Los Angeles Angels Star Shohei Ohtani breaks his own record by hitting the Hardest Batted Ball

Published 04/12/2022, 4:15 AM EDT

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Los Angeles Angels Superstar outfielder cum pitcher Shohei Ohtani broke his own record on April 10th, 2022, as the Angels faced the Houston Astros in a game in the AL West Division. 27-year-old Ohtani created a new MLB record by hitting the Hardest Batted Ball of 119.1 mph, which broke his previous 119 mph record.

On April 10th, 2022, the Los Angeles Angels faced the Houston Astros at the Angel Stadium of Anaheim in California. The Astros ended up winning the game 4-1 after home runs by Jack Mayfield for the Angels and Alex Bregman, Chas McCormick, and a steal by Jeremy Pena for the Houston Astros. Despite suffering from a home loss, Shohei Ohtani was the talk of the town. Fans were amazed because Ohtani had broken his own record.


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Shohei Ohtani hits the ball at a speed of 119.1 mph

On April 12th, 2022, the Los Angeles Angels faced the Kansas City Royals. In the 7th Inning of the game, Shohei Ohtani hit the hardest-hit ball of the MLB 2021 season, which was a staggering 119 mph. Now on April 10th, 2022, Ohtani hit yet another hardest hit of his career. Statcast Tracking noted the hit to be a 119.1 MPH hit. Journalist David Adler posted the stats on his Twitter page. Shohei Ohtani hit the ball in the right field pitched by Jose Urquidy. This hit is the hardest batted ball by a left-handed batsman in the history of MLB.


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Shohei Ohtani never fails to impress his fans and baseball pundits by doing extraordinary things. After the last loss with the Astros, the Los Angeles Angels stand at the last position with just one win and three losses, while the Houston Astros lead the table with three wins and one loss in the QL West Division. Angels have one of the strongest rosters on the pitch, but they have not delivered the results the fans expect them to. The Ohtani-Trout combination is quite deadly for the opposition as they have a proper swing, power, and precision. The Angels will be facing the Texas Rangers on April 14th, 2022, at the Globe Life Field in Texas.

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Tanveer Deodhar


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Tanveer Deodhar is a US Sports writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing a degree in media and communication studies, young Tanveer is a sports enthusiast. With a varied interests, he is an ardent follower of MLB, NBA, NFL, and Formula 1.
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