regular gig with Mariners  Yonhap
  • Path set for next MLB generation  Joongang
  • SK will be putting in a new scoreboard, it will cover 12,257 square feet, making it larger than Safeco Field's board  Twitter

February 3rd's Random KBO News

posted Feb 3, 2016, 6:39 AM by mykbonet   [ updated Feb 3, 2016, 7:12 AM ]

  • Lee Dae-ho agrees to deal with Mariners  Yonhap  Korea Times
  • Park Byung-ho makes list of top 10 designated hitters   Korea Times
  • Former KBO'ers Yunesky Maya and Andrew Brown signed with the Angels organization  Twitter

February 2nd's Random KBO News

posted Feb 2, 2016, 4:48 AM by mykbonet   [ updated Feb 2, 2016, 4:48 AM ]

  • Former KBO'ers:  Tyler Cloyd and Deibinson Romero signed minor league deals with the Yankees  Twitter
  • Here's a quick list of the 2016 KBO foreign players

January 30th's Random KBO News

posted Jan 30, 2016, 4:00 PM by mykbonet   [ updated Jan 30, 2016, 4:00 PM ]

  • Twins slugger Byung Ho Park gets acquainted with new team  Star Tribune

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