Shohei Ohtani goes hitless one day after horror pitching debut

MLB Jul 28, 2020

Shohei Ohtani goes hitless one day after horror pitching debut

Shohei Ohtani went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts as designated hitter on Monday as the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-0 to win three out of four and take the teams' season-opening series. A day after he was chased after 30 pitches in his ...

Shohei Ohtani to pitch for Angels during opening weekend

MLB Jul 20, 2020

Shohei Ohtani to pitch for Angels during opening weekend

Los Angeles Angels two-way standout Shohei Ohtani will pitch in his first Major League Baseball game since 2018 next Sunday against the Oakland Athletics and plans on making regular Sunday starts all season. The 26-year-old Japanese right-hander, who also serves as a designated hitter for ...

Shohei Ohtani quickly attracts big following on Instagram

MLB May 29, 2020

Shohei Ohtani quickly attracts big following on Instagram

Japanese superstar Shohei Ohtani made a splash on social media Thursday with the launch of an official Instagram account, instantly gaining a large number of followers. The Los Angeles Angels two-way sensation announced his arrival on the photo sharing site with a sense of humor, ...

Rule change helps Angels with Shohei Ohtani's pitching rehab

Baseball / MLB Jan 18, 2020

Rule change helps Angels with Shohei Ohtani's pitching rehab

Two-way talent Shohei Ohtani can take pitching rehab assignments in the minors without losing his place in the Los Angeles Angels' major league lineup thanks to a rule change this season, Angels General Manager Billy Eppler said Friday. Ohtani, the 2018 American League Rookie of ...

Angels' Shohei Ohtani finishes rehab for right elbow surgery

Baseball / MLB Dec 20, 2019

Angels' Shohei Ohtani finishes rehab for right elbow surgery

Shohei Ohtani has completed rehab from the right elbow surgery he underwent in October 2018, the Los Angeles Angels announced Thursday. The 25-year-old has made progress in his bid to return to the mound next season. He played as a designated hitter this year while ...