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GrandslamKBO Episode 33 – Free Agency, Foreigners, & Charity

After a month long break due to someone's personal commitments (it involved vows), GSKBO returns with a look at the foreign players signed up for the 2018 season, how the slow-burning KBO free agent market is progressing and our differing opinions on Dustin Nippert, Kang Min-ho and Cha Il-mok. Matthew Care joins Brian Richards and… Continue reading GrandslamKBO Episode 33 – Free Agency, Foreigners, & Charity

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GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 32 – Daniel Kim

The 2017 KBO Series is over, and the Kia Tigers are the champions. However, GrandslamKBO keeps on rolling with a wrap-up of the Korean Series and game 5, a look ahead at some of the possible free-trade moves, and we go over the season as a whole. KBS sports commentator and star of DKTV Daniel… Continue reading GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 32 – Daniel Kim

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GrandslamKBO Episode 31- Korean Series Part II, Games 1 & 2

Brian and Andrew catch up on the action from games 1 and 2 in Gwangju on Wednesday and Thursday. They also preview game 3 with Pat Dean starting for the Kia Tigers and Michael Bowden starting for the Doosan Bears. Game 3 is on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. in Jamsil Stadium, Seoul. You can catch… Continue reading GrandslamKBO Episode 31- Korean Series Part II, Games 1 & 2

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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

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.

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GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 27 – David E. Schultz and the KBO MVP frontrunners.

"This season I've reached two big milestones. I got my one millionth pitch covered, and that entails all baseball from MLB to KBO and so forth. And then about a week later, I recorded my 3000th Major League Baseball game." Ever wondered what a datecaster does? David E. Schultz shares his experiences and career highlights… Continue reading GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 27 – David E. Schultz and the KBO MVP frontrunners.

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Tigers v Bears. This is all you need to know.

Last Friday we called the meeting of Doosan Bears v Kia Tigers in Gwangju as a game neither team could afford to lose. The Tigers lost, emphatically, and then surrendered their lead at the summit of the table after Sunday's demoralizing 5-0 loss to Hanwha Eagles. The Bears had clawed back a seemingly impossible 13… Continue reading Tigers v Bears. This is all you need to know.

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Top of the First 09/26/2017: 8 Days To Go In The Closest KBO Season In Recent Memory

After strong outings by the Doosan Bears and NC Dinos on Sunday, KIA and Lotte today have the opportunity to maintain the pressure on their rivals in the battles for first, and third. Here’s how the top 4 shapes up heading into the last 8 days of the season. After a week that saw them… Continue reading Top of the First 09/26/2017: 8 Days To Go In The Closest KBO Season In Recent Memory

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GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 26 – Donn Roach

"I think they're important, it keeps the game respectable, it doesn't get the game out of hand. But, on the other hand, them being unwritten....it can also interfere in the game." After bouncing around various teams and leagues, kt wiz pitcher Donn Roach has gotten settled in Korea. He shares his thoughts about the unwritten… Continue reading GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 26 – Donn Roach