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Angels phenom Shohei Ohtani belts homer in first career game against the Twins

The 23-year-old showed why every team in the MLB wanted him.
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Shohei Ohtani didn't wait long to introduce himself to the Twins, smoldering an RBI double in his second at-bat and then crushing a home run to center field in his third at-bat. 

According to MLB.com's Statcast, the double came off his bat at 111.4 mph and the home run was pumped out at 108 mph. 

Ohtani's two hits and two RBI helped fuel the Angels in the 7-4 win over the Twins, snapping Minnesota five-game winning streak. 

The 23-year-old rookie superstar will be the designated hitter again on Friday before resting Saturday and starting on the mound Sunday against Minnesota. 

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The Twins trailed 4-0 in the sixth before tying the score on back-to-back homers by Brian Dozier and Max Kepler. Dozier's was a three-run home that knocked Angels starter Garrett Richards out of the game. 

Jose Berrios took the loss on the mound, dropping to 3-4 on the season with a 4.50 ERA. 

Berrios didn't allow a run in three of his first four starts but has an 8.84 ERA over his last four starts. 

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