Saturday Sep 23, 2023

“When Ryu Hyun-jin becomes a free agent, he’s a fascinating player for any team.” Even Toronto broadcasters agree, and it’s an unexpectedly big deal.

It’s not exactly accurate, but it’s safe to say that Ryu Hyun-jin (36, Toronto) has exercised his free agency rights twice in his career. The first was in 2013, when he moved to the US Major League Baseball through the posting system (closed competitive bidding). Of course, the posting system was not a typical free […]

A superstar prospect is poised to re-create the ‘Park Chan-ho myth’

High school pitcher Jang Hyun-seok joins the highly anticipated Los Angeles Dodgers.“I want to pitch against Ohtani,” says Jang Shintaro Fujinami and Shohei Ohtani were two of the most sought-after names in the 2012 Nippon Professional Baseball Draft, especially after Fujinami won both the spring and summer koshien (Japanese high school baseball tournaments). Four teams […]

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