Baseball: Ohtani ends drought with 2 home runs in Angels win

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Two-way star Shohei Ohtani blasted his first two home runs of the season Friday as the Los Angeles Angels came from behind to beat the Texas Rangers 9-6. The reigning American League MVP came into the game on the back of seven opening games without a homer, for the first time in his five big-league seasons. But he ended the drought by connecting on the first pitch in his 31st trip to the plate. Ohtani, who was tagged with his second straight loss as a pitcher a day earlier, pulled a Matt Bush's high fastball and sent it over the right-center wall, into the bullpen at Globe Life Field. The Rang...

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