Ohtani achieves 3rd 20-20 individual…Two steals in a row against Milwaukee

Major League ‘Superstar’ Shohei Ohtani (LA Dodgers) achieved his third career 20 (homer)-20 (stealing).

Ohtani started the game against the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2024 Major League Baseball at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California on the 8th (Korea time) as the first designated hitter and recorded one hit and two steals in five at-bats.

Ohtani hit a heavy hit in his second at-bat in the bottom of the third inning, recording the only on-base hit of the game.

Afterwards, he stole second with two outs and a runner on the first base. Freddie Freeman’s walk made him to the third base by making a double steal along with Freeman.

Ohtani, who stole two bases in a row, will steal his 19th and 20th bases of the season.

Ohtani, who already has 28 home runs this season, joined the 20-20 club in his career.

Ohtani achieved 20-20 clubs in 2021 (46 home runs-26 steals) and 2023 (44 home runs-21 steals) when he was with the Los Angeles Angels.

This year, the steal pace is faster than in previous years, so it will be possible to surpass 30-30 clubs for the first time in a person. If he maintains his pace so far, he can arithmetically play 49 home runs and 35 steals.

Ohtani remained silent in other times at bat. He only grounded out to second in the bottom of the fourth inning with two outs and runners on the first and second bases, and struck out rookie in the bottom of the sixth inning.

He also struck out swinging in the bottom of the ninth inning.

Ohtani’s batting average for the season, which was only one hit in five at-bats, fell slightly to 0.314.

The Dodgers suffered a slump of only two points and were completely defeated 2-9.

After losing two consecutive games, the Dodgers posted 55 wins and 36 losses overall this season. The Dodgers is 7.5 games ahead of the San Diego Padres (49 wins and 45 losses), the leader of the Western Division of the National League 스포츠토토.

Milwaukee, which won, maintained its lead in the National League Central with 53-38.

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