Welcome to the Ohtani Sho

Two-way beast Shohei Ohtani looked unstoppable at the plate and on the mound at times with the Los Angeles Angels in 2018.

But before he was an international superstar, some Canadian baseball players got the better of him. And it was a Spruce Grove, Alberta pitcher who picked up the win over Ohtani.

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Soroka picks up win in MLB debut

Calgary pitching prospect Mike Soroka made his Major League Baseball debut last night, taking the mound for the Atlanta Braves during a start against Noah Syndergaard and the New York Mets at Citi Field.

The 6-foot-5, 225-pound righty ended up picking up the win after putting in six innings of work. He gave up six hits and one earned run – a solo home run off the bat of Yoenis Cespedes – while issuing no walks and striking out five, en route to a 3-2 Braves victory.

Here’s a look at Soroka’s special day and the reactions to it …

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