AFTER SURGERY, KT’S CHOI SO-YOUNG-JOON JOINS TRAINING CAMP “I’M ENERGIZED BY BEING TOGETHER”

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KT WIZ’s homegrown starter Choi So-young-joon (22) is back. On March 12, he joined the team’s spring training camp at Hyundai Motor Dream Ball Park in Gijang-gun, Busan, and began rehabilitation training in earnest. Although he hasn’t yet recovered enough to pitch normally, he is sweating it out with his teammates and moving slotplayground forward with a single goal. “I’ve been rehabbing alone for a while, but working out with my teammates gives me a lot of energy,” Choi said with a wide smile on his face as he met with reporters at Hyundai Motor Dream Ball Park on Thursday, adding, “I’ll be doing rehabilitation training step by step so that I can return as planned.”

“Right now, I’m just focusing on my recovery and rehabilitation,” he said, adding, “There are a lot of variables in recovery, so I’m focusing on sticking to the schedule that I’ve been given. “In May of last year, Choi underwent elbow ligament splicing surgery. At the time, he was sidelined with a torn ligament in his right elbow after struggling with conditioning following his participation in the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC).The injury was a significant setback. He was unable to compete in the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games, which was his goal. It was the worst possible outcome, but he was not discouraged. He stayed focused on his rehabilitation .It was a tedious and painful process of repeating the same movements, but he fought against himself .His physical condition recovered quickly. At the end of last year, he started a step-by-step pitching program (ITP).

The club also supported him. Last month, he traveled to the Philippines with other rookie pitchers, including Won Sang-hyun and Yook Cheong-myeong, to rehabilitate .He was finally in good enough shape to start rehabbing with the first team. Recently, he even played 60-meter catch .”My training is going well,” he said, “and I’m looking forward to improving my physical condition so that I can get on the mound and pitch half pitches in the spring camp in Okinawa, Japan, starting later this month. “A timetable for his return is also being outlined. He could be back in action as early as June .If he can get his pitch count up, he could be a solid starter in the second half of the season, when the team’s standings are determined. Choi is training with a clear sense of purpose.” Last year, I was disappointed that I fell off the pace so quickly,” he says, “especially when I watched the postseason on TV. I realized that I had to prepare better to help the team 슬롯게이밍 win the championship in the new season. “Choi Soo-joon is back on his feet.

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