'Imminent return' Ryu Hyun-jin "The restraints are gradually rising... I will throw for the team victory"
Ryu Hyun-jin (36, Toronto Blue Jays) said, “My speed is increasing, and my command is getting better.”
It means that preparations for returning to the big leagues are over.
On the 28th (Korean time), Sportsnet Canada published an interview with Ryu Hyun-jin, a left-handed starting pitcher for Toronto in the American Professional Baseball Major League.
Ryu Hyun-jin said, "Every time I pitch, my velocity is rising.
I am also satisfied with my pitching."
"Rehabilitation is going smoothly," said
Sportsnet Canada. "Hyeon-jin Ryu is highly likely to start during the 4th home game against the Baltimore Orioles,
Which will be held at the Rogers Center in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on the 1st to 4th," said Sportsnet Canada. On the 19th, I underwent left elbow ligament surgery.
The long and lonely rehabilitation is almost over.
He digested bullpen pitching in May and live pitching in June as scheduled, and in July, he made four actual appearances in the minor leagues.
In the last 22, he started a minor league Triple-A game, giving up 3 hits (2 homers) and 1 walk in 6 innings, giving up 2 runs.
The strikeout caught five.
Ryu Hyun-jin, who threw the most 85 after surgery, raised his fastball speed to 90.8 miles per hour (about 146 km).
From the 25th, Ryu Hyun-jin accompanied Toronto teammates on the road to Los Angeles, and greeted his former teammates at Dodger Stadium.
He also pitched in the bullpen and completed the final check for his return to the big leagues.
Sportsnet Canada said, “Ryu Hyun-jin is not the type to suppress his opponent with restraints.” Analyzed. Ryu Hyun-jin said, "I want to play the role of a starting pitcher again," and promised,
"I prepared hard. I want to contribute to the team's victory." Ryu Hyun-jin, who came off the mound complaining of elbow pain in a game against the Chicago White Sox on June 2 last year, is about to return to the big leagues after a year and two months.
If he can contribute to the team's victory as a starting pitcher like his wish, Ryu Hyun-jin's victory clock, which took a comma in 75 wins (45 losses), will also go back.