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  • Ohtani, Harper among finalists for Aaron Award
    • Ohtani, Harper among finalists for Aaron Award
    Shohei Ohtani, the favorite for American League MVP, is the first player who also pitches ever nominated as a finalist for the Hank Aaron Award, which is given to the best offensive player in each league....2021
  • Shohei Ohtani 'very open' to discussing long-term deal with Angels
    • Shohei Ohtani 'very open' to discussing long-term deal with Angels
    It was a historic season for Ohtani, who tallied 639 plate appearances as a hitter and also logged 130 1/3 innings on the mound. His 46 home runs at the plate were third in all of baseball....2021
  • • Shohei Ohtani “Very Open” To Discussing Long-Term Deal With Angels
    Shohei Ohtani created plenty of speculation when he recently revealed that there’d been no extension talks with the Angels front office and added that above all else, his priority moving forward is “to win.” With the Angels now officially posting a losing record in six straight seasons, fans and pundits alike have wondered about Ohtani’s…...2021
  • Ohtani is 'very open' to new contract with Angels
    • Ohtani is 'very open' to new contract with Angels
    Angels star Shohei Ohtani, speaking before Los Angeles' season finale on Sunday, said he is "very open" to a long-term contract with the club after four seasons in the majors....2021
  • • Angels' Shohei Ohtani says he's open to discussing contract extension this offseason
    Ohtani is scheduled to reach free agency after the 2023 season...2021
  • • Effectively Wild Episode 1753: Bringing Up Baby
    Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about what Shohei Ohtani might mean for the Mariners’ slight playoff chances and Riley O’Brien’s recent debut, before Ben shares some (good) personal news. Then (17:33) they bring on Will Leitch to discuss the St. Louis Cardinals. Will shares what it has been like to root for the team […]...2021
  • Ohtani's season on mound is over, Maddon says
    • Ohtani's season on mound is over, Maddon says
    Angels manager Joe Maddon said Wednesday that he spoke with Shohei Ohtani recently and the two decided he would not make his next scheduled start in Sunday's season finale against the Mariners....2021
  • • Angels shut down Shohei Ohtani as a pitcher: 'There's really nothing left to prove on the mound'
    Ohtani, the AL MVP front-runner, finishes with a 3.18 ERA in 23 starts...2021
  • Angels star Shohei Ohtani won't pitch again this year
    • Angels star Shohei Ohtani won't pitch again this year
    Ohtani is set to remain in the lineup as the Angels' designated hitter through Sunday....2021
  • Shohei Ohtani has expanded what's possible in baseball
    • Shohei Ohtani has expanded what's possible in baseball
    Watching Ohtani play baseball has captivated millions from afar -- and the lucky few with a front-row seat describe it the same way as the rest of us: "the greatest thing we've seen in baseball history."...2021

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Shohei Ohtani injury and suspension

  • White Sox’s Mike Wright, Tony LaRussa suspended after throwing at Shohei Ohtani
    • White Sox’s Mike Wright, Tony LaRussa suspended after throwing at Shohei Ohtani
    White Sox pitcher Mike Wright was suspended for three games and manager Tony La Russa for one on Saturday by MLB, which concluded Wright intentionally threw at the Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani....2021
  • Mike Wright, Tony La Russa suspended for Shohei Ohtani plunking
    • Mike Wright, Tony La Russa suspended for Shohei Ohtani plunking
    The umpires may have felt that Ohtani was hit intentionally, possibly as retaliation for Luis Robert and Jose Abreu being hit by the Angels. La Russa said it was just a mistake by Wright, who was wild....2021
  • • White Sox pitcher Mike Wright suspended three games for plunking Angels' Shohei Ohtani
    Manager Tony La Russa was also banned for a game as a result of Wright's act...2021
  • • MLB Suspends Mike Wright, Tony La Russa
    Major League Baseball has levied a three-game suspension against the White Sox’ Mike Wright for intentionally throwing at Shohei Ohtani, per Jack Harris of the LA Times (via Twitter). Manager Tony La Russa was also given a one game suspension, which he is serving tonight. Impressively, La Russa’s ejection was the 91st of his career.…...2021
  • La Russa, Wright suspended for hitting Ohtani
    • La Russa, Wright suspended for hitting Ohtani
    Tony La Russa will serve his one-game suspension on Saturday, while pitcher Mike Wright will appeal his three-game ban for hitting Angels slugger Shohei Ohtani with a pitch in Thursday's game....2021
  • • 2021 Fantasy Baseball: Two Start Pitchers Week 23(8/30-9/5)
    Welcome to another week of two-start pitchers sports fans. The fantasy playoffs are right in front of us, so it's time to hunker down and put our best lineups out there. With that said, a few MLB notes to get to. The Yankees winning streak finally ended, courtesy of the A's. The Yanks also in turn ended the Braves win streak earlier in the week with a series sweep on them. Also, the Pitcher Shohei...2021
  • Jack Morris suspended indefinitely after using Asian accent during Shohei Ohtani at-bat
    • Jack Morris suspended indefinitely after using Asian accent during Shohei Ohtani at-bat
    Bally Sports Detroit has suspended color analyst Jack Morris from broadcasts indefinitely....2021
  • Tigers broadcaster Jack Morris suspended indefinitely after offensive remarks about Shohei Ohtani
    • Tigers broadcaster Jack Morris suspended indefinitely after offensive remarks about Shohei Ohtani
    Morris used an offensive tone when discussing the Angels phenom....2021
  • • Tigers broadcaster Jack Morris suspended indefinitely after using fake accent before Shohei Ohtani at-bat
    Morris apologized on the air when Ohtani came up to bat in the ninth after the sixth inning remark...2021
  • Jack Morris suspended for remarks about Ohtani
    • Jack Morris suspended for remarks about Ohtani
    Tigers television analyst Jack Morris has been suspended indefinitely by Bally Sports Detroit after he used an accent when describing what the Tigers should do when pitching to the Angels' Shohei Ohtani....2021

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Shohei Ohtani trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Ohtani is 'very open' to new contract with Angels
    Angels star Shohei Ohtani, speaking before Los Angeles' season finale on Sunday, said he is "very open" to a long-term contract with the club after four seasons in the majors....2021
  • • Angels' Shohei Ohtani says he's open to discussing contract extension this offseason
    Ohtani is scheduled to reach free agency after the 2023 season...2021
  • Shohei Ohtani hints that he could leave Angels in free agency
    • Shohei Ohtani hints that he could leave Angels in free agency
    Shohei Ohtani is under contract with the Los Angeles Angels for two more seasons. But he could end up leaving them if they don’t get their act together....2021
  • • Effectively Wild Episode 1751: The Playoff Matchups Draft
    Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about teams pitching around Shohei Ohtani and a second conspiracy theory about Rays/Jays Cardgate, then rank the fun quotient of potential playoff teams and draft their preferred playoff matchups. Audio intro: Steve Gunn, "Protection" Audio outro: Frankie Siragusa, "I Don’t Want to See You Again" Link to article about Ohtani’...2021
  • • Effectively Wild Episode 1744: The Pretty Good Players Draft
    Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about Salvador Perez’s power output, durability, defense, and career, Shohei Ohtani’s offensive slump, the Rays calling up Josh Lowe to go with Brandon Lowe (but not Nathaniel Lowe), and the desirability of being teammates with one’s brother or father, then draft unsung players who are having good seasons that […]...2021
  • • Angels Notes: Ohtani, Trout, Rendon, Stassi
    Shohei Ohtani’s epic season has made him one of the most fascinating players in recent memory, and his contract status may only add to that intrigue.  Ohtani is controlled through the 2023 campaign (via the final year of his current two-year contract with the Angels and then a final arbitration-eligible season) and as ESPN’s Buster…...2021
  • • Shohei Ohtani contract: When Angels' two-way phenom hits free agency and what his salary looks like until then
    The Angels superstar and MVP frontrunner has a $3 million salary in 2021...2021
  • • Effectively Wild Episode 1725: Jerry Built
    Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about the Padres trading for Adam Frazier and other pre-deadline activity, Joey Votto’s offensive resurgence, Shohei Ohtani’s dirty uniform, and more, then react in real time to the Mariners surprisingly trading Kendall Graveman to the Astros for Abraham Toro. They also answer listener emails about adding a pitcher/DH position, […]...2021
  • • Chin Music, Episode 23: Funky Sources In Funky Places
    It’s Friday, so the podcast returns as I am joined by special guest host and national writer for Fox Sports, Pedro Moura. We begin by discussing the looming trade deadline, how COVID has been the early story of the second half, and Shohei Ohtani’s footprint in southern California. We also try to understand what is […]...2021
  • • MLB Home Run Derby betting odds, picks, participants: Will Shohei Ohtani take down stacked field?
    Who will win? Who will hit the longest homer? How far will it travel? Let's place some wagers...2021

Shohei Ohtani stats and results

  • • White Sox pitcher Mike Wright suspended three games for plunking Angels' Shohei Ohtani
    Manager Tony La Russa was also banned for a game as a result of Wright's act...2021
  • • MLB MVP race: Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. could join historic group if he doesn't beat out Shohei Ohtani
    There have been 12 seasons since 1930 in which a player led his league in all three triple-slash stats and didn't win MVP...2021
  • • Points Leagues: We’re Talking Playoffs?
    If you're still reading I think it's safe to assume that you have a playoff spot either locked up or on the line this week. And to that I say congrats. You've made it this far, not it's time to take it home and hoist that championship trophy. So how do you win in the playoffs? Well, you've been winning in order to make the playoff in the first place so keep doing what you've been doing, it's clear...2021
  • • Points Leagues: Rest of Season Pitcher Rankings & Projections
    We took a look at hitters last week which means its time for pitchers. Below you will find the scoring formula that I used to arrive at these numbers based on the Razzball/Steamer projections Innings Pitched (IP)  3 Hits Allowed (H) -1 Earned Runs (ER) -2 Walks Issued (BB) -1 Strikeouts 1 Wins (W) 5 Losses (L)   -5 Saves (SV) 5 I'm sure the first question on everyone's mind is where does first ha...2021
  • • Groundhog Day Again For Pitchers Courtesy of Walsh-Ohtani Fill
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  • • Points Leagues: Sho Me the All Stars
    It's July and with the MLB All-Star Break almost upon us, it seems fitting to take a look at the points league all-stars. This is for season performance to date so they will be among the top points scorers but I am giving a little more weight to guys that are outperforming their draft position. The fantasy MVP has to be Shohei Ohtani (406) He has more points than anyone else and yet his ADP was in...2021
  • • Points Leagues: Checking in on the Projections
    Now that we're midway into June we're really starting to see who the studs and duds are. Now that guys have established themselves and we have a large enough sample size to identify consistent fantasy contributes. So with that in mind now seems like a good time to check in on my preseason rankings. Prior to the season I went over the unique challenges that points leagues pose to fantasy players. H...2021
  • • Shohei Shohei Shohei, How You Do That Trick?
    The bomb to right-center, his fourth homer of the year, wasn't even the most impressive thing Shohei Ohtani (3-for-5, hitting .364) did yesterday. He beat out a single to short with a sprint speed of 29.5 ft/sec. That's the 5th best Sprint Speed this year, just a bit better than Ronald Acuña Jr. Uh...*looks around for forty-five minutes, looks back*...Is anyone else seeing this? Can Acuña, serious...2021
  • • Effectively Wild Episode 1664: Season Preview Series: Red Sox and Reds
    Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about Shohei Ohtani’s first home run and pitching appearance of spring training, follow up on their previous discussion about the abominable baseball scene in Tom & Jerry, and recap the results of a Baseball America study about the number of big leaguers (and good big leaguers) in the average […]...2021
  • • Shohei Ohtani Underwent MRI On Pitching Arm
    Two-way star Shohei Ohtani expressed discomfort in his right arm following today’s start against the Astros, per various reporters (including Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com). He’s been sent in for an MRI, the results of which have not yet come back. There’s surely hope disaster will be avoided. But it’s tough not to be at least somewhat…...2020

Shohei Ohtani parents, kids, wife / husband, girlfriend / boyfriend

  • Vlad Jr. passes Ohtani, eclipses dad with 45th HR
    • Vlad Jr. passes Ohtani, eclipses dad with 45th HR
    Vlad Guerrero Jr. hit his major-league-leading 45th home run, passing Shohei Ohtani and eclipsing the most home runs his Hall of Fame father ever hit in a single season....2021
  • • Effectively Wild Episode 1744: The Pretty Good Players Draft
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  • Savor the greatness of Shohei Ohtani: Sherman
    • Savor the greatness of Shohei Ohtani: Sherman
    It is Ohtani’s moment. His time. He is star among this year’s All-Stars. The game is his canvas. To hit. To run. To pitch....2021
  • Adam Ottavino gets signature Red Sox moment at Shohei Ohtani’s expense
    • Adam Ottavino gets signature Red Sox moment at Shohei Ohtani’s expense
    Adam Ottavino faced off against the player he wanted to avoid the most: Angels two-way All-Star Shohei Ohtani....2021
  • Shohei Ohtani, plenty of Mets and Yankees take midseason awards: Sherman
    • Shohei Ohtani, plenty of Mets and Yankees take midseason awards: Sherman
    No father and son combo ever has won an MVP in MLB. Barry Bonds won seven times and his dad, Bobby, finished as high as third in 1973. Cecil Fielder landed second twice and his son, Prince, was third twice. Felipe Alou was fifth in 1966 and his son, Moises, twice was third. So what......2021
  • • Prospect News: Day 1 A.W.: Franco and the Four Non Wanders
    Been hearing mostly conservative takes about Wander Franco the past couple days, but can we just set the hedging aside for a moment and ponder Wander’s potential? When an incomparable player comes alone, like Shohei Ohtani for instance, the tried and true path of downplaying possibilities and leaning into what’s come before just falls short.  Wander Franco can exceed our imaginations, especially...2021
  • • Fanduel: Come (Avi)Sail Away
    My favorite picks are the one's the bot loves but aren't the usual suspects. Shohei Ohtani has been nothing short of excellent but you don't need me to tell you that. The same goes for Fernando Tatis Jr. Off the beaten path is  Avisail Garcia, OF: $3,100 - Take this one to the bank. Garcia's projection is too good to ignore at his price. Throw out what you think you know and lose yourself in the m...2021
  • • MLB spring training: Six things we've learned from two weeks of exhibition games
    Jacob deGrom is throwing even harder, Shohei Ohtani looks healthy and some kids are mashing...2021
  • • Eight MLB players poised for breakout seasons in 2020
    One of the best aspects of the baseball season is watching young players emerge as the game’s newest stars. Now, as a new MLB season draws near, we’re on the verge of seeing new faces experience their breakout moment in 2020. In some cases, a breakout season involves a well-known player. Whether due to early struggles to begin their MLB career or injury, a new season provides a fresh start and a c...2020
  • • Shohei Ohtani says his recovery from Tommy John surgery is going well
    Angels star Shohei Ohtani, fresh off a dazzling Rookie of the Year campaign in 2018, met with reporters from the Japan National Press Club in Tokyo this week to reflect on his transition to the major leagues.   Ohtani, who starred both on the mound and in the box, fielded a wide array of inquiries, including the inevitable comparison to two-way godfather Babe Ruth. Regarding his decision to underg...2018

Top Shohei Ohtani news

  • • Prized prospect Ohtani to sign with Angels
    Shohei Ohtani, a 23-year-old Japanese right-hander with a 100 mph fastball and devastating left-handed swing, picked the Angels over six other teams, his agent said on Friday....2017
  • • Yankees out of running to sign Ohtani
    Shohei Ohtani will not be wearing pinstripes next season, as his representatives informed the Yankees that they will not be among the teams invited to make an in-person presentation, according to MLB.com's Bryan Hoch....2017
  • • Yankees out of running to sign Ohtani
    Shohei Ohtani will not be wearing pinstripes next season, as his representatives informed the Yankees that they will not be among the teams invited to make an in-person presentation, according to MLB.com's Bryan Hoch....2017
  • • Angels To Sign Shohei Ohtani
    Shohei Ohtani has decided to sign with the Angels, agent Nez Balelo of CAA Baseball announced today. Balelo issued the following statement on his client’s decision: “This morning, after a thorough, detailed process, Shohei Ohtani has decided to sign with the Los Angeles Angels. Shohei is humbled and flattered by all the time and effort that so…...2017
  • • Tigers broadcaster Jack Morris suspended indefinitely after using fake accent before Shohei Ohtani at-bat
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  • • Tigers broadcaster Jack Morris apologizes for using fake accent during Shohei Ohtani at-bat
    Morris apologized on the air when Ohtani came up to bat in the ninth inning...2021
  • • Two-way star Ohtani reportedly to be posted
    Japanese pitcher Shohei Ohtani is reportedly set to be posted this winter, according to Yahoo! Japan....2017
  • • Ohtani reportedly querying MLB clubs
    Japanese star Shohei Ohtani has put the ball in the court of MLB clubs, as The Associated Press reports that this offseason's most intriguing potential free agent requested written explanations from each of the 30 teams explaining why they would be a good fit for his services....2017
  • • Ohtani reportedly querying MLB clubs
    Japanese star Shohei Ohtani has put the ball in the court of MLB clubs, as The Associated Press reports that this offseason's most intriguing potential free agent requested written explanations from each of the 30 teams explaining why they would be a good fit for his services....2017
  • • Giants among teams in running for Ohtani
    The Shohei Ohtani saga took an unexpected twist this weekend as the Mariners, Giants, Padres, Rangers, Cubs and Dodgers were among the clubs with reason to remain optimistic, while the Yankees -- and about half of Major League Baseball's 30 teams -- had been told they are no longer in the running for the most intriguing free agent of the offseason....2017
  • • Dodgers among teams in running for Ohtani
    The Shohei Ohtani saga took an unexpected twist this weekend as the Mariners, Giants, Padres, Rangers, Cubs and Dodgers were among the clubs with reason to remain optimistic, while the Yankees -- and about half of Major League Baseball's 30 teams -- had been told they are no longer in the running for the most intriguing free agent of the offseason....2017
  • • Ohtani field narrows; West Coast preference?
    Shohei Ohtani will not be wearing pinstripes next season, as his representatives informed the Yankees that they will not be among the teams invited to make an in-person presentation, according to MLB.com's Bryan Hoch. According to Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan, the Giants and Mariners are among the finalists. The Giants have $1,835,000 available in their bonus pool, while the Mariners have $1,557,500....2017
  • • Scioscia: Angels to use Ohtani as DH, pitcher
    Angels manager Mike Scioscia said the team will use newly signed Japanese star Shohei Ohtani as designated hitter on many days when he isn't serving as a starting pitcher....2017
  • • Ohtani doesn't make Angels a favorite, but he could make them a contender
    Being a two-way player will be a huge challenge for Shohei Ohtani, but he immediately makes the Angels better and will be a lot of fun to watch....2017

Shohei Ohtani fantasy rankings and news

  • You may need to cut Shohei Ohtani from your fantasy baseball team
    • You may need to cut Shohei Ohtani from your fantasy baseball team
    If you have ever been to a horse race, you know there’s nothing more exciting than listening to the announcer tell you they’re coming down the home stretch. The grandstand is filled with excitement and the anticipation is at its peak. The crowd noise crescendos as the horses cross the finish line, and there’s a......2021
  • • Points Leagues: We’re Talking Playoffs?
    2021
  • • 2021 Fantasy Baseball: Two Start Pitchers Week 23(8/30-9/5)
    2021
  • • Groundhog Day Again For Pitchers Courtesy of Walsh-Ohtani Fill
    2021
  • • Points Leagues: Sho Me the All Stars
    2021
  • • Points Leagues: Checking in on the Projections
    2021
  • • Top 100 Hitters: Fishing for Stars
    It was an overall sad day in May when the Angels released one of the best baseball players in history.  Equally as sad, may be the reality that it was the right move for the Angels to move on from Albert Pujols as possibly the best player in history is toiling in the mediocrity of the AL West.  Mike Trout is well on his way to another MVP season and this move will ensure we see more playing time f...2021
  • • Top 100 Starting Pitchers for 2021: Week 4
    Welcome to "I Can't Believe It's Another No-Hitter," with your host, E-Dub B! Our previous guests included Carlos Rodon and Joe Musgrove. This week, we've got Madison Bumgarner, the one-time love of your life, World Series hero, the original Shohei Ohtani (or is it Jacob deGrom?), and current fantasy friend zoner. How many hats can one person wear in their career? Come, join me after the jump and ...2021
  • • Shohei Shohei Shohei, How You Do That Trick?
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  • • Assessing the bust potential of Shohei Ohtani in fantasy
    Now that we know how Shohei Ohtani will work as an ESPN Fantasy Baseball player, many managers will be ready to draft him early for their roto or head-to-head categories league rosters. Here's why you should think twice about spending big on the rookie....2018

Shohei Ohtani schedule, game

  • • Angels' Shohei Ohtani says he's open to discussing contract extension this offseason
    2021
  • • Effectively Wild Episode 1753: Bringing Up Baby
    2021
  • • Ohtani's season on mound is over, Maddon says
    2021
  • • Angels star Shohei Ohtani won't pitch again this year
    2021
  • • Effectively Wild Episode 1751: The Playoff Matchups Draft
    2021
  • • Effectively Wild Episode 1747: Embrace the Race
    Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about Jake Arrieta’s sub-replacement pitching and the sorry state of the Padres’ starting staff, Bryce Harper, Juan Soto, and the NL MVP race, Shohei Ohtani, Vladimir Guerrero Jr., and the competing, persuasive narratives of the AL MVP race, and the ascendance of micro sports betting. Then (31:49) they talk […]...2021
  • • Angels' Shohei Ohtani to miss scheduled start vs. Athletics because of arm soreness
    Ohtani isn't expected to see a doctor, but manager Joe Maddon has considered shutting him down as a pitcher...2021
  • • Points Leagues: We’re Talking Playoffs?
    2021
  • • Angels' Shohei Ohtani to miss scheduled start Tuesday vs. Yankees with sore wrist but will DH in series
    Ohtani's wrist is ailing after being hit by a pitch...2021
  • Ohtani (wrist) won't pitch vs. Yanks; will still hit
    • Ohtani (wrist) won't pitch vs. Yanks; will still hit
    Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani will not make his scheduled start Tuesday against the Yankees after getting hit by a pitch on his right hand on Saturday. Also, manager Joe Maddon said outfielder Mike Trout is experiencing soreness in his right calf....2021

Shohei Ohtani rumors, scandals

  • • Shohei Ohtani “Very Open” To Discussing Long-Term Deal With Angels
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  • • Twitter is going off on Stephen A. Smith after atrocious Shohei Ohtani, Nigeria rants
    The internet has been buzzing after some outrageous comments by TV personality Stephen A. Smith. He made some comments about Los Angeles Angels pitcher/hitter/phenom Shohei Ohtani regarding his use of a translator and it has received heavy backlash. "I don't think it helps that the number one face [in MLB] is a dude that needs […] The post Twitter is going off on Stephen A. Smith aft...2021
  • Angels’ Shohei Ohtani hits 100 mph in spring outing
    • Angels’ Shohei Ohtani hits 100 mph in spring outing
    Shohei Ohtani figured he’d be careful in his return to the mound after two injury-spoiled seasons. A few batters in, the Los Angeles Angels’ two-way sensation reached back for a little extra — and brought back some of the buzz that surrounded his major league debut three years ago. Ohtani reached 100 mph with his......2021
  • • Report: Future uncertain for Athletics' baseball operations
    Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle takes an interesting look at the future of the Athletics’ baseball operations and field leadership. She cites “increasing speculation in baseball circles and among those who know the A’s higher-ups” that the existing combination of VP of baseball ops Billy Beane, GM David Forst, and manager Bob Melvin may not be maintained past the 2019 campaign. The cl...2018
  • • Report: Shohei Ohtani’s UCL tear is a new one
    Shohei Ohtani is dealing with another UCL tear, according to a report.Ohtani has been on the disabled list since June 7 with a Grade 2 UCL sprain in his elbow. When Ohtani first became an international free agent during the offseason, the medical information shared with clubs showed that he had a Grade 1 UCL tear. It was considered a small tear at the time and did not dissuade nearly all teams fro...2018
  • • Report: Angels 'cautiously optimistic' that Shohei Ohtani will play again this season
    The Los Angeles Angels have placed two-way star Shohei Ohtani on the DL. But while the outlook doesn’t seem great, the club does seem to think he’ll return at some point in 2018. There’s been some speculation that Ohtani could need Tommy John surgery. That would not only end his season, but would probably keep him out until late-2019 at the earliest.With that in mind, it certainly makes sense that...2018
  • • Ohtani buzz reverberating across baseball
    If you're inclined to think Shohei Ohtani is going to transform an entire sport, plenty of baseball people are hoping that's exactly what happens. First, though, let's pause to appreciate that we are seeing something that hasn't been done in baseball in a century....2018
  • • Twitter reacts to Shohei Ohtani's otherworldly performance
    Los Angeles Angels rookie Shohei Ohtani is simply on another level right now. With three homers and seven RBI in his first eight MLB games, the Japanese sensation is dominating from a plate early on his career. But it’s what 23-year-old did on the mound against the division-rival Oakland Athletics on Sunday that has the baseball world abuzz.Making just his second career regular season start, Ohtan...2018
  • • WATCH: This supercut of Shohei Ohtani’s second spring training start is eye-opening
    Thanks to an active offseason, the Los Angeles Angels have put themselves in position to legitimately compete for a playoff spot in 2018. It also wouldn’t be outrageous to say that the turning point in their winter was when two-way Japanese phenom, Shohei Ohtani, chose to sign with them at the start of December.Sure, LA had already locked up outfielder Justin Upton for the next five years at that ...2018
  • • What to expect from Ohtani in fantasy
    Shohei Ohtani ended the speculation, choosing the Los Angeles Angels as his MLB destination. Tristan H. Cockcroft evaluates the fantasy impact of the elite Japanese pitcher/hitter joining the Halos....2017

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