Ohtani, Trout power Angels to 10-0 win over Tigers

by | Sep 6, 2022 | Sports

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Shohei Ohtani and Mike Trout are still putting on a show, even though the Los Angeles Angels are far out of postseason contention.Ohtani had his sixth multi-homer game of the season and Trout also went deep as the Angels routed the skidding Detroit Tigers 10-0 Monday night.Trout’s solo shot to left field in the fifth inning off Tyler Alexander (3-9) was his 30th home run of the season, marking the seventh time in his 12-year career he’s reached that plateau.It marks the ninth time the Angels have had two players with at least 30 homers in a season — but the first time it’s been two AL MVPs.Ohtani has 32 homers this year, but Trout still wants to catch his dynamic teammate over the final four weeks.“That is a special player that is over there,” Trout said. “It’s going to be a crazy stretch but I think it is going to be fun to watch.”It was the seventh time this year and 21st since 2018 that Ohtani and Trout homered in the same game. Ohtani has gone deep four times in his last seven games.“Overall I’ve been able to look at the pitches and swing the bat pretty well, and I’d like to continue what I’ve been doing,” Ohtani said through a translator.José Suarez (6-6) threw three-hit ball ov …

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