June 25, 2021

Dodgers: Ross Stripling Discusses Hyun-Jin Ryu’s Departure on Big Swing Podcast (Dodgers Nation)



Recently, the tearful goodbye came with former Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu when he signed with the Toronto Blue Jays. Obviously, it was a heartfelt loss amongst the Dodgers fan base.

By comparison, there is a ripple effect felt in the clubhouse amongst Ryu’s former teammates. Therefore, whom better to weigh-in what it’s like to lose a close teammate then Ross Stripling. Luckily, Strips did just that on the most recent episode of The Big Swing Podcast.

Here is what Stripling says in regards to the departure of Ryu, which takes place around the 37:00 mark when asked about it by his co-host Cooper Surles:

“You have to be stoked for him. I think once I saw Dallas Kuechel’s deal I had a feeling Ryu would get a fourth year and a little more money. He has shown when healthy he’s as good as anyone in MLB. I’m excited for him and his wife, she’s awesome. While it’s a big change going from Los Angeles to Toronto, I’m sure they have a Koreatown and he will find it. He’s basically the LeBron James of…

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