Ohtani Shohei (LA Angels) hit again after two games. Masataka Yoshida (Boston Red Sox) was silent.
On the 24th (Korean time), Ohtani started as the designated hitter in the 2023 major league match against the Boston Red Sox held at the Angel Stadium of Anaheim in Anaheim, California, USA, and recorded 1 hit and 1 strikeout in 4 at-bats.
Yoshida, who started as the second hitter and left fielder, came out in the first inning without a runner in the first inning and withdrew with a floating ball to the left fielder.
The Angels took the lead in the bottom of the first inning with leadoff hitter Mickey Moniak’s one-run home run. After Mike Trout struck out, Ohtani got his first at-bat. Ohtani sent a grounder hit in front of the first baseman. sprint afterwards. Starting pitcher Brian Bello covered the base, but Ohtani was quick. However, Hunter Renfro’s batted ball went in front of the second baseman. Ohtani was out at second base. Afterwards, Jared Walsh hit and went out and became 2nd, 1st and 2nd base, but the opportunity was not saved as Drury struck out.
Yoshida came out in the second at-bat in the top of the 3rd inning without a runner, but was out due to a fly ball from center fielder. Ohtani entered the plate at the bottom of the 3rd inning with no runners out and withdrew with a ground ball to the first baseman.
In the bottom of the fifth, the Angels added a run. Leading batsman Matt Theis hit Bello’s sinker in the middle and passed it over the center wall.
Yoshida was out with a floating ball to left field in his third at-bat in the top of the 6th inning. Then, in the bottom of the sixth, Ohtani came out as the lead batter. The ball hit by Ohtani headed for left fielder Yoshida, and Yoshida stably caught it and increased the out count.
The starting pitchers of both teams continued to pitch well into the 7th inning. Angels starter Griffin Canning allowed 2 hits, 3 walks and 5 strikeouts in 7 innings, while Boston starter Bello allowed 2 runs (2 earned), 6 hits (2 homers) and 6 strikeouts in 7 innings.
In the top of the eighth, the Angels loaded reliever Matt Moore. Moore handled Yoshida as a double play with one out and first base.
Boston got Joely Rodriguez to the mound in the bottom of the eighth. However, pinch hitter Taylor Ward went all the way to second base with a lucky hit that hit third base. Trout’s two-run homer followed. Ohtani walked away with a strikeout, but Renfro hit a double and Walsh walked on the base and became 1st, 1st and 2nd. Eventually, Boston replaced pitcher Justin Garza.
Gaza treated Drury with a floating ball in right field. In the meantime, Renfro tagged up and stepped on third base.스포츠토토 In the 2nd 1st and 3rd base situations, he overcame the crisis by striking out Tais.
The Angels put Jacob Webb on the mound in the top of the ninth. Webb defended his team’s victory by stopping Justin Turner, Rafael Devers and Jaron Duran with a three-way punch.