Did you forget Hyunjin Ryu… Toronto 82 billion investment → FA 15 win pitcher recruitment

The return of Ryu Hyun-jin (35) without a promise. Did the Toronto Blue Jays also decide that it would be difficult to wait any longer?

Toronto has succeeded in reinforcing its starting pitcher. It succeeded in recruiting right-handed starting pitcher Chris Bassitt (33), who came out of the free agency market.

The American sports media ‘ESPN’ announced on the 13th (Korean time), “Toronto has agreed to a free agency contract with Chris Bassett for 3 years and 63 million dollars (approximately 82.4 billion won).”

Bassett made his major league debut with the Chicago White Sox in 2014, and played for the Oakland Athletics from 2015 to 2021. In particular, in 2021, he threw 157⅓ innings and went 12-4 with an earned run average of 3.15, and was selected as an All-Star for the first time in his life.

Bassett, who joined the New York Mets through a trade ahead of this season, pitched 181⅔innings, the most of his personal record, 메이저사이트 with a 15-9 record of 3.42 ERA, and Max Scherzer-Jacob deGrom. added His career record in the major leagues was 46-34 with a 3.45 earned run average.

‘ESPN’ said, “Basset was one of the most popular starting pitchers in this free agency market.” “His fastball speed is 93 miles (150 km), but he throws cutters, sliders, curveballs, and changeups in the correct places to confuse batters.” player,” he said.

‘ESPN’ also mentioned Ryu Hyun-jin. ‘ESPN’ said, “Toronto gave Ryu Hyun-jin a four-year, $80 million contract ahead of the 2020 season. In the 2020 season, which was shortened by Corona 19, he showed excellent pitching, but last year he failed to show consistent pitching, and six months ago Tommy John I had an operation,” said Ryu Hyun-jin. While it is unknown when Ryu Hyun-jin, who is already undergoing surgery and is undergoing rehabilitation, will return, Toronto also needed to reinforce starting pitchers and had no choice but to bet a large amount on Bassett.

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