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.
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.
For the first time in 15 years, two Korean major league pitchers have picked up wins on the same day.
For the fourth and the final time this season, the two Korean major leaguers will be starting on the same day on Thursday. With the clock winding down on the shortened 2020 season, they'll both be looking to finish strong.
St. Louis Cardinals' Korean starter Kim Kwang-hyun has been placed on the injured list (IL) with a kidney ailment, bringing his promising rookie season to an abrupt halt.
Kim Kwang-hyun of the St Louis Cardinals throws a pitch during a game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati on Wednesday.
or the first time in 13 years, two Korean pitchers started in major league games on the same day. Kim Kwang-hyun of the St. Louis Cardinals and Ryu Hyun-jin of the Toronto Blue Jays both took the mound to open for their respective clubs on Monday.
St. Louis Cardinals' pitcher Kim Kwang-hyun will make his first MLB start this week against the Pittsburgh Pirates, the team's manager said last Friday.