Baseball: Ohtani’s 2-way excellence spurs Angels to win over Mariners

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Shohei Ohtani threw six shutout innings and extended his hitting streak to 11 games Thursday to lift the Los Angeles Angels to a 4-1 win over the Seattle Mariners. Delivering another sterling two-way performance, the reigning American League MVP struck out six, limited Seattle to three hits and a pair of walks and batted 2-for-4 as designated hitter. He tied his personal-best hitting streak in the majors with singles in the third and fifth for the Halos, who snapped a three-game skid at Seattle’s T-Mobile Park. Mike Trout belted a two-run homer to open the scoring with two out in the top of th…

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