Although Toronto Blue Jays Ryu Hyun-jin did not complete 5 innings, he received favorable reviews from local media. In any case, it was a good result, with no goals conceded and the team winning.
Ryu Hyun-jin started the 2023 Major League game against the Boston Red Sox held at the Rogers Center in Toronto, Canada on the 18th (Korean time).
Ryu Hyun-jin pitched 83 pitches in 4⅔ innings, allowing 6 hits, 2 walks, 2 strikeouts, and no runs. Toronto won 3-2. Ryu Hyun-jin stepped down without a win or loss. He maintained a 3-3 record on the season and lowered his earned run average from 2.93 to 2.62.
“Hyun-Jin Ryu got on base a little bit. He needed some help (on defense), but he was still solid,” said Keegan Matterson, MLB.com’s Toronto reporter. “He evaluated that Ryu Hyun-jin is giving great strength.
Ryu Hyun-jin hit a hit by Rafael Devers and a double by Adam Duvall in the top of the second inning. He was in desperate danger with no outs on second and third base. However, he hit three batters in a row, including Pablo Reyes, Trevor Story, and Bobby Dalbec.
Ryu Hyun-jin got off to an uneasy start in the third inning with a single and a double. This time, Ryu Hyun-jin did not concede a goal. He caught Rob Lev Snider and Justin Turner on a fly ball to left field and a ground ball to third base, respectively. He sent Devers out with a walk, but blocked Duvall with a fly ball to right field.
Canadian media ‘Toronto Sun’ said, ‘Ryu Hyun-jin proved his skill in escaping a crisis. He praised, saying, “There were two crises with 2nd and 3rd bases out and no outs, but he pulled out 3 out counts in a row.”
Boston was just 3-for-33 in scoring range in the series against Toronto. On this day,안전놀이터 while facing Ryu Hyun-jin, the match team failed to target Ryu Hyun-jin. Boston coach Alex Cora said, “It was difficult,” and said, “It was hard.”
Ryu Hyun-jin was replaced in the top of the fifth inning with Duval on first and second base with two outs and a 1-0 lead. The winning pitcher was just around the corner, but in a wild card competition, the team’s victory was more important. Imi Garcia, who pitched in relief, struck out Duvall and everyone had a happy ending.