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Shohei Ohtani strikes out nine to lead Angels past Rays

/ May 21, 2018

Shohei Ohtani strikes out nine to lead Angels past Rays

Shohei Ohtani left the mound to a standing ovation after his longest, deepest start for the Los Angeles Angels. He doffed his cap with a weary right arm, acknowledging the roars for the latest milestone in his remarkable rookie season. The Angels already knew Ohtani ...

Rays rout slumping Angels

/ May 19, 2018

Rays rout slumping Angels

Wilson Ramos homered twice and drove in three runs to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to their fifth straight win, 8-3 over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night. Blake Snell (5-3) gave up two runs in 6⅔ innings while striking out eight to help ...

Shohei Ohtani replica sets sell out on first day

/ May 16, 2018

Shohei Ohtani replica sets sell out on first day

Japanese sporting goods maker Asics Corp. said Wednesday that all of its limited-edition replica baseball gear sets of Los Angeles Angels pitching-slugging sensation Shohei Ohtani sold out in one day. Asics offered 17 sets, a nod to his uniform number, and started accepting online reservations ...

Shohei Ohtani named AL Rookie of Month

/ May 3, 2018

Shohei Ohtani named AL Rookie of Month

Shohei Ohtani was named the American League Rookie of the Month for April, MLB announced Wednesday. The Los Angeles Angels player became the first Japanese to claim the award since Yu Darvish won it in April 2012 during his rookie campaign with the Texas Rangers. The ...

Shohei Ohtani doubles in return to action; Angels beat Orioles

/ May 2, 2018

Shohei Ohtani doubles in return to action; Angels beat Orioles

Shohei Ohtani returned to the starting lineup Tuesday and doubled for the Los Angeles Angels, who rallied for a 3-2 sayonara victory over the Baltimore Orioles in the opener of a three-game series. Ohtani, who missed the last two games after exiting Friday's contest against ...