Hyun-Jin Ryu bolsters his free agent case in what could be his final season with Dodgers

Los Angeles Daily News
Hyun-Jin Ryu bolsters his free agent case in what could be his final season with Dodgers
Hyun-Jin Ryu bolsters his free agent case in what could be his final season with Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — When Hyun-Jin Ryu signed with the Dodgers before the 2013 season, he was quietly guaranteed a spot in a rotation that included Clayton Kershaw, Zack Greinke and not much else by way of healthy, experienced starting pitchers. Ryu was an unknown then, a 26-year-old veteran of seven seasons in Korea. Ryu made 30 starts that season, won one fewer game than Greinke, and finished fourth in the National League Rookie of the Year voting. He started a National League Championship Series game and shut out the St. Louis Cardinals for seven innings. It looked as if the Dodgers had found a rotation stalwart for the next five years. A lot has changed since then. As he surveys the Dodgers' clubhouse

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