Shim Jun-seok, the reason for the 60-day IL registration is shoulder problems… “Currently playing catch.”


The current situation of Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Shim Joon-seok (20) has been revealed.

Todd Tomchick, director of the Pirates’ sports medicine division, met with reporters ahead of the home game against the Boston Red Sox on the 20th (Korea Standard Time) to share the situation of the injured players.

He also reported the news of Shim Joon-seok, who was on the 60-day injured list in the minor league.

“Sim Joon-seok was recovering from a thoracic muscle injury suffered in August last year, and a minor injury to his right shoulder recurred in the process,” Tom Chik said.
Shim Joon-seok made four appearances in the Rookie Level Florida Complex League (FCL) last season and played eight innings.

On June 10, he pitched close to perfection against the Baltimore Orioles FCL team with eight strikeouts in four innings, but has not pitched more than 12/3 innings since then.

His last pitch was against the Boston Red Sox FCL team on August 14, when he allowed one hit, one walk, two strikeouts and two runs in 12/3 innings.

He reportedly failed to throw many games due to chest muscle injury. “This chest muscle is connected to the shoulder,” Tomchick said, explaining that the injury is related to the chest muscle injury last season and the current shoulder injury.

“The most important thing is that I’m playing catch right now,” he said, also conveying the player’s current situation.

According to him, Shim Jun-seok is currently playing catch at a distance of 60 feet.

Asked when he could return to practice, he declined to say, “I don’t know because it’s very early days.”

Shim Joon-seok, who joined Pittsburgh last year with a $750,000 down payment, was recognized for his potential by ranking 18th in the club’s promising players this season. explained that Shim Joon-seok is using high-quality fastballs, curves, and sliders, and that the changeup is still being polished, and expressed positive expectations that “if everything fits well, he can become a pitcher similar to Gerrit Cole.”

However, he seems to have been hamstrung by his injury.

Meanwhile, Tom Chick also reported other players’ injuries.

Catcher Jason DeLay underwent surgery to clean the meniscus cartilage in his right knee. Dr. Keith Meister carried it out. Recovery will take about six weeks. 업소알바

Endi Rodriguez, who is out for the season with an elbow injury, is in swing training. He will increase his intensity from dry swing to tee batting around next week.

Left-hander Ryan Borucki, who left the game due to elbow inflammation, played catch ball last week, but his pain relapsed and he is taking a rest. His goal is to resume play catch ball early next week.

Left-hander Marco Gonzalez, who left with a left arm injury, also plans not to hold the ball for about two weeks.

Catcher Yasmani Grandal, who has been in rehab since recovering from plantar fasciitis in his left foot, will continue his rehab run in Triple-A.

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