Shohei Ohtani rampaged with 3 hits, 1 home run and 3 RBIs in 4 at bats against the Rays on the 28th.
■ Angels 6-4 Raise (28th Japan time, St. Petersburg)
Pitcher Shohei Ohtani of the Angels who released No. 25 solo, which is close to the league top again in the raise game in the enemy’s land on the 27th (Japan time 28th). Not only one at bat in the 5th at bat, but also in the 3rd and 4th at bats, he shot in a timely manner.
In addition to the shocking home runs, the 6th timely double hit was a temporary reversal, and the timely triple hit in the 7th inning immediately after being reversed by the raise was a tie, both of which were valuable extra-base hits. If he got a single hit, he contributed to the team’s come-from-behind victory with a rampage that was his second hitting for the cycle.
On this day, Otani’s “Celebration Pose” attracted the attention of fans along with his success in home runs. In the 7th inning of 1-point behind, he hit a triple with a tie to bring the game back to the start, and when he reached third base, he pointed at the bench with both hands and posed. The fans also reacted to this.
The official Twitter account of the Angels has released a video of Otani’s pose as “LIGHT THAT BABY UP !!!!”. Then, the fans commented, “I’m asking you to extend your contract with Otani right now,” “MVP,” “Give Shohei all the money,” “Cute Shohei,” “Maybe I’ll cry,” and “Thank you, I love you.”