Baseball: Ohtani pitches, hits, plays outfield in Angels' loss

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Shohei Ohtani struck out 10 on the mound, singled at the plate and played right field in the Los Angeles Angels' 5-1 loss to the Houston Astros on Tuesday night. Ohtani, who batted second in the order and finished 1-for-4 with two strikeouts, threw seven strong innings then was moved to the outfield at Minute Maid Park, only the second time in his MLB career he has played a defensive position other than pitcher. The 26-year-old Japanese started against Lance McCullers Jr. in what turned out to be a pitchers' duel, but he received little offensive support and was let down by the Angels bullpen....

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