posted Dec 31, 2012, 9:53 AM by Dan K
updated Jan 1, 2013, 12:39 AM
- Samsung Lions to hire Japanese instructor (former Lions pitcher, Ken Kadokura) Joongang Yonhap
- [Interview] Ryu holds firm to get contract with Dodgers; agreed to his terms w/ 20 seconds left Joongang
- In interview with Sports Seoul, Hanwha manager Kim Eung-ryong, says rotation is looking like: Dana Eveland, Denny Bautista, Kim Hyun-min & Yoo Chang-sik Sports Seoul
- Happy New Year! Here are a few of the top stories that happened in Korean baseball during 2012:
- Kim Seong-min fiasco with MLB and Orioles
- Park Hyun-jun and Kim Sung-hyun banned from playing baseball in Korea for fixing games.
- Park Chan-ho returns to KBO with Hanwha for 1 season and retires at end of season.
- Lee Jong-beom retires and becomes a coach at Hanwha.
- KBO goes over the 7 million fan mark for first time ever
- Samsung wins the 2012 Korean Series to repeat as KBO Champions
- Park Byung-ho wins league MVP award and is left off WBC roster
- A 10th KBO team was approved to begin play in 2015.
- Lim Chang-yong signs with the Chicago Cubs
- Ryu Hyun-jin gets posted and signs with the LA Dodgers