Reporter Liu Yanchi / Full report
▲ Otani Shohei has completed 502 plays and 162 innings this season, the only one in history. (Photo / flip from Angel Twitter)
There is only one inning left before the game to reach the required annual number of pitching innings. Shohei Otani started the last game of Japanese season 6, and also composed the Angels’ last regular game this season, becoming the only player in major league history to pitch 162 innings and play 502 at the same time. .
In 1 inning, Shohei Otani was out and someone on first base hit the pitch with a club, and he took out his 160th hit of the season. The Angels have left 2 furrows in this half inning.
In the 1st inning, Shohei Otani stepped onto the mound and spent 5 strikeouts. Tony Kemp, the first bat, was a 5-ball duel. Otani slid a slider into the strike zone in the outer corner. Kemp got up. Property has been eliminated.
The second club, Sean Murphy, attacked the inside corner slider with 2 good and 1 bad, and hit the ball on the fly of the center court and went out. Otani was only one out to reach the innings number of pitches required by the pitcher of 162 innings. The next hit was Seth Brown, who hit the wall in the 10th inning of the 5th playoffs. Otani spent 5 balls to get him to third base. The game is in hand.
Shohei Otani became the only player in major league history to meet annual regulations for both pitching and hitting, with 162 pitching innings and 502 batting slots.