“Ryu Hyun-jin, the pillar of consistency, is a perfect fit for the Mets… “Japan’s 99.1 billion won in the arms of a ghost forkballer? FA value soars
- on Sep 03, 2023
“It makes perfect sense on paper.”
As Ryu Hyun-jin (Toronto Blue Jays) makes a soft landing after completing Tommy John surgery and rehabilitation in 1 year and 2 months, his value appears to be slowly rising. Ryu Hyun-jin allowed 4 hits (1 home run), 3 strikeouts, 2 walks, and 2 runs in 5 innings in the 2023 Major League Baseball away game against the Colorado Rockies held at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado, USA on the 2nd (Korean time).
Even after returning from Tommy John surgery and rehabilitation, the general opinion is that more time is needed to regain one’s keen sense of pitching. However, it seems that Ryu Hyun-jin actually does not need that process. Rather, he responds to the era of 160km missiles with a contrarian approach by equipping it with a slower curve.먹튀검증
Ryu Hyun-jin minimized the use of curves at Coors Field. This is because both the ball and the batted ball experience less air resistance, so breaking ball commands are less effective. The slowest curve was used cautiously as it increases the risk of long hits. Instead, he pitched well, focusing on cutters and changeups.
3 wins, 1 loss, ERA 2.48 in 6 games. Hitting percentage of 0.213 and WHIP of 1.03. It is an impact equivalent to the 2019 season when he had a career high with the LA Dodgers. Naturally, interest in the 2023-2024 FA market is also increasing. Ryu Hyun-jin is naturally being talked about returning to the Hanwha Eagles of the KBO League.
Clutch Point pointed out Ryu Hyun-jin as one of the players the New York Mets should target in the upcoming free agent market on the 3rd (Korean time). There is much talk that the Mets, who had a bad season this season, will refrain from making large investments in the free agent market this winter. In that case, Ryu Hyun-jin, who can be recruited inexpensively, is a great option.
Clutch Point said, “It is practical for the Mets to sign a veteran pitcher who can buy time while looking for a long-term rotation option. Ryu Hyun-jin makes perfect sense on paper. He is a pillar of consistency and should never give up. “Ryu Hyun-jin’s credibility overturns conventional wisdom.”
Clitch Point also predicted that the Mets will not chase the World Series in the 2024 season. However, he emphasized that the season should not be abandoned. They say that the card suitable for that is Ryu Hyun-jin. If Hyun-Jin Ryu actually joins hands with the Mets, he will be sharing a meal with Kodai Senga, who signed a 5-year contract with the Mets this year worth $75 million (about 99.1 billion won). Additionally, the Mets are also a team strongly linked to international free agent big name Yoshinobu Yamamoto (Oryx Bapalos).