Ryu Hyun-jin (Toronto Blue Jays), who is concentrating on rehabilitation after undergoing elbow ligament joint surgery, announced his readiness to return.
According to the Canadian media Toronto Sun and Toronto Star, etc., on the 17th (Korean time), Toronto general manager Ross Atkins revealed the outlook for the 2023 season and preparations for Ryu Hyun-jin’s return. 안전놀이터
“Ryu Hyun-jin is working hard every day to return as quickly as possible,” Atkins said.
Ryu Hyun-jin, who underwent an elbow ligament joint surgery in June last year, aims to return in July this year. On the 14th, Ryu Hyun-jin joined the Toronto spring camp located in Florida, USA.
After completing the 2019 season, Ryu Hyun-jin, who qualified as a free agent (FA), signed a 4-year, $80 million contract with Toronto. Ryu Hyun-jin played an active part with 5 wins and 2 losses and an average ERA of 2.69 in 12 games in 2020, when the season was shortened in the aftermath of the novel coronavirus infection (Corona 19).
In 2021, he tied his most wins in an individual season with 14 wins. He suffered his first double-digit loss (10 losses) and languished with a 4.37 earned run average (4.37). Last year, he gave up the starting pitcher position for the opening game. He only started six games and had a 5.67 earned run average, his worst in a season with two or more appearances.