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May 15th's Random KBO News

posted May 15, 2013, 7:58 AM by mykbonet   [ updated May 15, 2013, 8:33 PM ]
  • May 15th KBO Scores:  Hanwha 1:19 Nexen // NC 6:4 Lotte // SK 4:3 KIA (11 innings) // Samsung 8:3 Doosan
  • Former major leaguer Ryu Jae-kuk set to make KBO debut this weekend  Yonhap
  • Japan pitches All-Star game plan to KBO  Joongang
  • Yoon Suk-min makes his first start of the 2013 KBO season on Thursday  Statistics
  • Former KBO'ers: Scott Richmond (Lotte) has been signed by the Texas Rangers organization  Dallas News
  • Game Recaps

    Samsung/Doosan: http://youtu.be/guvvFcamo0c  Rodriguez goes 5.1 innings, giving up 6 hits, 1 walk, 4 K's, 3 earned runs and gets the win.  Kim Sun-woo only lasts 3.1 innings, 9 hits, 1 walk, 5 earned runs and takes the loss for Doosan.  Choi Hyun-woo hits a home run for Samsung

    Hanwha/Nexen: http://youtu.be/UZbt5X5yyTw  VanHekken goes 8 innings, 5 hits, 1 walk, 6 strike outs, 1 earned run and gets the win for Nexen.  Eveland goes 6 innings, giving up 10 hits, 4 walks, 4 strikeouts, 8 earned runs and takes loss.  Yoo Han-joon and Park Dong-won hit home runs for Samsung.

    SK/KIA:  http://youtu.be/xsEuWZojW3c  Seddon goes 5 innings, 5 hits, 4 walks, 1K, 1 earned run but gets the no decision.  Yoon Kil-hyun gets the win, Choi Young-pil the save.  Yang Hyun-jong goes 6 innings, giving up 7 hits, 2 walks, 5 K's, 3 earned runs and also gets the no-decision.  Lerew takes the loss for KIA.  Anthony Lerew also got an at-bat in this game (pitchers don't usually hit in the KBO).

    NC/Lotte: http://youtu.be/P0oOXTbHYEg  Lee Tae-yang goes 5.1 innings, 8 hits, 5 BB, 4ER and gets the win for NC.  Ko Won-jun goes 2.1 innings, 7 hits, 2K, 5 earned runs.  Lee Ho-jun hits a home run for NC.

  • LOL Play of the Day:  Lotte's Jeon Jun-woo thinks he's just hit a game tying home run in the 9th inning.  He proceeds to flip the bat and begin pointing at his teammates...it was caught at the warning track.



    I also compare Jeon Jun-woo with Willie Mays Hayes


    The Jeon play has gone a little viral.  Here are some links to media stories covering it.
    Buster Olney Tweet
    Deadspin
    Grantland
    Hardball Talk
    Big League Stew
    CBS Sports
    Baseball America