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Shohei Ohtani home runs 2023: Tracking Shohei Ohtani’s home run pace, every homer

Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani is leading the MLB MVP race in 2023, on his way to another historic season. As the best player in baseball continues his domination, we’re tracking Shohei Ohtani home runs as he pursues an American League record.

Just a year ago, New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge broke the AL record for home runs in a season with 62. The reigning AL MVP passed Roger Marris’ unforgettable 1961 season (61 home runs). While many thought Judge’s record would stand alone for several years, Ohtani now has a shot at breaking it.

  • Shohei Ohtani hitting stats: .304/.412/.654, 1.066 OPS, 95 RBI, 102 runs scored, 151 hits, 20 stolen bases, 6.0 Wins Above Replacement

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Let’s dive into the Shohei Ohtani home run tracker, examining his latest success at the plate and how he’s fared this season.

Shohei Ohtani home run tracker: 44 home runs

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On Aug. 23, Shohei Ohtani blasted a two-run home run against the Cincinnati Reds. The two-run shot off Reds’ starting pitcher Andrew Abbott is Ohtani’s MLB-leading 44th home run of the season and his fifth homer in August.

When was the last time Shohei Ohtani hit a home run?

Shohei Ohtani last hit a home run on August 23. Ohtani hit just five home runs in August after hitting nine home runs in July.

Shohei Ohtani home runs 2023

Here’s a breakdown of every home run hit by Shohei Ohtani this season, via Baseball Reference. Distance for each of Ohtani’s home runs are courtesy of Baseball Savant. We’ve attached video for each Ohtani home run.

Home Run #DatePitcherOpponentDistance (Ft.)
1April 2Ken WaldichukOakland A’s447
2April 3George KirbySeattle Mariners431
3April 9Yusei KikuchiToronto Blue Jays397
4April 18Clarke SchmidtNew York Yankees391
5April 23Jordan LylesKansas City Royals415
6April 26Chad SmithOakland A’s401
7April 30Colin ReaMilwaukee Brewers413
8May 10Ryan PresslyHouston Astros408
9May 15Grayson RodriguezBaltimore Orioles456
10May 18Tyler WellsBaltimore Orioles378
11May 20Louie VarlandMinnesota Twins414
12May 24James PaxtonBoston Red Sox398
13May 30Lucas GiolitoChicago White Sox435
14May 31Lance LynnChicago White Sox425
15May 31Lance LynnChicago White Sox459
16June 6Hayden WesneskiChicago Cubs374
17June 9Luis CastilloSeattle Mariners440
18June 10Bryan WooSeattle Mariners400
19June 12Grant AndersonTexas Rangers459
20June 12Cole RagansTexas Rangers388
21June 14Will SmithTexas Rangers453
22June 15Brock BurkeTexas Rangers443
23June 17Taylor ClarkeKansas City Royals437
24June 18Zack GreinkeKansas City Royals422
25June 23Kyle FreelandColorado Rockies434
26June 26Dylan CeaseChicago White Sox446
27June 27Michael KopechChicago White Sox418
28June 27Touki ToussaintChicago White Sox404
29June 29Kendall GravemanChicago White Sox438
30June 30Tommy HenryArizona Diamondbacks493
31July 2Kyle NelsonArizona Diamondbacks454
32July 8Michael GroveLos Angeles Dodgers433
33July 15Ryan PresslyHouston Astros404
34July 16Phil MatonHouston Astros411
35July 17Michael KingNew York Yankees403
36July 23Mitch KellerPittsburgh Pirates410
37July 27Matt ManningDetroit Tigers383
38July 27Matt ManningDetroit Tigers435
39July 28Kevin GausmanToronto Blue Jays397
40Aug. 3Isaiah CampbellSeattle Mariners390
41Aug. 13Parker MushinskiHouston Astros448
42Aug. 16Jon GrayTexas Rangers437
43Aug. 18Erasmo RamirezTampa Bay rays389
44Aug. 23Andrew AbbottCincinnati Reds442

How many home runs does Shohei Ohtani have?

Shohei Ohtani has hit 44 home runs this season, the most in MLB. Ohtani hit nine home runs in July after hitting 15 in June and eight in May. He has four home runs in August so far. Ohtani has hit three home runs in the last week.

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Who has the most home runs in 2023?

Matt Olson has the most home runs in MLB with 47. Shohei Ohtani is second with 44 home runs.

How many home runs is Shohei Ohtani on pace to hit?

Shohei Ohtani is on pace for 51 home runs this season, which would fall short of tying Roger Maris for the second-most home runs in a season by an American League player.

Will Ohtani break the home run record?

Shohei Ohtani is not currently on pace to break the single-season American League home run record.

What is the longest home run ever hit by Shohei Ohtani?

Shohei Ohtani hit a 493-foot home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks on June 30, the longest homer in MLB this season.

Who has Shohei Ohtani hit the most home runs against?

In his major-league career, Ohtani has hit 18 home runs each against the Oakland Athletics and Texas Rangers. Right behind that are the Chicago White Sox (16) and Seattle Mariners (16).

How many games did it take Ohtani to hit 100 home runs?

Shohei Ohtani hit 100 career home runs in 444 career games or 1,539 career at-bats. However, he was nowhere close to being the fastest player to 100 home runs, with Ryan Howard (325 games) holding the record.

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Ohtani also won’t be the fastest player to hit 200 career home runs. Ryan Howard is the fastest player to 200 home runs, achieving the feat in 658 games. Ohtani has already played in 668 games and hasn’t reached 170 home runs as of July 28.

How many wins does Shohei Ohtani have?

Shohei Ohtani has 10 wins in 22 starts this season.

  • Shohei Ohtani pitching stats (2023): 3.17 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, 10-5 record, 165 strikeouts, 3.1 K-BB ratio, .185 batting average allowed in 130.2 innings pitched

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What is the Ohtani rule?

The Ohtani rule in Major League Baseball allows the pitcher to be assigned the designated hitter spot in a batting order for his team and remain as the designated hitter even after being removed from the game as the active pitcher.

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