Slow but strong 104km curveball Ryu Hyun-jin snaps Toronto's three-game losing streak

Five innings, five strikeouts, two earned runs, three straight wins
Keeping Toronto's fall baseball alive
Exited in the sixth inning after a series of defensive miscues.
"I'm going to come back and put it where it needs to be"

 

Ryu Hyun-jin (Toronto) chases a ground ball during the second inning of a Major League Baseball (MLB) baseball game against Cleveland on Sunday. Ryu made a glove toss to first base to get the runner out. Ryu pitched five innings and allowed three runs (two earned) 한국야동 to extend his winning streak to three games.

 

An ace to break a losing streak, an ace to extend a winning streak. The "Korean Monster," Ryu Hyun-jin (36-Toronto), was once again in ace form.

 

On Sunday, Ryu pitched five innings of four-hit ball, striking out five and allowing three runs (two earned) in an 8-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball (MLB) at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He used a variety of pitches, from a fastball that topped out at 90 miles per hour to a slower curveball that sat at 104, to keep hitters off-balance.

 

It was a much-needed win for Toronto, which has a long road ahead of it in the race for a postseason berth. They had lost three straight games the day before and were slipping further and further behind in the American League (AL) wild card race. But the Jays snapped a three-game losing streak thanks to a strong outing from Hyun-jin Ryu and a big performance from rookie second baseman Davis Schneider. Schneider went 3-for-3 with three RBIs and three runs scored, including a game-winning two-run homer in the bottom of the first inning to tie the game at 1-1. Toronto moved to within 1.5 games of AL wild-card contender Houston.

Ryu looked like an ace throughout the game. He gave up a solo home run to designated hitter Jose Ramirez in the top of the first inning, but retired the next two batters to avoid further damage. Toronto responded with three runs in the bottom of the inning. Ryu Hyun-jin led off the inning with a walk. Two batters later, he caught Tyler Freeman's grounder in his glove and threw him out at first base with a glove toss without pulling the ball away. Ryu gave up one more run in the fifth on a solo home run to Freeman, but he made it through the fifth on 60 pitches.

With the win requirement met, Ryu took the mound for the sixth inning and attempted to record his first quality start since returning from injury (six or more innings pitched with three or fewer earned runs). However, his infield defense left something to be desired. With the bases loaded, he induced Ramirez to hit an infield grounder, but third baseman Matt Chapman dropped it. It should have been a double play, but instead, runners were on first and second. The next batter, Oscar Gonzalez, hit a grounder that shortstop Santiago Espinal fumbled. With the bases loaded, 성인웹툰 the Toronto coaching staff pulled Ryu from the mound and brought in reliever Yimi Garcia.

 

Ryu was disappointed, but he didn't show any emotion as he walked off the mound. Instead, he smiled and cheered on his teammates in the dugout. Garcia gave up a run on a push ball, but retired the next three batters in order to preserve the win. Ryu has won his last three starts in a row. His ERA has increased slightly from 1.89 to 2.25.

After the game, praise poured in from both inside and outside the organization for Ryu's performance. Toronto manager John Schneider said, "At his age, to come back and be so complete, it's unbelievable." But Ryu told local reporters, "Honestly, I'm not surprised (to get my velocity back). The most important thing is that I got my health back." "Now that I'm back in shape, 19가이드03 I can throw the ball where I need to," he said.

Slow but strong 104km curveball Ryu Hyun-jin snaps Toronto's three-game losing streak

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Slow but strong 104km curveball Ryu Hyun-jin snaps Toronto's three-game losing streak

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