Two-time superstar Shohei Ohtani hit his 32nd home run of the season, setting a new record for most home runs by an Asian player in a single season.

Ohtani started as the designated hitter 2nd in the home game against the Boston Red Sox held at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California on the 8th, and hit his 32nd home run of the season in the 5th inning 2-2.

With this home run, Ohtani firmly maintained the top spot in MLB's most home runs.

The gap with 2nd place Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (Toronto Blue Jays, 28) widened by 4 points.

Otani, who took the lead as a lead, blew a solo home run over the right fence by pulling a changeup on the 7th pitch in a 2-ball 2-strike against Boston left-handed starting Eduardo Rodriguez.

With this home run, Ohtani broke Hideki Matsui's 2004 Asian hitter's record for most home runs in a season (31).

"I think the 32nd home run for Otani is just a passing point," Matsui said in a statement shortly after Ohtani's home run record. "I was called a long-distance hitter in MLB, but I think Ohtani is a real giant." reported that "Matsui hit 31 home runs in 162 games in 2004, but Ohtani broke that record in Game 81 this season. "He said.

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