KBO Trade Alert! Doosan IF Ryu Ji-hyeok <=> Kia SP/RP Hong Gun-hee

Trades are still fairly rare in the KBO, and most are pretty meh. This is one, however, is one of the more notable trades in recent memory, one that could make a real difference.

Recent season stats for both:

Source: Daniel Kim

I thought the Kia 3rd baseman with the longer hair was doing decent. I guess not

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That would be Hwang Yoon-ho, and I thought so too. He also came in to pitch in a blowout, which was fun.

Non-analyst opinion: KIA won this trade. I like Ryu and not sold on Hong as a bullpen guy. Maybe I’m wrong though and it works out great for the Bears…

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