Twitter drags Michele Tafoya for unbelievable Shohei Ohtani tweet

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By , Audacy

Michele Tafoya left NBC as a sideline reporter on Sunday Night Football to pursue a career in the political world, but that did not stop her from catching heat from the sports world over the weekend.

Tafoya, a southern California native, was tuning into the Los Angeles Angels game on Saturday night when she apparently had enough of the Bally Sport West announcers talking about arguably MLB’s biggest star: Shohei Ohtani.

Ohtani had hit his 100th career home run in the fifth inning of the 9-1 Angels victory, a significant milestone as he became the third Japanese player to achieve the feat.

He also became the first MLB player since Babe Ruth to have 100 career home runs and 100 career strikeouts.

The reigning MVP is doing things that have never been done in the majors and is a big part of why the Angels are off to a 23-13 start this season.

It seems rather peculiar someone would take issue that the home team’s broadcast was spending too much time on the team’s biggest star and Tafoya was taken to task for her tweet, generating 106 likes to more than 1,100 quote tweets — or a ratio, as they call it.

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