Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani smacked a grand slam in the seventh inning in their 11-3 triumph over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday, May 9.
It was the first grand slam of Ohtani’s career, in MLB or NPB.
The pride of Oshu, Iwate Prefecture, clubbed a 3-1 pitch from Tampa Bay’s Calvin Faucher over the left-field fence at Angel Stadium.
Ohtani finished 3-for-4 with three runs scored and five RBIs, including a solo homer in the sixth.
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Author: Ed Odeven
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