Toronto Blue Jays Ryu Hyun-jin has been cruising in his third rehabilitation appearance and is getting closer to returning to the big leagues. He is raising his pitching condition smoothly without pain.
Ryu Hyun-jin, who underwent an elbow ligament joint surgery in June of last year and was ruled out of the season, is preparing to return to the big leagues by recently participating in rehabilitation.
Ryu Hyun-jin made his first actual appearance in the minor league rookie league on the 5th and recorded 4 hits, 5 strikeouts and 1 run in 3 innings. Three days later, Ryu Hyun-jin digested 4 innings in Single A and scored 3 hits and no runs.
On the 15th, Ryu Hyun-jin moved to Triple A, the top level in the minor leagues, and checked his pitching. He started the game against the Detroit Tigers’ Triple-A Toledo Bird Hens and pitched a good pitch with 3 hits (1 home run), 5 strikeouts and 1 run in 5 innings.
After the game, Ryu Hyun-jin said in an interview with the Toronto Star, a Canadian media, “I’m so happy. It was a higher level game. I focused on many things and I feel good to be able to do what I have to do.”
On this day, Ryu Hyun-jin succeeded in increasing the number of pitches by throwing 66 balls (46 strikes). “I had to throw at least 65. I wanted to get to the hitters as quickly as possible and that’s very satisfying,” he said.메이저놀이터
Ryu Hyun-jin worked hard to join the team as soon as possible after undergoing surgery. According to the Toronto Star, Ryu Hyun-jin succeeded in losing 30 pounds (about 13.6 kg).
Ryu Hyun-jin is expected to be called up to the big leagues after one more rehabilitation in Triple A. Ryu Hyun-jin, who said, “I will come back here to throw the ball,” said, “I will talk with the team and see what the future plans are. I am not worried about the condition of my arms at all.”