Toronto Blue Jays Ryu Hyun-jin delivered his feelings after finishing bullpen pitching.
On the 24th (Korean time), Ryu Hyun-jin digested bullpen pitching ahead of the Tampa Bay Race match in the ‘2023 Major League Baseball’ held at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. While coach John Schneider and the coaching staff watched, Ryu Hyun-jin threw the ball in good shape.
After his pitching, he responded to an interview with the local media. According to the Toronto media ‘Toronto Star’, Ryu Hyun-jin said, “I missed throwing from the mound the most.”
Ryu Hyun-jin underwent elbow ligament joint surgery (Tommy John surgery) in June of last year. Dreaming of the day he will stand up again, he has been steadily undergoing the rehabilitation process, and Ryu Hyun-jin is slowly improving his condition with the goal of returning in July of this year.
There was no pain in his bullpen pitching either. He didn’t have too much difficulty throwing breaking balls such as curveballs and changeups. Ryu Hyun-jin is aiming for a comeback before and after the All-Star break, and he is likely to be on the mound as a starting pitcher.
The media said, ‘If Ryu Hyun-jin goes through the rehabilitation process as planned, he can join in the second half of the season. Ryu Hyun-jin also wants to join as a starter.” Ryu Hyun-jin also said, “I want to be part of Toronto until the second half of the season. That’s my goal.”
If Ryu Hyun-jin joins in good health,안전놀이터 Toronto can also reinforce the mound as an ace-class starting pitcher. While Alec Manoa and Yusei Kikuchi are sluggish, Ryu Hyun-jin can be Danbi.