South Koreans in the majors

Arrived

OF Shin-Soo Choo, 33, Rangers

Debuted in 2005. Korea’s all-time leader in MLB games played.

 

IF Jung Ho Kang, 28, Pirates

Debuted in 2015. Slow start but finished with 15 home runs.

 

IF Rob Refsnyder, 24, Yankees

Debuted last season, fighting for roster spot this season.

 

LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu, 28, Dodgers

Coming back from shoulder problems. Debuted in 2013.

 

Just arriving

OF Hyun Soo Kim, 28, Orioles

Went 0-for-23 before first hit this spring. Defense shaky.

 

1B Dae-Ho Lee, 33, Mariners

He’s 6-4, 255 pounds and hit a long home run on Monday.

 

RHP Seung Hwan Oh, 33, Cardinals

Korea’s all-time saves leader. Nicknamed “The Final Boss.’’

 

1B Byung Ho Park, 29, Twins

Three homers through first seven spring training games.