Anaheim, California – Shuhei Ohtani Give Angels fans plenty of highlights this season. He almost beat them all Thursday night.
Ohtani, a two-way Angels virtual and AL MVP holder, moved the ball unhurt in the eighth inning and extended his hitting streak to 14 games as Los Angeles pushed their winning streak to four games with a 4-2 win over Oakland. Athletics.
“Every time he takes the hill, you can expect something special to happen,” said Angel Angels interim manager Phil Nevin. “Everything was working. When he got past seven, I thought that would happen. Unfortunately, we’ll have to wait until next time.”
Otani said through translator Ebi Mizuhara that he was surprised by eight runs. He said he wasn’t happy with his fastball and went with more broken balls than usual.
“Honestly, the pace in my fastball wasn’t as fast as normal,” he said. “But my slider was doing its job and it was working. I’m kind of amazed at my stuff today.”
Otani allowed two hits and 10 out of eight innings to match his longest outing of the season.
At the start of his last year on home soil, Ohtani (15-8) released a preliminary rally to Tony Kemp Before retired 22 hitters in order. Coner Cable He broke up the unsuccessful show with sharp hits that veered off Lifan Soto’s sliding gauntlet halfway into a center-left field with two naysayers in eighth.
Even if Soto had been able to, he would have had trouble getting rid of Kapil.
“That would have taken a special hit, and Conner just kept off the ball and put it into a good swing,” said Oakland coach Mark Kotsai. “There’s always that exhale, and then Garcia advances and we get some momentum.”
Ohtani ran his hit streak to 14 games – the longest current streak in the majors – by going 2-for-4 with RBI. He has 26 matches this season in the matches he has also made.
After winning the MLS Player of the Year award last season, Ohtani is a leading contender again this year – and perhaps the number one contender for the New York Yankees Slugger Aaron Judgewho set his home number 61 on Wednesday night to match the record set by Roger Maris in 1961.
“I feel like you guys are experts in voting,” Ohtani said of the MVP race. “I’ll leave it up to you guys.” “I enjoy watching the judge and I saw him hit number 61.”
Otani is 161 innings, and one in the first half is ashamed to qualify among the league leaders when the season is over. Otani is likely to play the final of the season in Auckland next Wednesday.
On the hill Ohtani has 15 third-place wins in the AL, while he has 213 third-place wins and 2.35 fourth-place wins. On the board, he finished fourth in the league with 34 points at home and sixth with 94 points from RBI.
“I know I had the MVP last year, but I’m having a better season this year, which leads to more confidence,” he said.
Ohtani made a perfect match through Rounds 5⅓ in Houston on April 20 by Jason Castro Line up one to the left on the sixth. This was the only hit Houston scored in the match.