Shohei Ohtani (LA Angels) went hitless in 12 consecutive at-bats and lost by decision in his third matchup with Aaron Judge (New York Yankees).
On the 21st (Korean time), Ohtani started as the designated hitter in the 2023 Major League (MLB) away game against the Yankees held at Yankee Stadium in New York, New York, USA, and recorded no hits and one walk in three at-bats. Ohtani’s season batting average fell to 0.269.
The Angels lost 3-9 to the Yankees in Ohtani’s silence, recording their 10th loss (9 wins) of the season. The overall record of this three-game away match also became a losing series with 1 win and 2 losses.
Ohtani struggled against the opponent’s intensive check in this three-game series where he only played as a hitter, and had only 1 hit (1 home run), 2 walks, 1 steal, 2 RBIs and 1 run in 10 at-bats in 13 at-bats.
After Ohtani hit a two-run homer in his first at-bat on the 19th, he went hitless for 12 consecutive at-bats.
In the game on the 20th, there was bad luck that a home run ball was blocked by the lake rain of the jersey, but in the last game of the series that day, he could not even hit a batted ball into the outfield.
Ohtani, who was out with a pitcher fly in the 1st inning and a ground ball to second base in the 3rd and 5th innings, went on base with a walk in the 7th inning, but was unable to score as the follow-up batting line did not explode.
Judge, who started as the Yankees’ second hitter and right fielder, contributed to the team’s victory by going 4 at-bats, 1 hit, 1 walk and 2 runs.
In the bottom of the first inning, the Yankees opened the game with Judge’s left-handed hit from out of first base, Anthony Rizzo’s 1 RBI,메이저사이트 Oswald Peraza’s push-off walk, and Jose Trevino’s 3 RBI double.
Afterwards, Judge, who had been quiet with two strikeouts, scored a wedge in the bottom of the 8th inning with the team leading 8-3. Judge, who started as the lead batter, walked to first base and stepped on second and third base on hits by Rizzo and Glaber Torres, respectively. And when Feraza hit the left, he hit home.
The Yankees defeated the Angels and recorded 12 wins and 7 losses.