Tampa Bay Rays first baseman Choi Ji-man will undergo knee surgery this week and miss at least the first month of the 2021 season, Rays manager Kevin Cash announced Tuesday.
Choi Ji-man of the Tampa Bay Rays drives in a run with a single in the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday in Port Charlotte, Florida
Toronto Blue Jays’ ace Ryu Hyun-jin’s first opponent of the 2021 season will likely be his old rival the New York Yankees.
Choi Ji-man of the Tampa Bay Rays became the first Korean ever to pick up a World Series hit in Game 2 of the Fall Classic at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas on Wednesday.
Korean slugger Choi Ji-man is expected to become the fourth Korean ever and the first Korean batter to play in the World Series, as the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Houston Astros 4-2 in Game 7 of the ALCS at PetCo Park in San Diego on Saturday.
Choi Ji-man of the Tampa Bay Rays finally broke his silence on Thursday, but the Rays were unable to pick up a win against the Houston Astros to take the American League Championship Series (ALCS) title at Petco Park in San Diego.
The 2020 postseason started strong for the MLB's Korean contingent, with three of the four players earning a spot in the playoffs, but only a few games later there's just one man left standing.
The two Korean major league pitchers - Ryu Hyun-jin of the Toronto Blue Jays and Kim Kwang-hyun of the St. Louis Cardinals - were hoping for another historic double win on Chuseok, but sadly that wasn’t to be.
With the MLB’s shortened 60-game season now completed, three of the four Korean major leaguers are expected to appear in the postseason this year.
The MLB's shortened 60-game season finally kicked off over the weekend, with all four Korean major leaguers making an appearance in the opening series. Ryu Hyun-Jin of the Toronto Blue Jays appeared as starter in the opening game on July 24.