After spending months as a disappointing shadow of their former selves, the Doosan Bears have shot up the table over the past week, jumping from seventh to fourth with a five game winning streak that has thrown them deep into playoff contention.
The KT Wiz hold on to a comfortable lead at the top of the KBO with just a month left to play, but further down the table the race to the postseason is starting to heat up.
The KT Wiz extended their lead at the top of the KBO over the weekend, sweeping a two-game series against the LG Twins to sit four games clear in first place.
The KT Wiz held on to the top spot in the KBO after a turbulent week that saw heavy rain and a sudden outbreak of Covid-19 cases threaten to derail the league a week before it breaks before the Olympics.
The KBO canceled two games on Sunday in response to a Covid-19 outbreak that has threatened to derail the league a week before it breaks for the Olympics.
The Lotte Giants will be playing without manager Larry Sutton for the next two weeks, as the U.S. skipper has been forced to quarantine after his children tested positive for Covid-19.
The Doosan Bears reported on Monday that a front office employee has tested positive for Covid-19, with all Doosan staff, coaches and players undergoing tests as of press time.
The KT Wiz reclaimed a narrow lead at the top of the KBO over the weekend, with competition remaining unusually tight with just three weeks to go before the Olympic break.
The SSG Landers held on to an increasingly narrow lead in the KBO after another week of baseball, with just two games now separating the top six teams.
Doosan Bears’ veteran infielder Oh Jae-won had to borrow a bat against the Kiwoom Heroes on Tuesday after his was confiscated.