“The true swingman of this era” 34-year-old late-life star Ryu Hyun-jin filled the void and this kind of praise


Ross Stripling (34), who raised his value by filling the void of Ryu Hyun-jin (Toronto Blue Jays), was praised as “the best swingman of this era” with the transfer to the San Francisco Giants.

Fangraph.com, an American baseball statistics site, recently predicted the performance of San Francisco Giants players in the 2023 season using the baseball prediction system ZiPS (SZymborski Projection System).

Stripling signed a two-year, $25 million (approximately 30 billion won) contract with San Francisco in mid-December last year. After an impressive performance in Toronto in 2022, he signed a free agent contract that received $5 million in signing bonuses along with $7.5 million in 2023 and $12.5 million in 2024. 안전놀이터

Born in 1989, Stripling made his big league debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2016 and was traded to Toronto in 2020. And last year, in the 7th year of his debut, he first stepped on the 10-win high, a symbol of a top pitcher. After Ryu Hyun-jin was out of the season due to elbow ligament surgery in June of last year, he didn’t miss the opportunity to start and pitched well with an average ERA of 3.01 in 32 games with 10 wins and 4 losses. Stripling’s previous most wins in a season was 8 wins (6 losses) in the 2018 season, when he was selected as an All-Star for the first time in his life.

However, an analysis came out that he would not be as active as last year in San Francisco, the new nest. Fangraph.com predicted Stripling’s performance in the 2023 season as 29 games (113⅔ innings), 7 wins, 6 losses, an average ERA of 3.88, 28 walks and 100 strikeouts.

Fangraph.com said, “Stripling’s trip to San Francisco did not receive much media attention, but he survived last year in Toronto by filling the gap caused by Ryu Hyun-jin’s injury and Jose Berrios’ temporary sluggishness.” factors were analyzed.

Fangraph.com looked down on Stripling’s chances of winning 10 games for the second year in a row, but gave high marks to his career. The media praised his all-weather dedication, saying, “It’s a world where versatility is overvalued, but Stripling is one of the few true swingmen in baseball today.”

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