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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

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Eric Hacker v Michael Bowden. Game 3 preview.

The play-off roadshow returns to Masan as Doosan Bears and NC Dinos look to put a foot firmly in the Korean Series with a win in Game 3. The best-of-5 series is delicately balanced at 1 win apiece after two gloriously high scoring games at a raucous Jamsil midweek. NC, led by part-time cheerleader Eric… Continue reading Eric Hacker v Michael Bowden. Game 3 preview.

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GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 29 – Playoff Special II with Danny Kurtz

The semi-playoffs is finished and the Lotte Giants are eliminated. Now we look ahead to the playoff series between the NC Dinos and the Doosan Bears. MyKBO.net founder Danny Kurtz also joins us to give us his thoughts. We then finish up by discussing some of the latest news in the KBO. Don’t forget to… Continue reading GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 29 – Playoff Special II with Danny Kurtz

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GSKBO Play-off Podcast Special. Lotte Giants v NC Dinos.

On Sunday at 2pm, Lotte Giants will host NC Dinos in an intriguing South-East play-off derby. Lotte surprised everyone this season, finishing third, ahead of their regional rivals. In our first play-off podcast of 2017, Andrew Farrell and Matthew Care look back on an exciting regular season, NC's rather unexpected hammering of SK Wyverns in… Continue reading GSKBO Play-off Podcast Special. Lotte Giants v NC Dinos.

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KBO Wildcard. SK Wyverns @ NC Dinos. Our contributors give their predictions…

The pitching graph is brought to you by our friends over at myKBO.net. Click on the link for more information, stats and analysis. Matthew Care While Jeff Manship's September ERA of 6.94 would have you think that SK have an advantage coming into the first wild card game, the very nature of the wildcard format,… Continue reading KBO Wildcard. SK Wyverns @ NC Dinos. Our contributors give their predictions…

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Wild Card 2017 – Preview and Predictions

Now that the 2017 regular season is over, the KBO is all set to get the post season started with the Wild Card series between the SK Wyverns and the NC Dinos. Unlike the MLB wild card, which is just a one and done game, the KBO system is a little more complicated. It is… Continue reading Wild Card 2017 – Preview and Predictions

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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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The smart money is on Doosan as Gwangju prepares to host the game of the season.

Well, this is it. The KBO has gotten the sort of headline-grabbing season ending game it was craving. Friday night in Gwangju. Kia Tigers v Doosan Bears. The country's most successful club verus the back-to-back reigning champions.  Both, with massive fanbases. It probably isn't stretching things to suggest that whoever wins this game will win… Continue reading The smart money is on Doosan as Gwangju prepares to host the game of the season.