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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.

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GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 18

On this week's episode we sat down with Ryan Feierabend of the kt wiz to discuss his transition to Korea, playing in the KBO, and his knuckle-ball. We also caught up with long time Kia Tigers fan Sean Pratt in Jamsil Stadium. Check it out and subscribe to us on iTunes!

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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.

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GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 17

On this week's special episode, we sat down with LG Twins pitcher David Huff to discuss his time in the MLB and the KBO. We also met up with Matthew Care to discuss the latest in the KBO, including video reviews and much more.  Don't forget to subscribe to us on iTunes. Check it out!… Continue reading GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 17

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Teething Problems With KBO’s New Instant Replay System

Following Major League Baseball's implementation of instant replay technology in 2008, and it's subsequent upgrade to the modern day system in 2014, many other countries have followed suit in an effort to improve their domestic leagues. When asked for his opinion on video replay technology before his 5000th game, MLB umpire Joe West said to… Continue reading Teething Problems With KBO’s New Instant Replay System

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Munhak Baseball Stadium is much-loved, and it is easy to see why!

There is a highway from Incheon Airport that veers south before Seoul and eventually plants drivers and passengers to a small outpost on the border with Gyeonggi Province called Seoksu. As you make your way further from the airport and away from the new towns scaring the Incheon skyline, there is a stretch of road… Continue reading Munhak Baseball Stadium is much-loved, and it is easy to see why!

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The 2017 Korean Series champions are…..?

Now that the 2017 All Star break is over, we can look forward to the second half of what has been an enthralling season so far. The Kia Tigers defied the critics by marching to the summit and then staying there. Doosan Bears, back-to-back champions, have been stuck in 3rd gear but remain a decent… Continue reading The 2017 Korean Series champions are…..?

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GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 16

On this week's episode we are joined by former 1st baseball Brett Pill to discuss his time time playing for the Kia Tiger and his scouting work now. We also talk about our memories of watching him play, the All-Star action, and the upcoming series. *Photo from Yonhap News

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Jo JeongHun Returns To Action In The KBO After Seven Years

On a hot and humid night in Busan on Sunday, July 9th a man stands up from the place he has occupied in the bullpen for the past two nights since his call-up from the Futures League and begins to warm up. The last out has just been recorded in the top of the seventh,… Continue reading Jo JeongHun Returns To Action In The KBO After Seven Years

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GrandslamKBO Podcast Episode 15

Episode 15 is here and this time we have a chat with LG Twins pitcher Henry Sosa about life in the KBO and what brought him here. We also discuss the intense Kia Tiger offense and the upcoming All-Star game. Don't forget to subscribe to us on iTunes!