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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!

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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.

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GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 23 – Jake Brigham & Danny Kurtz

"Junior (Lee Jeong Hoo), he's good. Watching him is pretty special....he's not just hitting bad pitchers, he's hitting the best guys that are out there." Nexen Heroes star Jake Brigham is considered one of the very few impressive mid-season pick ups in KBO history. The pitcher joins us this week to discuss the brilliance of… Continue reading GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 23 – Jake Brigham & Danny Kurtz

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Time is running out to see the Lion King one more time.

One of South Korea's most decorated (and loved) baseball players has entered his final September as a pro. Lee Seung-yeop of the Samsung Lions is retiring at the end of this season, bringing down the curtain on a glittering career. Lee's beloved Lions have struggled all year and won't be playing playoff baseball. So, this… Continue reading Time is running out to see the Lion King one more time.

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Kia meet Doosan and Lotte host NC. Is this the league’s defining week?

On episode 21 of Grand Slam KBO, it was put to Yonhap's Jeeho Yoo that the 2017 season is much more exciting than we could have imagined. Korea was, don't forget, rebounding from a miserable WBC when Israel and the Netherlands stormed the Gocheok Dome and national team suffered an early, embarrassing exit. Six months… Continue reading Kia meet Doosan and Lotte host NC. Is this the league’s defining week?

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GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 20

"Wiji (Yang Eui Ji) is a stud, on and off the field." See what else Michael Bowden has to say about working with Yang, Doosan's stellar season last year, and what he's up to now. Also, check out what Hanwha fan Phil Drendall has to say about his team and their future. Don't forget to… Continue reading GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 20

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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.

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GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 13

On this special episode we caught up Kerry Maher, while he was in town from Busan. We discussed his rise to KBO stardom, how Lotte is fairing this season, and his acting career. Check it out!  

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KBO rankings. End of May

1. Doosan Bears. Won 4, lost 1. Tuesday's game was rained out but otherwise Doosan continued their decent run of form and moved into the top 3 following LG's horror week. The only blip was Friday's loss at home to kt. What made that game interesting was seeing Yoo Hee-gwon pitch another 9 innings having… Continue reading KBO rankings. End of May

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Grandslam KBO Podcast Episode 9

On this week's episode we sit down with Andy Brown to discuss his art and baseball. We also talk about the big events of the last week in the KBO. You can check out Andy's work at andybrownisanartist.com, on Facebook at 'Andy Brown is an artist', or on Twitter @andybisanartist.