Shohei Ohtani went 3-for-4 in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 2-0 loss against the Washington Nationals on Wednesday to tie for most hits this season in Major League Baseball.

The two-way star registered three hits in a game for the third time this season with singles to right in the first and sixth innings and another to center in the eighth at Dodger Stadium.

Ohtani is joint MLB leader with 31 hits alongside Dodgers teammate Mookie Betts and the Houston Astros' Jose Altuve.

Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits a single in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals on April 17, 2024, at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

The two-time American League MVP, who raised his batting average to .360, also had his fourth stolen base of the season.

The Nationals scored both their runs in the first on a CJ Abrams solo home run and a sacrifice fly off Dodgers starter Landon Knack (0-1). Jake Irvin (1-1) threw six shutout innings with four hits to earn the win.

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