Top 4 Tweets About Hyun-Jin Ryu’s Start Tonight
The lefty has a 2.00 ERA and will take on the D-Backs in Arizona
Hyun-Jin Ryu, Clayton Kershaw and Walker Buehler have the chance to become the first threesome of starters in MLB history to complete this specific season-long task:
The @Dodgers' Walker Buehler won tonight to improve to 11-3 (.786). Meanwhile, Clayton Kershaw is 13-3 (.813) & Hyun-Jin Ryu is 12-4 (.750).— Stats By STATS (@StatsBySTATS) August 28, 2019
In NL history, there has never been a team to have 3 pitchers make 25+ starts and finish with a .750+ win percentage in the same season.
Ryu owns the MLB’s 4th-best road ERA (2.55) this season. Tonight’s game will take place in Arizona.
His 19 walks in 152.2 IP could land him in some impressive company (if he continues at that pace).
Hyun-Jin Ryu has a chance to finish in MLB's all-time top 50 for BB/9—he's No. 59, with 1.07 BB/9—but it will require passing a man named "Noodles Hahn," who had a 1.06 BB/9 in 1904 and, per SABR, claimed that he never knew why his lifelong nickname was "Noodles." I love it.— Emma Baccellieri (@emmabaccellieri) August 12, 2019
He may have his innings limited very soon (and most likely won’t be asked to pitch deep into games until the playoffs).
Hyun-jin Ryu might have a start skipped or shortened in September as an effort to limit his workload. Under consideration only for now, Dave Roberts said.— Eric Stephen (@ericstephen) August 24, 2019
Ryu has pitched 152⅔ innings this year, after 232⅔ total IP from 2015-18.
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