Hyun-Jin Ryu is finally back after his shoulder surgery from May 21, 2015. Hyun didn’t pitch at all for the Dodgers last year, having setback after setback, finally culminating in the surgery. His first two years with the Dodgers were quite productive, yielding a 28-15 W/L record, a 3.17 ERA, and a 1.198 WHIP.
Ryu’s return to the starting rotation comes at a great time for the starting rotation, just four days after McCarthy’s marvelous return. However, given that Ryu will not pitch many innings tonight, the bullpen will be extremely taxed after yesterday’s 14 inning game.