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Dodgers star Shohei Ohtani and interpreter Ippei Mizuhara speak with the media at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Arizona, on Thursday.
Mar 1, 2024
Shohei Ohtani reveals few details after surprise marriage announcement
The superstar, who fiercely guards details about his personal life, said the announcement's timing was to avoid any potential distractions going forward.
Shohei Otani
Feb 29, 2024
Dodgers superstar Shohei Ohtani announces marriage
Los Angeles Dodgers two-way superstar Shohei Ohtani announced his marriage via Instagram on Wednesday.
The Dodgers' Yoshinobu Yamamoto pitches against the Rangers during the third inning of their spring training game in Surprise, Arizona, on Wednesday.
Feb 29, 2024
Yoshinobu Yamamoto dazzles in spring training debut with Dodgers
Yamamoto threw 19 pitches — 16 for strikes — and surrendered one hit as he displayed his formidable repertoire of pitches.
Dodgers designated hitter Shohei Ohtani hits a home run during the fifth inning of a preseason game against the White Sox on Tuesday.
Feb 28, 2024
'Shotime' arrives for Dodgers as Ohtani homers in preseason debut
"Definitely a big first step," Ohtani said after the game. "The biggest thing was that I was able to finish off the game without any problems."
Los Angeles Dodgers designated hitter Shohei Ohtani (left) and pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto
Feb 27, 2024
Ohtani to have two or three at-bats in first spring training game
The Los Angeles Dodgers have not yet announced where Ohtani will hit in the batting order as designated hitter.
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto throws live batting practice during spring training in Glendale, Arizona, on Saturday.
Feb 21, 2024
A 'safe bet' Yamamoto will start in South Korea, Dodgers manager says
Dave Roberts said he believed Yamamoto was on track to start one of the Dodgers' two season-opening games in Seoul on March 20 and 21.
Dodgers pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto throws live batting practice during spring training in Glendale, Arizona, on Saturday.
Feb 19, 2024
Dodgers hurler Yoshinobu Yamamoto will be tough code to crack for MLB hitters
His mix of power, stuff and command have some wondering if the 25-year-old right-hander is already the best pitcher on the planet.
Shohei Ohtani is expected make his regular-season debut with the Dodgers in Seoul on March 20.
Feb 16, 2024
Seoul mayor hopes interest in Shohei Ohtani and MLB brings more games to South Korea
The Seoul Series will be a chance for South Korea and MLB to work together to revive professional baseball’s popularity in the nation.
Shohei Ohtani practices with the Dodgers at the team's spring training base in Glendale, Arizona, on Wednesday.
Feb 15, 2024
Shohei Ohtani takes batting practice in Dodgers uniform for first time
Ohtani took batting practice in a Dodgers uniform for the first time at spring training.
San Diego Padres pitcher Yu Darvish fields a ground ball during spring training workouts in Peoria, Arizona, on Monday.
Feb 13, 2024
Darvish says rivalry with Ohtani's Dodgers is growing
The Padres and Dodgers are scheduled to face each other on Feb. 22 in the first spring training game for both teams.
Los Angeles Dodgers designated hitter Shohei Ohtani works out with trainers during spring training camp in Glendale, Arizona, on Saturday.
Feb 13, 2024
Batting practice has Dodgers' Ohtani optimistic for opener
According to reports, Ohtani took swings at 21 pitches and hit 10 of those pitches over the fence.
Fans of Shohei Ohtani wait outside the Dodgers' spring training facility in Glendale, Arizona, on Friday.
Feb 10, 2024
Ohtani begins first spring training with Dodgers
Many fans could be seen wearing the No. 17 shirt of Ohtani, who spent the day training in an indoor facility.
Yoshinobu Yamamoto works out at the Dodgers' spring training facility in Glendale, Arizona, on Tuesday.
Feb 7, 2024
Yamamoto preparing for first MLB season with Dodgers in Arizona
The Dodgers' pitchers and catchers are due to report Friday, about a week earlier than normal.
Shohei Ohtani at his introductory news conference at Dodger Stadium in December
Feb 4, 2024
Ohtani says recovery 'on schedule' and he's 'confident' for opener
"We're right on schedule," Ohtani said. "We're not ahead. We're not behind. We're right on schedule."
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda delivers a pitch during the 2009 MLB playoffs.
Jan 19, 2024
Dodgers praise Kuroda for Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame induction
Kuroda won a total of 203 games in a career split between Japan and the major leagues from 1997 and 2016.
Two-way star Shohei Ohtani recently signed for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who will play the San Diego Padres in South Korea in March.
Jan 16, 2024
Dodgers' opening series tickets to go on sale in South Korea
South Korean streaming service Coupang Play is the exclusive streaming platform for the March 20 and 21 games in Seoul.
Former Orix Buffaloes ace Yoshinobu Yamamoto waves during a news conference in Osaka on Saturday.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Dec 30, 2023
Yamamoto ready for fresh start with Dodgers
Yamamoto has dominated the Pacific League over the past three seasons to a degree few others have ever approached.
Dodgers President Stan Kasten (left) and general manager Brandon Gomes watch as Yoshinobu Yamamoto dons his No. 18 jersey during an introductory news conference at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday.
Dec 28, 2023
Top Japanese pitcher Yamamoto 'beyond ecstatic' to join Dodgers
The club introduced their latest big-money acquisition hours after confirming they had inked him to a 12-year deal worth a reported $325 million.
The wife of Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Joe Kelly received an early holiday gift from her husband's new teammate, Shohei Ohtani.
Dec 25, 2023
Shohei Ohtani gifts luxury wheels to new teammate's wife
During the Dodgers' courtship of Ohtani, Ashley Kelly offered up her husband's No. 17 to the Japanese slugger.
Yoshinobu Yamamoto had a 16-6 record with a career-best 1.21 ERA and 169 strikeouts over 164 innings in 23 games this year, earning him a record MLB deal after a multi-team sweepstakes for his services.
Dec 22, 2023
Yamamoto and Dodgers agree to record 12-year, $325 million deal: report
The 25-year-old right-hander will join Japanese two-way superstar Shohei Ohtani as a member of the Dodgers.


The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan