Shohei Ohtani shot a solo homer.
The Los Angeles Angels' two-way player, Shohei Ohtani, hit his fourth home run of the season in the first off Lucas Giolito to expand its lead 2-0. Ohtani started the game vs. the Chicago White Sox as a designated and batting fourth at Guaranteed Rate Field on April 29. He went 2-for-5 and scored three runs. The Angels with 13 hits beat the White Sox, 5-1.
(MLB No.168 KAISPO No.1176)
The Toronto Blue Jays' fielder, Gohsuke Kato, had his first MLB career hit on April 27. Kato started the game against the Boston Red Sox as a second baseman, batting eighth at Rogers Centre. In the fourth, Gousuke hit a double on a line drive to the center in his second at-bat. This year has been his tenth season since joining American professional baseball. He made his long-cherished major league debut this season. Kato played 763 minor league games over eight seasons before making the majors.
(MLB No.167 KAISPO No.1175)
The Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani, started the game against the Baltimore Orioles as lead-off and designated hitter at Angel Stadium on April 23. Shohei went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts and had his third stolen base. The Orioles won the game, 5-4.
(MLB No.165 KAISPO No.1172)
The Pittsburgh Pirates' first baseman, Yoshi Tsutsugo, started the game vs. the Chicago Cubs by batting fourth at Wrigley Field on April 23. Yoshi went 0-for-3. The Cubs pounded the Pirates with 23 hits, 21-0.
(MLB No.163 KAISPO No.1170)
The Detroit Tigers' infielder, Miguel Cabrera, recorded his 3,000th career hit in the game against the Colorado Rockies at Comerica Park on April 23. In the bottom of the first, Miggy hit a single on a ground ball to right field to achieve No.3,000. Cabrera became the 33rd player in MLB history. Just after the hit, both team's players and fans in addition to his family gave the achiever their blessing for a while. The great hitter also reached his 500th homer in 2021. By the way, Miggy hit milestone home runs for his 1,000th and 2,000th hits.
(MLB No.164 KAISPO No.1171)
The Chicago Cubs' outfielder, Seiya Suzuki started the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates as a right fielder, batting second at Wrigley Field on April 23. Suzuki went 3-for-4 including an RBI single and his third double in his MLB career. Seiya is hitting .372. The Cubs pumped out, 23 hits, and pounded the Pirates, 21-0.
(MLB No.162 KAISPO No.1169)
The San Diego Padres' right-hander, Yu Darvish, had his fourth-time starting pitcher appearance of the season in a game vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers at Petco Park on April 23. The 35-year-old pitcher pitched very well for six frames to allow no run and one hit, having seven strikeouts. Darvish retired his final 13 hitters. After his leaving with a 2-0 lead, the Dodgers tied the score with the Padres, 2-2. So, Yu could not have his second win of the season. Finally, the Padres took the game, 3-2.
(MLB No.166 KAISPO No.1173)
The Chicago Cubs' rookie, Seiya Suzuki, started the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates as a right fielder, batting second at Wrigley Field on April 22. Suzuki had four at-bats and one hit on a line drive in the center field. His batting average is .333 after the game. The Pirates took the game, 4-2.
(MLB No.160 KAISPO No.1167)
The Los Angeles Angels' two-way player, Shohei Ohtani, started the game vs. the Baltimore Orioles as a lead off, designated hitter at Angel Stadium on April 22. Shohei went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts. In his final at-bat, Ohtani sharply hit a ground ball to the second baseman, but he was out. The Orioles took the game, 5-3.
(MLB No.161 KAISPO No.1168)
The Chicago Cubs' right fielder, Seiya Suzuki, started the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates as a designated hitter and batting second at Wrigley Field on April 21. Seiya went 0-for-4. Unfortunately, his twelve-game reaching base streak came to an end.
The Pittsburgh Pirate's first baseman, Yoshi Tsutsugo started as hitting fourth and went 1-for-5 with two RBIs.
(MLB No.159 KAISPO No.1166)
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