Korean pitcher nearly beans opponent with dangerous pickoff throw

BY foxsports • August 30, 2016

A wild pickoff attempt landed a Korean pitcher with a three-game suspension and 120 hours of community service after he appeared to intentionally throw at the head of an opponent during a KBO game between the Kia Tigers and Doosan Bears. 

40-year-old Lim Chang-yong, who briefly played for the Chicago Cubs in 2013 but has spent the major of his career in Korea and Japan, turned and fired a pitch at the head of Doosan's Oh Jae-won, while KIA's shortstop was nowhere near the play to potentially make an out. 

Oh Jae-won was stunned, and didn't even try to advance to third.

Lim was given a warning in the game but was later punished for the play according to @MyKBO. Lim was involved in a gambling controversy last year which resulted in him missing the KBO's championship series and being released from the Samsung Lions


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