In the final game of a three-game series between the Angels and the Cubs, Shohei Ohtani and Seiya Suzuki both hit hard.
The last meeting between the Angels and the Cubs this season was on the 8th, and Ohtani and Suzuki were smiling and talking on the field before the third game in a row.
Ohtani started as the No. 2 designated hitter and struck out in the first at-bat with no outs at second base in the first inning, but in the second at-bat of the second inning, he severely bounced a changeup ball and hit a hit in front of center.
The third at-bat of the fourth inning was a fly to third, and in the fourth at-bat of the sixth inning, with two outs and first base on second base, the second base runner came home at once with a double steal on the first pitch and a bad pitch by the catcher extended the lead to 1-1.
Ohtani fell to second base with two outs and a strikeout in his fifth at-bat in the eighth inning, making him 2-for-2 with a batting average of 4.3.6.
The Cubs' Suzuki started in the fourth light, had the first at-bat of the second inning, and in the second at-bat of the fourth inning, he hit a fastball over 4 kilometers to the right to break the right-center field line.
In the sixth inning, in his third at-bat with one out on first base, he matched a changeup ball and carried it to center field, where he had two consecutive hits to open up his chances, but did not score. In his fourth at-bat in the ninth inning, he went 2-for-1 with a strikeout, raising his batting average to 4-for-2.
The game was won by the Angels, 150-6, and they won their third straight game against the Cubs.
The Angels will play a three-game series against the Mariners on home soil on the 1th, and Ohtani is scheduled to start the first game on the 3th and Japan hours on the 2th.