Baseball: Ohtani hits homer No. 17 but Angels bullpen collapses

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Shohei Ohtani hit his 17th homer of the season on Tuesday but the Los Angeles Angels bullpen squandered an early three-run lead and the team eventually lost 11-4 to the Chicago White Sox. Ohtani hit the third of the Angels' three solo home runs in the third inning at Angel Stadium, all off Chicago starter Johnny Cueto (2-4). Ohtani, the reigning American League MVP, is now tied for eighth in the AL in homers. Seby Zavala ignited a five-run fifth inning for the visitors with an RBI double off Chase Silseth, and Chicago scored five more runs on six hits and two walks off two Los Angeles reliever...

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