Ohtani Shohei (29, LA Angels), who is showing amazing home run pace, has been named the best player in the American League over the past month.
The Major League Secretariat announced on the 4th (Korean time) that Ohtani was selected as the American League Player of the Month. This is the 3rd personal career and the first since July 2021.
Ohtani recorded a batting average of 0.394, 15 homers, 29 RBIs, 27 runs, 41 hits, and an on-base percentage of 0.492 OPS of 1.444 in 27 games for the month of June.
This is a performance reminiscent of Barry Bonds in his heyday. As a result, Ohtani took the sole lead in home runs in the major leagues, and is currently showing a pace close to 60 home runs.
Ohtani also pitched 30 1/3 innings in five games, going 2-2 with a 3.26 ERA. 37 strikeouts.
In other words, Ohtani showed the best of both batter and pitcher. Being selected as the Player of the Month is, in a way, a matter of course.안전사이트
Ohtani currently has a batting average of 0.306, 31 homers, 68 RBIs, 61 runs, 99 hits, and an on-base percentage of 0.390 and 1.060 OPS in 84 games as a hitter.
This is the record for home run-RBI-OPS. In addition, FWAR, the overall score, is also running in first place with an overwhelming difference. Of course, he is ranked 0th in the American League Most Valuable Player (MVP).
Ohtani also led the American League in All-Star voting based on these results. In particular, he was selected as an All-Star even as a pitcher, and doubled as a pitcher in the All-Star Game for three consecutive years.