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Rockies rout Angels despite Ohtani's MLB-best 36th HR

Brendan Rodgers and pinch-hitter Sam Hilliard homered to back six effective innings from winner Austin Gomber as Colorado improved to 11-37 on the road.

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Shohei Ohtani hit his major league-leading 36th home run, one of the few highlights for the Los Angeles Angels in a 12-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night. 

Brendan Rodgers and pinch-hitter Sam Hilliard homered to back six effective innings from winner Austin Gomber as Colorado improved to 11-37 on the road. 

Los Angeles trailed 10-0 in the fifth before Ohtani launched a 463-foot drive to center field for a two-run shot. 

The two-way sensation pitched seven strong innings Monday night and hit an RBI single in a 6-2 win over the Rockies. 

Gomber allowed two earned runs and five hits in six innings. He struck out seven and walked two.

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