Angels' two-way superstar had an incredible day on Thursday. He pitched his first career shutout, a one-hitter, in a 6-0 win over the Tigers in Game 1.
On Thursday, the Angels' two-way superstar excelled in both pitching and hitting. He threw his first career shutout, a one-hitter, in a 6-0 win against the Tigers in Game 1.
Ohtani's gem: 1st career complete game. 3 walks, 8 Ks. Clinched win with a line out to center field. Only hit allowed was a 5th-inning single.
Ohtani's historic outing: 1st career complete game, 8 Ks, 3 walks. Clinched the win with a center field line out. Only allowed one hit in the 5th inning.
Ohtani: 111 pitches, 5 at-bats in Game 1. Quick change, no pause for nightcap. Connected on a 107.6 mph four-seamer in second inning.
Ohtani: 111 pitches, 5 at-bats in Game 1. No pause, straight to nightcap. 107.6 mph four-seamer hit in the second inning.
Tigers manager: Ohtani was the story, best player in both games, showed his brilliance on both sides.
Tigers manager praised Ohtani: Dominated both games, showcased brilliance on both sides.
MLB.com research guru Sarah Langs: Last time pitcher allowed one hit or less and homered on same day was Floyd Youmans on June 8, 1986, vs. Phillies.
Sarah Langs' research: On June 8, 1986, Floyd Youmans allowed one hit, homered vs. Phillies, pitching a shutout in a 12-0 win.