Ryu Hyun-jin, A Free Agent still Highly Regarded

Ryu Hyun-jin, A Free Agent still Highly Regarded, “An Option to Use the Starting Rotation”

Staying in Korea, making last-minute considerations about signing an MLB contract and returning to Hanwha

Ryu Hyun-jin (36), who is contemplating whether to remain in the Major League Baseball (MLB) of the American professional baseball league or return to the Hanwha Eagles of the Korean professional baseball league, is still highly regarded in the United States.

On the 13th (Korean time), MLB.com classified Ryu Hyun-jin as a mid-level player, emphasizing that there are many excellent players remaining in the free agent market through an article titled ‘The best free agent (FA) still available for signing.’

The media evaluated Ryu Hyun-jin, right-handed pitcher Michael Lorenzen, and right-handed pitcher Mike Clevinger as ‘options that can be used in the starting rotation.’ 먹튀검증가이드

MLB.com explained, “These aren’t flashy, but they can be a huge help in strengthening any team’s starting rotation.”

Regarding Ryu Hyun-jin, he said, “After undergoing elbow ligament fusion surgery, he returned in the middle of last season and recorded an ERA of 3.46 in 11 starts,” and expected to show a competitive performance.

Free agent Ryu Hyun-jin returned to Korea after his contract with the Toronto Blue Jays expired last season and is undergoing personal training in Korea.

Last month, he did basic training in Okinawa, Japan with Hanwha pitchers he was familiar with, then returned to Korea on the 22nd of last month and resumed his personal training.

Ryu Hyun-jin’s destination for the next season is still unclear.

KBO League teams have started their spring camps early, and MLB teams are also opening camps one by one, but there is no news of Ryu Hyun-jin’s contract.

His former team, Hanwha, made an offer to Ryu Hyun-jin to return early on, and it is known that Ryu Hyun-jin is giving repeated consideration.

The delay in Ryu Hyun-jin’s contract is in line with the slow progress of the MLB free agent market.

Left-handers Blake Snell and Jordan Montgomery, outfielder Cody Bellinger, and infielder Matt Chapman, who can play at the ace level for each team, have not yet found a team.

MLB.com described these four players as the ‘big four remaining free agents.’

Meanwhile, the San Diego team, known to be interested in Ryu Hyun-jin, began spring camp pitcher and catcher training on the 12th.

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