Samsung Lions veteran and former major leaguer Oh Seung-hwan has one goal for the 2021 season — focus on getting the Daegu club back on track.
MLB veteran Choo Shin-soo has signed with the as-yet unnamed Emart baseball club, joining the KBO for the first time in his career. Choo will earn 2.7 billion won ($2.4 million) in annual salary.
MLB veteran Choo Shin-soo has signed with the as-yet unnamed Emart baseball club, joining the KBO for the first time in his career.
With the KBO season set to kick off in just over a month, college best friends LG Twins manager Ryu Ji-hyun and Lotte Giants manager Her Mun-hoe are looking forward to upping the ante in their friendly rivalry this season.
Lotte outfielder Son Ah-seop is still chasing the KBO hits record, coming in at No. 13 on the all-time ranking with 1,904 hits, and second among active players, behind Choi Hyoung-woo of the Tigers with 1,986 hits. But Son has time on his side.
Lotte Giants’ pitcher Park Jin-hyung is looking to increase his number of holds, after completing last year's injury-laden season with disappointing results.
Shinsegae Group appears to have purchased SSGElectros.com at the end of January, suggesting the recently-purchased SK Wyverns are about to become the SSG Electros.
SK Wyverns pitcher Lee Tae-yang hopes to turn things around this year after a difficult 2020 that saw him traded by the Hanhwa Eagles in the middle of the season.
The Doosan Bears have re-signed veteran Yoo Hee-kwan on a one-year contract, finalizing a deal at the very last minute to bring back the fan-favorite pitcher for the 2021 season.
Pitchers Yoo Hee-kwan and Lee Yong-chan are the only unsigned players left in the KBO and the clock is ticking, with spring training already underway and exhibition games set to start in just over a month.