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Ex-Cub Lim Chang-yong picks up first KBO win since 2007

SEOUL, April 14 (Yonhap) -- It's been a long time coming for right-hander Lim Chang-yong of the Samsung Lions: 2,408 days, to be exact. Recently released by the Chicago Cubs, Lim, who rejoined his former Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) club before the start of this season, picked up his first win of the year on Sunday against the SK Wyverns. The Lions defeated the Wyverns 10-9, and Lim, 37, was credited with the win thanks to 1 2/3 innings of scoreless work in relief.

Ex-Cub Lim Chang-yong picks up first KBO win since 2007

SEOUL, April 14 (Yonhap) -- It's been a long time coming for right-hander Lim Chang-yong of the Samsung Lions: 2,408 days, to be exact. Recently released by the Chicago Cubs, Lim, who rejoined his former Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) club before the start of this season, picked up his first win of the year on Sunday against the SK Wyverns. The Lions defeated the Wyverns 10-9, and Lim, 37, was credited with the win thanks to 1 2/3 innings of scoreless work in relief.

Newly acquired Lim Chang-yong to open KBO season in minors

GYEONGSAN, South Korea, March 27 (Yonhap) -- Lim Chang-yong, a former big league reliever who recently joined the Samsung Lions, will begin the 2014 Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) season in the minor league, the club's manager said Thursday. Lim signed a one-year deal with his former KBO club on Wednesday, only days after getting released by the Chicago Cubs. Though he claimed he was ready to pitch immediately, Lions manager Ryu Joong-il said he wanted to ease the veteran back into action.

Newly acquired Lim Chang-yong to open KBO season in minors

GYEONGSAN, South Korea, March 27 (Yonhap) -- Lim Chang-yong, a former big league reliever who recently joined the Samsung Lions, will begin the 2014 Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) season in the minor league, the club's manager said Thursday. Lim signed a one-year deal with his former KBO club on Wednesday, only days after getting released by the Chicago Cubs. Though he claimed he was ready to pitch immediately, Lions manager Ryu Joong-il said he wanted to ease the veteran back into action.

Ex-Cubs pitcher Lim Chang-yong signs with KBO's Samsung

SEOUL/GYEONGSAN, South Korea, March 26 (Yonhap) -- Free agent right-hander Lim Chang-yong rejoined his former South Korean club Samsung Lions on Wednesday, only days after getting released by the Chicago Cubs, officials here said.

Ex-Cubs pitcher Lim Chang-yong signs with KBO's Samsung

SEOUL/GYEONGSAN, South Korea, March 26 (Yonhap) -- Free agent right-hander Lim Chang-yong rejoined his former South Korean club Samsung Lions on Wednesday, only days after getting released by the Chicago Cubs, officials here said.

Ex-Cubs pitcher Lim Chang-yong signs with KBO's Samsung

SEOUL/GYEONGSAN, South Korea, March 26 (Yonhap) -- Free agent right-hander Lim Chang-yong rejoined his former South Korean club Samsung Lions on Wednesday, only days after getting released by the Chicago Cubs, officials here said.

Ex-Cubs pitcher Lim Chang-yong to open contract talks with KBO's Samsung

SEOUL, March 26 (Yonhap) -- Free agent right-hander Lim Chang-yong, recently released by the Chicago Cubs, will soon open contract negotiations with his former South Korean team, the Samsung Lions, an official with the domestic club said Wednesday. "Lim Chang-yong arrived in Korea late Tuesday afternoon," the official with the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) team said. "He will visit our minor league training facility in Gyeongsan (330 kilometers southeast of Seoul) to sit down with our executives and begin contract talks. We hope to deliver some good news soon."

S. Korean pitcher Lim Chang-yong released by Chicago Cubs

SEOUL, March 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korean pitcher Lim Chang-yong has been released by the Chicago Cubs, the Major League Baseball (MLB) team announced Tuesday, possibly opening the door for his return to the native land. The Cubs' official website stated that Lim was "granted his unconditional release" on Monday local time. The 37-year-old is now a free agent.

S. Korean pitcher Lim Chang-yong released by Chicago Cubs

SEOUL, March 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korean pitcher Lim Chang-yong has been released by the Chicago Cubs, the Major League Baseball (MLB) team announced Tuesday. The Cubs' official website stated that Lim was "granted his unconditional release" on Monday local time. The 37-year-old is now a free agent.
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