As Yoo reports, Kang's original sentence of eight months, suspended two years, was upheld. That means Kang won't do any jail time on the sentence if he doesn't have any incidents for two years. But the bigger issue here is that Kang's visa has been rejected. He was hoping that getting an appeal and overturning the sentence would help that, but the court ruled that the DUI sentence and the visa ruling weren't connected.
I was already operating under the idea that the Pirates would be without ...
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