Andrew caught up with Doosan Bears starter Josh Lindblom to discuss playing in the heat, being at the top, and what it's like pitching to two of the best. Andrew also sat down with Brian (Matt is away this week) to talk about Yoon Suk Min's (Kia) recent closer performance and the emerging three groups… Continue reading GSKBO S2E16 – Josh Lindblom
The crew is back together (on Skype) just in time for the All Star break. We discuss the selections for the All Star game, the potential for a ridiculously long season this year, and we round-out the show with some news updates...including the World Cup (It's coming home?) If you haven’t already, subscribe to the… Continue reading GSKBO S2E15 – All Star
Matt is away being social, so Brian and Andrew have a chat outside of Jamsil Stadium to discuss Doosan's recent acquisition of Scott Van Slyke, the upcoming Asian Games, and what's going on with the World Cup. If you haven’t already, subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and our YouTube channel. We should have new… Continue reading GSKBO S2E14 – Friday Night Lights
This is part 2 of GSKBO's half term report. Now we look at the teams sitting outside the play-offs and offer our own verdict on how their season has gone. There is still a long way to go and as Doosan Bears showed in 2017, it doesn't matter how far back you are at this… Continue reading GSKBO’s half term report. Part 2: The rest.
The Korean baseball season, which runs from the end of March to either late October or early November (depending on rain outs), is a 144-game season. Last week, at different times, every one of the 10 league clubs arrived at the half-way point of their season; game 72. In reality, it doesn't quite feel like… Continue reading GSKBO’s half-term report. Part 1: The play-off teams.
Yonhap News sports writer Jeeho Yoo joins the podcast this week to give his thoughts on the Korean team selected for the Asia Games this summer and the World Cup. Also, Brian and Andrew sit back down in front of the Dome to discuss World Cup excitement in Korea and if it will have any… Continue reading GSKBO S2E12 – Jeeho Yoo, Asia Games, and the World Cup?
This week, former US Ambassador to Korea Mark Lippert joins the podcast to share his memories of baseball in Korea and his prized KBO uniform collection. Sam Finn from the Australian Baseball League talks to Andrew about the expansion of the ABL which includes the admission of a Korean-only baseball team to start this November.… Continue reading GSKBO S2E10 – Mr. Ambassador and Baseball Down Under
In this shortened episode, Matt is away and Brian is back. Brian gives a glimpse into the audio editing world, Andrew and Brian give their thoughts on why there are so many home runs so far this season, and they also get into LG Twins starter, Henry Sosa's success. If you haven’t already, subscribe to… Continue reading GSKBO S2E8 – Cork in the Wood
On April 20th 2018, the Seoul-based Doosan Bears and the Gwangju-based KIA Tigers met for the first time since the 2017 Korean Series. The Tigers, without a championship success in 8 years, needed just 5 games to dethrone the Bears, who were going for 3 straight Series wins. Last weekend, Doosan exerted some revenge, taking… Continue reading Doosan Bears v KIA Tigers. In pictures and videos.
This week, Andrew and Brian have a chat about the excellent pitching duel in the Gocheok Sky Dome between the Nexen Heroes and NC Dinos. They also give their thoughts on the recent air quality issues in Korea and how they have affected KBO games. Finally, the LG Twins are stealing signs and they don't… Continue reading GSKBO S2E5 – Jaguar Seats