An Chi-hong, Andrew Farrell, Choi Heong-woo, Doosan Bears, Errors, Experience, Gwangju-KIA Champions Field, Home runs, Injury, Jamsil Baseball Stadium, KBO All-Star Game, KIA Tigers, Kim Sun-bin, KT Wiz, Lee Beom-ho, Na Ji-hwan, NC Dinos, Nexen Heroes, Oh Jae-won, Park Min-woo, Roger Bernardina, Seo Dong-uk, Seo Geon-chang, Typical KBO game, Yang Hyun-jeong

An Chi-hong’s dip in form has gone under the radar, but the Tigers should be worried.

When you look at his 2017 stats to date, it seems ludicrous to even pinpoint second baseman An Chi-hong as a ticking time bomb in Kia Tigers' season. The league leaders are without a recognised closer (Friday night in Suwon confirmed this), a reliable bullpen arm and possess two catchers who, despite showing promising early… Continue reading An Chi-hong’s dip in form has gone under the radar, but the Tigers should be worried.

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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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The NC Dinos make the most of the All-Star break.

Twenty fours before the 2017 All-Star event got under way at Daegu's Samsung Lions Park, the NC Dinos exited Champions Field with heads bowed. The Kia Tigers had just wrapped up a dominating sweep, recording a comfortable 7-1 win to stretch their lead at the top to a seemingly unassailable eight games*. Wednesday's collapse was… Continue reading The NC Dinos make the most of the All-Star break.

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GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 17

On this week's special episode, we sat down with LG Twins pitcher David Huff to discuss his time in the MLB and the KBO. We also met up with Matthew Care to discuss the latest in the KBO, including video reviews and much more.  Don't forget to subscribe to us on iTunes. Check it out!… Continue reading GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 17

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GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 16

On this week's episode we are joined by former 1st baseball Brett Pill to discuss his time time playing for the Kia Tiger and his scouting work now. We also talk about our memories of watching him play, the All-Star action, and the upcoming series. *Photo from Yonhap News

Andrew Farrell, Daegu Samsung Lions Park, Doosan Bears, Errors, Gwangju-KIA Champions Field, Hanbat Baseball Stadium, Hanwha Eagles, Home runs, Jamsil Baseball Stadium, KBO All-Star Game, Korean baseball, KT Wiz, Lee Jong-hoo, Lee Seung-yeop, LG Twins, Lotte Giants, Munhak Baseball Stadium, NC Dinos, Nexen Heroes, Roger Bernardina, Sajik Baseball Stadium, Samsung Lions, SK Wyverns, Suwon kt wiz Park, Typical KBO game

KBO observations from the last week of June.

1. A week of mixed emotions I love baseball. I only got into the sport when I moved to Korea in 2009. Before then, my knowledge of the game was virtually non-existent. But last week's LG v Lotte series in Busan tested the patience a little. Not so much in baseball, but in the KBO.… Continue reading KBO observations from the last week of June.

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GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 14

We talk with former Lotte Giants and Hanwha Eagles pitcher Shane Youman about his time in the KBO, and what he is up to now.  We also discuss the latest issues in the KBO and look towards next week. You can follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Also, don't forget to subscribe to the… Continue reading GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 14

Andrew Farrell, Bullpen, Doosan Bears, Gwangju-KIA Champions Field, Hanwha Eagles, Home runs, Jamsil Baseball Stadium, KIA Tigers, Korean baseball, KT Wiz, LG Twins, Lotte Giants, Masan Baseball Stadium, NC Dinos, Nexen Heroes, Power rankings, Samsung Lions, SK Wyverns, Typical KBO game, Wilim Rosario, Yoo Gang-nam

KBO observations form the 3rd week of June.

1. Doosan v NC had just about everything. Riding the bus home on Sunday night in the Jamsil area, I saw plenty of young Doosan fans passed out in the arms of their parents. And who can blame them? The meeting of 3rd v 2nd was as close to a rollercoaster ride as you'll ever… Continue reading KBO observations form the 3rd week of June.

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GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 11

Episode 11 is here and we are have some new equipment (hence the audio issues...and wind)! We discuss SK power with Michael Delgado, the different management styles in the KBO, and some of the most bizarre walk-offs in the league. Video page: 치고달려라 on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Frnflrnfl1%2Fvideos%2F1088367487973550%2F&show_text=1&width=560

Andrew Farrell, Bullpen, Daegu Samsung Lions Park, Doosan Bears, Gocheok Sky Dome, Gwangju-KIA Champions Field, Hanbat Baseball Stadium, Hanwha Eagles, KIA Tigers, Korean baseball, KT Wiz, LG Twins, Lotte Giants, Masan Baseball Stadium, Munhak Baseball Stadium, NC Dinos, Nexen Heroes, Power rankings, Sajik Baseball Stadium, Samsung Lions, SK Wyverns

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