Heim marked 3 hits from Otani, including a tie.
■ Rangers 6-5 Angels (19th Japan time, Arlington)
Angels pitcher Shohei Ohtani made 6 innings, 2 runs and 7 strikeouts ahead of the Rangers game on the 18th (19th Japan time). It wasn’t his fourth win of the season, but coach Joe Maddon praised his effort after the match, saying it was “very good.”
On this day, Otani marked the fastest in his career with a four-seam fastest of 100.8 miles (about 162.2 km) and an average ball speed of 98.6 miles (about 158.7 km). The commander said, “The ball was very good and it got better and better as the match progressed. At the beginning I was groping for something, but he actually grabbed it. Looking from the side, the end of the throw I understood from his reaction such as the situation. I could see that he was getting better and better. “He said,” They (Rangers) were hitting well. I have to praise them. ” bottom.
Of the 6 hits Otani allowed, Heim received 3 hits. The batting average for this season is 100%, such as being hit by a grand slam at the last match, but “I understand that. If this happens, pitchers and batters are of course aware of it. So, be more confident there. Shohei understands it and is competing with him. “
(Full-Count editorial department)