With the Angels trailing 2-0 in the bottom of the third inning, Ohtani stepped up to the plate with outfielder Jo Adell on. On the 4th pitch thrown by Blue Jays pitcher Alex Manoah, Ohtani squashed the baseball into the bushes in center field to tie the video game at two runs apiece.
Aug 10, 2021; Anaheim, California, USA; Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani (17) strikes a triple in the first inning versus the Toronto Blue Jays t Angel Stadium. Necessary Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
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Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani added to his crowning achievement total with a two-run shot versus the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night.
Wednesday night featured a battle in between two American League MVP contenders in Toronto Blue Jays initially baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Los Angeles Angels two-way gamer Shohei Ohtani. Ohtani led Guerrero in crowning achievement by the count of 37-35 going into the video game, however the Angels star contributed to his cushion.
Angels: Shohei Ohtani squashed 38th home run of season on Wednesday vs. Blue Jays
That house run was not just Ohtanis 38th homer of the season, however it was his first taped in 14 video games. Oh, and he did so on the night the Angels handed out remarkable Ohtani tee shirts to fans going to the video game.
With his crowning achievement slump officially over, that leaves baseball fans wondering the number of more he can hit prior to completion of the regular-season.