Found December 10, 2012 on The Daily Sports Herald:
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It must be good to be a Dodger fan nowadays. With Frank McCourt a distant memory, a roster full of talent, and an ownership group willing to use its vast resources to aggressively sign free agents, it seems that optimism abounds once again at Chavez Ravine. Case in point: the Los Angeles Dodgers today announced the signing of left-handed starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu to a six-year contract, addressing the team's primary offseason need -- the upgrade of its starting rotation. “We are excited to welcome Hyun-Jin Ryu to Los Angeles and the United States, continuing the tradition of Korean pitchers with the Dodger organization,” said GM Ned Colletti.  “The Dodgers continue to show the commitment to signing players from Asia and other international areas where baseball is played at the highest levels. We are looking forward to watching Ryu pitch for the franchise.” Ryu, whose name is pronounced He-YUN Jin Ree-YOO, has gone 98-52 with a 2.80 ERA in 190 career games with the H...
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