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November 22nd's Random KBO News

posted Nov 21, 2011, 11:36 PM by mykbonet   [ updated Nov 22, 2011, 10:51 PM ]
  • was able to confirm that Kelvin Jimenez is staying at Rakuten per Jimenez's agent, Christopher Fanta of Pro Talent Sports Group.
  • Heard this:  Lotte has "shown interest" in LHP Eric Stults.  That's all I've heard at this time, will update if situation changes.  BR Page
  • Speaking of Lotte, looks like Ryan Sadowski will be back in a Giants uniform in 2012. Link
  • It's looking very likely that the Baltimore Orioles will announce the signing of Chong Tae-hyon to a 2 year contract, after he completes his physical.  Link Link
  • Karim Garcia wasn't very happy to find out his fate w/ Hanwha via the media.  Link Link Link
  • KBO's 2nd Draft was held on the 21st in Korea.  It's similar to MLB's Rule 5 draft.  Results
  • Goyang Wonders (Indy team) had tryouts and the oldest player there was 81 years old! Link
  • SK has signed catcher Jo In-sung to a 3 year deal.  Link
  • Lotte has signed relief pitcher Lee Seung-ho to a 4 year deal.  Link
  • Yoon Suk-min has said he will wait until he becomes a free agent in 2013 to pursue a job in the MLB.  Link