Why did you get Otani? What do you do when you return to the lineup…LAA loses 2 in a row, PS gets slimmer

Los Angeles Angels failed to rebound even after Mike Trout returned from injury.

The Angels lost 3-4 in a game against the Cincinnati Reds in the ‘2023 Major League’ held at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California 카지노사이트, USA on the 23rd (Korean time). The Angels finished the season with a record of 61 wins and 65 losses.

Shohei Ohtani started as the third designated hitter and went 3 at-bats with no hits, 1 walk and 2 strikeouts, while Trout started as the 2nd hitter in center field and recorded 1 hit and 1 strikeout in 4 at-bats.

Fall baseball has become difficult for the Angels. The Seattle Mariners, third in the American League Wild Card, are on an eight-game winning streak, and the fourth-place Toronto Blue Jays are in close pursuit with a three-game winning streak, while the Angels are 9.5 games behind Seattle. The rest of the season, the Angels should run a miraculous winning streak, and Seattle and Toronto should collapse side by side, but the chances of that happening are very slim.

It is a move that raises questions about why he captured Ohtani, a two-time hitter. Ohtani made a big success with a batting average of 0.306, 43 homers, 89 RBIs, and an OPS of 1.070 in 123 games as a hitter before the game, and as a pitcher, he started 22 games, recording 10 wins and 5 losses, 130⅔innings, and an average ERA of 3.17. Following 2021, he is aiming for the American League MVP once again.

Major League officials consistently expressed the opinion that Ohtani should be put up for sale ahead of the trade deadline as the chances of the Angels falling baseball are slim. In fact, there was even a story that the Angels were hearing what kind of price they could receive from the club that wanted to trade Ohtani, but it didn’t move.

The American media sees that the Angels’ choice to keep Ohtani is leading to fatal results. Rather, the Angels recruited Lucas Giolito, Reinaldo Lopez, CJ Krone, and Randall Grichuk, and staked their lives on the chance to advance to the postseason with Ohtani for the last time, but it failed. No matter how much Ohtani flew and crawled alone, the mound collapsed or the batting line did not burst together, resulting in frustrating offensive power.

Ohtani, who will become a free agent after this season, has consistently expressed her desire to “play for a winning team.” It seems unlikely that he will remain with the Angels, who have never advanced to fall baseball since 2018 with Ohtani.

The Angels tried to use Trout, who had left last month due to a wrist bone fracture, as a springboard for a rebound by calling up Trout on this day. But the Angels were the Angels. Giolito, the starting pitcher, did not receive any help from the defense, giving up 5 hits (1 home run), 2 walks, 9 strikeouts and 4 runs (1 earned run) in 6 innings and even lost the game.

Giolito allowed a mid-month home run to Matt McLane after one out, and the score was off to a shaky 0-1 start.

The Angels counterattacked in the bottom of the second inning. Back-to-back home runs by Brandon Drury and Mike Moustakas turned the game around 2-1. In the bottom of the 4th, Logan Ohoff fired a solo shot to the left middle wall to make it 3-1.

But again, the mound couldn’t stand it. At the beginning of the 5th inning, in a crisis with 2nd, 2nd and 3rd base, Eli Dela Cruz induced the first baseman to ground, but first baseman Nolan Chanuel made a catch error and quickly gave up two runs to make it 3-3. In the second out and first base, Spencer Steer hit a double at the right time to turn it over to 3-4.

Ohtani and Trout did not become the heroes of the come-from-behind victory in the end. After one out in the bottom of the 8th inning, Trout seemed to have a last chance to pursue as he reached base with an infield hit in front of the shortstop. The next hitter was Ohtani, who could hit one at any time. However, when Ohtani withdrew due to a foul fly in left field, the atmosphere was dampened, and the last-minute overturn was canceled as Drury stopped on a ground ball to the second baseman.

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