For the second year in a row, the LG Twins have been hit with the unwelcome “Plutko Variable” .According to the team, foreign starter Adam Plutko will be sidelined for four weeks after being diagnosed with a left pelvic contusion. This leaves the team without a starting pitcher at a crucial point in the season with a direct trip to the Korean Series on the line .Plutko left the game against the NC Dinos on June 26 after throwing just four innings due to discomfort in his inner thigh adductor. He was examined in Seoul and was told it was a bone-on-bone pelvic contusion, so he decided to lay off the ball for a while. Plutko also finished the regular season in late September last year after being sidelined from the first-team roster due to bile in his back. At the peak of the year, he took more than 20 days off last year, and this year, he was out for nearly a month. Plutko, a second-year KBO player, is 11-3 with a 2.41 ERA this season and has been the team’s No. 1 starter in place of the struggling Casey Kelly (8-7 with a 4.39 ERA).LG will have to operate without an ace for the time being. Plutko’s departure is a blow to LG, which has been pushing hard to reach the Korean Series for the first time in 21 years and win its first Korean Series title in 29 years .The timing of Plutko’s departure is also not good, as the second-place KT WIZ is 4.5 games behind them. LG will first try to stabilize the team’s mood after the three-game losing streak, and then reorganize the starting pitching staff to create a new strategy for the remaining 36 games. Plutko’s replacement will be left-hander Kim Yun-sik. While Plutko’s injury parameters are the same, the general consensus is that LG’s approach will be different .LG tried Plutko’s approach last year and it didn’t work. While the team respected Plutko’s desire to pitch out of the bullpen after his injury, Plutko started Game 2 of the playoffs and took the loss, allowing six runs (four earned) in 1⅔ innings .LG is going to have to be careful with Plutko’s rehab to avoid a repeat of last year. It’s clear that the team doesn’t want to be dragged down by Plutko like they were last year. The team is going to see how Plutko’s recovery progresses and reduce the number of variables by thoroughly going through the necessary steps in the rehabilitation process, such as resuming throwing practice, throwing live, throwing in the bullpen, and throwing on the 카지노사이트 field.