Shohei Ohtani wasn’t sufficient to preserve the Los Angeles Angeles from their sixth straight losing season.
Ohtani allowed Jarred Kelenic’s tying residence run within the seventh inning, and Mitch Haniger hit a go-ahead single in a four-run eighth towards the bullpen that lifted the Seattle Mariners over the Angels 4-1 Sunday.
Ohtani gave up one run and 5 hits in seven innings with 10 strikeouts and no walks. He remained 9-2 and lowered his ERA to 3.18 with 156 strikeouts and 44 walks in 130 1/3 innings. Ohtani reached double-digit strikeouts for the fourth time this season and second begin in a row. If he makes one other begin, it will even be towards the Angels.
He was 1 for 3 on the plate and is hitting .258 with 98 RBIs and 45 homers, one behind co-leaders Toronto’s Vladimir Guerrero and Kansas City’s Salvador Perez. He has only one residence run since Sept. 10.
Seattle has gained seven of eigh and can enter the ultimate week two video games again for the AL’s second wild card with six video games remaining. Toronto can also be a recreation in entrance of the Mariners.
Los Angeles is 75-82 and has not had a profitable season since going 85-77 in 2015.
Marco Gonzales (10-5) gave up one run on three hits over seven innings, bettering to 7-0 in his final 9 begins. Kurt Suzuki homered within the second, his 14th this season.
Kelenic homered on a slider from Ohtani, who had escaped two-on hassle within the fifth and sixth innings.
Crawford doubled within the eighth and Kyle Seager singled towards Jose Quijada (0-2). Haniger’s RBI single got here towards Austin Warren, and Jake Fraley added a three-run double.
Seattle completed with three video games at residence towards wild-card contending Oakland after which three towards the Angels.
Angels: RHP Jaime Barria was positioned on the 10-day injured record with a right-shoulder impingement. He ended his season with a 2-4 document and a 4.61 ERA in 11 begins and two reduction appearances. The membership recalled RHP Sam Selman from Triple-A Salt Lake.
Mariners: RHP Chris Flexen (13-6, 3.56 ERA) is scheduled to begin Monday.
Angels: LHP Packy Naughton (0-3, 5.23 ERA) tries for his first main league victory as he makes his fifth begin Monday at Texas.
Credits : foxnews