As Shohei Ohtani’s (Los Angeles Angels) home run drought stretches into its eighth game, Matt Olson (Atlanta-photo) has moved into sole possession of the home run lead in Major League Baseball’s (MLB) two major leagues.
In the first game of a doubleheader against the visiting New York Mets on March 13, 토토사이트 Olson batted fourth in the lineup and went 5-for-5 with two home runs, four RBIs and three runs scored in the team’s 21-3 victory. It was the seventh time this season that Olson has hit two home runs in a game.
Olson, who was tied with Ohtani for the team lead in home runs with 40 the day before, took the lead for good in the top of the sixth inning with a three-run blast over the right-center field fence on a pulled pitch. The left-handed-hitting Olson added his 42nd home run of the season in the top of the eighth with a solo shot over the left field fence. Olson, who made his MLB debut in an Oakland uniform in 2016, had previously hit 39 home runs in 2021, the most in a single season.
Earlier in the day, Olson went 1-for-4 with no home runs in the second game of a doubleheader that ended in a 6-0 win for Atlanta. Olson, 스포츠토토 who increased his RBI total to 105, remains in sole possession of first place in that category, well ahead of teammate Ozzie Albies (90). With the three-game winning streak, Atlanta has won 75 games (41 losses). In the National League, Atlanta has the best winning percentage (.647) among all 30 MLB teams.
Ohtani, batting second in the lineup against visiting Houston, hit a big shot to right-center field in the top of the sixth inning, but it hit the fence just off the ground for a double. Ohtani, who went 1-for-4, snapped an eight-game homerless streak dating back to April 4 against Seattle. Olson added five homers during that stretch. 스포츠토토맨 The American League’s Angels lost to Houston 3-11 on the 13th.