Shohei Ohtani goes deep twice, Angels tie MLB document with seven dwelling runs in loss to Athletics

Shohei Ohtani goes deep twice, Angels tie MLB document with seven dwelling runs in loss to Athletics

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The Los Angeles Angels have been making historical past all season — not all of them good — and it continued once more Thursday afternoon. The Halos hit seven dwelling runs of their loss to the Oakland Athletics, tying the foremost league document for homers in a loss. They’re the sixth staff to lose going deep seven instances.

Shohei Ohtani (who else?) led the way in which with a two-run dwelling run. Jo Adell, Mickey Moniak, Kurt Suzuki, Jared Walsh and Taylor Ward additionally went deep. All seven dwelling runs have been singles.

The Angels are the primary staff in historical past to attain not less than seven runs in a recreation and every run got here on a solo homer. Solely twice earlier than had a staff scored as many as six runs in a recreation by hitting solely solo homers. The A’s did it in 1991 and the Toronto Blue Jays did it in 2010.

Listed below are the opposite 5 groups which have hit seven dwelling runs in a loss:

July 28, 2021


White Sox

DET 17, MIN 14

August 12, 2020

Blue Jays


MIA 14, TOR 10 in 10 innings

June 25, 2017

White Sox

Blue Jays

TOR 10, CWS 8

August 8, 2004


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BOS 11, DET 9

Could 28, 1995


White Sox

CWS 14, SEA 12

This Angels season has now featured a no-hitter (Reid Detmers on Could 10), a cycle (Walsh on June 11), an Immaculate Inning (Detmers on July 31), a franchise-record 14 video games, 4 managers (Joe Maddon, interim Phil Nevin, plus fill-ins Ray Montgomery and Invoice Haselman whereas others have been serving suspensions) and now probably the most dwelling losses in MLB historical past. This stays the truest tweet ever posted:

Thursday’s loss dropped the Angels to 44-61 on the season. They’re 23-50 since beginning the season 21-11. The Angels have not been to the postseason since 2014 and have not received a postseason recreation since 2009.

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