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Shohei Ohtani notched two hits in his Dodgers debut on Wednesday in Seoul.
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 20, 2024
Dodgers begin Ohtani era with win over Padres in Seoul
Ohtani notched a pair of hits in the win, including a single off of compatriot Yu Darvish.
Baseball fans wait to enter Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on Wednesday ahead of the MLB opener between the Dodgers and Padres.
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 20, 2024
K-pop stars to help showcase South Korea during Seoul Series
Before Ohtani’s debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers against the San Diego Padres begins, K-pop girl group aespa will hit the stage for a performance.
Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on Sunday ahead of the MLB opening series between the Dodgers and Padres.
BASEBALL
Mar 20, 2024
No explosives found at Seoul stadium after bomb threat against Ohtani
Authorities did not find anything at the venue after special investigators searched the premises in the morning.
Los Angeles Dodgers star Shohei Ohtani arrives at Incheon International Airport in South Korea ahead of the MLB's Seoul Series, on Friday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 19, 2024
All eyes on Ohtani on eve of MLB's Seoul Series
The Dodgers star touched down in South Korea to a welcome worthy of a K-pop act
Many empty seats are seen during an exhibition baseball game between the San Diego Padres and South Korea's LG Twins on Monday at Seoul's Gocheok Sky Dome.
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 19, 2024
MLB exhibition attendance in Seoul remains low
On Monday, only 6,815 fans turned out for the Padres-LG Twins day game.
Shohei Ohtani at Gocheok Sky Dome ahead of the Major League Baseball Seoul Series, in Seoul on Saturday
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 19, 2024
Dodgers' Shohei Ohtani to begin throwing program
Ohtani will not pitch this season following surgery on his right elbow.
Los Angeles Dodgers designated hitter Shohei Ohtani grounds out in the fourth inning of an exhibition game against South Korea's national team at Seoul's Gocheok Sky Dome on Monday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 19, 2024
Dodgers beat South Korean national team in exhibition finale
Two-way star Shohei Ohtani went hitless in three at-bats in front of a crowd of 14,856 in Seoul.
Fans cheer during a friendly match between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Kiwoon Heroes ahead of the Major League Baseball Seoul Series in Seoul on Sunday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 18, 2024
MLB brings Shohei Ohtani, season openers and big dreams to Seoul
With a set of stars from the region, 2024 is turning out to be baseball’s moment in Asia.
The Dodgers' Shohei Ohtani bats during an exhibition match against the Kiwoom Heroes ahead of the MLB Seoul Series, in Seoul on Sunday.
BASEBALL
Mar 18, 2024
Dodgers trounce South Korea's Kiwoom as Ohtani strikes out twice
Ohtani, batting second as the designated hitter, was pulled for a pinch-hitter in the fourth inning.
Dodgers star Shohei Ohtani says he is focused on baseball despite all the hype surrounding his Dodgers debut in Seoul next week.
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 16, 2024
Ohtani focused ahead of MLB season opener in Seoul
The Dodgers will play the San Diego Padres in a two-game series in Seoul to open the MLB season next week.
Shohei Ohtani works out with his Dodgers teammates in Seoul on Saturday ahead of the team's two-game opening series against the Padres next week.
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 16, 2024
Ohtani lifts Dodgers past Yankees for baseball's hottest ticket
The Dodgers are the top-selling team for the first time in StubHub’s history, after finishing eighth last season in the firm's annual preseason rankings.
A picture posted on the Dodgers' official X account of Shohei Ohtani, with a description of the photo saying the woman is his wife, who was later identified as Mamiko Tanaka.
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 15, 2024
Ohtani shares first photo with wife as Dodgers head to Seoul
Ohtani also released a photo on Instagram of himself and the woman along with four others, including his interpreter and his teammate Yoshinobu Yamamoto.
Dodgers starter Yoshinobu Yamamoto pitches against the Mariners during a spring training start in Glendale, Arizona, on Wednesday.
BASEBALL
Mar 14, 2024
Dodgers' Yoshinobu Yamamoto loses final spring training start
Yamamoto gave up four runs on eight hits in his final spring training start.
San Diego Padres starting pitcher Yu Darvish watches game action against the Chicago Cubs in Peoria, Arizona, on March 4.
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 12, 2024
Darvish to start on Opening Day, Yamamoto to start Game 2 in Seoul
Yu Darvish and Shohei Ohtani are set for their first career meeting in Game 1 on March 20.
Trevor Bauer speaks to reporters after pitching for the Asian Breeze in an exhibition in Glendale, Arizona, on Sunday.
BASEBALL
Mar 11, 2024
Trevor Bauer pitches in U.S. for first time since MLB suspension
The 2020 National League Cy Young Award winner struck out four and allowed just two hits.
Trevor Bauer has not pitched in MLB since the 2021 season.
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 8, 2024
Trevor Bauer to return to Dodgers' facilities on quest for MLB comeback
Bauer's quest to return to the major leagues will take him through the Los Angeles Dodgers' facility in Glendale, Arizona.
California physician Mutsuo Ikuhara, son of late Dodgers executive Akihiro "Ike" Ikuhara, says he will "never forget" his time as a volunteer after the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan on March 11, 2011.
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 8, 2024
Son of late Dodgers executive recalls life-changing 3/11 aid work in Japan
Ikuhara spent about three months on the ground with a nongovernmental organization helping to assess the destruction.
Dodgers pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto pitches against the White Sox during a spring training game in Glendale, Arizona, on Wednesday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 7, 2024
Yoshinobu Yamamoto has shaky outing in second spring start for Dodgers
Yoshinobu Yamamoto yielded five runs in a wild three-inning spring training outing.
Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits an RBI triple in the second inning of a spring training game against the Colorado Rockies in Glendale, Arizona, on Sunday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 4, 2024
Ohtani shows surgery recovery on track with 3-for-3 outing
The Dodgers' record off-season signing has reached base in seven straight plate appearances in the preseason Cactus League.
Dodgers star Shohei Ohtani speaks to members of the media in Glendale, Arizona, on Thursday.
BASEBALL / MLB / Sac Bunts
Mar 4, 2024
How Shohei Ohtani mastered the media
By promising to meet with the press, the star circumvented the need for people to go digging into his marriage.

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