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Orioles plan to give Hyun Soo Kim lots of playing time as he adjusts to new team, country

Orioles plan to give Hyun Soo Kim lots of playing time as he adjusts to new team, country

It will take a while for South Korean outfielder Hyun Soo Kim to start feeling at home as he gets adjusted to playing baseball at a different level in a new country, but the Orioles are determined to make sure he gets as much experience as possible this spring training.

His first official step came Tuesday — his first major league exhibition game — as the Orioles opened their Grapefruit League schedule against the Atlanta Braves at Champion Stadium.

After spending the past decade as one of the top players in the Korean Baseball Organization professional league, everything is new for him again. So Kim will have the opportunity to play as frequently as the spring...

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