It was such a brutal rain for Ohtani.
Shohei Ohtani (LA Angels) played as the second batter and starting pitcher in the 2023 MLB away game against the Boston Red Sox held at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts, USA on the 18th (Korean time).
As a hitter, 안전놀이터he scored 2 hits and 1 run in 5 at-bats, and on the mound, he left 2 innings, 3 strikeouts, 1 walk and 1 run.
Batter Ohtani pulled out a heavy hit in his first at-bat with one out in the first inning. He then scored on Hunter Renfro’s home run.
Then, in the second inning, he made a right-handed hit on first base and decorated a multi-hit game.
In the 4th inning, he got on base due to a fly ball by the center fielder and in the 6th inning due to an error by the opponent, but failed to steal second base and was out. In the ninth inning, he again ended the game with a fly ball to center field.
Pitcher Ohtani left a sense of regret. In the first inning, after walking lead hitter Rafael Tapia, he committed a series of wildfires and faced a crisis situation on third base.
Later, when Rob Lefsnyder grounded shortstop, Tapia scored and conceded.
Here, he met Masataka Yoshida, a fellow member of the Japanese WBC national team, and struck out on a swing.
In the bottom of the second inning, Triston Casas outfield fly ball, Kike Hernandez and Liz Maguire struck out in succession to finish with a three-way strike.
However, at the start of the third inning, heavy rain poured down on Fenway Park, delaying the game by about an hour and a half, and Ohtani’s shoulders cooled.
As a result, the Angels’ bench decided on Kangpan Ohtani and was replaced with left-hander Tucker Davidson.
Ohtani’s ERA rose slightly from 0.47 to 0.86, and his season batting average rose from 0.288 to 0.298.
Meanwhile, the Angels escaped a three-game losing streak with a 5-4 win over Boston.