Ryu Hyun-jin (Toronto Blue Jays), who is recovering after undergoing Tommy John surgery, was moved to the injured list on the 60th.
Toronto announced on the 6th (Korean time), “Left-handed pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin has been moved to the injured list on the 60th.”
Ryu Hyun-jin signed a 4-year, 80 million dollar (approximately 105.2 billion won) contract with Toronto in December 2019. He played in 12 games in the 2020 season, 5 wins, 2 losses, 67 innings and 22 runs (20 earned runs) with an average ERA of 2.69, and in the 2021 season, he played 31 games, 14 wins, 10 losses, 169 innings and 85 runs (82 runs) with an average ERA of 4.37. 스포츠토토
However, last season Ryu Hyun-jin was sluggish due to an elbow injury and ended up on the operating table. Before undergoing Tommy John surgery, Ryu Hyun-jin’s performance was 6 games, 2 wins, 27 innings, 17 runs (17 ERA), and an average ERA of 5.67.
Ryu Hyun-jin was on the 15-day injured list at the start of the major league season, but was moved to the 60-day injured list. Because he still has a long rehabilitation period left. Ryu Hyun-jin’s expected return is after the All-Star break.
This season is the last season of Ryu Hyun-jin’s contract with Toronto. Upon his return, he qualifies as a free agent. It will be an important season for Ryu Hyun-jin. However, Ryu Hyun-jin said in an interview with reporters when he left for the United States last December, “I will train with the thought that I want to return quickly. After that, I have to do well.” I will only prepare for a comeback in March.”