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Ohtani sets new record for fewest games with 40 homers, 15 doubles LA loses 7th in a row

Ohtani has 40 homers, 15 doubles in 114 team games
Surpassed Ken Griffey Jr.’s record of 117 games in 1998

Superstar Shohei Ohtani (Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim) made history again.

Ohtani started in the No. 2 spot in the lineup and went 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored and a stolen base in the Angels’ 2023 Major League Baseball game against the San Francisco Giants at Angels Stadium in Anaheim, California, on Monday (Aug. 8).

After leading off the first inning with a single up the middle, 섯다 Ohtani stole second base for his 15th stolen base of the season.

He is one steal away from setting a new Major League record.

Ohtani, who had 40 home runs on the season prior to this game, now has 40 home runs and 15 stolen bases in the team’s 114th game of the season. That’s the fewest games in franchise history.

“Ohtani is the first player to record at least 40 homers and 15 doubles in a team’s 114th game of the season,” said.

“The only other player to hit 40 homers and 15 doubles in a team’s first 120 games is Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. He did it in 117 games in 1998 with the Seattle Mariners.”

A two-hitter, Ohtani is a force to be reckoned with both on the mound and at the plate.

This year, he’s aiming to break the single-season home run record.

The previous record was 46 home runs in 2021, when he won the American League (AL) Most Valuable Player (MVP) award. 온라인섯다 He also holds the record for most stolen bases in a season with 26 that same year.

“Ohtani is on pace for a 57-homer, 21-steal season,” said.

On the mound, Ohtani is just as potent. In 21 appearances this year, Ohtani is 9-5 with a 3.32 ERA.

Despite Ohtani’s multi-hit, stolen base and runs scored performance, the Angels fell to 3-8 on the day.

With a 3-2 lead in the top of the ninth inning, Carlos Estevez struggled, giving up five runs in ⅓ of an inning and six runs in the ninth.

The Angels, who have lost seven straight, 고스톱 fell to 56-58 on the season.

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