Baseball: Ohtani chips in as Angels put up franchise-record 25 runs


Shohei Ohtani looked like an underachiever Saturday, producing just one RBI single while his Los Angeles Angels teammates set a franchise record for runs scored in a 25-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies.

The Angels broke the game at Coors Field open in a 13-run third inning. Mike Trout, Brandon Drury and Matt Thaiss homered on three consecutive pitches to open the third and make it 5-0. Ohtani, who went 1-for-7, singled in a run and scored in the inning.

Ohtani failed to add to his MLB-leading home run total of 25, but did move into a three-way tie for the MLB RBI lead with 60.

The two-way s...

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