The rehabilitation of ‘Hold King’ KIA Jang Hyun-sik (28) is proceeding smoothly. It is expected that the KIA steel wall bullpen will hit the finish line.
Jang Hyun-sik underwent surgery to remove a bone fragment in his right elbow after finishing last season. Because of this, he was unable to attend the first camp in Arizona, USA. Bone fragment removal surgery does not require a long rehabilitation period unlike Tommy John surgery. So Hyunsik Jang was able to join the second Okinawa camp. not a comeback He is to rehabilitate in a warm place. Only then did he think the return process was good. 메이저사이트
And it has picked up some speed, and now it’s in the bullpen pitching phase.
Manager Kim Jong-guk explained, “(Jang) Hyun-sik pitched the second bullpen. It’s going smoothly. They say he raised his pace today by going over 10. It’s up to 80-90%.”
Jang Hyun-shik is the pitcher who threw the most balls in the KIA bullpen in recent years. In 2021, he recorded 76⅔ innings in 69 games, 1 win, 5 losses, 34 holds and 1 save, and an earned run average of 3.29, becoming the league hold king.
And last year, he had 52 innings in 54 games, 2 wins, 3 losses, 19 holds and 1 save, and an ERA of 3.12. He was in the winning group, but he took to the mound whenever the team needed it. He was about to have 4 consecutive fights in 3 days. He threw 909 balls last year alone.
As much as I threw a lot, my elbows are bound to get sore. Now that the bone fragments have been arranged through elbow surgery, it can be said that he has only things left to improve.