Thursday, July 10, 2008

7/9 Roundup and News

I have to go to Pohang this afternoon for a "Teacher's Field Trip." Teacher's field trips are just like children's field trips except they have a lot more alcohol. We're probably going to eat raw fish. I like raw fish, but raw fish in Korea destroys my guts. I think it has to do with chemicals in the water. Just my guess.

This story is actually a little sad. KIA Tigers 38 year old righty, Jeong Min-tae, has called it a career. Jeong finished his 15 year career with 124-96 record, a 3.48 ERA, a 1.24 WHIP and Korean Series MVP awards in 1998 and 2003.

I'd love to give each game it's full write up, but I've got to catch a bus to Pohang. Sadly, just scores, winners, losers and game balls.

Doosan 5, LG 1
W - Kim Sun-woo, L - Jeong Chan-heon

Game Ball: Doosan's Hong Seong-heun. Hong finished the night 3-4 with a double, 2 RBI and a run scored.

SK 3, Samsung 0
W - Kim Kwang-hyeon, L - Wes Obermueller, S - Yoon Gil-hyeon

Game Ball: SK ace, Kim Kwang-hyeon. Kim threw 7 shutout innings(96 pitches, 57 strikes) allowing only 3 hits and 4 walks while striking out 3.

Woori 9, Lotte 4
W - Jeong Won-sam, L - Song Seung-joon

Game Ball: Woori's foreign slugger, Cliff Brumbaugh. Big Cliff went 3-4 with 2 RBI's.

Hanhwa 7, KIA 4
W - Kim Hyeok-min, L - Im Joon-hyeok, S - Brad Thomas

Game Ball: Hanhwa third baseman, Lee Beom-ho. Lee was Mr. Everything last night. He went 3-4 with a double, a homer, 2 RBI's, 2 runs scored and a stolen base. He was a double away from a cycle.

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