LOS ANGELES — All-Star Mookie Betts hit his tenth house run within the first half of a season in Main League historical past — and the Los Angeles Dodgers completed with 5 straight within the second sport. Los Angeles defeated the Angels 10-5 on Saturday.
The Dodgers enter the All-Star break 13 video games over .500 and with a 51-38 file, a half-game behind Arizona for the lead within the NL West.
The Angels misplaced their fifth straight sport and fell beneath .500 at 45-46. It was Freeway’s tenth loss in a row.
Shohei Ohtani hit his main league-leading thirty second house run, a two-run, 433-foot drive within the seventh and a double shy of the cycle. A single within the first and a triple within the third for the celebrity.
Betts hit 26 house runs on the season, hitting 408 ft on the second pitch by pitcher Reed Bedmers.
Betts eclipsed Houston’s George Springer’s 9 homers within the first half of the 2017 season.
For the Angels, Venezuelan Eduardo Escobar went 4-1 and Luis Rengifo went 3-1.
For the Dodgers, Venezuela’s Miguel Rojas was 4-0 and David Peralta was 1-1 with a run and an RBI. Miguel Vargas of Cuba scored a run to make it 2-0.