Shin-Soo Choo stays with Indians

Updated: November 19, 2010, 6:17 PM ET
By Enrique Rojas | ESPNdeportes.com

South Korea's baseball gold medal in the Asian Games on Friday allows Shin-Soo Choo to stay on the Cleveland Indians' roster for next season instead of reporting to mandatory military service.

Anything other than a gold medal would have forced Choo, 28, into a two-year military training in South Korea, which requires men to complete the service before they reach the age of 30.

South Korea beat Taiwan 9-3 in Guangzhou, China, clinching a waiver from military service for all its ...

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