Ryu Hyun-jin Claims Third-Most Wins in League

Ryu Hyun-jin throws against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles on Monday. /AP-Newsis Ryu Hyun-jin throws against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles on Monday. /AP-Newsis

Ryu Hyun-jin of the Los Angeles Dodgers picked up his eighth win of the season against the Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium on Monday.

In his season's 13th start, Ryu gave up three hits and one run in six innings to lift the team to a 6-1 victory. Ryu has won five of his last six starts, including his last three at home.

With eight wins and three losses, Ryu now shares third place for most wins in the National League after Afredo Simon of the Cincinnati Reds and Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals, who have nine wins each.

His next start will be June 22 at an away game against the San Diego Padres.

englishnews@chosun.com / Jun. 18, 2014 09:57 KST