In the first inning, he hit an inside corner and hit the right front.
Astros 5-2 Angels (Japan time 2nd, Houston)
Angels pitcher Shohei Otani started the 1st (2nd Japan time) against the Astros as the 3rd designated hitter and had 1 hit and 2 strikeouts in 5 at bats. 267 batting average. In the 6th inning, with a 1 point lead, the team lost lead catcher Reid Detmers who came from behind. Manager Phil Nevin was sent off, and it was a bitter defeat.
Ohtani hit a lead off right fielder in the first inning, but struck out in the second with the bat when he had a chance to load the bases with two outs in the second inning. In the 3rd batting of the 5th inning, he fell to the catcher, and in the 4th batting of the 7th inning, he hit the first ball and scored a nigoro. In the 5th at bat of the 9th over he fell due to a strikeout, and that was not the first 3 games in a row this season.
The team took the lead in the second inning with timely left fielder Taylor Ward hitting. In the 5th inning, when the score was tied, Brandon Drury singled to win. However, starting pitcher Detmers was caught behind him, and this time he gave up 3 runs on 4 hits and 1 walk. allowed to reverse. He fell with 4 goals in the 5th over, and his first win of the season was again delayed.
Furthermore, when the bases were loaded with one out in the 6th inning, Manager Nevin took off his hat and protested Ward’s decision to strike. This was his sixth outing and his second ejection of the season. The winning run did not go well, and the saves became “2”.
(Full Account editorial section)