In his fourth season on the Major League Baseball (MLB), the Japanese shōhei ohtani had its best contest at the individual level, since although it could not reach the Postseason with Los Angeles Angels, became the Most valuable Player from 2021.
Last season, the pitcher and outfielder was the fourth leading home run scorer, with 46, in addition to being nominated for the first time Game of stars, win the silver bat Y be part of the first and second team All-MLB in their respective positions.
However, unlike what usually happens where an evolution is expected in MLB 2022, the specialized statistical site Baseball Reference set off the alarms ensuring that Ohtani will suffer a significant loss in all his numbers.
Alert in MLB! Bad season forecast for Ohtani
According to the portal, which is the largest database in world baseball, the Asian will lower his home run production to 31 homers, that is, 17 less than 2021, but better than his first campaigns in the Majors with those from Anaheim.
But it would not be the only item in which Ohtani’s performance would fall, since Baseball Reference forecast a record 69 RBIs (31 less than in MLB 2021), 80 scored (23 less), 123 hits (14 less) and 18 stolen bases (eight less). worrying for the new face of baseball.