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 Angels have called a press conference for Tuesday afternoon where they are expected to announce a contract extension with All-Star Jered Weaver.
UCLA pitcher Gerrit Cole is among 23 first-round draft picks facing a Monday midnight deadline to reach agreements with major league teams.
“We have a fever here, we have to get a resolution to get the [Dodgers] healthy again,” super-agent Scott Boras told CBS2′s Jim Hill.