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Bo Bichette: Tough to hear Astros' response to scandal

Feb. 15, 2020 5:05 PM EST

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Bo Bichette says it's been tough to watch the Houston Astros response to their sign-stealing scandal exposed in Commissioner Rob Manfred's report. "I don't know what they're really thinking," the 21-year old Toronto Blue Jays shortstop and son of former player Dante Bichette said...

FILE - In this  Friday, Dec. 27, 2019 file photo,Toronto Blue Jays newly signed pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu holds up a jersey for his expected baby following a news conference announcing his signing to the team in Toronto. Hyun-Jin Ryu is now the clear and undisputed ace of a major league rotation — with all the pressure and responsibility that comes with that. What the Blue Jays need is some stability in their rotation. They used 21 different starters last year, then made several additions in the offseason. Ryu was the most prominent acquisition. (Cole Burston/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

Now with Toronto, Ryu ready to be the ace

Feb. 13, 2020 4:51 PM EST

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu is now the clear ace of a major league rotation — with all the pressure and responsibility that comes with that. “We win games by having all the players put in their efforts,” Ryu said through a translator Thursday. “At the same time, I do...

Toronto Blue Jays newly signed pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, right, smiles as he speaks to media at a news conference announcing his signing to the team in Toronto, Friday, Dec. 27, 2019. (Cole Burston/The Canadian Press via AP)

LHP Ryu gives Blue Jays ace to pair with talented young core

Dec. 27, 2019 7:14 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu is the ace the Toronto Blue Jays needed to pair with a lineup flush with “baseball royalty.” That’s the view agent Scott Boras has of the four-year, $80 million deal that brought the Korean left-hander north of the border. Ryu agreed to join the Jays last...