Los Angeles Angels Shohei Ohtani (29) produced hits and stolen bases.
On the 15th (Korean time), Ohtani started as the designated hitter in the away game against the Cleveland Guardians in the ‘2023 Major League Baseball’ held at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. On this day, he went 4-for-1 with 1 RBI, 1 RBI and 1 stolen base. He managed to get on base in four consecutive games against Houston in the last 11 days.
The Angels lost to Cleveland 3-4. They fell into the pit of two consecutive losses, and recorded a season record of 21 wins and 20 losses. Starting pitcher Patrick Sandoval recorded 4 hits, 5 strikeouts and 1 run in 7⅔ innings. He showed quality start plus pitching (pitching less than 3 earned runs in 7 starting innings), but he did not receive help from the other line.
On the other hand, Cleveland’s season record, which ran for two consecutive wins, was 19-21. Starting pitcher Tanner Bybi recorded a quality start plus with 2 hits, 7 strikeouts and 1 run in 7⅔ innings. It helped the team win.
In the first at-bat in the first inning, Ohtani retreated with a ground ball to second base. With no runners on the first runner, Ohtani batted for Bybee’s 96.6 mph fastball, but the ball did not leave the infield.
He didn’t even get on base in his second at-bat. With no runners out in the fourth inning, Ohtani had to strike out.
The bat was also silent in the third at-bat. A situation where there is no runner in the 7th inning. After an eight-pitch battle, Ohtani attacked ByB’s 86.6 mph changeup, but the bat cut through the air.
He got a hit in his fourth at-bat in the ninth inning. Ohtani hit the 91.3 mph slider of Emmanuel Classe, the pitcher who changed when he was on 1st and 3rd base, and scored 1 RBI and right-handed hit.
The Angels had a hard time attacking the Cleveland mound. In the second inning, with two outs on first and second base, shortstop Jack Neto contributed one run due to an error.토토사이트
The Angels, who remained silent. It was tied at the end of the game. Taylor Ward’s heavy hit and Brandon Drury’s ball hit the body, and he took a chance on 1st and 2nd base. Matt Ties and Geo Acella retreated on infield grounders, but the second base runner homered the game back to square one.
The Angels virtually gave up the victory in the 8th inning. Pitcher Carlos Esteves, who changed at the time of second out, first and second base, dedicated a superior three-run to Josh Naylor.
The Angels also exerted their strength at the end of the game. Neto and Mickey Moniak’s consecutive hits gave them a chance to run 1st and 3rd base safely. And Ohtani’s heavy hits gave chase. Here, Ward’s ground ball caught up with one point, but he could not score any more points.