Andre Linde, Andrew Farrell, Brian Richards, Bullpen, Choi Heong-woo, Doosan Bears, Dustin Nippert, Experience, Featured writer, Gwangju-KIA Champions Field, Hector Noesi, Home runs, Jamsil Baseball Stadium, Jang Won-jun, KIA Tigers, Korean Series, Lee Beom-ho, Michael Bowden, Michael Delgado, Oh Jae-won, Pennant race, Play-offs, Predictions, Roger Bernardina, Series Preview, Travis Compton, Yang Eui Ji

Kia Tigers v Doosan Bears. Who’s winning and why?

On Wednesday, two of the biggest and most successful clubs in KBO history will face off in the Korean Series for the very first time. Gwangju-based KIA Tigers, vying for an 11th KBO title and first in 8 years, finished top of the regular season standings with a record of 87-56-1. They've sat idle for… Continue reading Kia Tigers v Doosan Bears. Who’s winning and why?

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GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 30 – Korean Series, JeeHo Yoo

"A Doosan series win in 5 to 6 games, all thanks to Ham Deok Ju. But I don't see a sweep either way." That's how Yonhap News sports writer Jeeho Yoo seems to think the Korean Series will end. Jeeho also highlighted the key players for both teams, their respective strengths and weaknesses, and when… Continue reading GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 30 – Korean Series, JeeHo Yoo

Andrew Farrell, Brian Richards, Bullpen, Doosan Bears, Dustin Nippert, Eric Hacker, Eric Thames, Errors, Featured writer, Home runs, Jang Won-jun, Jeff Manship, Korean Series, Matthew Care, Michael Bowden, NC Dinos, Play-offs, Predictions, Recap, Series Preview, Son A-seop, Typical KBO game, Xavier Scruggs

Eric Hacker v Michael Bowden. Game 3 preview.

The play-off roadshow returns to Masan as Doosan Bears and NC Dinos look to put a foot firmly in the Korean Series with a win in Game 3. The best-of-5 series is delicately balanced at 1 win apiece after two gloriously high scoring games at a raucous Jamsil midweek. NC, led by part-time cheerleader Eric… Continue reading Eric Hacker v Michael Bowden. Game 3 preview.

Andy Marte, Andy Van Hekken, Brett Pill, Bullpen, Choi Jeong, Donn Roach, Doosan Bears, Errors, Hector Noesi, Henry Sosa, Home runs, Jake Brigham, Jang Won-jun, KBO All-Star Game, KIA Tigers, KT Wiz, Lee Jong-hoo, Lee Seung-yeop, LG Twins, Lotte Giants, Mykbo.net, NC Dinos, Nexen Heroes, Park Yong-taek, Pennant race, Play-offs, Power rankings, Predictions, Prospects, Recap, Retirement, Returning hero, Ryan Feierabend, Samsung Lions, SK Wyverns, SK Wyverns Home Run Brigade, Son A-seop, Stolen bases, Typical KBO game, Wilim Rosario, Win Percentage, Yang HyeonJong

How did your team fare? Here’s our club-by-club summary in 50 words.

So, goodbye 2017 KBO regular season. You were very good, sometimes amazing, and often frustrating. The final day might have been a bit anti-climatic but this was the closest pennant race in history and even up to 6pm, we didn't know for sure who'd be playing SK Wyverns in the wild card game. It started… Continue reading How did your team fare? Here’s our club-by-club summary in 50 words.

Bullpen, Doosan Bears, Gwangju-KIA Champions Field, Hector Noesi, Jang Won-jun, KIA Tigers, Korean Series, Pennant race, Play-offs, Predictions

The smart money is on Doosan as Gwangju prepares to host the game of the season.

Well, this is it. The KBO has gotten the sort of headline-grabbing season ending game it was craving. Friday night in Gwangju. Kia Tigers v Doosan Bears. The country's most successful club verus the back-to-back reigning champions.  Both, with massive fanbases. It probably isn't stretching things to suggest that whoever wins this game will win… Continue reading The smart money is on Doosan as Gwangju prepares to host the game of the season.

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Revenge of the Basement Dwellers: A look ahead to the weekend series, September 16th & 17th

The Thursday/Friday series saw all three of the teams stuck in the basement remind the league that they still know how to play baseball. The Hanwha Eagles and the kt wiz both managed a two game sweep, and the Samsung Lions got a win and a tie. Additionally, the SK Wyverns really helped their own… Continue reading Revenge of the Basement Dwellers: A look ahead to the weekend series, September 16th & 17th

Bullpen, Daegu Samsung Lions Park, Doosan Bears, Featured writer, Gocheok Sky Dome, Hanwha Eagles, Jamsil Baseball Stadium, KIA Tigers, Korean baseball, KT Wiz, LG Twins, Lotte Giants, Masan Baseball Stadium, Matthew Care, Munhak Baseball Stadium, NC Dinos, Nexen Heroes, SK Wyverns

Top of the First 09/13/2017: Nobody wants to be fifth!

Welcome to a brief retrospect on the games from yesterday, and an overview of the second games from the first mid-week series. 09/12/2017 Doosan Bears 14:13 NC Dinos: Sometimes, the KBO happens. Yesterday it happened three times for Doosan and NC, and for the neutral fans it was glorious. Last year's MVP, Dustin Nippert in… Continue reading Top of the First 09/13/2017: Nobody wants to be fifth!

Andrew Farrell, Brett Pill, Bullpen, Chae Tae-in, Choi Heong-woo, Daegu Samsung Lions Park, Doosan Bears, Experience, Gocheok Sky Dome, Gwangju-KIA Champions Field, Hanbat Baseball Stadium, Hanwha Eagles, Home runs, Jamsil Baseball Stadium, KIA Tigers, KT Wiz, LG Twins, Lotte Giants, Masan Baseball Stadium, Michael Bowden, Munhak Baseball Stadium, Mykbo.net, NC Dinos, Nexen Heroes, Power rankings, Predictions, Sajik Baseball Stadium, Samsung Lions, SK Wyverns, Son A-seop, Suwon kt wiz Park, Typical KBO game, Yang Eui Ji

This season is wide open, and it is likely to be for years to come.

Long before you break down the performance of every team in the 2017 KBO season, and how they've fared against each other, one stat jumps off the page when you're looking at the current standings. That is how many teams have winning percentages above .500. The number currently stands at 7. There are 10 teams… Continue reading This season is wide open, and it is likely to be for years to come.

Andrew Farrell, Andy Van Hekken, Bullpen, Danny K, Experience, Gocheok Sky Dome, Gwangju-KIA Champions Field, KIA Tigers, LG Twins, Mykbo.net, Nexen Heroes, Park Yong-taek, Prospects, Trade

A KBO trade on a Monday morning as the Tigers go in search of a reliable bullpen arm.

The last time Kim Sehyeon wore the Nexen Heroes uniform was on a hot and humid Wednesday night in Jamsil. The KBO 2016 save leader was summoned to close out a 3-1 lead in the bottom of the 9th against the LG Twins. Andy Van Hekken had put Nexen within touching distance of a series… Continue reading A KBO trade on a Monday morning as the Tigers go in search of a reliable bullpen arm.

Andrew Farrell, Brian Richards, Bullpen, Controversy, Doosan Bears, Home runs, Jamsil Baseball Stadium, KBO Podcast, KIA Tigers, Korean baseball, KT Wiz, LG Twins, Lotte Giants, NC Dinos, Nexen Heroes, Podcast, Ryan Feierabend, Samsung Lions, Sean Pratt, SK Wyverns, Stadium, Suwon kt wiz Park, Uncategorized, Video reply

GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 18

On this week's episode we sat down with Ryan Feierabend of the kt wiz to discuss his transition to Korea, playing in the KBO, and his knuckle-ball. We also caught up with long time Kia Tigers fan Sean Pratt in Jamsil Stadium. Check it out and subscribe to us on iTunes!