Los Angeles Angels Shohei Ohtani achieved the feat of first shutout in his major league career the day after the club closed his trade negotiations.온라인카지노

On the 28th (Korean time), Ohtani started the first game of the doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers held at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan, USA, and struck out 8 in 9 innings, striking out 1 hit and 3 walks. Angels’ 6-0 win.

It was his first complete game in his 83rd appearance since his major league debut in 2018 with a shutout. Ohtani has never pitched a complete pitch, and has pitched 8 innings five times. During his NPB career, he pitched 13 complete games, including 7 shutouts.

Ohtani, who recorded 9 wins and 5 losses in the season, ERA of 3.43, and 156 strikeouts, lowered his batting average to 0.186 and ran as the sole leader in this category.

His pitch count tied his most all season with 111. His fastball velocity peaked at 99.5 mph and averaged 97.0 mph, and he pitched aggressively, throwing 61, well over half. He used 26 sweepers, 11 cutters, 5 sinkers, 5 curveballs and 3 splitters.

While Ohtani continued his shutout, the Angels lineup gave strength by accumulating points from the beginning. In the top of the 2nd inning, the Angels scored first with a sacrifice fly by 2nd and 3rd baser Trey Cabbage.

In the sixth inning, second baseman Taylor Ward’s two-run four to left center widened the score to 5-0, then Ward hit another solo home run to right center in the eighth inning to seal the game. Ward made a big success with 2 hits, 3 RBIs and 2 runs in 4 at-bats, including 2 home runs. Ohtani, placed in the second batting order, recorded no hits in five at-bats, including two strikeouts. His batting average dropped to 0.296.

Ohtani catches his breath after swinging and missing his first pitch before striking out in the seventh inning. AP Yonhap News

Los Angeles Angels Taylor Ward puts on a samurai helmet and rejoices after hitting a solo home run in the 8th inning. AP Yonhap News
The Angels took Ohtani off the trade market the day before. Through a trade with the Chicago White Sox, starting pitcher Lucas Giolito was acquired, and the Ohtani trade rumors that had been constantly raised since the All-Star break were officially put to rest.

Ohtani has been sluggish in three appearances in July. His right middle finger nail and blister issues were also to blame, but he was mentally stressed as trade rumors broke out every day. He threw 16⅓ innings in three games, allowing 18 hits and eight walks, including six home runs, giving up 15 runs.

Ohtani continued to pitch perfect pitches until the 4th inning, dominating Detroit’s batting line from the beginning. In the bottom of the 5th inning with a 3-0 lead, Ohtani allowed a heavy hit to leadoff hitter Kerry Carpenter and sent out a runner for the first time.

In the 6th inning, after one death, Jack Short allowed a walk, but Eric Haas was treated as a double stroke again. Ohtani, who passed the 7th inning with 1 walk and no runs, walked the leading beer ring in the 8th inning with a 6-0 lead, then turned all three subsequent batters to beating, and went on the mound in the 9th inning, cooking three batters with 14 balls and winning a complete shutout. has completed

The Angels, who showed a good record of 7 wins and 1 loss in the last 8 games including 3 wins in a row, marked 53 wins and 49 losses and narrowed the gap with the Toronto Blue Jays, the 3rd place in the wild card, to 3.5 games.

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