Angels’ Ohtani tosses first career shutout in Game 1 of doubleheader, hits 2 HRs in Game 2

Angels’ Ohtani tosses first career shutout in Game 1 of doubleheader, hits 2 HRs in Game 2

Los Angeles Angels superstar Shohei Ohtani threw the first shutout of his career Thursday in the first game of a doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers. He then hit two home runs in Game 2. Here’s what you need to know:

Ohtani allowed one hit, struck out eight batters and walked three on 111 pitches in the 6-0 win. As a batter, he went 0-for-5 with two strikeouts. The outing lowered his ERA to 3.43 and moved him to 9-5 on the season.
He hit his league-leading 37th and 38th home runs in the second game.
On Wednesday, news broke that the Angels have taken the former American League MVP…


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