The stellar Shohei ohtani he turned the page and forgot very quickly his night of black afternoons on Wednesday; Thursday was the other side of the coin, since hit his home run 41 in the 2021 MLB season, however, his Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim they lost again to the Baltimore Orioles, now 13-1.
It seemed like a quiet afternoon for the Angels and the Halos as Ohtani pulled her out of Oriole Park At Camden Yards as the first hitter of the game against rookie left-hander Keegan Akin, who opened with an 83 mph slider that was called as strike. Here the video:
Ohtan, who served as DH, adjusted to the next delivery, an 82 mph curve, which he turned mercilessly and hit the ball high into right field, putting Joe Maddon’s Halos ahead 1-0.
However, no one thought that was all the Californians were going to do, who had only three hits in the game. The oriental Ohtani finished his day 2-1 with a run scored, another RBI, two walks, leaving his average at .269.
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Now Shohei is five HRs ahead of his closest pursuer: Vladimir Guerrero Jr (36). Fernando Tatís Jr is the leader in the National League with 35 hits.