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Korean Stars Warm Up for WBC 2017

Korean Stars Warm Up for WBC 2017

URUMA, Japan, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – With less than a month to go before the first pitch is thrown, South Korea opened its training camp for the World Baseball Classic in Uruma, Okinawa. During the team’s ten-day training camp in Japan, it will play practice games against two Nippon Professional Baseball clubs – the [...]

Troubled Major Leaguer Dropped from Nat’l Team for World Baseball Classic

Troubled Major Leaguer Dropped from Nat’l Team for World Baseball Classic

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) – Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Kang Jung-ho, facing indictment over charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, was dropped from the national team for this year’s World Baseball Classic (WBC) on Wednesday.  Manager Kim In-sik made the decision after meeting with his coaches at the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) headquarters [...]