‘Baseball Genius’ Shohei Ohtani (29, LA Angels) led the Angels to a come-from-behind victory with his fifth home run of the season.
On the 24th (hereinafter Korean time), Ohtani started as the designated hitter in the 3rd game of the 3rd game of the 2023 Major League Baseball match against the Kansas City Royals held at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, USA, and played 2 hits in 3 at-bats (1 home run) and 2 RBIs. led the team’s winning series.
He reported an RBI from the first at-bat. Ohtani, who appeared on second and third base safely in the first inning with the score trailing 0-1, caught Kansas City starter Jordan Lyles’ first pitch curve and connected it with a sacrifice fly to left field. tied 1-1.
In the 3rd inning, 1-1, he struck out with 2 outs and 1st base. He had a tenacious fight with Lyles to the 8th pitch, but missed the 8th pitch curve in 3B-2S.
Ohtani took his third at-bat with no runners out in the sixth inning, leading 3-2. With the start of the inning, Taylor Ward and Mike Trout overturned the game, which had been drawn 1-2 with home runs by consecutive batters.
Ohtani met Lyles and hit the curve right on 2B-2S, leading to a solo home run that hit a billboard over the center fence. Back-to-back-to-back home runs. It was his fifth home run of the season after five games since the match against the New York Yankees on the 19th. 먹튀검증
Ohtani did not stop. In the 8th inning, leading 4-3, he completed a multi-hit with an infield hit using quick feet from second base. First baseman Vinnie Pasquantino stepped on first base with a slide, but Ohtani passed the base first with a narrow gap. However, the follow-up hit failed to score.
Ohtani, who played an active role with two hits including a home run, raised his batting average for the season from 2.5 to 2.66.
The Angels defeated Kansas City 4-3 and decorated their three-game series with a winning series, avenging their defeat the previous day. Season 11 wins, 11 losses, 50% win rate recovery. Trout led the attack with 3 hits, including a home run, and Ohtani also led the attack with 2 hits and 2 RBIs, including a home run. On the other hand, Kansas City, whose winning streak was frustrated, became 5-17. Lyles, who was cruising, hit a home run with three consecutive batters in the sixth inning and became the losing pitcher.