Shohei Ohtani is simply unstoppable and leaves nothing unturned to prove he’s the best baseball player in the world, and with his current unbelievably skills, he might turn out to be one of the bests of all time!
Shohei Ohtani keeps up with his legacy; he surpasses Nolan Ryan’s 50-year-old record
The Los Angeles Angels grabbed a 2-0 win over Washington Nationals on Tuesday. During that win, Shohei Ohtani ensured his 10th consecutive pitching start where he’s let two or fewer runs, surpassing the tie for the grand record with legendary pitcher Nolan Ryan, who had nine consecutive starts including two or fewer runs allowed between 1972 and 1973.
The Nationals could manage to bat a hit against their opponent in seven innings; his ERA over his past ten starts is just 0.84.
An incredible start to the 2023 MLB season
Shohei Ohtani had just let a run in 12 innings pitched across his first two starts for his team this season, striking out 18 batters and giving out simply seven walks in Tuesday’s game against the Nationals. The game saw his unicorn-type talents, especially on the mound, in complete display. That outstanding performance was the reason he could break the record of an all-time great like Ryan.
His season ERA so far is an astounding 0.47, simply sensational for a pitcher with as many innings pitched as him.
Ohtani has been a superstar ever since the start of his career. One of the top hitters of the game, he’s been looked upon as the best pitcher in the American League.
This being the current career pace, no wonder why he’s considered to be one of the greats the game ever had.