It was unmoved even with a 157 km/h assault hit. Ryu Hyun-jin (36, Toronto Blue Jays) prepares for the next appearance without any problems.
On the 8th (Korean time), Ryu Hyun-jin started the game against the Cleveland Guardians in the ‘2023 Major League Baseball’ held at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
At the beginning of the game, Ryu Hyun-jin showed off an impressive pitch. He showed perfect pitching until the bottom of the 3rd inning and dominated the Cleveland lineup. A perfect match unfolded, showing the resurgence of the Korean Monster, but soon everything changed.
In the bottom of the 4th inning, he was hit in the right knee by Oscar Gonzalez’s 97.7 mph (approximately 157.2 km) assault ball from second out and first base. Ryu Hyun-jin showed his fighting spirit and threw the ball to first base to end the inning, but immediately fell to the ground and complained of pain.스포츠토토
Afterwards, Ryu Hyun-jin got out of the ground with the support of Toronto coach John Schneider. The final result was 4 innings with no hits, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts and no runs. Despite clean pitching, there were many concerns about his physical condition after being replaced due to an injury.
Fortunately, Ryu Hyun-jin’s physical condition is not abnormal. Coach Schneider said in an interview with reporters on the 9th that it was a minor injury, saying, “The X-ray examination result was negative, and today it is much better. The next start will be possible.”
Toronto is using a six-man starting rotation in preparation for a 17-game series of deaths. If it goes as planned, Ryu Hyun-jin is scheduled to take the mound in the home game against the Chicago Cubs at 2:37 on the 14th.
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