Shohei Ohtani gets salary boost for second season

Baseball / MLB Mar 12, 2019

Shohei Ohtani gets salary boost for second season

Shohei Ohtani will make $650,000 with the Los Angeles Angels this season, the Los Angeles Times reported on Monday. Ohtani was among the 22 pre-arbitration players who signed major-league deals with the Angels. The 24-year-old will get a raise of $105,000 over last year, and ...

Shohei Ohtani begins throwing again

Baseball / MLB Mar 9, 2019

Shohei Ohtani begins throwing again

Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani resumed throwing Friday for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery in October. The 24-year-old made 60 throws — 20 tosses at 6 meters, 30 working back to 12 meters and 10 during a cooling-down period at the ...

Shohei Ohtani progressing toward DH comeback

Baseball / MLB Feb 28, 2019

Shohei Ohtani progressing toward DH comeback

Shohei Ohtani swung off a tee and tracked pitches in the bullpen at the Los Angeles Angels' spring training camp Wednesday as the two-way star ramps up efforts toward a return as designated hitter in May. Ohtani, who had reconstructive elbow surgery on Oct. 1, ...

Shohei Ohtani named Baseball Digest's AL Rookie of the Year

Baseball / MLB Nov 1, 2018

Shohei Ohtani named Baseball Digest's AL Rookie of the Year

Los Angeles Angels rookie Shohei Ohtani was named Baseball Digest's American League Rookie of the Year on Wednesday. Ohtani, 24, received six of the seven first-place votes from the panel belonging to the iconic publication, the oldest baseball magazine in the United States. Atlanta Braves ...

Angels' Shohei Ohtani undergoes elbow surgery

Baseball / MLB 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

Baseball / 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," ...