The 2020 season is an important one for a number of veteran players in the KBO, with an unusual number nearing free agency in the next couple of years.
Police said Wednesday they recommended a former professional baseball club president and two league officials not to be indicted on graft charges.
A high school left-hander was selected first overall in the annual Korean baseball draft on Monday. The Lotte Giants of the KBO chose Kim Jin-wook, senior at Gangneung High School, with the first pick of the annual amateur draft.
The Doosan Bears' dominance of the KBO appears to be well and truly over, at least for the rest of this season. Since 2015, the Bears have always been the team to beat in the fight for the Korean Series.
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 Lotte Giants' shortstop Dixon Machado has topped the All-Star fan voting, becoming only the second foreign player to do so in the KBO. The KBO unveiled 12 starters for each All-Star squad and Machado led everyone with 849,441 votes.
KT Wiz pitcher So Hyeong-jun is getting right back into the KBO’s Rookie of the Year race. As a high school rookie, So started off his KBO career with a 7.06 ERA for the month of May. His performance in August tells a very different story.
Na Sung-bum of the NC Dinos has overcome his knee injury and returned to explosive form this season. Heading into the 2019 season, there were high expectations for Na, who had mentioned his interest in potentially heading to the majors.
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.
Until this season, LG Twins’ outfielder Lee Hyung-jong has spent his career in the middle of the pack. The perennial journeyman started his career as a pitcher, retired for a bit and then suddenly came back again as a batter.