Shohei Ohtani is continuing to wow baseball fans with his ability at the mound and at the plate.
On Tuesday night against the Chicago White Sox, Ohtani hit two home runs and struck out 10 hitters. According to MLB.com, he now leads the MLB with 28 home runs. He is the sixth player since 1900 to strike out at least 10 batters and hit two home runs in one game.
Ohtani wasn’t able to truly celebrate his first homerun, The Ringer reports. Normally, he would have donned the samurai helmet he purchased for celebrations and enjoyed the congratulations from his teammates.
According to sports reporter Danny Vietti, Ohtani instead gave the helmet to his interpreter Ippei Mizuhara.
“He wasn’t wearing it properly, so I thought it was a buzzkill,” Ohtani said later in Japanese, according to Yahoo Sports.
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