Liam Hendricks (34, Chicago White Sox), who was recently diagnosed with cancer, starts preparing for a comeback. A return in May is certain.
The Athletic reported on the 28th (Korean time) that Hendricks will decide whether or not to participate in minor league games through a medical examination conducted in Chicago next week.
If all goes well, Hendricks could be back within May. It is a faster comeback than most elbow injuries. It was in January that Hendricks was diagnosed with cancer. ㅋㅋㅋ벳
Earlier, Hendricks announced that he had been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in early January. This disease is a type of blood cancer that occurs when lymphoid tissue cells are converted to malignancy.
Afterwards, the Chicago White Sox team announced that Hendricks had been diagnosed with cancer on the 21st. Hendricks also announced that he was free from the disease.
Now, Hendricks will begin full-scale rehabilitation at the Chicago White Sox’s spring training facility from early May and aim to return to the major leagues within May.
Hendricks, in his 12th year in the majors, went 4-4 with a 2.81 ERA in 57 2/3 innings in 58 games last season. 85 strikeouts.
Hendricks is a right-handed reliever who throws a four-seam fastball averaging 97.8 mph. His four-seam fastball is over 60%. He throws sliders and curveballs here.