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Shohei Ohtani(30) dominance has the Los Angeles Dodgers already dreaming of winning in October.

The Dodgers won 5-1 at home against the Atlanta Braves on Saturday (June 6) at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California, USA. They swept the three-game series with Atlanta, outscoring them by a combined 20-6 in the three-game series.

Ohtani was at the center of it all. He batted 6-for-7 (8-for-12) with three home runs and six RBIs in the three-game series. In Game 6, he nearly single-handedly bombed the Atlanta mound, going 4-for-4 with a multi-homer game and three RBI.

After taking a five-seam curveball from Atlanta left-hander Max Fried for a two-run shot in the first inning to lead off the game, Ohtani crushed a four-seam fastball from left-handed reliever A.J. Minter over the center field wall in the eighth inning. It was the game-winning solo shot and his 10th home run of the season. Ohtani, who is tied for first in the league in that category, made history as the first Dodger to hit 25 long balls in the first 35 games of a season. 안전놀이터 추천 The previous record was 24 by Johnny Frederick in 1929.

His 10th home run of the season in the eighth inning was particularly impressive.

It traveled 110.6 miles per hour (178.0 kilometers per hour) at a 26-degree angle and measured a whopping 464 feet (141.4 meters). According to, this is Ohtani’s longest home run of the season, second only to Mike Trout’s 473 feet (144.2 meters) league-wide.

After the game, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said, “Ohtani keeps doing things we haven’t seen before. I’ve never seen one go that far (off a left-handed hitter). Today, the wind was blowing from left to right, pushing (the left-center line drive) away, and he still sent it that far.” ‘He doesn’t care if the pitcher is right-handed or left-handed, if it’s a night game or a day game, he hits it,’ he said.

Through 35 games this season, Ohtani is batting .426 (52-for-143) with 10 home runs, 25 RBIs, 30 runs scored, 17 walks, 30 strikeouts, seven stolen bases, a .426 slugging percentage, a .685 on-base percentage and a 1.111 OPS. He ranks first in both leagues in batting average, hits, on-base percentage, OPS, tied for first in home runs, and fourth in slugging percentage, making his $700 million price tag worth every penny.

The three-game sweep of Atlanta

A postseason favorite, has raised expectations for fall baseball. “We were able to win against a really good team. It was a really important game for us,” he said. wrote, “By all accounts, the Dodgers are playing like the most anticipated team of the season. The addition of Ohtani, one of the league’s most feared big guns, is proving why this season is different. Atlanta found that out the hard way this weekend.

The local LA Times also said, “Leading the Dodgers to their first full-season pennant in 36 years is also unprecedented. Ohtani, who has been elsewhere during 10 of the past 11 postseason failures, filled the first playoff atmosphere with roars,” and ”Atlanta will need all of him when they meet again this fall. 토토사이트 모음 It’s still too early in May to predict a rematch, but as this weekend proved, the Dodgers haven’t had a player like Ohtani for the past 11 years. Now that they have him, anything is possible.

The Dodgers won the World Series in the 2020 COVID-19 shortened season, but it’s devalued because it’s not a full 162-game season. The last time they won a full season was in 1988, 36 years ago. This year, the Dodgers, who are 23-13 (.639 winning percentage) and in first place in the National League West so far this year, are increasingly looking to Ohtani to help them shake off the fall baseball jinx.

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