Ryu Hyun-jin (36, Toronto Blue Jays) announced a perfect recovery in the last game of his rehabilitation campaign. The club has met all its wishes. Now, a return to the big leagues is just around the corner.
Ryu Hyun-jin started in the Minor League Triple-A game against the Syracuse Mets (under the New York Mets) held in Syracuse, New York, on the 22nd (Korean time), and pitched well with 3 hits (2 homers), 1 walk, 5 strikeouts and 2 runs in 6 innings. It went down in a 2-2 situation, but the batting line made a turnaround in the 7th inning and won 4-2, and Ryu Hyun-jin became the winning pitcher again. Season 2 wins.무지개벳
85 total pitches. His strike-to-walk ratio was also good with 58 strikes.
According to Thomas Hall, a reporter at Blue Jays Nation, a Toronto media outlet, Ryu Hyun-jin’s highest speed was 90.6 miles (about 146.1 km), and his average speed was 88.4 miles (about 142.2 km).
Ryu Hyun-jin, who underwent Tommy John surgery in June of last year and has been in rehabilitation for a year, has recently started to rehabilitate and is accelerating preparations for a final comeback.
Previously, Ryu Hyun-jin, who recorded 42 pitches in the rookie league game on the 5th and 37 pitches in the low single-A game on the 10th, has risen to Triple A and threw 66 pitches on the 16th, gradually increasing the number of pitches. And on this day, it can be seen that he completed preparations for his return by digesting more than 80 pitches the club wanted.
On this day, Ryu Hyun-jin took a 1-0 lead with the help of the batting line, and sent the first batter out with an error in the first inning. The next inning was ended by inducing Luke Voight to a grounder on third base. He dropped one inning after only 10 balls.
He was good twice as well. He struck out two batters in a row. And he turned Luke Ritter into a ground ball to third base and finished it cleanly. However, the number of pitches increased slightly. There was a game up to 10 pitches. I threw 22.
Ryu Hyun-jin allowed the first hit in the third inning. He was hit by a right-handed hit by leadoff batter Jose Pireza. However, he induced the follow-up Nick Mayer to double play with 3 balls and quickly grabbed 2 outs. He treated the next batter as a floating ball on first base and made three consecutive innings of triplets.
Ryu Hyun-jin still fought for power. He cleared the inning with two ground balls and a fly ball in the bottom of the fourth inning, with the team leading 2–0.
Episode 5 was disappointing. He was hit by a solo shot by leadoff batsman Jonathan Arause. Afterwards, he struck out Rafael Ortega on a grounder on second base and Luke Ritter, but Pereza hit a home run again. tied 2-2. Here, Ryu Hyun-jin treated Mayer as a strikeout and did not allow a turnaround.
Ryu Hyun-jin also climbed the mound in the 6th inning. It’s the first 6 innings pitched. After cooking first batter Thomas Nido with a pitcher grounder, he induced Danny Mendick to a third base grounder. Mauricio walked, but Voight struck out to end the inning.
After the game, MLB.com’s Toronto reporter Keegan Matheson urged him to return, saying, “Ryu Hyun-jin has fully recovered. Now is the time to make a decision.”
Thomas Hall commented, “Ryu Hyun-jin’s changeup came back perfectly. Out of a total of 15 swings, 7 were misses. I struck out twice.”