Almost every time Shohei Ohtani takes the mound or steps into the batter’s box, he is making baseball history of one sort or another, or achieving a new personal benchmark. Monday night’s game was no exception.
Ohtani recorded a new kind of “double-double” against the Tigers, with a first-inning double followed by a pair of home runs to give him 32 for the season.
The Angels two-way superstar is now just 15 RBI and 19 strikeouts from achieving the previously unthinkable… 100 RBI and 200 strikeouts.
MIKE TROUT LAUDS OHTANI
Mike Trout, who reached 30 home runs for the seventh time in his MLB career, talked about the competitive spirit that drives him and Ohtani.