Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani follows through on a first-inning solo home run during a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Monday, June 28, 2021, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

At 7:02 p.m ET, MLB Network sent this tweet about Los Angeles Angels slugger Shohei Ohtani having zero career hits at Yankee Stadium — the only American League ballpark where he had been blanked:

About 10 minutes later, in Ohtani’s first at-bat against the Yankees on Monday night, this happened:

And it wasn’t just any old safety, but it was a four-base hit for Ohtani, giving him 26 dingers on the season to tie him with Toronto’s Vladimir Guerrero (at least for the moment) for the MLB lead. And, at 117.2 mph, it also was Ohtani’s hardest hit for a home run in his career.

It’s New York — you gotta go big or go home. Big Apple, consider yourself bitten. Ohtani came in 0-for-9 with four walks in three games.

Did Ohtani hear about the tweet regarding his problems with getting on base in the Bronx and vow to clean things up? Probably not; it would be unprofessional to be using social media so close to the first pitch of a game. But his ears must have been burning because Ohtani appears to be tying up some loose ends.

Ohtani has only been in the league since 2018 after coming over from Japan, but he now has hits in every stadium except Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati (0 for 1) and Oracle Park in San Francisco (0 for 8). He’s also gone deep in 15 ballparks already. Ohtani likes to share, obviously.

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