Baseball: Ohtani hits 29th HR, sets Angels record with 14 in month


Shohei Ohtani hit his major league-leading 29th home run of the season in the Los Angeles Angels’ 9-7 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Thursday, his 14th in June and a single-month franchise record.

Ohtani’s two-run blast to left-center came with two outs in the ninth inning off Kendall Graveman and cut the lead to two before Brandon Drury struck out for the final out at Angel Stadium.

The homer broke Ohtani’s own record of 13, set in June 2021, which he shared with a number of others, according to

The two-way star also became the first Japanese player to hit 14 home runs in a month f...

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