Baseball: Ohtani goes hitless in American League All-Star defeat


Shohei Ohtani’s quest for his first home run in MLB’s All-Star game will continue after he struck out and walked Tuesday as the American League’s starting designated hitter in a 3-2 loss to the National League.

The NL came from behind on a two-run eighth-inning home run by the Rockies’ Elias Diaz, the game’s MVP, at Seattle’s T-Mobile Park.

The AL got off to a rousing defensive start with the Rangers’ Adolis Garcia in right and the Rays’ Randy Arozarena in left making tremendous back-to-back leaping catches on the first two balls in play.

Ohtani, representing the Los Angeles Angels in his thir...

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