Ohtani hits 162-foot home run as Angels beat Brewers 3-0


Milwaukee (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit a drive to center in the third inningno doubt a home run.

“I kept waiting for it to hit somewhere on the scoreboard. Then I looked at the metrics,” Los Angeles Angels manager Phil Nevin said. “I haven’t seen a lot like that. He’s special and we see something new every day with him.”

Ohtani’s shot from Colin Ray hit 162 feet on the field since Statcast began tracking it in 2015, helping the Angels beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-0 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep. was helpful.

Ohtani hit his 7th home run of the season with Ray’s 85.9 mph cutter (0-2). The ball he left the bat with an exit velocity of 114.3 and his launch angle of 39 degrees and landed deep in center 413 feet away after a hang his time of 6.98 seconds.

“I saw it,” said Rea. “I knew it was gone.”

Milwaukee center fielder Joey Weamer and right fielder Brian Anderson could only look up and see.

“He’s very aggressive,” Rea said.

Ohtani has batted .394 (33-13) in his last eight games with two doubles, one triple, three home runs, seven RBIs, and four stolen bases. 294 with 18 RBIs this season, and on the mound he’s 4-0 with a 1.85 ERA.

Ohtani was also selected as a first baseman in the 6th inning and a groundout in the 8th inning.

Jose Suárez (1-1) allowed two hits in five innings, allowing a season-high six strikeouts and three walks, and rebounded after hitting five home runs in a game against Oakland on April 24. bottom.

“It’s hard to start a lump like that a few times,” Nevin said. “He’s adjusted some things, but I’m really proud of him.”

Chris Devenski, Chase Silses, Matt Moore and Carlos Estevez three hitters completed the Angels’ fourth shutout of the season. Estevez pitched a perfect ninth with a sixth save on many chances.

Brewers manager Craig Counsell said, “We didn’t get along at all. ‘It’s been a very quiet day offensively.’

Jake Lamb hits a home run in the second inninghis first since August 27 of last year, and Luis Lengifo had an RBI hit in the seventh inning. Against Hobby Milner.

Rare struck out a career-high nine in five innings, allowing three hits and a walk.

Milwaukee was hit for the fourth time.

Mike Trout went 4-0 with three strikeouts.

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Angels: SS Zach Neto went 0-for-3 in strikeouts and walks the day after he stole a 95 mph sinker from Corbyn Barnes with his right forearm.

Brewers: LF Christian Yelich took a day off. 192 (5-of-26) and had no home runs and four RBIs in nine home stands.


Milwaukee has acquired RHP Trevor Megill from Minnesota for cash, and the player’s name is TBD.


Angels: LHP Patrick Sandoval (2-1, 3.16 ERA) opens the three-game series on Tuesday against LHP Stephen Matz (0-3, 6.23 ERA) to complete a six-game trip.

Brewers: RHP Freddy Peralta (3-2, 3.77 ERA) will start the three-game series opener in Colorado on Tuesday. RHP Ryan Feltner (2-2. 4.88 ERA) started for the Rockies.


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