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 ...

Angels' Shohei Ohtani moves closer to return

Baseball / MLB May 2, 2019

Angels' Shohei Ohtani moves closer to return

It appears increasingly likely that Shohei Ohtani will return to active duty with the Los Angeles Angels within a week after saying Wednesday his rehab from surgery was on course. After Ohtani had Tommy John surgery on his right elbow on Oct. 1, the Angels ...

Albert Pujols passes Lou Gehrig on career RBIs list

Baseball / MLB Apr 27, 2019

Albert Pujols passes Lou Gehrig on career RBIs list

Albert Pujols added another milestone to his stellar career. Pujols hit a two-run homer in the first inning and moved past Lou Gehrig into fourth place on the career RBIs list, and Tyler Skaggs pitched five shutout innings as the Los Angeles Angels beat the ...

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 ...