Los Angeles Angels handyman Shohei Ohtani continued his dream season in Anaheim on Saturday, scoring 30 times at home this season.
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The Japanese dominate Major League Baseball in this regard, with three more strokes than their main pursuer, Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
To do so, Ohtani had two long balls in an 8-7 win over the Baltimore Orioles at Angel Stadium. In the third round, the Swiss knife team of the City of Angels succeeded in a single punch. He returned to charge in the next turn at bat, while one of his teammates was on the tracks.
“We hit it alone. He’s a good player. I don’t know what to say,” admitted after meeting the Orioles manager, Brandon Hyde. He’s the best hitter on the planet right now, and it’s not just about hitting the tracks with a few hits. This is a solid home workout. Give him a pass and he’ll steal The second pillow.
Ohtani is also having a lot of success down the hill this season. In 12 starts, he held a 3-1 record, keeping his average run at 3.60. He also hit 83 opponents.
“When you watch Barry Bonds, it was like that. When you look at Ken Griffey Jr., it was like that on the offensive side. I’m here to tell you: If we let him, Shuhei is going to go play on the field and you’ll include all of these guys in the same conversation,” the Angels manager said. Joe Madon.
In fact, Ohtani’s performance earned him an All Star nomination, his first in his career. He will serve as the designated hitter for the US roster.