Rookie blue

Yasiel Puig's teammate Hyun-Jin Ryu is the Dodgers' unsung rookie

Originally Published: August 16, 2013
By Chris Jones | ESPN The Magazine

IT'S FITTING THAT Hyun-Jin Ryu's out pitch is his changeup, because nothing about the Dodgers' other rookie sensation is what it seems. He is more than an illusionist; he is the illusion. Yasiel Puig's theatrics, even the most mind-bending of them, make perfect sense when you see him shirtless. He looks exactly like a man capable of scaling walls, of hitting and throwing baseballs as far as his heart desires. The surprise is that he was a surprise. But Ryu -- generously listed ...

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