The starting lineup for the Toronto Blue Jays, where Ryu Hyun-jin will return in the second half, was rated 9th out of 30 major league (MLB) clubs.
On the 29th (Korean time), MLB.com ranked Toronto in 9th place while selecting the’Top 10’ for the club’s starters as a special feature for the opening of the 2023 season.
The media said, “30 clubs used at least 8 starting pitchers during the 2022 season. Of these, 8 clubs each had 15 or more pitchers starting.” “The concept of a 5-man starting rotation in modern baseball has long been It’s been broken before. We’ve listed six pitchers who could impact each team this season.”
In Toronto, six names were mentioned: Alec Mano, Kevin Gaussman, Chris Bassett, Jose Berrios, Yusei Kikuchi, and Hyunjin Ryu.
It is noteworthy that Ryu Hyun-jin, who is in rehabilitation, is included while the first five players are digesting the opening rotation.
Ryu Hyun-jin underwent elbow ligament joint surgery in June of last year and is undergoing a long rehabilitation process. He is sweating hard with the goal of returning to the major leagues in the second half of this season. He plans to start pitching to the bullpen in April once his elbow condition improves.
Toronto plans to appoint Ryu Hyun-jin as a starting pitcher when he returns healthy. In an interview last month, manager John Schneider sent his trust, saying, “When Ryu Hyun-jin returns, he will take a place in the starting rotation.”
Ryu Hyun-jin also said in an interview with MLB.com earlier, “The most ideal time to return is mid-July,” and said, “I will complete my rehabilitation so that I can compete (in the major leagues) by then.”
On the other hand, the best starting lineup selected by MLB.com is the New York Mets, the number one candidate to win the World Series.
Jacob deGrom (Texas Rangers) left, but the Mets recruited American League Cy Young Award winner Justin Verlander in the 2022 season to build a powerful one-two punch with Max Scherzer. In addition, the existing Carlos Carrasco and David Peterson are still alive, and Senga Godai and Jose Quintana are brought in to add weight to the starting lineup.
The Milwaukee Brewers ranked second, the Atlanta Braves ranked third, the Texas Rangers ranked fourth, and the Philadelphia Phillies ranked fifth.
The New York Yankees,메이저사이트 which compete with Toronto in the Eastern Division of the American League, ranked 6th, and Ha-sung Kim’s team, the San Diego Padres, ranked 7th. The Los Angeles Angels, led by Shohei Ohtani, tied with the Seattle Mariners for 10th.