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Ohtani reaches 20-homer mark in loss

Baseball / MLB Sep 16, 2018

Ohtani reaches 20-homer mark in loss

AP Shohei Ohtani became the second Japanese major leaguer to hit 20 home runs in a single season when he connected for a solo shot during the Los Angeles Angels' 6-5 defeat against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday. Right after teammate Mike Trout connected on a ...

Angels end six-game slide

Baseball / MLB Aug 28, 2018

Angels end six-game slide

Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani homered, Eric Young Jr. drove in the go-ahead run during a five-run eighth inning and the Los Angeles Angels blew a three-run lead before rallying to snap their six-game skid with a 10-7 victory over the Colorado Rockies on ...

Yankees honor Hideki Matsui in pregame ceremony

Baseball / MLB Aug 28, 2018

Yankees honor Hideki Matsui in pregame ceremony

Former New York Yankees outfielder Hideki Matsui attended a ceremony at Yankee Stadium on Monday, celebrating becoming the youngest player inducted to the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame earlier this year. Before a game against the Chicago White Sox, Matsui walked onto the field to ...

Hideki Matsui named to 2018 Hall of Fame ballot

Baseball / MLB Nov 21, 2017

Hideki Matsui named to 2018 Hall of Fame ballot

Former New York Yankees slugger Hideki Matsui was among the 33 players on the 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot that was released Monday by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Matsui, who played for the Yankees, the Los Angeles Angels, the Oakland Athletics and ...

Hideki Matsui eager to see how Shohei Otani fares in MLB

Baseball / MLB Nov 20, 2017

Hideki Matsui eager to see how Shohei Otani fares in MLB

Hideki Matsui, special advisor to the New York Yankees' general manager, held a baseball clinic Sunday, where he also shared his thoughts on the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters' Shohei Otani and his potential move to the MLB through the posting system. "As a fan, it's ...