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Samsung Lions send message, top baseball preseason standings

The Samsung Lions, which fell short of winning their fifth straight South Korean baseball championship last year, topped the preseason standings last weekend, …

Sanctioned pitcher signs with hometown club

A South Korean pitcher serving gambling-related sanctions has signed with his hometown club. The Kia Tigers in the Korea Baseball Organization announced Monday …

Korean slugger Lee Dae-ho makes Mariners 25-man roster

South Korean slugger Lee Dae-ho has made the Seattle Mariners’ 25-man roster, an informed baseball source told Yonhap News Agency Monday, a move that …

Korea beat Thailand to set new shutout win record

South Korea beat Thailand 1-0 in a friendly match on Sunday to set a new national record for most consecutive shutout wins. With nearly 20,000 Thai fans packed …

NC Dinos consensus pick to take 2016 KBO crown

The 2016 Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) season promises to be as wide open as ever: most of the playoff contestants from last season have lost key players, …

Unified ball, home-plate collision rule among changes for 2016 baseball season

A new season typically means a handful of changes for the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO), which, for the 2016 season, has instituted a new rule to reduce …

Young franchise eyes first title as 35th pro baseball season opens

When English poet Alexander Pope penned the words “Hope springs eternal” in his 18th-century poem “An Essay on Man,” the sport of …

Korea aim to break clean sheet record in friendly against Thailand

After notching a thrilling victory in the year’s first match, the South Korean men’s national football team will be aiming to break a clean sheet …

Cardinals’ Oh Seung-hwan looks shaky, issues first walk

St. Louis Cardinals reliever Oh Seung-hwan looked shaky in his seventh spring appearance Thursday in Florida, issuing his first walk en route to giving up a …

Korea’s Anyang Halla to take on Sakhalin for Asian hockey championship

South Korean club Anyang Halla will begin its quest for its third Asian hockey championship on the weekend against their Russian rival. Anyang Halla will host …

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