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Sports Briefs

Nov 10,2016
BASEBALL

Merrill Kelly decides to stay on with the SK Wyverns

Merrill Kelly, a foreign pitcher for the SK Wyverns, has extended his contract with the team.

The Wyverns announced on Wednesday that they have renewed their contract with Kelly, who is a righty from Houston, Texas, who tossed in 31 games this season while collecting nine wins and eight losses with a 3.68 earned run average.

He remained in the Wyverns rotation throughout the season and pitched in 200 and 1/3 innings, the second most number of innings tossed by a single pitcher.



FOOTBALL

Lee Seung-woo helps Korea take down Iran 3-1

Lee Seung-woo, a Korean footballer who plays for the Spanish club FC Barcelona Juvenil A, scored one goal and one assist for the Korean U-19 national team as Korea took down Iran 3-1 in the 2016 U-19 Suwon Continental Cup on Tuesday.

Suwon Continental Cup is an international friendly football competition, where Korea hosts U-19 teams from Iran, England and Nigeria.

By Choi Hyung-jo