“Pitching like seven scoreless innings” praised by the local media

Regarding Toronto Blue Jays Ryu Hyun-jin’s appearance at Coors Field, Canadian media SportsNet said, “Ryu Hyun-jin’s two runs in five innings at Coors Field is no different from seven scoreless innings (at other stadiums).”

Toronto won the 2023 Major League Baseball Colorado Rockies 13-9 at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado on the 2nd (Korea Standard Time). Toronto won its second straight game. Ryu Hyun-jin, the starter, lost his winning requirement due to the bullpen’s difficulty, but he pitched well.

One home run was a fly in the ointment. Ryu Hyun-jin, who was perfect until the second inning, allowed a right-handed hit while throwing a cutter to leadoff hitter Nolan Jones in the third inning. It was his first hit. He then hit Montero with a two-run homer. However, he did his part until the fifth inning without being swayed.

Ryu Hyun-jin came down from the mound after pitching hard in five innings with 76 pitches and four hits (one homer) and two walks, three strikeouts and two runs. The ERA of the season rose slightly from 2.25 to 2.38, but it served as a springboard for the team’s victory.

SportsNet said, “Ryu Hyun-jin could have continued to throw in the sixth inning, but Toronto manager John Schneider put in bullpen pitchers who had enough rest.” As a result, it was not too much for Ryu Hyun-jin to throw more. Ryu threw 76 pitches until the fifth inning.

After replacing Ryu Hyun-jin, Toronto immediately lost a point. Above all, Ryu Hyun-jin has not been very good at Coors Field. Ryu Hyun-jin had only one win and four losses in six games and an ERA of 7.09 (21 earned runs in 26 ⅔ innings) at the “Hitter-Friendly Stadium” and “Pitchers’ Grave,” located at 1,600m above sea level. Coors Field alone has dedicated eight homers.

Therefore, his good pitching stood out on this day. He showed his true value on the road to Colorado with his strong control. In addition, the referee made a disappointing decision in the game, but Ryu Hyun-jin was unwavering.

Ryu Hyun-jin’s 68.8-mile four-seam fastball entered the strike zone in the process of playing Jones with a hit by Hunter Goodman after one out in the fourth inning. But the referee didn’t budge. a situation in which a strikeout is turned into a walk.

Ryu Hyun-jin played only a fastball against Montero, who gave up a home run in the third inning, and grounded out to the second base. It was a scene that showed Ryu Hyun-jin’s guts and skill. 파친코

Ryu’s maximum four-seam fastball speed was 90.1 miles (145 kilometers) and an average speed of 87.9 kilometers (141.5 kilometers). But restraint wasn’t everything to him. He finished his appearance at Coors Field by mixing and throwing sharp breaking balls based on his sophisticated control such as changeups and cutters.

Ryu Hyun-jin pitched two runs (non-earned) in five innings against Cincinnati on the 21st, and MLB.com praised him, saying, “Ryu Hyun-jin did not throw a strong ball that could be admired as ‘Wow,’ but he overwhelmed the opponent’s lineup with a clever pitch.”

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