Jung Ho Kang appeared in court in Seoul on Wednesday and admitted guilt in his DUI incident from December 2nd. There will now be a trial on March 3rd, at which time a verdict will be handed down. Kang won't join the Pittsburgh Pirates in Spring Training until after the trial.
Prosecutors in the case asked the court to impose a fine on him that translates to approximately $13,000 in US dollars. They wanted to settle the case without a formal trial. Kang will also lose his license, which comes automatically with a third DUI.
Kang told Yonhap News that he deeply regrets what he did, going on to say "If I can get one last chance, I will become an exemplary player to earn respect from everyone."
As far as what will happen when Kang rejoins the Pirates, owner Bob Nutting talked to the m...
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