At first glance, it may seem as though Johnny Washington is walking into an unenviable situation as he prepares to take over as the new hitting coach of the Hanwha Eagles.
Former major league slugger Ryon Healy has landed in Korea. The Hanwha Eagles announced Sunday they have signed Healy to a one-year deal worth up to $1 million.
The Hanwha Eagles announced the signing of two new foreign pitchers — Nick Kingham and Ryan Carpenter — on Sunday. Kingham will be returning to the KBO for his second season while it'll be the first for Carpenter.
Just less than a week after parting ways with the Hanwha Eagles, veteran outfielder Lee Yong-kyu found a new club to play for, the Kiwoom Heroes. Lee and the Heroes agreed to a one-year contract at 150 million won on Tuesday.
The Hanwha Eagles have decided not to extend captain Lee Yong-kyu's contract. The Eagles made the radical decision to part ways with veteran Lee as he didn’t fit into the bottom-ranked team’s future.
The 2020 season may well be a write-off, but their recent improved performance has given the Eagles’ young players something to smile about and could pay dividends next season. Catcher Choi Jae-hoon may well be behind the Eagles’ success in October.
Hanwha Eagles’ slugger Kim Tae-kyun has decided to retire.The Eagles announced Wednesday that one-club veteran Kim has decided to retire to create more opportunities for younger players.
A second Korean minor league baseball player tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, about 24 hours after his teammate was infected. The KBO announced that a member of Hanwha Eagles' minor league affiliate tested positive for Covid-19.
Despite the coronavirus pandemic disrupting professional sporting leagues around the world, the KBO was able to get away with a delayed start and has continued since May 5 with only the long, wet, humid summer occasionally stopping play.