Ohtani homers off Kikuchi in Angels' 12-3 win over Seattle

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Shohei Ohtani and Yusei Kikuchi sensed the excitement around Angel Stadium each time they dug in against each other. The Japanese stars also realized millions of eyes were on them from across the Pacific as they faced each other in the major leagues for the first time.

When Ohtani's homer sailed into the night sky, the Angels slugger left no doubt who won the first stateside matchup in what's likely to be a long, friendly rivalry between two incredible talents from Hanamaki Higashi High School.

Ohtani homered and singled in his first three major league at-bats against Kikuchi, leading Los Angeles to a 12-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.

Ohtani's fourth-inning homer was the Angels' third consecutive dinger in four pitches off Kikuchi (3-4), who was chased from his rough start shortly afterward. Tommy La Stella and Mike Trout also homered before Ohtani hit the first big league homer by a Japanese-born hitter off a Japanese-born pitcher since 2009.

''I was trying to treat it like a normal game and a normal at-bat, but there was something special about it,'' Ohtani said through a translator. ''I mean, we went to the same high school. I'm glad that we got the results we wanted, though.''

Ohtani celebrated with obvious glee, even flexing his muscles in the dugout - although he was only mimicking a previous gesture by teammate Kole Calhoun, he said.

''That's the most excited I've seen him on a homer,'' Trout said. ''I think I would be, too, if I went to the same high school. I'd be excited, too. I'd never seen him like that. It was pretty cool.''

The age gap between the 27-year-old Kikuchi and the 24-year-old Ohtani meant they were never high school teammates in northern Japan. Ohtani and Kikuchi faced off five times in Japan's top league before Ohtani left to begin the next chapter in his revolutionary two-way career.

Although they haven't been able to meet up for dinner yet this year, they've stayed in touch since Kikuchi arrived in the majors one season after Ohtani, the 2018 AL Rookie of the Year.

''I'm very proud of the fact that we faced each other on the highest level in baseball,'' Ohtani said. ''Hopefully we get to do it a lot more.''

Kikuchi's ERA is up to 4.99 after he took his third consecutive loss while giving up nine hits and six earned runs to the Angels, who have scored 16 earned runs against him over three starts.

''They hit three home runs off me today, so I didn't like what happened, including Ohtani,'' Kikuchi said through a translator. ''But I want to make sure next time I go out there and pitch against the Angels, I want to shut them down and do it for the team.''

Ohtani added an RBI double in the fifth inning off South African reliever Tayler Scott, who made his major league debut in relief of Kikuchi.

''He's going to be OK,'' Seattle manager Scott Servais said of Kikuchi. ''On the homers, he just didn't get the ball where he wanted to. The ball to Ohtani was just a curveball that stayed up. It happens.''

Cesar Puello homered and drove in four runs, while Albert Pujols and Kevan Smith had two-run singles as the Angels pounded out 16 hits to win for just the second time in six games.

Kyle Seager and Edwin Encarnacion homered for the Mariners, who have lost six of eight.

THE BIG SHO

Dozens of reporters from both sides of the Pacific covered the showdown, and Angel Stadium collectively oohed when Kikuchi's first pitch to Ohtani was up and in, forcing the Angels star to bail out of the box. Ohtani hit a hard grounder to the right side on the third pitch and beat out an infield single.

Ohtani grounded out to first in the second inning, but moved a runner along in the process.

After La Stella opened the fourth with his 14th homer, Trout followed with his 17th. Ohtani blasted the next pitch just over the fence in left-center for the sixth homer of his truncated season.

The Angels hadn't hit three consecutive homers since September 2016, also against Seattle. A Japanese-born batter hadn't homered off a Japanese-born pitcher in the majors since July 8, 2009, when Kosuke Fukudome connected off Kenshin Kawakami.

FOR STARTERS

After opener Noe Ramirez got four outs, Dillon Peters (1-0) yielded three runs over 5 2/3 resilient innings. The Triple-A starter capably filled in during a taxing stretch for the Angels, who were on the 17th game of 20 consecutive games without a day off.

SCOTT'S FIRST

Scott became the second South African player in major league history, and the first pitcher. The 27-year-old Johannesburg native, who moved to Arizona as a teenager, yielded four hits and three runs while striking out four in 2 2/3 innings.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Mariners: OF Mitch Haniger is out of the hospital after surgery on a ruptured testicle from a foul ball. Seattle doesn't know how long he'll be sidelined.

Angels: Trevor Cahill went on the injured list with right elbow soreness, scratching him from his scheduled start Sunday. The veteran could return from the injured list Friday. He felt soreness after his loss to the Cubs on Monday, but the injury isn't thought to be serious.

UP NEXT

Rookie lefty Jose Suarez (1-0, 4.76 ERA) will come up to make his second career start for Los Angeles against Wade LeBlanc (2-2, 5.70), who has won two of his three career starts against the Angels. Suarez beat the Mariners in his major league debut in Seattle last week, yielding three runs while pitching into the sixth.

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  • W: D. Peters (1-0)L: Y. Kikuchi (3-4)
  • HR: SEA - E. Encarnacion (18), K. Seager (3), LAA - M. Trout (17), C. Puello (3), T. La Stella (14), S. Ohtani (6)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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D. Santana RF40110032.270.336.484.8201.5
D. Vogelbach DH40000001.247.379.532.9110.0
E. Encarnacion 1B31111110.241.355.509.8646.5
O. Narvaez C40000002.275.353.449.8030.0
K. Seager 3B41111010.211.318.404.7225.5
M. Williamson LF40000030.127.214.238.452-1.5
S. Long 2B40200000.230.329.328.6562.0
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    T. La Stella 3B62211012.316.373.541.9138.5
    M. Trout CF32211100.299.469.6321.10112.0
    B. Goodwin CF00000000.283.344.449.7940.0
    S. Ohtani DH53321003.257.331.431.76212.0
    A. Pujols 1B31220202.241.320.462.7818.0
    J. Lucroy 1B00000000.232.293.376.6690.0
    K. Smith C52220014.299.397.448.8456.5
    K. Calhoun RF41100113.239.329.482.8112.5
    C. Puello LF41341011.444.545.8151.36011.5
    W. Tovar SS40000126.000.333.000.3330.0
    L. Rengifo 2B50100005.229.309.333.6421.0
    N. Ramirez P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
    D. Peters P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
    C. Bedrosian P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
    J. Anderson P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
      BATTING
      • 2B - M. Smith (4), D. Santana (14), D. Moore (4)
      • HR - E. Encarnacion (18), K. Seager (3)
      • RBI - D. Santana (48), E. Encarnacion (43), K. Seager (4)
      • 2-Out RBI - D. Santana (24), K. Seager (2)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - D. Santana 2 (2), D. Vogelbach, O. Narvaez
      BATTING
      • 2B - T. La Stella (5), S. Ohtani, A. Pujols (10), K. Smith (7)
      • 3B - M. Trout
      • HR - T. La Stella (14), M. Trout (17), S. Ohtani (6), C. Puello (3)
      • RBI - T. La Stella (38), M. Trout (42), S. Ohtani 2 (22), A. Pujols 2 (35), K. Smith 2 (7), C. Puello 4 (10)
      • 2-Out RBI - K. Smith 2 (3), C. Puello (5)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - A. Pujols 2 (2), C. Puello, W. Tovar 2 (2), L. Rengifo 4 (4)
      FIELDING
      • DP - 2 (Long-Moore-Encarnacion; Moore-Long-Encarnacion)
      • E - D. Moore (5), M. Williamson (2)
      FIELDING
      • DP - 2 (Tovar-Rengifo-Pujols; Peters-Tovar-Pujols)
      • E - T. La Stella (4)
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      Y. Kikuchi (L, 3-4)3.19763134.991.42-13.5
      T. Scott2.243314010.131.880.0
      J. Biddle2.03221116.502.500.5
      PITCHERSIP
      Y. Kikuchi (L, 3-4)3.1
      T. Scott2.2
      J. Biddle2.0
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      N. Ramirez1.10000303.731.154.5
      D. Peters (W, 1-0)5.27330424.151.5014.0
      C. Bedrosian1.00001102.761.162.5
      J. Anderson1.00000104.911.453.5
      PITCHERSIP
      N. Ramirez1.1
      D. Peters (W, 1-0)5.2
      C. Bedrosian1.0
      J. Anderson1.0
      PITCHING
      • HBP - Y. Kikuchi (3), T. Scott
      • Pitches-Strikes - Y. Kikuchi 79-47, T. Scott 44-28, J. Biddle 31-19
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Y. Kikuchi 7-3, T. Scott 2-1, J. Biddle 4-0
      • Batters Faced - Y. Kikuchi 24, T. Scott 13, J. Biddle 9
      PITCHING
      • HBP - D. Peters
      • Pitches-Strikes - N. Ramirez 16-12, D. Peters 87-61, C. Bedrosian 20-10, J. Anderson 10-6
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - D. Peters 7-5, C. Bedrosian 1-1
      • Batters Faced - N. Ramirez 4, D. Peters 24, C. Bedrosian 4, J. Anderson 3
      PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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      M. Smith CF40100013.209.281.316.5971.5
      D. Santana RF40110032.270.336.484.8201.5
      D. Vogelbach DH40000001.247.379.532.9110.0
      E. Encarnacion 1B31111110.241.355.509.8646.5
      O. Narvaez C40000002.275.353.449.8030.0
      K. Seager 3B41111010.211.318.404.7225.5
      M. Williamson LF40000030.127.214.238.452-1.5
      S. Long 2B40200000.230.329.328.6562.0
      D. Moore SS21100001.210.326.333.6604.0
      Y. Kikuchi P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
      T. Scott P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
      J. Biddle P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
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        T. La Stella 3B62211012.316.373.541.9138.5
        M. Trout CF32211100.299.469.6321.10112.0
        B. Goodwin CF00000000.283.344.449.7940.0
        S. Ohtani DH53321003.257.331.431.76212.0
        A. Pujols 1B31220202.241.320.462.7818.0
        J. Lucroy 1B00000000.232.293.376.6690.0
        K. Smith C52220014.299.397.448.8456.5
        K. Calhoun RF41100113.239.329.482.8112.5
        C. Puello LF41341011.444.545.8151.36011.5
        W. Tovar SS40000126.000.333.000.3330.0
        L. Rengifo 2B50100005.229.309.333.6421.0
        N. Ramirez P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
        D. Peters P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
        C. Bedrosian P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
        J. Anderson P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
        Total3912161245626-----
          BATTING
          • 2B - M. Smith (4), D. Santana (14), D. Moore (4)
          • HR - E. Encarnacion (18), K. Seager (3)
          • RBI - D. Santana (48), E. Encarnacion (43), K. Seager (4)
          • 2-Out RBI - D. Santana (24), K. Seager (2)
          • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - D. Santana 2 (2), D. Vogelbach, O. Narvaez
          BATTING
          • 2B - T. La Stella (5), S. Ohtani, A. Pujols (10), K. Smith (7)
          • 3B - M. Trout
          • HR - T. La Stella (14), M. Trout (17), S. Ohtani (6), C. Puello (3)
          • RBI - T. La Stella (38), M. Trout (42), S. Ohtani 2 (22), A. Pujols 2 (35), K. Smith 2 (7), C. Puello 4 (10)
          • 2-Out RBI - K. Smith 2 (3), C. Puello (5)
          • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - A. Pujols 2 (2), C. Puello, W. Tovar 2 (2), L. Rengifo 4 (4)
          FIELDING
          • DP - 2 (Long-Moore-Encarnacion; Moore-Long-Encarnacion)
          • E - D. Moore (5), M. Williamson (2)
          FIELDING
          • DP - 2 (Tovar-Rengifo-Pujols; Peters-Tovar-Pujols)
          • E - T. La Stella (4)
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          Y. Kikuchi (L, 3-4)3.19763134.991.42-13.5
          T. Scott2.243314010.131.880.0
          J. Biddle2.03221116.502.500.5
          Total8.0161211564---
          PITCHERSIP
          Y. Kikuchi (L, 3-4)3.1
          T. Scott2.2
          J. Biddle2.0
          Total8.0
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          N. Ramirez1.10000303.731.154.5
          D. Peters (W, 1-0)5.27330424.151.5014.0
          C. Bedrosian1.00001102.761.162.5
          J. Anderson1.00000104.911.453.5
          Total9.0733192---
          PITCHERSIP
          N. Ramirez1.1
          D. Peters (W, 1-0)5.2
          C. Bedrosian1.0
          J. Anderson1.0
          Total9.0
          PITCHING
          • HBP - Y. Kikuchi (3), T. Scott
          • Pitches-Strikes - Y. Kikuchi 79-47, T. Scott 44-28, J. Biddle 31-19
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Y. Kikuchi 7-3, T. Scott 2-1, J. Biddle 4-0
          • Batters Faced - Y. Kikuchi 24, T. Scott 13, J. Biddle 9
          PITCHING
          • HBP - D. Peters
          • Pitches-Strikes - N. Ramirez 16-12, D. Peters 87-61, C. Bedrosian 20-10, J. Anderson 10-6
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - D. Peters 7-5, C. Bedrosian 1-1
          • Batters Faced - N. Ramirez 4, D. Peters 24, C. Bedrosian 4, J. Anderson 3
          • 8TH INNING
            Puello homered to right center, Calhoun scored312
          • 6TH INNING
            Encarnacion homered to center310
          • 5TH INNING
            Pujols singled to right center, Trout and Ohtani scored210
            Ohtani doubled to right center, La Stella scored, Trout to third28
          • 4TH INNING
            Puello singled to left, Smith scored, Calhoun to second27
            Ohtani homered to left center26
            Trout homered to left25
            La Stella homered to right center24
          • 3RD INNING
            Santana doubled to deep right center, Moore scored23
          • 2ND INNING
            Seager homered to right center13
          • 1ST INNING
            Puello singled to right, Smith scored, Calhoun to third03
            Smith singled to right center, Ohtani and Pujols scored02
          • 9TH INNING
            • Justin Anderson relieved Cam Bedrosian
            • Jonathan Lucroy at first base
            • Brian Goodwin in center field
            • K. Seager: Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Seager struck out swinging
            • M. Williamson: Strike looking, Ball, Williamson lined out to center
            • S. Long: Ball, Long popped out to second
            • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 8TH INNING
            • Cam Bedrosian relieved Dillon Peters
            • D. Santana: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Santana struck out looking
            • D. Vogelbach: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Vogelbach lined out to left
            • E. Encarnacion: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Encarnacion walked
            • O. Narvaez: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Narvaez grounded out to first
            • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • J. Biddle Pitching:
            • K. Calhoun: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Calhoun singled to right center
            • C. Puello: Strike looking, Puello homered to right center, Calhoun scored
            • W. Tovar: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Tovar struck out swinging
            • L. Rengifo: Ball, Rengifo grounded out to second
            • T. La Stella: Ball, Strike looking, La Stella grounded out to third
            • End of the 8th (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 7TH INNING
            • D. Peters Pitching:
            • M. Williamson: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Williamson struck out swinging
            • S. Long: Long reached on an infield single to shortstop
            • D. Moore: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Moore hit by pitch, Long to second
            • M. Smith: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Smith grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, Moore out at second
            • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • Jesse Biddle relieved Tayler Scott
            • M. Trout: Strike looking, Trout tripled to deep right
            • S. Ohtani: Foul, Strike swinging, Foul, Ohtani grounded out to first
            • A. Pujols: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Pujols walked
            • K. Smith: Ball, Smith grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Pujols out at second
            • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 6TH INNING
            • D. Peters Pitching:
            • D. Vogelbach: Vogelbach flied out to center
            • E. Encarnacion: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Encarnacion homered to center
            • O. Narvaez: Strike swinging, Ball, Narvaez lined out to right
            • K. Seager: Seager grounded out to shortstop
            • Middle of the 6th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • T. Scott Pitching:
            • W. Tovar: Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Tovar walked
            • L. Rengifo: Ball, Rengifo lined out to left
            • T. La Stella: La Stella grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Tovar out at second
            • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 5TH INNING
            • D. Peters Pitching:
            • M. Williamson: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Williamson struck out looking
            • S. Long: Long singled to center
            • D. Moore: Foul, Moore popped out to shortstop
            • M. Smith: Strike (foul tip), Foul, Smith doubled to shallow left, Long to third
            • D. Santana: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Santana struck out swinging
            • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • T. Scott Pitching:
            • T. La Stella: Foul, La Stella doubled to deep right
            • M. Trout: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Trout hit by pitch
            • S. Ohtani: Ball, Ohtani doubled to right center, La Stella scored, Trout to third
            • A. Pujols: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Pujols singled to right center, Trout and Ohtani scored
            • K. Smith: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Smith struck out swinging
            • K. Calhoun: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Calhoun struck out swinging
            • C. Puello: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Puello struck out swinging
            • End of the 5th (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 4TH INNING
            • D. Peters Pitching:
            • E. Encarnacion: Encarnacion safe at first on 3rd baseman La Stella fielding error
            • O. Narvaez: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Narvaez grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Encarnacion out at second
            • K. Seager: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Seager grounded out to second
            • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 1 Error)
            • Y. Kikuchi Pitching:
            • T. La Stella: La Stella homered to right center
            • M. Trout: Ball, Trout homered to left
            • S. Ohtani: Ohtani homered to left center
            • A. Pujols: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Pujols walked
            • K. Smith: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Smith reached on fielder's choice to second, Pujols out at second
            • K. Calhoun: Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Calhoun walked, Smith to second
            • Tayler Scott relieved Yusei Kikuchi
            • C. Puello: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Puello singled to left, Smith scored, Calhoun to second
            • W. Tovar: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Tovar struck out swinging
            • L. Rengifo: Ball, Rengifo grounded out to second
            • End of the 4th (4 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 3RD INNING
            • D. Peters Pitching:
            • S. Long: Foul, Long flied out to right
            • D. Moore: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Moore doubled to left center
            • M. Smith: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Smith grounded out to second, Moore to third
            • D. Santana: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Santana doubled to deep right center, Moore scored
            • D. Vogelbach: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Vogelbach grounded out to third
            • Middle of the 3rd (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • Y. Kikuchi Pitching:
            • K. Smith: Smith doubled to left center
            • K. Calhoun: Strike (foul tip), Foul, Calhoun fouled out to left, Smith to third
            • C. Puello: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Puello hit by pitch
            • W. Tovar: Foul, Pickoff attempt to first, Foul, Tovar reached on fielder's choice to third, Smith out at home, Puello to second
            • L. Rengifo: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Rengifo flied out to deep right
            • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 2ND INNING
            • N. Ramirez Pitching:
            • E. Encarnacion: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Strike swinging, Encarnacion struck out swinging
            • Dillon Peters relieved Noe Ramirez
            • O. Narvaez: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Narvaez flied out to left
            • K. Seager: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Seager homered to right center
            • M. Williamson: Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Williamson struck out swinging
            • Middle of the 2nd (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • Y. Kikuchi Pitching:
            • L. Rengifo: Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Rengifo singled to left, Rengifo to second on left fielder Williamson fielding error
            • T. La Stella: Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike swinging, La Stella struck out swinging
            • M. Trout: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Trout walked
            • S. Ohtani: Ohtani grounded out to first, Rengifo to third, Trout to second
            • A. Pujols: Ball, Ball, Pujols grounded out to third
            • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 1 Error)
          • 1ST INNING
            • N. Ramirez Pitching:
            • M. Smith: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Smith struck out swinging
            • D. Santana: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Santana struck out swinging
            • D. Vogelbach: Strike looking, Ball, Vogelbach flied out to deep center
            • Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • Y. Kikuchi Pitching:
            • T. La Stella: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, La Stella grounded out to first
            • M. Trout: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Trout flied out to right
            • S. Ohtani: Ball, Strike swinging, Ohtani singled to shallow right
            • A. Pujols: Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Pujols doubled to deep left, Ohtani to third
            • K. Smith: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Smith singled to right center, Ohtani and Pujols scored
            • K. Calhoun: Ball, Calhoun safe at first on shortstop Moore fielding error, Smith to second
            • C. Puello: Puello singled to right, Smith scored, Calhoun to third
            • W. Tovar: Ball, Foul, Foul, Tovar grounded out to first
            • End of the 1st (3 Runs, 4 Hits, 0 Errors)