Shohei Ohtani (29, LA Angels) failed to achieve 5 wins in the season despite showing great strikeout ability.
On the 4th (Korean time), Ohtani started in an away game against the St. Louis Cardinals in the ‘2023 Major League (MLB)’ held at Bush Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 5 hits (2 home runs) in 5 innings, 1 walk, 13 strikeouts and 4 runs. recorded
He showed extraordinary strength by striking out 13 out of 15 out counts. This is his own record for most strikeouts in one game. He also reached the 500th strikeout mark in his major league career. He is the second player after Babe Ruth to hit 100 homers and strike out 500 at the same time.크크크벳
However, he hit home runs twice in the bottom of the 1st and 4th innings, leaving regret.
Ohtani went down the mound after the 5th inning and was in danger of defeat. However, in the top of the ninth, when the team was trailing 3-4, the Angels’ batters scored 3 runs and won 6-4.
Ohtani delayed achieving his fifth win of the season to another time. His season earned run average also increased to 2.54.
In his at-bat, he showed a good sense of hitting.
Ohtani, who came in as the third hitter that day, swung a hard hit with 3 hits, 1 RBI and 1 run in 5 at-bats. He raised his season batting average to 0.307 (35 hits in 114 at-bats). He had 19 RBIs and 19 points on the season.