Baseball: Ohtani belts 15th homer in Angels' win to tie for 2nd in MLB

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Shohei Ohtani blasted his 15th home run of the season Tuesday as the Los Angeles Angels ran away with an 11-5 win over the Texas Rangers. Batting second as designated hitter, the two-way star jumped on a 3-2 cutter from righty Brett de Geus and drilled it over right field for a three-run homer that put the Angels up 9-1 in the bottom of the fourth. The shot flew off Ohtani's bat at 117 miles (188 kilometers) per hour, making it the hardest-hit homer by an Angel since measurement of exit velocity began in 2015, according to MLB.com. Ohtani capped a six-run fourth for the Angels with the home ru...

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