Toronto Blue Jays Ryu Hyun-jin (36), who underwent Tommy John surgery, started pitching in the bullpen.
Canadian media TSN reported on the 16th (hereafter Korean time), “General manager Ross Atkins said that Ryu Hyun-jin and Chad Green are both pitching in the bullpen at the team training facility in Dunedin, Florida.”
Ryu Hyun-jin signed a 4-year, $80 million (approximately 106.8 billion won) contract with Toronto for the 2020 season. In his first year with the team, he performed well enough to rank third in the American League Cy Young Video poll, but after that, he fell short of expectations. In Toronto, he went 21-12 with an ERA of 4.07 in 49 games (263 innings) over three seasons.
Ryu Hyun-jin,메이저놀이터 who is undergoing rehabilitation with the goal of returning in the second half of this season, is expected to gradually reveal the outline of a specific return point as he starts pitching in the bullpen. General Manager Atkins explained, “Ryu Hyun-jin will be able to face batters in games starting next month.”
Ryu Hyun-jin, who entered bullpen pitching, has live batting and rehabilitation stages left behind. Looking at his rehabilitation pace, it is highly likely that he will return in the second half as planned. Fans are highly anticipating when Ryu Hyun-jin, who has not pitched for nearly a year since the match against the White Sox on June 2 last year, will be able to return.