“Quit Pretending to Be Human”- Fans Go in Frenzy After Shohei Ohtani Blasts Two Home Runs After Reviving His Bat With CPR

Published 04/16/2022, 5:45 AM EDT
Sep 25, 2021; Anaheim, California, USA; Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani (17) sprints to first base on his way to a triple against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning at Angel Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

Shohei Ohtani is finally back in Major League Baseball. And how? The LA Angels superstar stole the show with his stunning display on the plate. He single-handedly guided the Angels to win the game against the Texas Rangers.

Be it with the ball or the bat, over the last two years, Ohtani has been very consistent for the Angels. And if he continues to perform at this level. Then, once again, Ohtani will be the top candidate for the American League MGP award in 2022.

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Right from the first game of the season in 2022, Ohtani was spot on with his pitching. But the Japanese superstar struggled with the bat in the first few matches. However, recently in the Angels-Rangers game, Ohtani answered his critics with a perfect outing at the plate.

Shohei Ohtani shines with the bat against the Texas Rangers

Right from the very first game of the 2022 season, Ohtani has been brilliant with his pitching. However, when it comes to hitting, Ohtani was not having a good time with the bat. In the first seven league games of the regular season, Ohtani did not have a single home run on his name.

Sep 25, 2021; Anaheim, California, USA; Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani (17) triples against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning at Angel Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

But the two-way phenom was in his prime against the Texas Rangers on Friday. Not only did he hit his first home run of the season, but most importantly, he won the game for the Angels. His performance was so good that even fans could not resist and went crazy over Ohtani’s stunning game.

One fan even asked him to quit pretending to be human. While another one wished him to play for any American League East.

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After failing to hit in the first seven games of the season, Ohtani blasted two home runs against the Rangers. He played an instrumental role in the Angels’ win. Even after hitting his home run, Ohtani did his iconic bat flip. After the game, another Twitter user praised Ohtani for his exceptional game.

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In the end, the LA Angels handed a 9-6 defeat to the Texas Rangers. After the Friday game, do you think Ohtani will continue to hit like this in the ongoing season?

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Abhishek Kumar

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Abhishek Kumar is an MLB author at EssentiallySports. After completing his Master’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, Abhishek has been working in the media industry since two years. Before joining EssentiallySports, he previously worked at APN News as a sub-editor, where he has written articles on sports and politics.

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