Baseball: Ohtani logs 4th straight start with 10 or more Ks

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Shohei Ohtani recorded 10-plus strikeouts in his fourth consecutive start, fanning 12 in six innings of one-run ball on Wednesday in the Los Angeles Angels' 7-1 victory over the Houston Astros. Ohtani (9-4) turned in another stellar two-way performance at Angel Stadium, where he matched an MLB career-high with his ninth win in a four-hit, two-walk effort on the mound. At the plate, he hit a two-run triple on a 2-for-4 night. "I'm just trying to throw aggressively in the zone and strikeouts are always great for driving in momentum," Ohtani said. The Astros run, in the fourth inning, was Ohtani'...

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