Baseball / MLB Jan 9, 2016

KBO suspends duo for gambling

The Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) handed out half-season suspensions to pitchers Lim Chang-yong and Oh Seung-hwan on Friday, following allegations they were involved in illegal gambling in Macau. Prosecutors in December sought a summary order against the two pitchers and asked a local court to ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Dec 11, 2015

Tigers cut off negotiations with closer Oh

The Hanshin Tigers decided on Friday to end negotiations with free agent closer Oh Seung-hwan, a target of a South Korean investigation into illegal gambling. "We spoke to his agent and mutually agreed (to end negotiations)," said team president Keiichiro Yotsufuji, despite no judicial ruling ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Sep 26, 2015

Tigers closer Oh sidelined with muscle strain

Central League saves leader Oh Seung-hwan will miss the Hanshin Tigers six remaining regular season games after he was deactivated on Saturday with a muscle strain. The 33-year-old South Korean closer is suffering a strain of the adductor muscle in his right thigh. Oh, in ...

Baseball Dec 4, 2013

Korean reliever Oh joins Tigers

Oh Seung-hwan, the all-time saves leader in South Korean pro baseball with 277, completed his move to the Hanshin Tigers at a signing ceremony on Wednesday. The 31-year-old right-hander, who has represented his country at the World Baseball Classic, joins the Tigers on a two-package ...