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October 9th's Random KBO News

posted Oct 8, 2013, 10:59 PM by mykbonet   [ updated Oct 10, 2013, 1:23 AM ]
  • Nexen takes 2-0 playoff series lead over Doosan with 2nd straight walk-off win  Yonhap   Arirang
  • Nexen 3:2 Doosan (10 innings)
    Yu Hui-kwan goes 7.1 innings (105 pitches), giving up 3 hits, 3 walks, 5 strikeouts, 1 earned run for Doosan and the no-decision.  Hong Sang-sam goes 2/3 of an inning, walking 2, striking out 2, 1 wild pitch (that allowed a run to score...see GIF below).  Kim Sun-woo walks in Nexen's 2nd run.  Oh Hyun-taek takes the loss for Doosan.
    Andy VanHekken goes 7.1 innings, giving up 4 hits, 1 walk, 6 strikeouts, 1 earned run for Nexen and gets the no-decision.  Son Seung-rak gave up 1 walk and 1 earned run.  Han Hyun-hee gets the win for Nexen. 
    Scoring Plays:
    Doosan's first run (bad throw to first):
    Nexen's first run (wild pitch):
    Doosan's 2nd run (bad throw to first):
    Nexen's 2nd run (bases loaded walk):
    Nexen's 3rd run (2-base error on pickoff attempt, followed by hit):

  • Sports Seoul's reporting that KBO is looking at allowing teams to sign 3 foreign players each in 2014. Nothing official just yet.  Naver
  • KIA's Yoon Suk-min will be leaving for the USA in the near future. Yoon will train and get ready for the free-agency signing period.
  • Uncharacteristically sloppy, Doosan in deep playoff hole vs. Nexen    Yonhap   Joongang
  • Nexen's starter Knight brimming with confidence after team's win over Doosan  Yonhap
  • GIF of the Day:  Hong Sang-sam overthrows the catcher on an intentional walk