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Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin ties knot with sports announcer

All News 18:10 January 05, 2018

SEOUL, Jan. 5 (Yonhap) -- Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin tied the knot with local sports announcer Bae Ji-hyun Friday.

The star athlete and the popular TV personality exchanged vows in a private ceremony at Shilla Hotel in Seoul. Kim In-sik, Ryu's former manager in South Korea with the Hanwha Eagles, was the officiant, and Yoo Jae-suk, one of South Korea's biggest celebrities, served as the master of ceremonies.

Ryu, 30, had a bounce back season in 2017 after getting limited to just one start over the two previous years due to shoulder and elbow problems. Ryu was 5-9 with a 3.77 ERA in 126 2/3 innings.

Bae, also 30, is a former model who has been hosting nightly baseball highlight shows on cable for several years.

In this photo released by sports agency A-Spec Corp. on Jan. 2, 2018, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin (R) and sports announcer Bae Ji-hyun pose during their pre-wedding photo shoot. The two tied the knot on Jan. 5. (Yonhap)

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