Brian Richards, Bullpen, Daegu Samsung Lions Park, Doosan Bears, Gwangju-KIA Champions Field, Hanwha Eagles, Jamsil Baseball Stadium, KIA Tigers, Korean baseball, KT Wiz, LG Twins, Lotte Giants, Masan Baseball Stadium, Mykbo.net, NC Dinos, Nexen Heroes, Predictions, Recap, Sajik Baseball Stadium, Samsung Lions, SK Wyverns, Uncategorized

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

Doosan Bears, Hanwha Eagles, Home runs, Injury, KIA Tigers, KT Wiz, Lee Seung-yeop, LG Twins, Lotte Giants, Michael Bowden, Munhak Baseball Stadium, Mykbo.net, NC Dinos, Nexen Heroes, Power rankings, Predictions, Recap, Samsung Lions, SK Wyverns, Typical KBO game

Only three things in life are certain: birth, deaths, and a KIA Tigers bullpen meltdown

The first mini series of the week is over, and now we head for the Thursday and Friday collection as the season's end gets closer and closer. If there were no rain outs, these were due to be the final midweek regular season games of 2017. Alas, on we power, to October 3rd. That's when… Continue reading Only three things in life are certain: birth, deaths, and a KIA Tigers bullpen meltdown

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.

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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

Charity, Featured writer, Henry Sosa, Jeff Manship, KIA Tigers, Matthew Care, Michael Bowden, Mykbo.net, Roger Bernardina, Team Jokbal

KBO Players Pitching-In For Pig-Feet

Like America and Canada, Korea has had a love of food at baseball games since the Korean Baseball Organization's inaugural season in 1982. Much akin to Duke Snider's statement that hot dogs taste better at the ballpark than at home, chicken and beer, or chimaek (치맥) as it is more commonly known, has held similar… Continue reading KBO Players Pitching-In For Pig-Feet

Andrew Farrell, Brian Richards, David Huff, Doosan Bears, Experience, Jamsil Baseball Stadium, KBO All-Star Game, KIA Tigers, KT Wiz, LG Twins, Lotte Giants, Matthew Care, Michael Bowden, Mykbo.net, NC Dinos, Nexen Heroes, Podcast, Ryan Feierabend, Samsung Lions, SK Wyverns, Stadium, Typical KBO game, Yang Eui Ji

Independence Day baseball!

I'm sure most of you living in Korea are not working today. August 15th is Independence Day, and that means baseball starts at the slightly earlier time of....eh....6pm! The weather is still too hot during the day for the KBO to even consider a 2pm start, which is a pity, because the earlier games around… Continue reading Independence Day baseball!

Andrew Farrell, Doosan Bears, Hanwha Eagles, KIA Tigers, KT Wiz, LG Twins, Lotte Giants, Mykbo.net, NC Dinos, Nexen Heroes, Predictions, Samsung Lions, SK Wyverns, Typical KBO game

Every win is crucial as the 2017 season moves to the 2 game series.

The 10 clubs that make up the KBO are nearing the home straight as 3 game stands are reduced to two. This is the moment in the season when teams just outside the playoff spots know they have to make a move. Any solid run of victories could be enough to ensure baseball beyond September,… Continue reading Every win is crucial as the 2017 season moves to the 2 game series.

Andrew Farrell, Brian Richards, Danny K, David Huff, Doosan Bears, Hanwha Eagles, KBO Podcast, KIA Tigers, LG Twins, Lotte Giants, Mykbo.net, NC Dinos, Nexen Heroes, Oh Jae-won, Podcast, Roger Bernardina, Ryan Feierabend, Samsung Lions, SK Wyverns, Suwon kt wiz Park, Uncategorized, Xavier Scruggs

GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 19

On this week's episode, we are joined by the founder of mykbo.net Danny Kurtz to discuss what inspired him to create the site, what he's up to now, and what's going on in the KBO. Don't forget to subscribe and rate us on iTunes!  

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, Bullpen, Daegu Samsung Lions Park, Eric Hacker, Gwangju-KIA Champions Field, Hanwha Eagles, Home runs, Injury, Jeff Manship, KBO All-Star Game, KIA Tigers, KT Wiz, Lee Ho-jun, Lee Jae-hak, Masan Baseball Stadium, Mykbo.net, NC Dinos, SK Wyverns, SK Wyverns Home Run Brigade, Suwon kt wiz Park, Xavier Scruggs

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.