Angels' Ohtani gets special award from MLB for two-way All-Star season

A trip around the majors sees Jorge Soler make World Series history by hitting a lead off homer, and it paced the Braves to a Game 1 victory over the Astros, however starter Charlie Morton took a hard liner off the leg and is done for the series.

Shohei Ohtani's two-way All-Star season with the Los Angeles Angels was so unprecedented that Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred presented a special award to recognize it.

Ohtani was given the Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award before Game 1 of the World Series. Ohtani had 46 home runs, 100 RBIs and 26 stolen bases this season, his fourth in the majors after playing in his native Japan.

He was 9-2 with a 3.18 ERA while striking out 156 batters in 23 pitching starts. Those numbers made him the most accomplished two-way player since Babe Ruth, who last pitched regularly in 1919.

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