‘Injury fighting’ Ohtani wins award…0 home runs, 4 straight hits, walks and runs scored since ‘pitchers season out’

‘Injury fighting’ Ohtani wins award…0 home runs, 4 straight hits, walks and runs scored since ‘pitchers season out’

Shohei Ohtani (Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim)바카라사이트 has hit safely in four consecutive games, but hasn’t hit a home run since coming off the disabled list.

Ohtani started in the No. 3 spot in the lineup and went 1-for-3 with a walk, a hit, a stolen base and a run scored against the Oakland Athletics on Sunday at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif. Hit .307 with a 1.072 OPS on the season.

Ohtani had a four-game hitting streak dating back to Aug. 29 against the Philadelphia Phillies, but after hitting his 44th home run of the season in the first game of a doubleheader against the Cincinnati Reds on Aug. 24, he went eight games without a hit.

Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim./Getty Images Korea

Ohtani’s battle with National League home run leader Matt Olson (Atlanta Braves, 43) for the major league lead has taken a lull. Ohtani has faltered, but Olson hasn’t even passed him. Ohtani has a dislocated right elbow, but he’s been pushing for at-bats, saying it’s not affecting his ability to hit left-handed.

Ohtani faced left-handed Oakland starter John Sears with one out in the top of the first inning. He grounded out to second on a three-pitch, 83-mph sweeper. In the top of the third, also 0-0, he grounded out to second on a 95-mph fastball to third.

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Ohtani’s third at-bat came in the top of the sixth inning, trailing 5-0. He led off with an 81-mph sweeper to first base for a double, but was stranded at second base. In the top of the eighth, down 6-0, he hit a 94-mph fastball on a full count with the bases loaded. Brandon Drury doubled to center field to score the first run of the game. His 102nd of the season.

The Angels fell to Oakland, 2-9. They are 64-71 and in the eighth wild-card spot in the American League West. They are 11.5 games behind the third-place Texas Rangers. A postseason berth is out of reach.

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