Angels Set Dubious Home Run Record in 8–7 Loss

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Sports Illustrated

By Nick Selbe It was another case of Shohei Ohtani doing the incredible in a losing effort for the Angels on Thursday. Stop us if you’ve heard this before: Shohei Ohtani did the incredible, and the Angels lost. Such was the case once more on Thursday, as Los Angeles fell to the A’s at home, 8–7. This time, though, it wasn’t just Ohtani who was hung out to dry after a strong performance, but nearly the entire Angels lineup. The team made some unceremonious history by hitting seven home runs—all solo shots—in a losing effort. That makes them the first team ever to hit seven solo homers and score…

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