The SK Wyverns baseball club has been sold to Shinsegae Group, 21 years after the club was founded by SK Telecom. According to both companies, Shinsegae approached SK looking to buy the club, which will be managed by retail chain Emart.
The SK Wyverns baseball club was reportedly sold to Shinsegae Group over the weekend, 21 years after the club was founded by SK Telecom.
The SK Wyverns announced Wednesday that they have acquired veteran pitcher Kim Sang-su in a sign-and-trade deal with the Kiwoom Heroes.
After leaving the SK Wyverns in 2017, Kim Won-hyung returns as the club's new manager for the upcoming season. Kim has the responsibility of leading the struggling team back to the top of the leaderboard.
SK Wyverns slugger Jamie Romak has been awarded the James "Tip" O'Neill Award, the top honor that the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame has to offer.
A player, coach, manager and commentator, Lee Man-soo has been in the baseball world for over 50 years. After hitting the KBO's first homer and becoming the MLB's first Korean coach, Lee is now taking the sport to Southeast Asia, starting in Laos.
SK Wyverns' infielder Kim Sung-hyun became the very first free agent to sign a contract this offseason. Kim agreed to a two-year deal, with an option of another year, with the Wyverns at 1.1 billion won.
SK Wyverns' manager Youm Kyoung-youb will sit out the rest of the KBO season with health problems. The Wyverns announced Tuesday that bench coach Park Kyung-oan will serve as the interim manager for the final 42 games of the season.
The reigning saves king in Korean baseball will likely miss the rest of this season with a shoulder injury. The SK Wyverns of the KBO announced Monday that reliever Ha Jae-hoon will be sidelined for two months with right shoulder pains.
When SK Wyverns' manager Youm Kyoung-youb fell unconscious in the dugout during a KBO game Thursday, it served as a solemn reminder of the stressful nature of his occupation.