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Dodgers designated hitter Shohei Ohtani hits a home run during the third inning on Saturday at Dodger Stadium.
Jun 23, 2024
Shohei Ohtani adds to home run binge as Dodgers dump Angels
Ohtani mashed a 459-foot (140-meter) homer to right center one night after sending a ball 455 feet over the center field fence.
Dodgers designated hitter Shohei Ohtani greets Angels catcher Logan O'Hoppe during his at-bat in the first inning at Dodgers Stadium on Friday.
Jun 22, 2024
In first game against Shohei Ohtani, Angels top Dodgers
Ohtani hit a massive two-run homer and reached base four times in his first game against his former team but it wasn't enough to secure a win.
Dodgers designated hitter Shohei Ohtani leads the National League with 21 home runs so far in 2024.
Jun 21, 2024
Dodgers' Shohei Ohtani set for reunion with Angels
Ohtani, the two-way superstar, won two unanimous American League MVP awards during six seasons with the Angels before departing as a free agent last offseason.
Atlanta Braves second baseman David Fletcher throws for a double play against the Miami Marlins in Cumberland, Georgia, on April 23.
May 21, 2024
MLB investigates ex-Angels infielder David Fletcher over gambling claims
Fletcher reportedly wagered through Matthew Bowyer, the same bookmaker who took bets from Ippei Mizuhara.
Angels slugger Mike Trout rounds the bases after hitting a home run in a game on April 23.
May 1, 2024
Angels star Trout to have left knee surgery
The 32-year-old slugger, an 11-time American League All-Star and three-time AL MVP, has struggled with injuries in recent years.
Fans watch spring training game between the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Angels at Tempe Diablo Stadium in Tempe, Arizona, on Saturday.
Mar 18, 2024
The Angels adjust to life after Shohei Ohtani
Losing a player like Ohtani does not make any team better. But it has allowed players to breathe a little more easily.
People have their photos taken on Sunday in front of a monument with Shohei Ohtani's handprint near the baseball field of Hanamaki Higashi high school in Iwate Prefecture.
Dec 11, 2023
People in Japan elated with Ohtani's record deal with Dodgers
People flocked to Ohtani's old high school, Hanamaki Higashi, on Sunday morning, and took photos of a monument that displays his handprint.
Two-way star Shohei Ohtani ended his free agency on Saturday by announcing his decision to play for the Dodgers.
Dec 10, 2023
Shohei Ohtani to join Dodgers on record-breaking deal
Ohtani reached an agreement on a record-breaking deal worth $700 million with the Dodgers.
The Chicago Cubs, Toronto Blue Jays and the two Los Angeles teams — the Dodgers and Angels — remain active in the sweepstakes to land Shohei Ohtani.
Dec 2, 2023
Four teams remain in Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes, report says
The Chicago Cubs, Toronto Blue Jays and the two Los Angeles teams — the Dodgers and Angels — remain active in the sweepstakes.
Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani rounds the bases after a go-ahead, two-run home run against the Rangers in Arlington, Texas, on June 12.
Nov 17, 2023
Shohei Ohtani wins second American League MVP award
Shohei Ohtani was named the AL MVP for the second time in three seasons.
Shohei Ohtani was among the players who turned down qualifying offers Tuesday, meaning he will now pursue a contract on the open market.
Nov 15, 2023
Ohtani among seven free agents to decline MLB qualifying offers
The Japanese two-way star will now pursue a more lucrative contract on the free agent market.
Shohei Ohtani hit 44 home runs this year, making him the first Japanese player to lead one of MLB's two leagues in homers.
Nov 2, 2023
Ohtani's hotly anticipated free agent winter begins
Shohei Ohtani, who is expected to sign a record-breaking MLB contract this winter, is set to enter the first phase of that process on Thursday.
Shohei Ohtani led the American League with 44 home runs while going 10-5 on the mound in 2023.
Oct 18, 2023
Shohei Ohtani voted among Player of the Year finalists by MLB peers
The winner of both the American League and MLB-wide accolades in 2021 made the respective three-man lists for the third straight year.
Shohei Ohtani's AL home run title "was unthinkable around a decade ago" according to Sadaharu Oh, Japan's all-time home run leader.
Oct 3, 2023
Hideki Kuriyama and Sadaharu Oh hail Shohei Ohtani's home run feat
Oh, Japan's all-time home run leader with 868, said he was in awe of the heights Ohtani has reached.
Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani hits a home run against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Center in Toronto on July 28.
Oct 2, 2023
Ohtani becomes first Japanese MLB home run champion
The two-way star achieved the feat despite playing in just 135 games before undergoing season-ending elbow surgery last month.
Shohei Ohtani (second from right) accepts the Los Angeles Angels' team MVP award in Anaheim, California, on Saturday.
Oct 1, 2023
Shohei Ohtani named Angels' team MVP for third straight year
Ohtani made his first public appearance since undergoing surgery on his right elbow.
Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani steals second base against the Oakland Athletics during the fifth inning at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California, on Sept. 3.
Sep 30, 2023
Ohtani becomes first Japanese player to lead MLB season jersey sales
Now those jerseys might be collector's items as Ohtani is expected to sign a new contract with another MLB team for the 2024 campaign.
White Sox center fielder Luis Robert Jr. was the closest to overtaking Shohei Ohtani for the American League home run title before suffering an injury on Sunday.
Sep 27, 2023
Shohei Ohtani nears first home run title after Luis Robert Jr. injury
The Cuban hurt his knee while trying to steal second base and was replaced against the Boston Red Sox on Sunday.
Mike Trout batted .263 with 18 home runs and 44 RBIs in 82 games this season for the Angels.
Sep 26, 2023
Mike Trout says he will play for Angels in 2024
Trout was recently shut down for this season due to a fractured hand sustained on July 3.
Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani runs to the dugout after warming up before a game against the New York Mets at Citi Field in New York on Aug. 27.
Sep 17, 2023
Shohei Ohtani goes on injured list, ending season with Angels
The pending free agent could have played his final game in an Angels uniform, although the Angels remain confident they can re-sign him.


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