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Angels' Shohei Ohtani undergoes elbow surgery

/ Oct 2, 2018

Angels' Shohei Ohtani undergoes elbow surgery

Shohei Ohtani underwent successful surgery on his throwing right elbow on Monday, the Los Angeles Angels announced. Angels general manager Billy Eppler said he had no timeline for Ohtani's rehab schedule as of yet but seemed optimistic about his expected return, most likely in the ...

Ohtani reflects on first season playing in MLB

/ Oct 1, 2018

Ohtani reflects on first season playing in MLB

Following his historic first season in Major League Baseball, two-way rookie Shohei Ohtani on Sunday said he had made the right decision in joining the Los Angeles Angels. "Every game I play, every time I come to the stadium, I feel good to be there," ...

Ohtani still in swing of things

/ Sep 29, 2018

Ohtani still in swing of things

Shohei Ohtani could have shut it down already. He could have wrapped up his singular rookie season with the Los Angeles Angels and proceeded straight to the Tommy John surgery looming for him next week. Instead, Ohtani is still slugging away in the eighth inning ...

Astros clinch playoff berth

/ Sep 22, 2018

Astros clinch playoff berth

Yuli Gurriel hit a grand slam and a two-run homer on his way to a career-high seven RBIs, and the Houston Astros clinched a postseason berth by routing the Los Angeles Angels 11-3 on Friday. George Springer added a three-run shot in the eighth for ...

Ohtani reaches 20-homer mark in loss

/ 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 ...

Scioscia says Ohtani won't pitch in '19

/ Sep 14, 2018

Scioscia says Ohtani won't pitch in '19

Shohei Ohtani will not pitch next year, Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia said Thursday before his team's 8-2 loss against the Seattle Mariners. When asked by reporters if Ohtani will pitch next season, Scioscia said that he would not take the mound and that ...

AL Player of the Week Ohtani continues hit streak

/ Sep 11, 2018

AL Player of the Week Ohtani continues hit streak

Shohei Ohtani extended his hitting streak to eight games with a fourth-inning double but the Los Angeles Angels were defeated 5-2 by the Texas Rangers on Monday. Ohtani, who was named Player of the Week for the Sept. 3-9 period, proved himself worthy of his ...