The Blue Jays reportedly signed totally free-agent starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu Sunday evening to a 4-yr deal worthy of US$80 million, according to the MLB Network’s Jon Heyman.
The Korean lefty provides the Blue Jays a entrance of the rotation starter, becoming a member of the likes of off-year acquisitions Chase Anderson and Tanner Roark.
Ryu led the majors in gained-operate regular all through a breakout 2019 time, finishing at 2.32, and he was the runner-up for the Nationwide League Cy Youthful Award and a mid-season all-star. The 32-year-old went 14-5 with 163 strikeouts in 182.2 innings with the Dodgers.
In six seasons with the Dodgers, Ryu went 54-33 with a 2.98 Period. He was a star in the Korea Baseball Business just before joining the Dodgers, likely 98-52 in seven seasons.
News of the signing comes the very same working day as the Jays inking infielder Travis Shaw to a just one-12 months-contract.