Angels' Shohei Ohtani hurts right hand in loss to Twins

Baseball / MLB May 21, 2019

Angels' Shohei Ohtani hurts right hand in loss to Twins

Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani was struck on the right hand while swinging at a 151-kph Taylor Rogers fastball in the eighth inning of Monday's game against the Minnesota Twins. The pitch went for strike three in the Angels' 3-1 loss. Ohtani left the ...

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 ...

Shohei Ohtani faces live pitching, return imminent

Baseball / MLB Apr 25, 2019

Shohei Ohtani faces live pitching, return imminent

Shohei Ohtani has faced live pitching to begin the probable final step in the Los Angeles Angels slugger's return from Tommy John surgery. Ohtani made four plate appearances Wednesday in a simulated game at Angel Stadium, several hours before the Angels faced the Yankees. The AL ...

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 ...