Rosecrans: Baseball is back in South Korea — here’s a primer to get you up to speed

From C. Trent Rosecrans at The Athletic on April 23, 2020:

A couple of days of watching Taiwan’s Chinese Professional Baseball League has taught us that regardless of the language, the atmosphere or the level of competition, watching baseball is fun.

It’s fun when it’s the Red Sox and Yankees or the Guardians against the Monkeys. Now, make room for the Wyverns and Wiz, as the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) will start its regular season on May 5.

Baseball is baseball is baseball, but baseball still has subtle and not-so-subtle differences around the world.

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Originally published: April 24, 2020. Last Updated: April 24, 2020.