In the 2023 World Baseball Classic Finals, Shohei Otani and Mike Trout, who played a match that seemed to come out of a cartoon as Japan’s last pitcher and America’s last batter, reunited as teammates and reported a home run that was the season’s beast girl back to back. .
Trout and Ohtani played designated hitters 2nd and 3rd side by side in the 2023 Major League Baseball (MLB) away game against the Oakland Athletics held at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, USA on the 3rd (Korean time), and started the season with back-to-back in the top of the 5th inning. hit his first home run. 스포츠토토
On this day, the Los Angeles Angels, the team belonging to Trout and Ohtani, won 6-0 with Logan Ohoff’s three-run home run in the top of the fourth inning.
Trout, who served as the center fielder and second hitter that day, swung a heavy hit with 3 hits and 2 RBIs in 4 at-bats, including a two-run home run. Ohtani struck out two but went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in the top of the fifth.
The pitching battle was tight at the beginning of the game, but from the beginning of the 4th inning, the LA Angels’ offensive power exploded. Except for Trout’s double in the top of the first inning, the Los Angeles Angels didn’t have a chance until the top of the third inning.
However, in the beginning of the 4th inning, in a situation where the lead hitter, Hunter Renfro, hit and the opposing catcher was hit by a throwing error, Louis Rengipo walked, leading to opportunities for 1st and 2nd base. Then, Ohoff scored the first run with a three-run home run that went over left-center.
In the top of the fifth, the Los Angeles Angels hit two homers. It was a back-to-back home run by Trout and Ohtani.
In the chance to first base safely created by lead batter Taylor Ward’s left-handed hit, Trout fired a large cannon that went over the middle fence.
Just a few minutes after Trout’s home run hit the deep end of the Oakland Coliseum, Ohtani’s bat fired. Ohtani kicked up the ball that came into the lower body of opposing pitcher Ken Waldychuck and passed it over the middle right. Both Trout and Ohtani were the first homers in an official MLB game this season.
The Los Angeles Angels, who scored 6 runs with 3 home runs, tied the Oakland lineup with 4 hits and won 6-0.