South Korea crushes U.S. to win Premier 12 title

Baseball Nov 21, 2015

South Korea crushes U.S. to win Premier 12 title

by Jason Coskrey

South Korea didn't need any ninth-inning heroics in the Premier 12 final. It had this one well in hand pretty early on. Kim Hyun-soo drove in three runs, slugger Park Byung-ho, likely MLB-bound, connected on a towering three-run homer, and the South Koreans battered the ...

Japan wins third-place game

Baseball Nov 21, 2015

Japan wins third-place game

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Samurai Japan disappointed its home crowd in a stunning semifinal loss to South Korea two days previously. But the Premier 12 cohost bounced back with an 11-1 rout of Mexico in the third-place game on Saturday at Tokyo Dome. Japan's leadoff hitter, Shogo Akiyama, smacked ...