The Angels lost 14 hits… Washington strikes back

 The Angels fell into a losing streak after Shohei Ohtani and Mike Trout were silenced. Before this game, Washington, who was at the bottom of the National League with a win rate of 0.300, was caught.

The Los Angeles Angels lost 4-6 against the Washington Nationals in the 2023 Major League Baseball held at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California on the 11th (Korean time). They led 4-1 until the third inning and allowed the score to be tied at once. They lost a 6-0 lead against Toronto on the 10th, and lost two games in a row.먹튀검증

Ohtani came out as the designated hitter third and finished the game with no hits and one walk in three at-bats. He struck out swinging in the first inning and only grounded to second base in the second inning. He walked on base in the fourth inning, but after two outs. The attack ended when the next hitter, Hunter Renfro, struck out. Ohtani even struck out on three pitches in the seventh inning. I thought the 3-ball body fastball that came in from the ball count 0-2 was a ball, but the referee’s judgment was different.

Ohtani’s batting average dropped to 0.306. As Ohtani was silent, even Mike Trout hesitated. Trout went hitless in five at-bats. The last strikeout to end the game belonged to Trout.

With the two key hitters silent at the same time, the Angels scored four runs in the third inning. In the first inning, Luis Lenhipo hit a timely hit with two RBIs. In the third inning, Hunter Renfro’s solo home run followed by Geo Acella’s one-run double. The problem was the mound.

Starter Jose Suárez allowed 4 runs on 10 hits in 4 innings. Still, I kept a 4-1 lead until the third inning, but collapsed in the fourth. It was the root cause of the 4th consecutive hit from 2nd out and 3rd base. The four consecutive hits tied the score at 4-4.

The second pitcher, Tucker Davidson, who came out in the 5th inning, lost the winning run on 1st and 3rd base. When CJ Abrams grounded, Kybert Lewis, who was on third base, scored. Davidson gave up an extra run in the 7th inning.

On the other hand, Ohtani will challenge for his second win of the season against Washington on the 12th. It is also Ohtani’s first start against Washington in his major league debut. Washington announced 25-year-old pitcher Josiah Gray as the starter. Gray was selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the second round of the 2018 draft. He went through the Los Angeles Dodgers and was traded to Washington.

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