Ohtani, Backed by Ward’s Slam, Leads Angels Past Tigers 7-5
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani yielded five hits and a run over six strong innings, and Taylor Ward hit his first career grand slam in the Los Angeles Angels’ 7-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers. Ohtani also drew two walks at the plate in another two-way performance for the Angels, who celebrated the Big A’s return to full capacity with 30,709 fans watching their 15th win in 23 games. Matt Manning allowed four hits and two runs over five innings in a solid major league debut for Detroit. Jonathan Schoop homered off Ohtani in the sixth for the Tigers, whose three-game winning streak ended.