‘Although I missed 6 cycling hits’… Ohtani wrote a record in 69 years, a brilliant first half finish

July 9, 2023 0 Comments

 Ohtani Shohei (LA Angels) finished the first half. He also made a great performance in the last game, but was unable to win the team victory. Ohtani had to be content with setting a staggering record.바카라사이트

On the 9th (Korean time), Ohtani participated as the designated hitter in the 2023 major league match against the Los Angeles Dodgers held at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California, USA, and recorded 3 hits (1 home run), 3 RBIs and 1 run in 4 at-bats. He marked a season batting average of 0.302 OPS and 1.050.

In the top of the first inning, Ohtani hit a four-seam fastball from Dodgers starter Alex Besia. 2 hits in a row However, after being fouled out by Renfro, Moniac and Adele struck out.

With the team trailing 0-6 in the top of the 3rd inning with no runners out, Ohtani hit the second at-bat and hit a fastball from Michael Globe, who had changed, and hit a triple. However, Renfro’s first baseman’s fly ball and Moniak’s pitcher’s ground ball failed to score.

In the top of the 6th inning, where the score was 0-8, Ohtani, who started as the lead batter, withdrew with a floating ball from the center fielder. However, in the beginning of the 7th inning, which he pursued 2-9, he fired a cannon from 2nd out and 1st base. He hit the Globe’s 84.2 mph slider on the second pitch and went over the center fence. Season 32 Arch.

Ohtani, who left only a double in his cycling hit, entered the final at-bat in the ninth inning. It was a golden opportunity with one out and bases loaded. Ohtani attacked Brian Hudson’s first ball cutter. The batted ball reached the outfield, but he had to be content with an RBI on a sacrifice fly. It was the 6th cycling hit challenge that day, but it was unfortunately not achieved.

The Angels lost 5-10, finishing the first half with a 45-46 record.

According to Matt Birch, a reporter covering the Angels, Ohtani recalled the record for the first time in 69 years.

Ohtani played an active part in the first half with a batting average of 0.302, 32 homers, 71 RBIs, an OPS of 1.050, 15 doubles and 6 triples.

Since Willie Mays in 1954, Ohtani has become the first player to hit 31 or more homers and generate 6 or more triples in a first half. Previous records had been set by Babe Ruth in 1921 and 1928.

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