Ryu Hyun-jin, Strike Out with a Curve at 104km/h

Ryu Hyun-jin, Strike out with a curve at 104km/h… 5 innings, 2 earned wins, 3 wins in the season

Against Cleveland, he failed to achieve QS due to a mistake by the infielder in the 6th inning.

Ryu Hyun-jin

‘Korean Monster’ Ryu Hyun-jin (36, Toronto Blue Jays) continued his three-game winning streak by using a curve that lowered the velocity to 104 km per hour and a sharply falling changeup.

Ryu Hyun-jin started on the 27th (Korean time) in the 2023 US Professional Baseball Major League home game 카지노

against the Cleveland Guardians held at the Rogers Center in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, giving up 4 hits and allowing 3 runs (2 earned) in 5 innings.

He did not give up a single walk and struck out five.

6th Inning

In the beginning of the 6th inning, Toronto infielders made repeated mistakes and failed to achieve

a quality start (QS, 6 innings or more, 3 earned runs or less),

but led the team to an 8-3 victory with solid pitching.

Toronto got out of the three-game losing streak, and Ryu Hyun-jin went on a three-game winning streak.

Ryu Hyun-jin, who underwent left elbow ligament joint surgery on June 19 last year,

returned to the big league on the 2nd of this month against the Baltimore Orioles (5 innings, 9 hits, 4 runs), and took the mound 5 times this year and won 3 wins (1 loss).

Ryu Hyun-jin is continuing his three-game winning streak following the match

against the Chicago Cubs on the 14th (2 hits, 2 runs in 5 innings)

the Cincinnati Reds (4 hits, 2 runs in 5 innings) on the 21st.

It is also his 78th win (46 losses) in his 180th career major league appearance (179th as a start).

On this day

Ryu Hyun-jin gave up two solo home runs, but he made an effective pitch with an exquisite mix of curveball and changeup.

49 of 70 balls were strikes.

The fastball (29) had a maximum velocity of 146 km per hour, but he cooked Cleveland’s batting line with an exquisite mix of high-dropping curveballs (13) and sharp-falling changeups (19).

Cutter threw nine.

Ryu Hyun-jin’s season ERA slightly deteriorated from 1.89 to 2.25, but it is still a good performance.

On this day, Ryu Hyun-jin neatly handled the three balls directed at him and faithfully played the role of the ‘fifth infielder’.

In the match against Cleveland on the 8th, he had no hits and no runs in 4 innings,

but he also shook off the regret of not being able to win the game after being hit by a ball on his knee.

Toronto Infielders

It was Toronto infielders, not Ryu Hyun-jin, who showed a disappointing appearance.

Ryu Hyun-jin blocked up to 5 innings with 60 balls,

aiming to achieve QS in 464 days after the game against the Cincinnati Reds on May 21, 2022 (6 innings, 6 hits and no runs) before undergoing left elbow ligament joint surgery, and climbed the mound in the 6th inning. .


In the 6th inning, leading 5-2, Ryu Hyun-jin gave up a right-handed hit to Cole Calhoun, the first batter.

The next batter, Jose Ramirez, was forced to ground, but Toronto third baseman Matt Chapman made a catch error.

In the following 1st and 2nd base, Oscar Gonzalez’s ground ball was trapped in the infield.

However, this time shortstop Santiago Espinal missed the ball.

With two mistakes in a row, Toronto was in danger of being loaded safely,


Ryu Hyun-jin had already passed the mound to Garcia.

Pitching coach Pete Walker approached and comforted Hyun-jin Ryu, who came into the dugout, and Hyun-jin Ryu replied with a grin.

Garcia allowed Ramon Loreano to push away with a hit ball, increasing Ryu Hyun-jin’s goal to three.

The third point was ‘visa blame’ due to an error.

Fortunately, Garcia struck out all three batters after that, Ryu Hyun-jin kept the winning pitcher requirement.

Although he failed to achieve QS, Ryu Hyun-jin pitched solidly on this day as well.

The start was a bit unsettling.

1st Inning

Ryu Hyun-jin threw a 141 km/h fastball to Ramirez after one shot in the first inning and allowed a solo home run that went over the wall to his left.

The ball flew 119m at 167.7 km/h.

Ryu Hyun-jin gave up an earned run in 15 innings in 4 games after allowing a home run to Gunner Henderson in the 6th inning against Baltimore (5 innings, 9 hits, 4 runs) on August 2, when he returned from elbow surgery.

The streak of unanswered runs ended with 14 innings.

Ryu Hyun-jin did not give up an earned run in the games against Cleveland on the 8th (no hits and no runs in 4 innings),

the Chicago Cubs on the 14th, and the Cincinnati Reds on the 21st.

He gave up a home run unfortunately, but Ryu Hyun-jin struck out Gonzalez and treated Loreano as a floating ball to second baseman, changing the atmosphere.

The Toronto lineup scored three runs at the end of the first inning, giving Ryu Hyun-jin strength.

Following Whit Merrifield’s double, Bo Bisset’s timely hit made the score 1-1,

Davis Schneider drew a come-from-behind two-run arch with 2nd out and 1st base going over the wall in the middle left.

Afterwards, Ryu Hyun-jin responded to the team’s help with a good pitch.

2nd Inning

In the second inning, he struck out Andres Jimenez, the first batter, on a swing with a cutter, and threw a changeup to Gabriel Arias to strike out.

Arias missed the bat on a changeup that entered the strike zone.

Ryu Hyun-jin, who struck out two and blocked the second inning with a tripartite,

prevented additional runs by treating the follow-up hitter to a double hit by Cam Gallagher in the third inning.

4th Inning

Ryu Hyun-jin also blocked the 4th inning with a three-way offense.

In particular, the scene where he struck out Andres Jimenez, the last batter in the 4th inning, on a swing at 104 km/h with a curveball, was a highlight.

Ryu Hyun-jin gave Tyler Freeman a left-handed solo shot after one shot in the fifth inning, leading 5-1.

It was Freeman’s first home run in the big leagues.

In the 6th inning, due to a mistake by the Toronto infielder,

one more run was added, but Ryu Hyun-jin won the starter as the Toronto line made up for the mistake with a hot hit.

Schneider, who hit a come-from-behind two-run four at the end of the first inning,

hit a timely hit in the seventh inning as well, making a big success with 3 hits, 3 RBIs and 3 runs in 3 at-bats.

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