Shohei Ohtani hit 44 home runs to keep distance with Vladi Jr and Salvy

The Japanese Shohei ohtani of the Angels Anaheim hit 44 home runs in the current 2021 Major League Baseball season. It has been a nightmare for the teams in his division from the batter’s box as well as from the mound as well.

Through the Angels vs Houston Astros games, Shohei ohtani He silenced Astros fans with a right-field home run off Framber Valdez’s throws to increase his team’s lead. Saying home run It went out to 114 miles with 368 feet traveled.

No matter who is opening this game as a pitcher, he improved his offensive numbers when he is pitching, which are not very good although he is going through an offensive slump in and of itself and these are signs of a possible awakening for the season finale.

Ohtani is still the net home run leader in the MLB; those who come closest to him are the Venezuelan Salvador Pérez and the Dominican Vladimir Guerrero Jr. with 42 homers each.

In addition, the phenomenon now has 44 home runs in 2021 with 41 of them as a designated hitter, surpassing Nelson Cruz (2019) with the fourth most HR in a season by a designated hitter, the next goals are David Ortiz (47 HR in 2006 and 43 HR in ’05) and Khris Davis is another with 43 home runs in 2018).

In the present season the Japanese is hitting 259. with 44 homers, 94 RBIs, 70 walks, 11 stolen bases, 25 doubles, 5 triples and 121 hits. On the other hand from the mound he has 9 wins and 1 loss, 2.92 ERA with 136 strikeouts in 124 innings. Shohei Ohtani possesses the deadliest splitter in the world. MLB.

Shohei ohtani He added his 44th home run of the season, but ended up with a poor line from the mound with 9 hits, six runs and just one strikeout in 3.1 innings against the Houston Astros, who with the wood are very different from the last teams that the Japanese had been facing.