Ryu Hyun-jin (36), who ended his four-year contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, announced his intention to remain in the big league. As he has qualified as a free agent (FA), interest is focused on his future actions.카지노사이트
Toronto lost 0-2 in Game 2 of the Major League Baseball (MLB) American League Wild Card Series against the Minnesota Twins held at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA on the 5th (Korean time) and failed to advance to the division series with two losses in the series. .
Ryu Hyun-jin was excluded from the Wild Card Series entry and was unable to participate in the fall festival. The 2023 season came to an end as the team failed to advance past the wild card series, and the four-year contract with Toronto ended.
Ryu Hyun-jin appeared in 60 games in Toronto, pitched 315 innings, and recorded 24 wins, 15 losses, and an ERA of 3.97. In 2020, the regular season was shortened due to the novel coronavirus infection (Corona 19), and he was able to play in only 12 games, and due to elbow ligament surgery (Tommy John surgery) he underwent last year, he only appeared in 17 games in the past two seasons.
Ryu Hyun-jin, who returned last August, played 52 innings in 11 games and finished the season with 3 wins, 3 losses, and an ERA of 3.46.
Ryu Hyun-jin, who entered the big league through the posting system (private competitive bidding) in 2013, must sign with the Hanwha Eagles to return to the KBO League. However, he is hoping for a new contract with a big league club. Canadian Sportsnet reporter Ben Nicholson-Smith said on his personal SNS on the 5th, “Ryu Hyun-jin announced that he wants to sign with a major league club.”
MLBTradeRumors.com, which covers MLB transfer news, said on the 6th, “Ryu Hyun-jin told local reporters yesterday that he hopes to continue pitching in the big leagues. It seems reasonable for him to expect a big league contract as a free agent starting pitcher.”
Considering his age and injury history, it is not easy for Ryu Hyun-jin to sign a long-term contract with a big league club. However, his competitiveness as a starting pitcher and his wealth of experience are considered strengths even in the big leagues. This is where a short-term contract with Ryu Hyun-jin could be attractive.
MLBTradeRumors.com explained, “Considering that Ryu Hyun-jin recently underwent surgery, a one-year contract seems appropriate.”