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Major League Baseball team the Toronto Blue Jays have signed South Korean professional baseball pitcher Hyun-jin Ryu. Ryu currently plays for the Blue Jays.

His past teams in Major League Baseball include the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Hanwha Eagles of the KBO League. After playing for the Eagles for seven years,

he made history in 2013 by becoming the first player from the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) to join an MLB team via the posting system. Ryu made history by being the first Korean pitcher to start a game in the World Series.

In 2019, Ryu was selected to participate in the All-Star Game of Major League Baseball for the very first time in his career. During that season, he led the Major Leagues in earned run averages.

Through his first 14 starts, he had an ERA of 1.26, the lowest by a Dodgers pitcher since the statistic became official in 1912.

Incheon, which is located in South Korea, is where Ryu was born. on March 25, 1987, and went to Dongsan High School in Incheon for his secondary education.

Ryu’s father purchased him a left-handed pitcher’s glove when he was 10 years old, and because it is worn on the right hand, Ryu was forced to learn how to pitch with his left hand.

How Much Does Hyun Jin Ryu Make?

His annual average pay is twenty million dollars. In the year 2022, Ryu’s total compensation will include a base pay of $20,000,000 and total compensation of $20,000,000.