KKKKKKKKKKKK…’Sweeper ↓ Cutter ↑’ Changing Ohtani, regaining the original track without a transitional period, QS+

 Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels pitched Quality Start Plus. After abandoning the sweeper, Ohtani’s power returned. 

On the 22nd (Korean time), Ohtani started in the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers held at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, USA, and came down the mound after throwing 5 hits (1 home run), 2 walks, 12 strikeouts and 1 run in 7 innings. His ERA for the season was down to 3.13. However, the team lost 0-2 with the silence of the batting line. Ohtani suffered his third loss of the season.

He played 7 innings in 6 games since the match against Baltimore on May 16 (5 runs in 7 innings). Based on the Quality Start Plus (7 innings or less, 3 earned runs or less), it is only 7 games since the match against Houston on May 10 (7 innings, 3 runs). 안전놀이터

Ohtani struck out from the first inning. He eliminated lead batter Mookie Betts with a fly ball in center field, and struck out Freddie Freeman and Will Smith consecutively. 

In the second inning, David Peralta was grounded by first baseman and JD Martinez struck out on three pitches. Jason Heyward gave up an infield hit to first baseman, but struck out Miguel Vargas to finish the second inning. 

In the top of the 3rd inning, after striking out James Outman and Michael Bush in a row, he cooked Mookie Betts with a floating ball in right field and continued cruising. 

In the bottom of the 3rd inning, the batting line had a chance to go third with Luis Renhipo’s double and Andrew Velázquez’s ground ball to the first baseman. 

In the end, Ohtani threw an 85.4 mph cutter to lead batter Freddy Freeman in the top of the 4th inning and gave up a mid-month solo shot. He allowed an early run. He struck out Will Smith and pitched David Peralta with a grounder, but JD Martinez doubled and Jason Heyward walked, putting them back in danger with 2nd out and 1st and 2nd bases. However, he took two strikes against Miguel Vargas and struck out a miss with a sweeper at the end of a six-pitch game. overcame the crisis 

In the top of the 5th inning, lead batter James Outman was treated as a pitcher grounder and Michael Bush was treated as a shortstop grounder. He gave up a right-handed hit to Mookie Betts, but finished the inning with Freddy Freeman again grounded to first base. 

In the top of the 6th inning, they were again in danger. After giving up a walk to Will Smith, he struck out David Peralta and struck out JD Martinez. Jason Heyward hit right-handed again and was in a crisis with 2 out 1st and 2nd base, but he struck out Miguel Vargas again and overcame the crisis.

In the top of the 7th inning, James Outman hit center fielder with a fly ball, Michael Bush struck out, and Mookie Betts finished the inning with a fly ball to left field.

On this day, Ohtani threw 101 balls, throwing 5 four-seams, 29 cutters, 12 sweepers, 7 splitters, 2 curves and 1 sinker. He recorded a best speed of 100.3 miles (161.4 km) and an average of 96.8 miles (155.8 km). 

He used the cutter more powerfully and used the sweeper as the third pitch. With growing question marks about the sweeper’s reliance, Ohtani decided to make a change. Then his power was restored. The miss rate was also 56%, 5 out of 9. They do not experience the transition that accompanies change at all. In many ways, changes in Ohtani are being detected and proven as a result. However, it does not follow Seung-woon. 

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