Ryu Hyun-jin (36, Toronto Blue Jays), who underwent elbow ligament reconstructive surgery due to an injury, returned and won after 444 days.메이저놀이터
On the 14th (Korean time), Ryu Hyun-jin started in the 2023 American Professional Baseball Major League home game against the Chicago Cubs held at the Rogers Center in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. . He utilized his main weapon, the changeup, and struck out three. Toronto won 11-4 thanks to Ryu Hyun-jin’s reverse fight and escaped from a three-game losing streak.
It has been 444 days since Ryu Hyun-jin won in the big leagues on May 27 last year against the Los Angeles Angels (5 innings, 6 hits, 2 runs). This season, it was the first win in three games.
Previously, Ryu Hyun-jin underwent left elbow ligament reconstruction surgery (Tommy John surgery) in June of last year and prepared for a comeback for about a year. On the 2nd, he had a return match against the Baltimore Orioles, and he became a losing pitcher with 4 runs, 9 hits and 1 walk in 5 innings.
Then, on the 8th, against the Cleveland Guardians, he pitched no hits until the 4th inning, but at the end of the 4th inning, Oscar Gonzalez hit the inside of his right knee with a strong batted ball at 157 km/h at 2 out 1 base, so he could not stand on the mound in the 5th inning. Fortunately, there was no major problem with his knee, and Ryu Hyun-jin took the mound against the Cubs on the 14th as scheduled.