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 KBO returns Tuesday after a month-long break for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The KT Wiz held on to the top spot in the KBO after another week of action, riding an eight-game hitting streak to the biggest lead the league has seen this season.
Breaking out the brooms is becoming increasingly important in the KBO, with the top teams packed so closely together that a sweep a week often decides who takes the top spot.
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.
The SSG Landers held on to the No. 1 spot after another week of KBO action, taking a two-game lead in the unusually tight competition.
The SSG Landers took the lead in the KBO over the weekend, winning all three games against the LG Twins to knock the Seoul club from second to sixth in three days.
The SSG Landers will wear a Starbucks-branded uniform for a three-game series against the LG Twins starting May 21.
Baseball fans may have another rivalry to get excited about — Shinsegae Group Vice Chairman Chung Yong-jin is pitting his SSG Landers against the Lotte Giants in the battle of the retail giants.
The LG Twins and the SSG Landers are tied for first in the KBO after just over three weeks of play, with only the 10th-place Kiwoom Heroes seeming to really struggle so far this season.