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Ohtani hits his 176th career home run A new record for most Japanese hitters in MLB history

Ohtani sets MLB record for most home runs by a Japanese player

Shohei Ohtani (Los Angeles Dodgers) became the player who hit the most home runs among Japanese batters ever playing in the Major League Baseball (MLB).

On the 22nd (Korean time), Ohtani appeared as the number 2 designated hitter in the home game against the New York Mets at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California, USA, and drew a two-run arch that fell into the right stand in the 3rd inning. 안전놀이터

Ohtani hit his 176th home run in MLB, surpassing Hideki Matsui (retired) and becoming the Japanese big league hitter with the most home runs.

Ohtani hit his 5th home run of the season in 9 days. The Dodgers won 10-0.

Ohtani, who doubles as a two-batter, underwent surgery on his right elbow last year and will play only as a hitter this year.

He hit 22 home runs in 2018, his debut in the big league, 46 in 2021, and 44 last year, showing off his power that surpasses Western players.

Ohtani hit 48 home runs in the five years he played in Japanese professional baseball, and has a total of 224 home runs as a U.S.-Japan professional baseball player. 슬롯사이트

Among Asian batters, the player with the most home runs is Choo Shin-soo (currently SSG Landers), who hit 218.

In an interview with, Matsui, who left behind 507 career home runs, including 332 in the Japanese Professional Baseball League and 175 in the Big League, spoke highly of his junior, saying, “When looking at his presence and ability as a player, Otani is simply a great player.” “My records cannot be compared (with Ohtani’s),” he said bluntly.

He added, “No matter what Ohtani accomplishes, many fans will have high expectations, and I hope that Ohtani will always be healthy.” 토토사이트 추천

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