Rookie Hyun-Jin Ryu outdueled Matt Harvey, and Nick Punto and A.J. Ellis drove in two runs apiece, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the New York Mets 4-2 on Tuesday night for their first seven-game winning streak in more than three years.
Hyun-Jin Ryu allowed 1 run off 2 hits in 7 innings to lead the Dodgers past the Cincinnati Reds 4-1
A.J. Ellis, who went 4-for-6 with 5 RBI, had the best of his career from the plate and six Dodgers in the starting lineup recorded a multi-hit game as the Dodgers beat the Blue Jays 14-5 on Monday night to take first place in the National League West.
The San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 on Sunday night to complete a series sweep.
Hanley Ramirez belted his first home run of the season and added a double, while Hyun-Jin Ryu struck out 12 through six innings as the Dodgers evened up with the Rockies 6-2 on Tuesday.
Hardly 1/8 into his first regular season, Hyun-Jin Ryu, the first Korean to go to the majors directly from Korea’s top league, is inspiring a new wave of fans.
Ryu Hyun-Jin has lost about 15 pounds since he reported to his first spring training with the Los Angeles Dodgers, a fact that didn’t go unnoticed by a reporter who used a common Korean phrase to say the left-hander’s face was half its previous size.
Flush with cash after the team’s sale this year, the Los Angeles Dodgers are busy spending it on starting pitching.
The South Korean left-handed pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin and agent Scott Boras have rejected the Dodgers’ initial long-term offer made by general manager Ned Colletti
Ryu Hyun-Jin grew up in South Korea dreaming of playing in his country’s professional baseball league. Once he achieved that, he developed a new goal — to pitch in the United States for a major league team.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have bid nearly $26 million for a chance to sign pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin.