Ohtani Smashes Record, Gifts Porsches as Dodgers Sweep Braves

May 7, 2024
Ohtani Smashes Record, Gifts Porsches as Dodgers Sweep Braves
  • Shohei Ohtani hit two home runs in a 5-1 Dodgers victory over the Braves, setting a new record for most homers by a Japanese-born player with a career total of 179.

  • Ohtani showed his generous side by gifting a toy model Porsche to manager Dave Roberts and a real Porsche to Joe Kelly's wife as a thank you for her role in his signing with the Dodgers.

  • The Dodgers completed a three-game sweep of the Braves, continuing their winning streak and solidifying their lead in the National League West.

  • Walker Buehler is poised to return to pitching for the Dodgers after a 22-month hiatus due to Tommy John surgery, expected to strengthen the team's rotation.

  • The Dodgers' strong performance and strategic player additions have increased their chances for a successful postseason.

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