Shin-Soo Choo stays with Indians
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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