How urgent…Ryu Hyun-jin→Kikuchi, why he switched the starting order “to emphasize the urgency to win”

The Toronto Blue Jays have changed their starting rotation order. Yusei Kikuchi (32) came in for Hyun-jin Ryu (36). It was a move that reflected Toronto’s desperation to clinch fall baseball as soon as possible. Toronto announced Kikuchi as the starting pitcher for its home game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Sept. 30. In […]

“Wasn’t it only Kubo?” Japanese media adds “possible simultaneous signing” to Son Heung-min Real transfer rumors

South Korea national team captain Son Heung-min (31, Tottenham) and Japan national team midfielder Takefusa Kubo (22, Real Sociedad) have been linked to Real Madrid, according to reports. Japanese media outlets such as Football Channel, Tokyo Sports, and Soccer Digest all reported on the 29th, citing Spain’s Don Diario, that “Real Madrid are not only […]

Four-game ‘last-place’ Heroes shock…8th-10th place down to two games from seven, Hanwha Samsung revives doom-phobia

The ’embers’ thought to be extinguished have been rekindled. The 8th-ranked Hanwha Eagles, 9th-ranked Samsung Lions, and 10th-ranked Kiwoom Heroes have narrowed their lead to two games. Wins and losses can turn the tide in an instant. Both Hanwha, which has finished last for three years in a row, and Samsung, which has never finished […]

“Pittsburgh, looking to bolster starting? Look no further than Ryu Hyun-jin”

“Pushing to sign Japanese pitcher over Ryu Hyun-jin” Reporter Moon Sung-dae = The value of ‘Korean Monster’ Ryu Hyun-jin (36, Toronto Blue Jays) seems to be gradually decreasing. “If Pittsburgh wants to bolster its starting pitching staff, it should look to the international free agent market,” said ‘Rumbunter’, who covers Pittsburgh news on American fansided. […]

Yankees fail to reach PS for first time in 7 years, 48.1 billion batters say the word ‘failure’

After the New York Yankees failed to reach the postseason for the first time in seven years, leadoff hitter Aaron Judge, the “$360 million (48.11 billion won) man,” used the word “failure” to draw attention. The Yankees were swept 1-7 in their 2023 World Series opener against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Yankee Stadium in the […]

Go to the metropolitan area? LG, Dusan don’t have to leave Jamsil… Alternative stadium controversy, head to head with Seoul

Seoul, the KBO, the LG Twins, and the Doosan Bears will put their heads together to come up with a ‘real solution’ to replace Jamsil Baseball Stadium. The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced on May 25, “Regarding the replacement of the controversial Jamsil Baseball Stadium, we held discussions with the KBO, LG, and Doosan teams on […]