Otani lost 7-8 to Angels Oakland despite his 23-24th homer
Shohei Ohtani (28, Los Angeles Angels) showed off his presence by hitting multiple home runs. However, the Angels lost two games in a row.
Otani started as the No. 2 designated hitter in the 2022 Major League Baseball (MLB) Oakland Athletics at Anaheim Angels Stadium in California on the 5th (Korea Standard Time) and recorded three hits (two home runs) and two RBIs in five at-bats.
Otani, who hit his 23rd and 24th home runs in the season, tied for fifth in the American League home run category with Cory Seager (Texas Rangers).
Otani hit a home run from his first at-bat.
In the bottom of the first inning with one out and no runner, he entered the batter’s box and hit Oakland starter Paul Blackburn’s third four-seam fastball to cross the fence. This is the first home run in four games since the game against Texas on the 31st of last month.
Otani, who completed a multi-hit by hitting a heavy hit in the bottom of the fifth inning with one out and runners on first base, drew an arch once again in the bottom of the seventh inning, trailing 5-8. In the absence of a runner with two outs, he entered the batter’s box and hit the second slider of opposing pitcher Kirby Snid to lead to a home run.
This is the fifth time Otani has hit a multi-home run in a game this season. In addition, he crossed the 117th fence of his MLB career and tied for second place with Ichiro Suzuki for the most home runs in Japanese major leaguers 파워볼게임
Hideki Matsui hit 175 home runs in the big leagues.
The Angels, meanwhile, lost 7-8 to Oakland despite hitting as many as seven home runs, including Otani’s multi-homer. I couldn’t overcome losing eight runs in the fourth inning