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S. Korean pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin agrees to 4-yr, US$80 mil. deal with Toronto Blue Jays: Reports
Updated: 2019-12-23 17:03:09 KST
In baseball, South Korean pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin has reportedly agreed to a deal with the Toronto Blue Jays.
US media reported that he signed a four-year, 80-million-U.S. dollar contract, but the Blue Jays have not yet made an official announcement of the deal.
The southpaw's contract could be the biggest ever for a South Korean pitcher, exceeding Park Chan-ho's five-year, 65-million-dollar deal with the Texas Rangers in 2001.
This season with the LA Dodgers, the 32-year old led Major League Baseball with a regular season ERA of 2.3-2.
Ryu finished as runner-up in the vote for the National League Cy Young Award and earned his first MLB all-star selection.
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