Angels Mickey Moniak makes clutch plays against Twins

2023. május 21.;  Anaheim, Kalifornia, USA;  A Los Angeles Angels kezdő dobója, Shohei Ohtani (17) dobott a tányérra az első játékrészben a Minnesota Twins ellen az Angel Stadionban.

May 21, 2023; Anaheim, California, USA; Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Shohei Ohtani (17) throws to the plate in the first inning against the Minnesota Twins at Angel Stadium.
Picture: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Mickey Moniak’s two-run double in the seventh inning tied the game at 1-1 and moved the Los Angeles Angels He won 4-2 Minnesota Twins Sunday afternoon in Anaheim, California

Moniak also just missed a high reel catch, went into the seats of the short wall near the left field foul pole and grabbed Alex Kirilloff’s long fly ball to first, but it bounced off his glove at home plate at the last second. the eighth.

Moniak’s clutch hit Gemini reliever Jorge Lopez gave the Angels 3-1 up before Kirilloff’s home shot cut it short Angels‘ edge 3-2. But the Angels He got an insurance run in the bottom of the inning on Matt Thaiss’ RBI double

Angels Reliever Chris Devenski (2-0) picked up the win despite facing just one hit. He entered the top of the seventh with two outs and the bases tied in a 1-1 game, striking out Joey Gallo to end the threat.

Carlos Estevez was ninth for his 12th save.

Shohei Ohtani started the Angels and gave up one run on two hits and three walks in six innings, striking out nine. He went 1-3 with a walk at the plate

Willi Castro had three hits Gemini

THE Gemini took the lead in the third inning after Ohtani retired the first two batters of the inning. Gallo walked and Carlos Correa hit a hanging sweeper to right-center field, doubling Gallo to make it 1-0. Gemini leads

THE Angels against in the fourth inning, the game was tied Gemini starter Pablo Lopez (2-3) led off with a single by Hunter Renfroe and moved to third by Jared Walsh. Gio Urshela hit a sacrifice fly to center, scoring Renfroe from third, but Walsh doubled to first base.

Ohtani came on, retired the team in both the fourth and sixth innings, and got a game-tying double play in the fifth. Gemini from the start of the rally

Pablo Lopez Ohtani pitched an inning and came up with key outs in tough situations, Angels He was 0-4 with runners in scoring position against him

— Field Level Media


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