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Angels' SP/DH Shohei Ohtani went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer and three strikeouts in a 5-3 loss to the Tigers.
Ohtani hit a two-run shot that barely cleared the center field wall to give him his 23rd home run, as well as his 53rd and 54th RBIs on the year. His 23 homers are the most he's ever had in a single season in his career, including his professional career in Japan. Ohtani has hit six homers over his last six games, but he'll likely sit on the bench when the Angels face the Giants on Tuesday, as he generally does against NL opponents.
Angels' two-way star Shohei Ohtani went 1-for-4 with a home run, two RBIs, one walk, and one strikeout en route to an 8-3 win over the Tigers on Saturday.
Ohtani is now firmly in the top-five among all eligible hitters in home runs (22), RBIs (52), and OPS (.998). Moreover, he's sitting in the top-two percent among all hitters in average exit velocity, maximum exit velocity, hard hit percentage, and barrel percentage. Ohtani will look to continue his MVP-worthy season on Sunday against Detroit.
SP/DH Shohei Ohtani went 2-for-5 with two home runs, three RBIs, and two strikeouts in an 11-3 win over the Tigers.
Ohtani now sits in third place in terms of homers with 21 on the season, and he sits in fourth in RBIs with 50. His OPS of .991 is good enough for sixth among all eligible hitters. Needless to say, Ohtani continued to show his MVP prowess on the same day he announced his participation in the Home Run Derby. Ohtani will look to continue his success at the plate on Saturday against the Tigers.
Shohei Ohtani earned the win on Thursday against the Tigers, tossing six inning of one-run ball while striking out five and walking just one.
Ohtani's magical season continues as he threw a season-high 32 sliders while his fastball velocity also continued to trend upwards. The two-way star now has a 2.70 ERA to go along with a 1.16 WHIP and 73 strikeouts in 53 1/3 innings as a pitcher this year. His next start will come against the Rays on the road.
Angels' two way star Shohei Ohtani went 2-for-4 with one single, a solo home run, and a stolen base en route to an 8-4 loss to Oakland.
Ohtani now has 19 homers, 47 RBIs, and 10 stolen bases in 2021, all while hitting at a respectable clip of .271. He has now homered in two straight games and has raised his OPS to .968 on the season. Ohtani will take the mound on Thursday against the Tigers.