Dodgers Ohtani Hits Second Home Run of the Season

Dodgers Ohtani hits second home run of the season… Cubs Suzuki also had 3 RBIs

Shohei Ohtani (29, Los Angeles Dodgers), who hit his first home run in 9 games this season, also hit a cool home run in his 10th game.

Ohtani started as designated hitter twice in the 2024 Major League Baseball (MLB) visiting game against the Chicago Cubs held at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois, USA on the 6th (Korean time) and played with 2 hits in 5 at-bats, 2 RBIs, and 2 runs. did.

Ohtani, who hit a double to left-center in his first at-bat in the first inning, reached first base with no outs in the fifth inning when the score was tied at 2-6, and kicked Cubs starter Kyle Hendrix’s 128 km changeup over the right wall. 카지노사이트

The batted ball flew 115.5 meters at 169 km/h and entered the inside of the right foul pole.

Jim Rich, a spectator who caught Ohtani’s second two-run home run of the season, threw the ball to the ground.

In an interview with Japan’s Chunichi Sports, Mr. Rich said, “I am a Cubs fan.

I followed the Wrigley Field tradition (of throwing the ball to the ground when catching the opposing team’s batter’s home run ball).”

In the home game against the San Francisco Giants on the 4th, Shohei Ohtani, who relieved his burden by hitting his first home run after moving to the Dodgers, immediately hit his second home run of the season.

Ohtani increased his MLB personal home run total to 173, approaching Hideki Matsui’s record of most home runs by a Japanese player (175) by two.

Ohtani’s season batting average rose from 0.270 to 0.286 (12 hits in 42 at-bats).

Seiya Suzuki (29), who played as the Cubs’ second hitter and right fielder, also made Japanese fans happy by going 1 hit and 3 RBI in 2 at-bats.

Suzuki hit a two-run double to right-center in the bottom of the second inning with 2 outs and runners on second and third base with the Cubs leading 3-2, and added an RBI with a sacrifice fly to right field in the bottom of the sixth inning with one out and third base on base when the Cubs were leading 8-5.

Seiya Suzuki, who had a five-game hitting streak, raised his season batting average from 0.333 to 0.345 (10 hits in 29 at-bats).

The Cubs defeated the Dodgers 9-7, and Suzuki ended the match against the Japanese batsman with a smile.