Ryu Hyun-jin, 14 steps, ranked 39th in MLB Network Top 100, and Darvish ranked 30th.
The value of “Korean Monster” Ryu Hyun-jin (34, Toronto) has increased significantly compared to the previous year. It was ranked in the top 40 in the rankings selected by the local media 파워볼사이트
“The local media ‘MLB Network’, which is selecting the rankings of players in 2021 season by stages, unveiled the list of 21st to 40th places on the 17th (Korean time)
The MLB Network has been selecting the top 100 for all two batters prior to the opening of each season. Ryu Hyun-jin, who was ranked 53rd ahead of the first season after the Toronto Blue Jays transfer, was ranked 39th for the 2021 season. Compared to last year, it has risen 14 steps and received public recognition at the top level.
Ryu Hyun-jin started in 12 games in 2020, the first season since his transfer to Toronto, and played with 5 wins, 2 losses, and an ERA of 2.69. Based on such performances, Ryu Hyun-jin also ranked sixth in the starting pitcher ranking announced by the MLB Network on the 29th of last month. He was the only Asian pitcher to be included in the Top 10. Ryu Hyun-jin was also recognized for his value as he was ranked at the top of the rankings that included pitching.
Meanwhile, Clayton Kershaw (38th) and Walker Buehler (40th), who Ryu Hyun-jin played with during the Los Angeles Dodgers, were also listed in the 21st to 40th place announced on the day. Darvish Yu, who moved from the Chicago Cubs to the San Diego Padres and played with Kim Ha-sung, finished 30th.