A new variable has arisen on the mound of the Los Angeles Dodgers, a strong team in the American Professional Baseball Major League (MLB).
Dodgers right-handed fastball pitcher Dustin May started the home game against the Minnesota Twins at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California on the 18th (Korean time), but was replaced after the first inning.
After throwing 16 balls, 메이저사이트May capped off his first inning with one hit and no runs while striking out two.
However, the Dodgers said that May suffered elbow pain and replaced the pitcher.
May, who throws a fastball with a maximum speed of 160 km/h, underwent elbow ligament joint surgery (Tommy John surgery) in 2021 and was rehabilitated until last year.
This year, when he returned to normal, he is showing power with 4 wins and 1 loss and an average ERA of 2.63 in 9 games.
In particular, May is considered the most difficult pitcher to hit in the National League (NL) with 5.4 hits and 0.2 home runs per 9 innings.
However, the average restraint of May’s main weapon, the sinker, recorded 94.7 miles (152.4 km) that day, falling more than 3 km from usual.
The Dodgers won the game 7-3 thanks to James Ottman’s grand slam home run, although May knocked it out early.