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Is there such a thing as a win-win trade? “Mets rationalize, Texans challenge for championship” both get straight A’s

Three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer has been traded after failing to complete his second season in free agency. Both the New York Mets, who let Scherzer go, and the Texas Rangers, who acquired him, were praised for making good moves. It was a rare balancing act. On Tuesday, the Mets and Rangers acquired Luisangel Acuña from Texas, who can play second base, shortstop, and center field. The deal also included partial salary relief…

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Panoni gets first win, Choi doubles, Jung hits third straight SV…KIA sweeps, Lotte falls to 7th place

KIA Tigers complete sweep. Behind a no-hitter from starter Thomas Pannoni and RBIs from Socrates and Choi Hyung-woo, KIA won 6-3 against the Lotte Giants in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League on Tuesday at Gwangju-Kia Champions Field. The win was KIA’s third in a row, pushing Lotte down to seventh place and moving up one spot to sixth. The game was 0-0 through three innings as KIA’s Panoni and Lotte’s Han Hyun-hee battled…

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Belhore lose second straight game with 0-1 defeat to ‘group favorites’ Morocco…Round of 16 unlikely

South Korea’s women’s soccer team suffered a second straight defeat at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia-New Zealand 2023, falling to Morocco, one of the weakest teams in the group. Their chances of advancing to the round of 16 are now slim. Head coach Colleen Bell’s side lost 0-1 to Morocco in their second Group H match of the tournament at Hindmarsh Stadium in Adelaide, Australia, on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. ET. It was the…

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‘Left Behind the Flower’ Holland meets Blackpink’s Jisoo

Elling Holland (Manchester City) met up with K-pop star BLACKPINK’s Jisoo. Holland posted a photo of himself with BLACKPINK’s Jisoo on his channel on Aug. 28 (KST), writing, “In Seoul…” along with a Korean flag. Man City is currently in South Korea to participate in the Coupang Play Series. The team will hold an open training session in front of Korean fans on Sept. 27 before hosting Atletico Madrid on Sept. 30. Holland has represented…

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Doosan outfielders with colds, broken toes, back pain…’emergency’ ahead of August

It wasn’t easy to play without two of our best outfielders. This was a big concern for the head coach. In the end, the Doosan Bears’ fears were realized. Doosan fell to a 2-9 loss in the eighth game of the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League against the LG Twins at Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul on Monday, their third straight defeat. Their season record now stands at 44 wins, 1 tie, and 39…

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Don’t give up…Women’s soccer faces Morocco in fateful second leg

Women’s soccer faces a fateful second leg against Morocco. Head coach Colleen Bell’s women’s national team will face Morocco in the second match of Group H at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia-New Zealand 2023 on Tuesday (June 30) at Hindmarsh Stadium in Adelaide, South Australia. South Korea lost 0-2 to Colombia in the first leg. Their third-place matchup is against FIFA’s No. 2-ranked team, Germany. A win against Morocco is essential to keep their…

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I’ve been waiting for this for…12 billion at-bats since the return of the “hit, then home run, then hit” cycle.

4-for-4 after returning from injury. This is why we waited for Guzauk. The Samsung Lions defeated the second-place SSG Landers to clinch the ‘Winning Series’. Samsung won 6-5 against SSG in Daegu on the 27th. They finished the three-game midweek series with a 2-1 record. At the center of it all was Koo Ja-rook. Koo was on fire throughout the three-game series. After a two-hit “multi-hit” game on the first day, she followed it up…

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Sounds like passion. Former Man Utd star confesses: “I play for money, just like Ronaldo”

Former Manchester United player Odion Ighalo (34) has confessed that he plays soccer for money, not passion. ‘Ighalo has criticized Cristiano Ronaldo (Alnasr) and said he is playing for money, not passion,’ British media outlet ‘The Sun’ reported on Aug. 28 (KST). Ighalo joined United on loan from Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua in the 2020-2021 season. “When I was younger, of course I played with passion. I didn’t care about money then. Now I’m at…

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Key is ace Lee Kang-in’s fitness, watch out for ‘Hwang Sun-Hong Ho’ before PSG→AG as kickoff nears

The key is the fitness of Lee Kang-in (22-Paris Saint-Germain PSG). Lee joined Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) from Real Mallorca (Spain) on September 9. Expectations are high. Local French media are touting Lee as a key player for PSG in the 2023-2024 season. New PSG coach Luis Enrique is keeping a close eye on Lee. He put Lee in the starting lineup for the first pre-season friendly against Le Havre AC in Paris, France, on Aug.…

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‘LG starting lineup devastated’, will a trade eventually be the solution..I’m so jealous of Doosan’s selection

After a strong first half, the LG Twins have fallen off a cliff. Their winning percentage in July is .300 (3-7), the worst among the 10 teams. Most of all, the starting lineup has been virtually wiped out, which is unacceptable for a team challenging for a major championship. In the end, there is no other way to bolster the roster in-season. We can’t help but think of a “win-win” trade with another team.The LG…

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