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 ...

Angels' Shohei Ohtani finishes rehab for right elbow surgery

Baseball / MLB Dec 20, 2019

Angels' Shohei Ohtani finishes rehab for right elbow surgery

Shohei Ohtani has completed rehab from the right elbow surgery he underwent in October 2018, the Los Angeles Angels announced Thursday. The 25-year-old has made progress in his bid to return to the mound next season. He played as a designated hitter this year while ...

Naomi Osaka tosses ceremonial first pitch at Dodger Stadium

Baseball / MLB Jul 25, 2019

Naomi Osaka tosses ceremonial first pitch at Dodger Stadium

Two-time Grand Slam tennis champion Naomi Osaka threw the ceremonial first pitch prior to Wednesday's Los Angeles Dodgers-Los Angeles Angels game. While she said she was nervous and lacked practice ahead of the pitch, the world No. 2 women's singles player, threw the ball to ...

Shohei Ohtani expected to return as DH against Tigers

Baseball / MLB May 7, 2019

Shohei Ohtani expected to return as DH against Tigers

Los Angeles Angels player Shohei Ohtani will meet up with his team on Tuesday and could return as a designated hitter in that night's game against the Detroit Tigers. "Shohei Ohtani will join the team in Detroit tomorrow. He will be assessed tomorrow afternoon and ...