Mark Reynolds

Hyun-Jin Ryu hurts his chances of making Dodgers' postseason rotation in loss to Rockies

Hyun-Jin Ryu hurts his chances of making Dodgers' postseason rotation in loss to Rockies

The prospect of handing the baseball to Hyun-Jin Ryu in a road playoff game may have disappeared in the thin mountain air in a 9-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Friday in front of 48,395 fans at Coors Field.

As the Dodgers continue to ponder who will be the fourth member of their postseason rotation, Ryu made a sparkling case for Alex Wood as he surrendered five runs on a trio of home runs in two innings. Wood could aid the team as a reliever, which is one reason the Dodgers were considering Ryu as his replacement.

But the Dodgers saw the downside risk with Ryu on Friday. The Dodgers will face either the Arizona Diamondbacks, Rockies or...

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