Hyun-Jin Ryu

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Dodgers 2, Giants 1: Exhale

In between Yasiel Puig doing all the things that make him great — and don’t forget the out-of-nowhere catch that may have saved a run in the eighth inning — there was actually a baseball game today. I know! And once again, Hyun-jin Ryu is making people notice that the Dodgers have more than two outstanding starting…

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Hyun-Jin Ryu’s Other New Toy

After Hyun-jin Ryu‘s excellent start on Sunday evening, his curveball got attention here and elsewhere. Sunday’s start was Ryu’s first of the year in front of a Pitch F/X system, so I went to Brooks Baseball to look up more information on the curve. However, while researching, I stumbled on something else that was interesting. The curveball…

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Hyun-Jin Ryu’s Fun New Toy

Yesterday, we noted how awesome Hyun-jin Ryu was in his start against the Padres, even though the offense and Brian Wilson conspired to blow it for him. And he was! Now we know a bit more about why, thanks to Pedro Moura of the Orange County Register: Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis said Ryu was debuting…

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Padres 3, Dodgers 1: At Least Ryu Was Great

Hey, Hyun-jin Ryu: I think this is going to work out just fine. And really, when this game got started, I wasn’t sure this was going to be Ryu’s night. Missing badly outside to righty hitters, Ryu allowed three of the first four Padres to reach, walking Everth Cabrera and Jedd Gyorko around a Chase…

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So Much Good News. Too Much Good News?

This right here, this is good news: The Dodgers will start Hyun-jin Ryu in their domestic regular season opener on Sunday night against the Padres at Petco Park. The southpaw cracked his right big toenail while running the bases on Sunday in Sydney (Saturday night in Los Angeles), but has been cleared by the team medical staff to return to the…

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Dodgers 7, D’Backs 5: Nice Way To Start A Season

I am quite unsure how that could have gone better. If there’s one thing that would have been more annoying than flying approximately 200 million miles to Australia during spring training — for the players, that is, because I’ve quite enjoyed seeing baseball at the famed Sydney Cricket Grounds — it would have been flying…