Shohei Ohtani hit 40 home runs in the season as well as pitching eight innings brilliantly, so that the Los Angeles Angels beat Miguel Cabrera and the Tigres 3-1 on Wednesday from Detroit.
The 27,282 fans who attended the park they expected to see Cabrera’s 500th home run in the majors. However, the Venezuelan slugger went 3-1 with a single in the first inning.
However, who gave a show was Ohtani (8-1).
Japanese law he allowed six hits, struck out eight and walked. He became the first major league player to hit 40 home runs in a season in which he pitched at least 15 games.
The previous mark was 29 by Babe Ruth in 1919.
The Cuban guy Raisel Iglesias flawlessly solved the ninth inning for his 27th save. He retired Cabrera with a flyover to the warning strip of the right meadow.
Tarik Skubal, the Tigers starter, allowed six hits in six two-thirds innings. He struck out seven opponents without walking out.
For the Angels, the Cuban José Iglesias 4-0.