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 KBO's overall rookie draft was held on Monday at Blue Square in Yongsan, central Seoul, with 100 new players named to the 10 KBO clubs.
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 NC Dinos and Lotte Giants line up at the start of a game at Changwon NC Park in Changwon, South Gyeongsang on Tuesday.
The four NC Dinos players at the center of the Covid-19 crisis that forced the KBO to cancel a week of games have been banned from playing for the rest of the 2021 season.
The NC Dinos ended the 2020 season on top of the world, winning both the pennant and the Korean Series. This season things have taken a darker turn. This season, things have taken a darker turn.
The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO)’s decision to shut down the league was prompted by players testing positive for Covid-19 after a drinking party, a local reporter claimed Tuesday.
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 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.