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After historic ‘1G, 10K-Multihomer’ performance, Ohtani is AL Player of the Week – Player of the Month Exclusive

Los Angeles Angels two-hitter Shohei Ohtani earns both Player of the Week and Player of the Month honours.안전놀이터, the official website of Major League Baseball, announced the league’s Player of the Week and Player of the Month on Thursday. Ohtani shared American League Player of the Week honours with Domingo German of the New York Yankees.

Ohtani had a hot June. As a pitcher, he went 5-1 with a 3.02 ERA in 30 1/3 innings, and as a hitter, he batted .394 (41-for-104) with 15 home runs and 29 RBIs in 27 games with a .952 OPS (on-base plus slugging percentage) of 1.444. It was an impressive performance from both sides of the plate.

The last week of June was particularly outstanding. In seven games, he had six home runs and a 1.783 OPS. said, “Ohtani continued his historic season last week. It’s no wonder he was named Player of the Week. Ohtani made just one start last week, but he had a historic performance,” explaining why Ohtani was named Player of the Week for the sixth time in his career.Ohtani had a tremendous performance on the mound. He made his first start against the Chicago White Sox on 28 March, going 6⅓ innings, giving up one run on four hits, two walks and striking out 10. At the plate, he went 3-for-3 with two doubles, a home run, two RBIs and two runs scored. According to, “It was only the sixth time since 1900 that a player has struck out 10 and hit multiple home runs in the same game. It was the first time an American League player had done so since 1963.”Meanwhile, the Atlanta Braves’ Acuna Jr. was named National League Player of the Week. According to, “The MVP frontrunner hit five home runs last week. He posted an OPS of 1.916. He also stole three bases and helped lead Atlanta to a six-game winning streak.

Acuna Jr. has 21 home runs and 39 stolen bases in 84 games this season. “Acuna Jr. became the first player to record at least 20 home runs and 35 stolen bases before the All-Star break,” noted.

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