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Hyun-Jin Ryu scheduled to make MLB debut April 2 vs. Giants

Mar 26, 2013, 9:27 PM EDT

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From Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times:

Hyun-Jin Ryu is scheduled to make his major league debut April 2 in the Dodgers’ second game of the regular season.

The Dodgers had the choice of starting either Ryu or Chad Billingsley on that day. But Billingsley’s pitching schedule has been altered, ruling him out …

That April 2 start against the Giants was originally Zack Greinke‘s, but his schedule was also altered.

The Dodgers have committed a total of $61.74 million to Ryu between the $25.74 million posting fee and his six-year, $36 million major league contract. His spring got off to a sluggish start because of conditioning issues, but the 26-year-old left-hander has looked sharp in recent Cactus League outings. Ryu went seven innings on Saturday against the White Sox, allowing two runs on one hit while striking out five.

Ryu posted a 1.82 ERA, 1.00 WHIP and 187/45 K/BB ratio in 199 2/3 innings last year in Korea.

  1. jcmeyer10 - Mar 26, 2013 at 9:44 PM

    That face has ‘getting caught with a hooker’ written all over it.

    • chacochicken - Mar 26, 2013 at 10:25 PM

      I think maybe a face only a well paid hooker could love.

      • jcmeyer10 - Mar 26, 2013 at 10:26 PM

        Yah exactly! I can see that kid having to flash some cash in a club to get noticed.

  2. losanginsight - Mar 26, 2013 at 9:44 PM

    Hadouken!!

  3. 13arod - Mar 26, 2013 at 9:45 PM

    he looks like he might have done something wrong and trying to hide it

  4. illadelphiasphinest - Mar 26, 2013 at 10:49 PM

    That the look of a guy who just silent farted in a crowded elevator.

  5. kiwicricket - Mar 26, 2013 at 10:55 PM

    Drew has been photo-shopping again!
    There cant possibly be such a perfect egg-shaped human head?
    Either way it’s magnificent.

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