Left-handed ace Chang-mo Koo of the NC Dinos in professional baseball took the first step toward returning to the mound.
Kang In-kwon, NC coach, met with reporters at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on the 19th and said, “We will start the 20m catch ball.” .
In general, ITP starts with shadow pitching, increases the catch ball distance in turn to 60m, and then goes through half pitching, batting ball throwing, bullpen pitching, and live pitching.
Koo Chang-mo was canceled from the first team entry in May due to accumulated shoulder and elbow fatigue, and on June 2, his return match, in an away game with the LG Twins, he threw 5 balls and felt unreasonable, so he voluntarily gave up.
He was diagnosed with muscle damage in his left forearm (between the elbow and wrist) during a hospital examination, and subsequent reexamination revealed a stress fracture in his left arm.메이저사이트
Coach Kang said that it is difficult to determine the exact time of his return, saying, “If I am in good shape, it will be helpful for both our team and the national team to pitch in one or two games before going to the Asian Games in Hangzhou (September).”
Infielder Seo Ho-cheol, who suffered a ligament injury in his pinky finger, will make a comeback after two weeks as a third baseman and number 6 hitter.
Seo Ho-cheol was very active with a batting average of 0.301, 2 homers and 30 RBIs in 77 games before his injury.