The Baltimore Orioles Are Not Welcome In Korea

Back in February, the Orioles pissed off an entire baseballing nation with their pursuit of a South Korean high school pitcher. Flaunting Flouting the rules and risking an international incident is probably worth it for a young lefty with great control. Except it didn't go that way. The Korean Baseball Association… » 3/19/12 10:05am 3/19/12 10:05am

The Baltimore Orioles Have Pissed Off Korea

This fresh-faced young man is Kim Seong-Min, who as recently as last month was a regular high school student in South Korea. But he's a lefty pitcher, which automatically makes him one of the most desirable people on Earth, and the Orioles swooped in to cause an international incident and get their organization banned… » 2/16/12 10:40am 2/16/12 10:40am

The Orioles Can't Even Sign Potential Prospects Without Getting Their…

The Baltimore Orioles are dragging a streak of 14 consecutive losing seasons into 2012. Last month, they made a move that could pay significant future dividends when they inked 17-year-old Kim Seong-min to a $550,000 contract. A lefthander considered to be South Korea's best pitching prospect, Kim is even expected to… » 2/09/12 7:50pm 2/09/12 7:50pm