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A picture posted on the Dodgers' official X account of Shohei Ohtani, with a description of the photo saying the woman is his wife, who was later identified as Mamiko Tanaka.
Mar 15, 2024
Ohtani shares first photo with wife as Dodgers head to Seoul
Ohtani also released a photo on Instagram of himself and the woman along with four others, including his interpreter and his teammate Yoshinobu Yamamoto.
Czech Republic's Ondrej Satoria pitches against Japan during the World Baseball Classic at Tokyo Dome on March 11.
Mar 14, 2024
Ondrej Satoria reflects on electric WBC showdown against Shohei Ohtani
Satoria, an electrician by day, struck out the Japanese superstar during the World Baseball Classic.
Dodgers starter Yoshinobu Yamamoto pitches against the Mariners during a spring training start in Glendale, Arizona, on Wednesday.
Mar 14, 2024
Dodgers' Yoshinobu Yamamoto loses final spring training start
Yamamoto gave up four runs on eight hits in his final spring training start.
Dodgers pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto pitches against the White Sox during a spring training game in Glendale, Arizona, on Wednesday.
Mar 7, 2024
Yoshinobu Yamamoto has shaky outing in second spring start for Dodgers
Yoshinobu Yamamoto yielded five runs in a wild three-inning spring training outing.
A childhood snapshot of Shohei Ohtani and his mother, Kayoko, posted on MLB’s account on social media website X.
Mar 7, 2024
'Sporting geniuses are made, not born': How to be an all-star sports parent
If you want your child to be a top 1% athlete like Shohei Ohtani, a good place to start is to take a look at what his parents did.
Elementary school pupils hold baseball gloves donated by Los Angeles Dodgers star Shohei Ohtani at Monzen East Elementary School in Wajima, Ishikawa Prefecture, on Monday.
Mar 5, 2024
Gloves donated by Ohtani arrive at quake-hit schools
The star is donating baseball gloves to every elementary school in Japan.
Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits an RBI triple in the second inning of a spring training game against the Colorado Rockies in Glendale, Arizona, on Sunday.
Mar 4, 2024
Ohtani shows surgery recovery on track with 3-for-3 outing
The Dodgers' record off-season signing has reached base in seven straight plate appearances in the preseason Cactus League.
Dodgers star Shohei Ohtani speaks to members of the media in Glendale, Arizona, on Thursday.
BASEBALL / MLB / Sac Bunts
Mar 4, 2024
How Shohei Ohtani mastered the media
By promising to meet with the press, the star circumvented the need for people to go digging into his marriage.
Shohei Ohtani's announcement not only broke hearts but also broke the internet, with terms related to his marriage dominating the trending terms on social media.
JAPAN / Society / First person
Mar 1, 2024
Ohtani is taken. It’s enough to make you cry.
It’s official, and it's over: Shohei Ohtani has left the future husband market and, in the blink of an eye, leveled a field of fairy-tale dreams.
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.
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.
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.
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."
Shohei Ohtani speaks during the Baseball Writers' Association of America dinner in New York, where he received his second AL MVP trophy.
Jan 28, 2024
Ohtani receives AL MVP at writers' association dinner
"This MVP award is very prestigious and winning this award means the world to me," Ohtani said in a rare speech in English.


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