unfortunately for Shohei Ohtani y Los Angeles Angelsthey could not get the victory against the Kansas City Royalsfalling 12-11 in 11 innings Tuesday night in the MLB.
However, leaving the loss behind, the Japanese had one of the best nights of his life, hitting 2 homers for the 3-run Angels, in addition to producing 8 total touchdowns, a historical fact.
According to Rhett Bollinger’s article on MLB.com, Ohtani’s 8 RBIs are his career high, in addition to now being the eighth player in Angels history to drive in eight runs in a match.
Leaving his country high
In the same way, ESPN Stats & Info added that Shohei Ohtani is the first player in history born in Japan, who has managed to produce 8 runs in a game in the Big Top.
“It was kind of hard to process. Obviously, my home run at-bats were good, but I think I could have done a better job on my two sacrifice flies. The results would have been different if I had hit key hits in those moments, so it is something that I can improve.”Ohtani stated after the game, according to MLB.com.
Garrett Anderson still holds the Los Angeles franchise record with 10 RBIs on August 21, 2007 against the New York Yankees.
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Ohtani’s stat line is as follows for the season: 15 home runs, 68 hits, 13 doubles, one triple, 45 RBIs, a .260 batting average, and an .820 OPS.