Liam Hendricks (34, Chicago White Sox), who was recently diagnosed with cancer, starts preparing for a comeback. It is expected to return in the first half of the year., the official homepage of Major League Baseball, announced on the 25th (Korean time) that Hendricks would soon begin training at a spring training facility in Arizona, USA.

Expected return is before June. In other words, if Hendrix’s training goes smoothly, he can return within five months. There is at most one month left.

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.

At the time, Hendricks said, “When I heard that it was a malignant tumor, my wife and I were shocked.”

Hendrix’s words came true. The Chicago White Sox announced on the 21st that Hendricks had been diagnosed with cancer.

In addition, Hendricks also posted a picture of the process of fighting the disease through his SNS, announcing that he was free from the disease. 메이저사이트

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.

The Chicago White Sox are struggling with a 7-15 win rate of 0.318 in the season until the 24th. The addition of Hendrix is ​​very welcome news.