The 242.3 billion won man of ‘glass body disgrace’ is finally back in the big leagues
Jacob deGrom, who has been labeled as a “glass body,” has finally recovered from his injury and is set to make a comeback.
The Texas Rangers pitcher pitched out of the bullpen against the Pittsburgh Pirates on March 23 (KST). He threw 32 pitches, all fastballs, to check 토토사이트 his feel. DeGrom will make his second bullpen appearance on April 27 against the Baltimore Orioles, where he will throw an additional changeup.
“It’s really, really good,” Texas manager Bruce Bochy said. He’s feeling great, he’s throwing bullpen pitches and there’s nothing wrong with him,” he said, giving him the green light to return.
“We don’t have an exact timetable yet, but we’re optimistic that he’ll be able to return to the roster without any additional rehab,” Bochy said.
The former New York Mets “ace” signed a massive five-year, $185 million contract with Texas prior to the season. However, he has been plagued by injuries since his time with the Mets and has been struggling with injuries since the start of the season.
After appearing in just 26 games over the past two seasons with the Mets, DeGrom started against the New York Yankees on April 29 before being pulled from the game in the fourth inning with a sudden injury. An MRI revealed inflammation in his elbow and he has been rehabbing since then. Initially, he was expected to return in two to three weeks, but he is now approaching a month out. It will take another two weeks or so to regain feeling and increase his pitch count.