Anaheim, CA – In a match between the top two contenders for the MLS Player of the Year award, Shuhei Ohtani It came with the biggest hit of the night.
AL MVP Governor became the first player in major league history to score 30 home runs and record 10 wins in the same season as the Los Angeles Angels rallied to a 3-2 win over the New York Yankees on Wednesday.
Angels interim manager Phil Nevin said: “In a match like this, with those fans and the way the stadium was, one of the stars would have gone up there, and Shuhei had a good game.”
Ohtani’s 3-stroke shot centers a fast ball at 97.9 mph Gerrit Cole (10-7) in the sixth he put the angels on top after being caught with two hits in the first five rounds. This was the third time he had delved into the past four matches.
The two-way Japanese phenom went 5 vs 12 with two Creepers and five RBIs in a three-game series against the Yankees and favorite AL MVP Aaron Judge.
Ohtani said through translator Ebi Mizuhara of the match against the judge, “It definitely leads me to the motivation to do better. I mean, try to find that equipment.” “It’s something I think about mostly, but I try to take it game by game and then put everything back together.”
Judge was sound on two hitters but tied twice after going 4-7 with two homers and four RBIs in his first two matches.
Otani came close to calling a two-half shot in the first half ahead of the midfielder Aaron Hicks He jumped on the wall to affect him. after, after David FletcherPut one in the sixth and Mike Trout Boarding a Ship When Yankees Shortstop Ischia Keener Valiva He delivered the knockout, and Otani took every Cole pitch in the 2–0 count to clear the bases.
“Probably the worst fastball of the night,” said Cole, who went seven innings and allowed three runs (he earned two) and six by fours. “Horrible spot.” “I was trying to get away. I wasn’t trying to give up there either. Just a huge mistake.”
Otani, who is also the first Japanese-born player to score at least 30 home runs in consecutive seasons, pumped his fists while rounding first base.
“I missed it on my first hit,” Ohtani said. “I wanted the next opportunity.” “Fortunately, Trout dealt with this bug and I was glad I was able to get through it.”
The Yankees were stopped by three strokes, they had nothing after the fifth inning but still had a chance in the ninth. Jimmy Herget The judge walked and Giancarlo Stanton To drive from the ninth but crossed out Josh Donaldson And the Jaleber Torres Before Oswaldo Cabrera On the floor to the shortstop Andrew Velasquez to finish the game. Hergate has tackled the Angels for the fifth time, who have won five of the past six.
Patrick Sandoval (5-9) hit seven and allowed twice in seven innings to win for the second time in his past three starts.
Cole, who grew up in nearby Newport Beach, had seven straight wins against his childhood team that was cut and lost for the first time in six games starting at Angel Stadium.
“It’s a tough one,” Yankees manager Aaron Boone said. “It was a pitcher duel and it cost us.”
The Yankees only had one hit in the first four innings before breaking through in the fifth. A double-hit down the left line, Donaldson advanced to third on the field, scoring when Jaliber Torres penned two goals into the right-field gap.
Hicks’ massive sacrifice flying deep into left field brought Torres to make it 2-0.