Shohei Ohtani Is Doing Things That Haven’t Been Done For A Century And Fans Are Losing Their Minds

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  • Shohei Ohtani absolutely dominated the Miami Marlins on the mound and at the plate on Wednesday.
  • He recorded 10 strikeouts, drove in two runs, and stole a base. Something that’s never been done before in recorded MLB history.
  • Fans are running out of ways to describe Ohtani’s incredible talent.

The term “alien” almost doesn’t seem incredible enough to describe Shohei Ohtani.

Whether he’s hitting absolute bombs at the plate or striking out batters with absolutely disgusting stuff on the mound, Ohtani is truly a one-of-a-kind player. So much so that he’s breaking some sort of record almost every day.

He did so again on Wednesday night against the Miami Marlins. Ohtani dominated the fish, striking out 10 on the mound and allowing zero earned runs. He also knocked in a pair of runs and stole a base as a hitter.

Ohtani became the first player in Major League Baseball history (*at least since stats were officially recorded) to strikeout 10, knock in two and steal a base.

He’s also been on an absolutely unreal pitching run of late.

Ohtani now has a dazzling 2.44 ERA, which ranks fifth in the American League. He’s also now on pace for 36 home runs and a career-high 106 RBI. Baseball fans are starting to run out of ways to say how ridiculous Ohtani is.

Shohei Ohtani is not an alien. But he is something that we likely won’t see again for a very, very long time. Baseball fans may not realize quite how ridiculous he is due playing for a bad team on the West Coast. But Ohtani is already one of the game’s all-time great players.