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Dodgers knew of Hyun-Jin Ryu's labrum tear when he signed, pitcher says
Dodgers knew of Hyun-Jin Ryu's labrum tear when he signed, pitcher says

The periodic shoulder issues Hyun-Jin Ryu has suffered from since signing with the Dodgers seemed like an unforeseeable string of bad luck, a balky arm that had to receive periodic maintenance. On Friday, Ryu revealed a more obvious concern. His labrum was torn. The problems began in the 2013 National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves, when Ryu’s start suddenly became a cause for concern. The Dodgers held a mysterious bullpen conclave attended by Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly and trainer Stan Conte and team surgeon Neal ElAttrache. No one spoke much of his status. He pitched, but lasted only three innings and gave up four runs, though he’d recover in the...

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