Kiwoom Ace Ahn Woo-Jin Finally Gets on the Operating Table

Professional baseball Kiwoom Heroes ace Ahn Woo-jin

(24) ends up on the operating table.

Kiwoom club announced on the 2nd

Ahn Woo-jin has decided to undergo right medial collateral ligament reconstruction (Tommy John surgery).”

According to the club

Ahn Woo-jin visited the hospital on the 1st to treat pain in his right elbow caused by accumulated fatigue and was diagnosed with suspected ligament damage during an ultrasound examination.

A detailed examination

including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

was immediately performed, and as a result

it was diagnosed that the medial collateral ligament was damaged.

Considering that no special abnormalities were found during the examination a month ago 지울프-토토

the specialist explains that the area appears to have deteriorated acutely.

The Kiwoom team said

Surgery is inevitable for treatment

so we will confirm the surgery schedule as soon as possible without any additional examination

and added

The club will not spare any support to help Ahn Woo-jin recover quickly.

Ahn Woo-jin said through the club

It’s unfortunate that I couldn’t be with the team until the end of the season, and I’m sorry to the fans. Regardless of my personal performance

I’m sorry to everyone that the team has fallen into difficult times.

I will undergo surgery well and come back in good health.

Ahn Woo-jin

who pitched 196 innings last year and achieved 15 wins and 224 strikeouts, has grown into a leading starting pitcher in the league.

In the postseason, he pitched 22⅔ innings and stayed on the mound for over 220 innings last year alone.

He also pitched well this season with 9 wins, 7 losses, and an ERA of 2.39 in 24 games, but was ultimately hampered by injuries.

Considering that it usually takes at least a year for a player who underwent Tommy John surgery to return

Woojin Ahn is expected to be able to return only at the end of next season at the earliest.

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