‘Baseball Genius’ Ohtani Shohei (LA Angels) is showing his strength. Both the pitcher and the hitter did an amazing job. Ohtani is the first record since 1900 to record first place in home run and first place in batting average at the same time.메이저사이트
On the 16th (hereinafter Korean time), Ohtani participated as a starting pitcher and designated hitter number 2 in an away game against the Texas Rangers held at Globe Life Field in Arlington, USA.
Ohtani, who made headlines the previous day by hitting a super-sized home run, recorded a quality start with 6 hits, 1 walk, 3 strikeouts and 2 runs in 6 innings (99 pitches) on the mound.
He took two outs in the bottom of the third inning with a 1–0 lead before hitting back-to-back doubles to allow the game to tie the game 1–1. He got a timely hit by Yona Haim from 2nd out and 2nd base and turned the score 1-2. The Angels tied the game 2-2 with Mickey Moniak’s timely hit in the top of the 4th inning.
Ohtani continued to fight well without giving up any additional runs until the 6th inning. The Angels took a 3-2 lead in the top of the 7th when Moniak hit a solo homer, and Ohtani passed the ball to the bullpen in the bottom of the 7th.
At bat, Ohtani walked from 1st base safely in the 1st inning, grounded out the 2nd baseman in the 3rd inning, and walked as the lead batter in the 6th inning.
The Angels overcame the crisis with 1 out on 3rd and 2 out on 2nd and 3rd base at the bottom of the 7th inning, leading 3-2, without giving up any runs. In the top of the 8th inning, Ohtani hit an 86.5 mile (139 km) slider off Texas left-hander Brock Burke from first base, and hit a two-run home run that went over the left fence. 22 home runs for the season. It was a home run that sealed the victory.
As a pitcher, he went 2-for-1 with 1 hit, 1 home run, 2 RBIs and 2 walks as a batter, along with pitching QS as a pitcher. The Angels won 5-2, Ohtani’s sixth win of the season.
In 69 games as a hitter, he is recording a batting average of .301, 22 homers, and 54 RBIs with an OPS of .1002. His 22 homers are tied for first in the major leagues. Same as New York Mets’ Pete Alonso (22). As a pitcher, he is 6-2 with an ERA of 3.29 and a batting average of .178 in 14 games. His batting average is first in the major leagues.
Full Count, a Japanese media, introduced Ohtani’s home run and batting average record, saying, “The first feat since 1900, the shock that spreads in new history, and the future will never happen.
” Ohtani is the first player since 1900 to reach the top spot. Fans admired, saying, ‘You will never see a player like this again’.”