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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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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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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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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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Musings on the Unwritten Rules of Baseball

Nothing seems to get baseball fans more worked up than the unwritten rules of baseball. These can be quite confusing, especially for casual fans of the game, as you can obviously not find them in any official rulebook. Flip your bat after a homer in Korea, and no one bats an eye, but if you… Continue reading Musings on the Unwritten Rules of Baseball

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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

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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

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GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 24 – John Behrend

"They're too close, not in the slot, and too far back at times. So, I think they miss a lot." Baseball umpire John Behrend joins us this week to give us his thoughts on the KBO umpires and the league. He also shares his thoughts about some of the recent KBO scandals. Afterward, we give… Continue reading GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 24 – John Behrend