Shohei Ohtani was absolutely unfair to Jose Iglesias on a three-pitch strikeout
Rain in the forecast might have caused a delay for
Ohtani looked especially sharp against
Shohei Ohtani, Disgusting 3 pitch K. 🤢— Rob Friedman (@PitchingNinja) May 31, 2018
On, probably, his 3rd and 4th best pitches (slider/curve).
When you can throw 100+mph & have a ridiculous Splitter...well, this is not fair. pic.twitter.com/XcY7NuRO2h
After chucking a knee-buckler in the zone for strike one, Ohtani made Iglesias wave at a pair of sliders that gradually drifted farther out of the zone.
Don't worry, though -- having such amazing strikeout pitches hasn't stopped Ohtani from being grateful for his defense behind him when he needs help:
Ohtani finished his night in style, too, hitting 101.1 mph on a weak grounder from