Ohtani Shohei (29, Los Angeles Angels) took the lead in all major league home runs, but as a pitcher, he complained of arm fatigue and withdrew from the mound himself. Ohtani started as a starting pitcher and second batter in the first game of the double header against the Cincinnati Reds of the 2023 American Professional Baseball Major League (MLB) held at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, USA. Ohtani hit his 44th home run of the season from his first at-bat in the first inning. With a runner on first base safely, he hit Andrew Abbott’s 150km/h fastball and flew 135m.
National League home run leader Matt Olson (Atlanta Braves) faltered in his 8th game after hitting 43 homers of the season, but Ohtani surpassed Olsen to lead all Major League home runs. If Ohtani adds two more home runs, he will tie the 46 home runs he set in 2021, the most in a single season. However, on the mound, he rolled early for the second time this month alone. Ohtani pitched only 4 innings against the Seattle Mariners on the 4th due to finger cramps, but on the 10th against San Francisco, Ohtani pitched 6 innings and 1 run (unlawful) and earned 10 wins of the season.
Afterwards, Ohtani took a break as a pitcher and rose to the starting mound after 14 days on this day. However, he failed to fill in even twice and went down the mound himself. 먹튀검증 Ohtani, who recorded 1 1/3 innings with 1 walk, 2 strikeouts and no runs, was replaced with a pinch hitter in the 3rd inning and did not even appear as a batter. Ohtani recorded 93.1 miles per hour (about 150 km), which is less than the season average fastball velocity (96.9 miles). He also reduced the speed of his other pitches, such as his sweeper, splitter and curveball.”