Dodgers Pass on Bringing Back Hyun-Jin Ryu

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Late last night, news broke that Hyun-Jin Ryu signed with the Toronto Blue Jays.

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More Teams Actively Engaging with Hyun-Jin Ryu

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Hyun-Jin Ryu Suspense Intensifying

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The good news is that Hyun-Jin Ryu is believed to want to remain on the West Coast, and he may even be willing to offer a bit of a returning discount to do so. The bad news is, even with the slight discount, the lefty’s contract value is seemingly increasing by the day.

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What’s the Delay in Signing Hyun-Jin Ryu?

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While many teams around baseball have been very aggressive with their respective player acquisitions so far this offseason, Andrew Friedman and the Dodgers have been much more cautious, seemingly waiting to make the right move at the exact right time.

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Dodgers Should Pull Trigger on Hyun-Jin Ryu Early

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As far as free agent pitchers go, there might not be a better bargain on the market than Hyun-Jin Ryu. There’s no question that the lefty’s injury history will be a huge factor in the offers he garners this winter, but based on risk vs. reward, he might be one of the better fits for front-office boss Andrew Friedman and the Dodgers.

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What Lies Ahead for Hyun-Jin Ryu?

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With the conclusion of the 2019 World Series this week comes the beginning of the winter hot stove season. Before long, free agents and trade rumors will soar to the top of the MLB headlines. And, based on all the chatter so far, the Dodgers will be one of those clubs at the forefront.

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Will Hyun-Jin Ryu Regain All-Star Form in Time for Playoffs?

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Despite having one of the most prolific offenses in baseball, the postseason success of the Dodgers this year may ultimately fall on the shoulders of the starting rotation.

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Hyun-Jin Ryu: NL Cy Young Candidate?

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Hyun-Jin Ryu is on a very impressive run as of late, coming off of his 31st consecutive scoreless inning last Sunday at Cincinnati. Not only is Ryu the hottest starter in the Dodgers‘ rotation at the moment, he’s also one of the most effective starting pitchers in baseball. Ryu has been consistently putting together good outings all year, and one can only imagine his numbers at the end of the season if he’s able to stay healthy.

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Preliminary Fallout from the Hyun-Jin Ryu Injury

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When fans of the Dodgers learned that Hyun-Jin Ryu‘s early exit from Monday’s opener against the Cardinals was due to a groin injury, many of them flashed back to last spring when the lefty missed more than three months of the season.

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Hyun-Jin Ryu Is Developing a Slider, Apparently

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Just imagine what it would be like to face Dodgers‘ southpaw Hyun-Jin Ryu if he added a slider to his already wicked arsenal of pitches.

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