Rule change helps Angels with Shohei Ohtani's pitching rehab

Baseball / MLB Jan 18, 2020

Rule change helps Angels with Shohei Ohtani's pitching rehab

Two-way talent Shohei Ohtani can take pitching rehab assignments in the minors without losing his place in the Los Angeles Angels' major league lineup thanks to a rule change this season, Angels General Manager Billy Eppler said Friday. Ohtani, the 2018 American League Rookie of ...

Player's perspective lured Shohei Ohtani to Angels, says GM

Baseball / MLB Dec 13, 2017

Player's perspective lured Shohei Ohtani to Angels, says GM

by Jim Allen

Four days after landing the prize of the offseason, the Los Angeles Angels' general manager said Tuesday that his club found "connectivity" with slugging pitcher Shohei Ohtani through a player-oriented approach. "Interestingly enough, our (recruitment) process was our talking about our process, and giving him ...