Los Angeles Angels pitching star Shohei Ohtani (29) continued to hit in three consecutive games. The team won a thrilling come-from-behind victory over the Toronto Blue Jays with a home run.
On the 9th (Korean time), Ohtani started as the designated hitter in the 2023 Major League Baseball game held at Angels Stadium in Anaheim, California, USA as the third designated hitter. On this day, with 1 hit and 1 walk in 3 at-bats, his season batting average slightly increased from 0.320 to 0.321.
The first at-bat was after two outs in the bottom of the first inning. He was retiring by striking out on three pitches to opposing starter Jose Berrios.
In the bottom of the 4th inning, when the team trailed 1-4, he immediately hit in the second at-bat. He hit a right-handed hit from 1st base unharmed and continued scoring opportunities with 1st and 3rd base unharmed. Afterwards, he moved to third base on Anthony Rendon’s grounder, then scored on Hunter Renfro’s 1-run double.
The third at-bat was with no runners in the bottom of the 5th inning when the team turned 7-5. He calmly watched the ball and stepped on first base with a walk. After two outs at the bottom of the 7th inning, the fourth at-bat, he turned around with a looking strikeout after a full count game.
The Angels’ team line-up exploded. The Toronto mound was bombed with 10 hits and 9 points, including Luis Renhipo (5th inning solo home run), Mike Trout (5th inning 3-run home run, and Renfro (8th inning 2-run home run). 메이저사이트
Starting pitcher Tim Anderson was shaken with 7 hits (3 homers), 2 walks, 4 strikeouts and 5 runs in 4⅔ innings, but Jaime Barria (1 inning scoreless) – Ryan Tepera (1 inning scoreless) – Aaron Rupp (⅓ innings scoreless) )-Jose Kihada (1 inning scoreless)-Carlos Esteves (1 inning scoreless) kept the team victory with good pitching.
The Angels defeated Toronto 9-5. Avenging the loss of the last game (3-4), the season record was 5 wins and 3 losses.