Aaron Judge (New York Yankees) laughed during the second matchup of the season against Shohei Ohtani (LA Angels). Judge played a big role in the offense and defense, hitting the first two-run four in the at-bat and snatching Ohtani’s home run in the outfield.

On the 20th (Korean time), in the 2023 Major League Baseball (MLB) home game against the Angels held at Yankee Stadium in New York, New York, USA, Judge started as the center fielder with the second batter and went 1 hit in 3 at-bats (1 home run) 2 walks, 2 RBIs and 1 run. led the Yankees to a 3-2 victory.

The Yankees took revenge for the 2-5 loss the previous day (19th) with Judge’s performance. The Yankees, with 11 wins and 7 losses, tied for second place in the American League East Division with the Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays.

On the other hand, the Angels failed to win the streak as Ohtani was silent with 4 at-bats, no hits, 1 walk and 2 strikeouts. The Angels’ season record is 9 wins and 9 losses.

The first three games of the season between the Yankees and the Angels, which began on the 19th, drew attention as a confrontation between Judge and Ohtani, who divided the American League Most Valuable Player (MVP) over the past two years.

Ohtani, who doubles as a pitcher, won the American League MVP unanimously in 2021 with a record of 9 wins (2 losses) and a 3.18 ERA as a pitcher and 46 homers, 100 RBIs and 106 runs as a hitter.

The following year, Ohtani also had an excellent record of 15 wins (9 losses) as a pitcher, 2.33 strikeouts, 219 strikeouts, and 34 homers, 95 RBIs and 90 runs as a hitter, but Judge set a new record for most home runs (62) in the American League, and was thus awarded the American League MVP. gave away

In the first match of this season, which took place on the 19th, Ohtani played an active role with 1 hit in 3 at-bats (1 home run, 2 RBIs, 2 runs) and 1 steal, including two runs in the final, and won the judge with no hits. However, in the second clash of the day, the judge paid off the debt.

Ohtani hit a big ball from the first at-bat for the second day in a row, but this time he was caught by the lake rain of the judge. Judge blocked a ball that was about to cross the middle fence with his left glove and quickly caught the ball with his right hand. For Ohtani, the home run was stolen

After a pleasant first defensive inning, Judge immediately hit a home run in the ensuing attack. Judge hit a fastball driven into the center of Angels starting pitcher Griffin Canning after a full-count battle at first base safely and hit a left-leaning home run.

Judge, who hit his 6th home run of the season in 4 games since the game against the Minnesota Twins on the 15th, rose to a tie for second place in the American League home run category.

The Yankees took a 2-0 lead with Judge’s home run, but gave up one run each in the top of the 5th and the top of the 8th to allow the game to tie.

At this time, the lake rain in Jersey shone again. At the beginning of the 8th inning, when the score was 2-2, Judge threw his body to catch Brandon Drury’s batted ball that split the middle right from 2nd and 1st base. The Yankees prevented a comeback with Judge’s super catch.

Judge failed to add a home run at the plate, but walked out in the bottom of the 6th and 10th innings and played on 3 bases.

In particular, 스포츠토토Judge’s going to base in the bottom of the 10th inning was directly related to the Yankees’ victory. Judge went out on an intentional walk and became 1st and 1st and 2nd base, and Anthony Rizo’s ball that hit the body filled the base with runners. Afterwards, the Yankees scored the winning run on Glaber Torres’ walk-off sacrifice fly to beat the Angels 3-2.

Ohtani, who had been silent, took a walk in the top of the 9th inning when the score was 2-2, and connected the opportunity with two outs on first and second base, but Mike Trout, the follow-up hitter, struck out on a swing and failed to score.

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