Baseball: Ohtani goes 1-for-4, Angels tie MLB record for strikeouts

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Shohei Ohtani went 1-for-4 with an RBI as the Los Angeles Angels tied an MLB record by striking out 20 times in a nine-inning game, as they lost to the Houston Astros 4-2 on Sunday. Ohtani struck out twice against the Astros, who sent four pitchers to the mound, with closer Ryan Pressly (2-2) striking out the side in the top of the ninth to help set a franchise record for Houston in the series finale at Minute Maid Park. Ohtani singled home a run in the third to double the visitors' lead to 2-0, but he could not help the Angels from concluding the first half of the season in poor fashion. They...

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