Hyun-Jin Ryu brings sense of urgency

LHP rebounds from disappointing NLDS start, rescues L.A.'s World Series hopes

Updated: October 15, 2013, 2:38 AM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Hyun-Jin Ryu didn't make the sharpest first impression with his teammates and coaches when he showed up in spring training and nearly got lapped in the pitchers' first conditioning run. There Ryu was on a chilly morning in the desert, dead last, huffing and puffing to catch up with the pack.

As they say, it's not how you start, but how you finish.

In Ryu's case, though, it has been about how he was starting.

The Los Angeles Dodgers weren't exactly thrilled ...

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