The Toronto Blue Jays congratulated Hyun-Jin Ryu, the ‘Blue Monster’, on his first victory after returning from injury in Korean.
Ryu Hyun-jin started in the 메이저사이트 2023 major league home game against the Chicago Cubs held at the Rogers Center in Ontario, Canada on the 14th (Korean time) and recorded 5 innings, 2 hits, 2 walks, 3 strikeouts and 2 runs (unlawful), and last year before elbow surgery. He became the winning pitcher 444 days after the match against the Los Angeles Angels on May 27. After three games of his return from injury, he showed off his sharp control and won his first thrilling victory.
In the first episode, sluggishness and bad luck overlapped. After one out, Nico Horner walked and Ian Happ went on base due to an error by first baseman Brandon Belt. He caught Cody Bellinger, who had a good sense of hitting, with a floating ball in left field and took a breather, but met Dansby Swanson and contributed two RBIs and a double. Fortunately, both points were recorded as unaccounted points because they were conceded after an error.
From the second episode, Ryu Hyun-jin-like pitching was shown. In the 2nd inning, with 1 strikeout and 11 strikeouts, the inning was neatly organized, and Horner got a heavy hit after 1 out in the 3rd inning, leading 5-2, but following Horner’s failure to steal second base, he caught Happ with a floating ball in right field and lost a run. did not
He skillfully overcame the risk of being on first base safely due to Bellinger’s walk in the 4th inning. After dealing with outfield fly balls in succession to Swanson and Seiya Suzuki, he used a sharp changeup to strike out Patrick Wisdom on a swing.
The 5th inning, which led 8-2, was also clean. Using 13 balls, Nick Madrigal, Miguel Amaya, and Christopher Morel were treated in three ways, easily meeting the requirements for a winning pitcher.
Ryu Hyun-jin, who recorded 86 pitches, passed the baton to Henesis Cabrera in the 6th inning, leading 8-2, and finished the game happily. Toronto won 11-4, and Ryu Hyun-jin became the winning pitcher.
The Toronto club posted a post commemorating the return of the ace through the official SNS after the game. Ryu Hyun-jin uploaded an unprecedented 10 photos and videos of the game that day, and said, “There were 444 days of patience and hard work. I congratulate and welcome Ryu Hyun-jin’s victory.” Then, at the end of the post, he added a greeting in Korean, “Congratulations,” and made a custom greeting for Ryu Hyun-jin.
Toronto fans said, “We are happy that Ryu Hyun-jin is back in good health. I missed you”, “Today’s pitching was really the best”, “Ryu Hyun-jin is a pitcher who makes me happy”, and more than 100 comments, showing off his fan spirit for Ryu Hyun-jin.
Ryu Hyun-jin said after the game, “Since the last game, all types of pitches have been good as before. So, today’s Gyeonggi-do had good results. Now I feel like I’m back to the level I wanted.”