Ohtani Shohei (Angels) recovered his batting average to 30% with multi-hits.
On the 16th (Korean time), Ohtani came out as the designated hitter No. 3 in the 2023 Major League Baseball match against the Boston Red Sox held at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts, USA and recorded 2 hits and 1 RBI in 4 at-bats. He led the batting line with Mike Trout, who went 3-for-4.
In the first at-bat, he missed a chance to score first. Trout’s double hit a scoring situation with one out and second base, where he hit a ground ball to the third baseman. Ohtani only hit the ball, but the Angels managed to take the lead. Following walks by Anthony Rendon and Hunter Renfro, Geo Acella passed the Green Monster. Uh Shela hit his first home run of the season with a grand slam.
In the second inning, which was chased by 4-2, the catcher got on base with a chance to hit 1st and 2nd base with 2 out. The Angels failed to score an extra run in the second run with two outs loaded. Rendon hit a ground ball to second baseman.
Ohtani’s first hit came at a time when the team atmosphere could have subsided. Boston scored consecutively in defense in the 3rd and 4th innings and was turned over 4-6. Ohtani sent Trout to third base with a left-handed hit from second base in the fifth inning. The Angels again balanced 6-6 with timely hits from Rendon and Acela.
In the 6th inning, Ohtani’s bat scored a come-from-behind RBI. Ohtani hit a timely hit in the second out and second base. It was a line drive so fast that shortstop Jang Wi-cheong, who was defending right next to second base, could not keep up. It was the second fastest hit in the entire game that day, with a speed of about 172.8 km per hour.
Ohtani hit a ground ball to the first baseman in the 8th inning with 2nd out and 1st base. 5 at-bats, 4 at-bats, 2 hits, 1 RBI. His batting average메이저사이트, which had gone down to 0.295 in his last game, became 0.313.
However, the Angels lost to Boston 7-9. Beyond futility, he absurdly allowed a reversal.
Catcher Matt Theis had two obstructions in one inning. There was an interference at bat with Raimel Tapia on first base and Liz McGuire at bat with one out and first and second base. Ryan Tepera gave away 2 RBIs in a timely manner to Jang Wi-cheong with 1 out and bases loaded.
To make matters worse, Tepera made a gesture saying that he could not throw any more after giving up a push-off walk with the bases loaded with two outs. Tucker Davidson rushed to the mound to end the inning. The Angels fell into a two-game losing streak in the top of the ninth inning with a three-way offense.