Ohtani’s showcase against the Dodgers… Lost after 12K in his first Dodgers start

Shohei Ohtani (LA Angels), a Japanese major leaguer who doubles as a pitcher, suffered a disappointing defeat in his first start against the Los Angeles Dodgers.카지노

On the 22nd, Ohtani started in the second game of the “Freeway Series” against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, USA, and pitched well with 5 hits, 2 walks, 12 strikeouts and 1 run in 7 innings, but was unable to prevent the team from losing.

The game on this day attracted attention because it was Ohtani’s first appearance against the Dodgers. In addition, the American sports media The Athletic released the results of a poll conducted on the big leaguers on the 21st. When asked, ‘Which team do you think Ohtani will play for next season? did.

Ohtani will qualify as a free agent (FA) after this season. Before the opening, he signed a one-year, $30 million contract with the Angels this year. When he comes to the free agency market, he is evaluated as the first ever to sign a contract worth more than $500 million.

The Dodgers are the strongest team in the National League West Division and are famous for pouring astronomical amounts of money into them. It is known that he started preparing to recruit Ohtani while saving ammunition to recruit players last season. It was a match that could have been a ‘showcase’ for Ohtani personally.

On that day, Ohtani, who faced the Dodgers lineup for the first time after entering the US big league, struck out opponent batters by mixing a fast ball over 161 km, a modified slider sweeper, cutter, and splitter. Ohtani struck out 12 batters. Ohtani recorded double-digit strikeouts in one game for the fifth time this season and increased the number of strikeouts for the season to 117, ranking second in the American League in this category.

However, in the fourth inning, the lead batter Freeman was hit by a low outside cutter and allowed a one-run home run over the middle wall. It was Ohtani’s only goal. Ohtani, who was not supported by the other line, did not meet the requirements for a winning pitcher even though he pitched hard, and only got one walk with no hits in three at-bats. The Angels lost 0-2 with another home run off Miguel Vargas in the top of the ninth. Ohtani recorded his 3rd loss (6 wins) of the season. His ERA was 3.13.

The Dodgers, who swarmed the Angels lineup with 2 hits and no points, won all 2 consecutive freeway series games following the previous day.

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