January 28, 2021

Dodgers Off-Season: Hyun-Jin Ryu in Talks with Angels (Dodgers Nation)



Hyun-Jin Ryu had a stellar 2019 season and although the Cy Young runner-up wasn’t considered in the top tier of this year’s free agents, he is still expected to land a contract in the neighborhood of $20 million per year. It’s been questioned how committed the Dodgers are to keeping Ryu, but Maria Torres of the Los Angeles Times reported that the 32-year-old starting pitcher has engaged in talks with at least eight teams, including the Los Angeles Angels.

Ryu would likely immediately step into the number one spot on the Angels rotation and become their ace. He had 163 strikeouts and allowed 47 runs through 29 starts for a league-low 2.32 ERA.

There’s no question that Ryu can be one of the best arms in the major leagues when healthy, he proved that in 2019. The question that remains is if he can stay healthy. He surpassed 150 innings pitched for…

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