Month: July 2024

Ryu Hyun-jin used to be known as the “Boy Wonder”

Ryu Hyun-jin, 37, a monster pitcher for the Hanwha Eagles of the Korean Baseball Organization, used to be known as the “Boy Wonder. Twelve years later, he is still the most unlucky pitcher in the KBO. His bullpen has given him a league-high four wins, and he’s been held to five wins in three games. […]

It was the best pitching performance in the KBO

It was the best pitching performance in the KBO. Kia Tigers substitute foreign pitcher Cam Aldred picked up his second win of the season. Aldred pitched 6⅔ innings of one-hit, two-run ball with nine strikeouts against the LG Twins at Jamsil Stadium on Nov. 11. With the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom […]

Jung Soo-bin reminisced about his days as a “Jamsil Idol.

Doosan Bears’ Jung Soo-bin reminisced about his days as a “Jamsil Idol. On Nov. 11, Jung Soo-bin pounded out three hits and four RBIs in Doosan’s 12-1 win over the KT Wiz in Suwon. For once, he was more like a cleanup trio than a leadoff hitter. His clutch instincts shined on offense as well […]

Ryu walked into the dugout and sat down

After getting out of the first inning, one of the toughest for a starting pitcher, with a three-strikeout shutout, Hyun-jin Ryu walked into the dugout and sat down in front of his tablet to review his pitching analytics. Ryu had given up the most runs in his first start this season. After three months on […]

Jeon has been a reliable backstop as a temporary closer

Jeon Sang-hyun, a bullpen pitcher for the Kia Tigers of the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO), has been a reliable backstop as a temporary closer. Closer Jeong Hae-young is filling in well in the absence of an injury. The game between KIA and LG at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on November 11th. Kia took advantage of […]

Busan and Masan Yongmago have advanced to the quarterfinals

Busan and Changwon baseball powerhouses Busan Go and Masan Yongmago have advanced to the quarterfinals of the Cheongryonggi High School Baseball Championship. The quarterfinals of the 79th Cheongryonggi National High School Baseball Championship (co-hosted by Chosun Ilbo, Sports Chosun, and the Korea Baseball and Softball Association) were held at Shinwol Baseball Stadium in Seoul on […]

Shirakawa has shared his thoughts on joining his new team.

Keisho Shirakawa (23) of the Doosan Bears of the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) has shared his thoughts on joining his new team. Shirakawa joined the team before the 2024 Shinhan Bank SOL Bank KBO League game against KT Wiz at KT Wiz Park in Suwon, South Korea, on Nov. 11, where he was introduced to […]

Kiwoom Heroes were the undisputed favorite to finish last

The Korean Baseball Organization’s Kiwoom Heroes were the undisputed favorite to finish last before the season. With 59.9% of the season’s schedule played, Kiwoom is ranked 10th, as expected. However, the numbers show that they’re not your typical last place team. It’s an “exceptionally strong” last place team with a whopping 4.4% win rate, just […]

Eric Pedroia has once again shown his ace stuff

Chicago White Sox’s Eric Pedroia has once again shown his ace stuff. He broke into the sub-2 ERA range. Peddie started Game 1 of the 2024 Major League Baseball doubleheader against the Minnesota Twins at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, Illinois, USA, on July 11 and pitched five innings of four-hit, 90-pitch relief with two […]

It’s a super-fast downfall for a super-prospect

It’s a super-fast downfall for a super-prospect. Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Wander Franco has been formally charged with a sex offense against a minor. Wander Franco, 23, has been charged with sex offenses against a minor, according to local media outlets in the Dominican Republic, including ESPN. Franco was investigated in August 2023 after news […]