Pujols runs home and supports Ohtani’s start

ANAHEIM, California, USA

Shohei Ohtani covered four empty halves, albeit with turbulence, and Albert Pujols backed him up with a home run, while the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Texas Rangers 6-2 on Tuesday night.

Kurt Suzuki hit another round at home for the Angels, who won six of the nine home games.
Ohtani took the mound for the first time since April 4 after facing a blister on the middle finger of his pitching hand.
The Japanese left allowed only one shot, but was the first starter in at least 1901 to launch four innings without a score, with at least six walks and seven shots, according to Sportradar.
He joined Tyler Chatwood of Colorado (2017) and Bill Bailey of the Baltimore Terrapins (1914) as the only ones who work five innings or less and do not allow runs, allow shots, go at least six, and deliver seven shots.
Jonrdan Lyles (0-2) lost, allowing three runs and five hits.
For the Rangers, the Cuban Adolis García 2-0.
For Angels, Pujols 4-1 with a marked run and an RBI. Cuban José Iglesias 3-0 with a single goal.