KIA Tigers setup man Jang Hyeon-sik (28) is preparing to return to the first team smoothly. Will we see him on the mound for the first team within this month?
Jang Hyun-sik, who underwent right elbow surgery last October and devoted himself to rehabilitation, is walking on a smooth path. On the 6th, he announced the start of the season by making his first mound in the Futures League match against the NC Dinos, and on the 8th he also made an actual mound against the Samsung Lions.
The result of the 2nd game was 2⅓ innings, 4 hits, 4 hits, 1 run. The most encouraging thing about him was that there was no abnormality in his physical condition, and he did not experience any pain. He threw 25 balls in his first appearance and 13 in his second appearance. In his 8th appearance, he had a fast ball speed of 146 km / h and an average speed of 144 km / h.
Then, when will Hyunsik Jang appear in the first team? On the 9th, KIA coach Kim Jong-guk said, “Yesterday (8th), I received a report that my condition has improved.” “He said of his return.
Initially, the KIA predicted Jang Hyun-sik’s return to the end of April or early May, but it seems that Jang Hyun-sik will be able to meet the date as scheduled by cruising in the 2nd division. He’s just not in a hurry. We are carefully watching Jang Hyun-sik’s condition.
Hyunsik Jang is the best bullpen in the league with a career record of 70 holds. In particular, he achieved 34 holds in the 2021 season and became the first hold king in his life. Last season, despite the aftermath of injuries, he contributed to the team’s advance to the postseason with an average ERA of 3.12 in 54 games, 2 wins, 3 losses, 1 save, 19 holds, and 52 innings. It was the last two seasons that Jang Hyun-sik’s fighting spirit and dedication stood out.토토사이트
Recently, KIA’s Pil Seung-jo is shaking. Closer Jeong Hae-young had a blown save on the 8th and allowed 2 home runs in 3 games. Victory card Jeon Sang-hyun did not give up any runs in 2⅓ innings in 3 games, but in the match against Doosan on the 9th, he did not catch any outcounts and showed a 1 hit and 2 walks. Until Jang Hyeon-sik joins, the Pilseung Gyetujin must work hard.
Jang Hyun-sik, who emits a unique presence on the bullpen mound, is irreplaceable. Before long, it rains sweet rain on the bullpen.