Found June 07, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
After suffering a bruised left foot, there was concern about whether Hyun-jin Ryu would be able to make his start today.  Fortunately, it looks like he got the all clear and will be taking the mound tonight as the Los Angeles Dodgers take on the Atlanta Braves. #Dodgers LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu threw light bullpen sessions Mon/Wed to test bruised left foot. He's "100 pct" for Friday start, Mattingly said — Bill Plunkett (@billplunkettocr) June 7, 2013 Ryu suffered the injury when he was struck by a come backer on his left foot.  Fortunately, nothing was broken when he was hit, but he did suffer a contusion that made it difficult for him to use his foot while pitching - a key part of the delivery process.  Ryu missed one start as a result of the injury, but he will not miss another.  That's good news for the Dodgers. Blogging for Susie Ryu has been impressive this season.  He is 6-2 with a 2.89 ERA this season.  Ryu has been one of the very few bright spots in the Dodgers' season.  He is pitching in his first Major League season after being signed out of Korea.  In Korea, Ryu was dominant over two seasons.  He was 29-16 with a 2.69 ERA in two seasons of play in the Korean League. The Dodgers need Ryu to help be the one-two punch they thought they were going to have with Josh Beckett and Clayton Kershaw.  Beckett is on the DL and may never be the pitcher he once was.  Ryu is young, though, and could easily be a nice complimentary piece to Kershaw.   Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?

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