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SHOHEI OHTANI

Ippei Mizuhara interprets next to the Los Angeles Dodgers' Shohei Ohtani at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles in February.
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 25, 2024
Ohtani to speak Monday on allegations surrounding ex-interpreter
Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said he hoped two-way superstar's plans to speak on the press would bring "clarity."
Los Angeles Dodgers' Shohei Ohtani and his then-interpreter, Ippei Mizuhara, attend a news conference at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on March 16, ahead of the 2024 MLB Seoul Series baseball game between the Dodgers and San Diego Padres.
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 23, 2024
MLB launches investigation into scandal involving Ohtani and ex-interpreter
MLB is expected to request interviews with all parties, including Ohtani and Ippei Mizuhara, the slugger's longtime interpreter and close friend.
Dodgers pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto looks on after the Padres' Luis Campusano hit an RBI double in the top of the first inning of his MLB debut in Seoul on Thursday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 22, 2024
Yamamoto back to drawing board after disastrous Dodgers debut
Yamamoto’s MLB career got off to a difficult start on Thursday night and the long-time Orix Buffaloes ace only lasted one inning.
Baseball player Shohei Ohtani poses with his Japanese interpreter, Ippei Mizuhara (right), and his agent, Nez Balelo, during a news conference after signing a 10-year deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers last year.
COMMENTARY / Japan
Mar 22, 2024
Shohei Ohtani scandal raises the stakes on sports betting
The speed at which U.S. sports leagues have embraced betting put the Japanese star's fastball to shame.
Dodgers slugger Shohei Ohtani reacts after flying out in the seventh inning of the team's game against the Padres in Seoul on Thursday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 22, 2024
Dodgers shield Shohei Ohtani from media after interpreter fired
Ohtani's attorneys accused Ippei Mizuhara of "massive theft" tied to illegal gambling.
Dodgers' pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto pitches during the first inning of his MLB debut in Seoul. The outing was one to forget for the former Orix Buffaloes ace.
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 22, 2024
Yamamoto shelled in debut as Dodgers lose to Padres
Yamamoto, who joined the Dodgers on a 12-year, $325 million deal in December, was taken out of the game after just one inning.
Los Angeles Dodgers Shohei Ohtani watches the MLB season-opening game against the San Diego Padres along with interpreter Ippei Mizuhara (left) in Seoul on Wednesday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 21, 2024
Ohtani’s longtime interpreter fired amid illegal gambling allegations
ESPN reported that at least $4.5 million in wire transfers were sent to a bookmaking operation, which is under federal investigation.
Dodgers designated hitter Shohei Ohtani talks with interpreter Ippei Mizuhara during a spring training game in Phoenix on March 12.
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 21, 2024
For Shohei Ohtani, Ippei Mizuhara was far more than just an interpreter
The 39-year-old has been a ubiquitous presence in Ohtani’s life since his move to the major leagues ahead of the 2018 season.
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
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.
Mamiko Tanaka (right), wife of Los Angeles Dodgers Shohei Ohtani, arrives at Incheon International Airport on Friday ahead of the 2024 MLB Seoul Series baseball games.
JAPAN / Society
Mar 18, 2024
A mystery no more: What we know about Ohtani’s wife
No one in the sports world is receiving as much attention right now as baseball superstar Shohei Ohtani — that is, besides his wife, Mamiko Tanaka.
Fans watch spring training game between the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Angels at Tempe Diablo Stadium in Tempe, Arizona, on Saturday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Mar 18, 2024
The Angels adjust to life after Shohei Ohtani
Losing a player like Ohtani does not make any team better. But it has allowed players to breathe a little more easily.
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.

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