Here is a quick guide for the KBO the Top Korean baseball league in south america. If you are a casual observer or a fantasy baseball player, this will help you get up to speed with whats going on and how to get started following in general.
Where to go to watch South Korean Baseball?
As unusual as these times are we have a protected mask oriented league ready to play real regular season baseball. We may even have live and replayed broadcasts on ESPN, for more details on that go to ESPN here. It already appears this is set up.
Why would I want to watch KBO?
Well if you are a baseball fan, you will love the fun and excitement that it brings to the table on a daily basis you might love the KBO. There are no games on monday however, monday’s are too busy anyway if working a regular job at home.
The league is really stacked with top talent at all positions and has MLB players who are re-working their game and Korean prospects who will enter the MLB game in the near future. There are even a few pitchers and hitters that you may recognize in the game from previous MLB experience.
Also its an all fun league with total allowances on celebrations with bat flips, dugout celebrations, and other unwritten laws of MLB.
Here are some resources to get you going, too much excitement stirring up.
What is Korean Baseball (KBO) Similar to?
Its most comparable to the MLB minor leagues like AA and even AAA, providing some of the highest levels of farm systems prospects there locally and allowing a max of 4 foreign players, meaning most of the time it seems american players reworking their game, as there have been playing hitting 30+ hom runs in the majors after having used these setting, as Eric Thames may come to mind as popular player.
Opening day Starters:
Here you can find information on the broadcasts, opening day starters, schedule, and stories to follow: Baseball: Naver Sports. You will need to have your computer translate as much of the pages as possible.
Fantasy Baseball anyone?
If you are also a fantasy baseball guy or gal, you will want to jump into the action as you will undoubtedly know several of the players already, I think of it kind of like the XFL but better based on the players and longevity of the league and very similar rules to MLB.
Here is the main place or hub you will find MLB coaching from myself temporarily as we will still focus on baseball at least until the MLB season starts. Check here for updates and resources on how to go about it daily. These games per EST time zone start very early. 1 AM., So whether your considering this night or day for you, I will have my basic take on any given slate given daily as a recap from the games that recently finished or are still going on early in the morning, as well as a projection based lineup you could play in daily fantasy and an idea on how to stack a team to win a tournament. You could easily win some cash using these methods.
IF just starting out playing daily fantasy baseball even for the first time, this daily information will help you start winning in a pandemic shortened MLB season. If you learn from the strategies I am teaching be sure to check here on any day or night you are playing.
I will also continue to recommend all of the best resources in the industry for the sports and slates. I am personally playing for you for Korean baseball in the KBO.