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SHOHEI OHTANI

No team was able to make a deal with two-time unanimous American League MVP Shohei Ohtani by the time Major League Baseball's winter meetings concluded Thursday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Dec 8, 2023
MLB winter meetings end with Ohtani still unsigned
There has been no shortage of speculation, with reports linking the star to the Toronto Blue Jays and Los Angeles Dodgers.
Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani hits a three-run home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium in July.
BASEBALL / MLB
Dec 6, 2023
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts reveals club met with Ohtani
Roberts made the admission in response to a question during his media session at Major League Baseball's winter meetings in Nashville.
Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani on deck against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia on Aug. 28
BASEBALL / MLB
Dec 5, 2023
Shohei Ohtani decision expected 'within the week,' reports say
The free agent two-way star is projected to receive a record-setting contract worth more than $500 million.
The Chicago Cubs, Toronto Blue Jays and the two Los Angeles teams — the Dodgers and Angels — remain active in the sweepstakes to land Shohei Ohtani.
BASEBALL / MLB
Dec 2, 2023
Four teams remain in Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes, report says
The Chicago Cubs, Toronto Blue Jays and the two Los Angeles teams — the Dodgers and Angels — remain active in the sweepstakes.
Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani looks on before a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia on Aug. 29.
BASEBALL / MLB
Dec 1, 2023
Ohtani wins Outstanding DH Award for third straight year
The reigning American League MVP is the second player since the award's inception in 1973 to receive the DH prize in three straight years.
Shohei Ohtani talks about receiving his second AL MVP award on MLB Network on Thursday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Nov 17, 2023
Hideki Kuriyama praises Shohei Ohtani after second MVP win
"He has achieved a magnificent feat, and it makes me very happy," Kuriyama said.
Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani rounds the bases after a go-ahead, two-run home run against the Rangers in Arlington, Texas, on June 12.
BASEBALL / MLB
Nov 17, 2023
Shohei Ohtani wins second American League MVP award
Shohei Ohtani was named the AL MVP for the second time in three seasons.
Shohei Ohtani was among the players who turned down qualifying offers Tuesday, meaning he will now pursue a contract on the open market.
BASEBALL / MLB
Nov 15, 2023
Ohtani among seven free agents to decline MLB qualifying offers
The Japanese two-way star will now pursue a more lucrative contract on the free agent market.
Shota Imanaga speaks during a news conference at Yokohama Stadium on Monday.
BASEBALL / Japanese Baseball
Nov 13, 2023
BayStars lefty Shota Imanaga hoping to face Shohei Ohtani in MLB
The BayStars have given the 30-year-old pitcher permission to use the posting system this offseason.
Shohei Ohtani led the American League with 44 home runs in 2023.
BASEBALL
Nov 10, 2023
Shohei Ohtani captures second Silver Slugger award
He previously won the award as the AL's top DH in 2021, when he also won his first AL MVP award.
Los Angeles Angels two-way player Shohei Ohtani fist-bumps Angels employees as he heads onto the field to receive the Angels team MVP Award before a game at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, on Sept. 30.
BASEBALL / MLB
Nov 7, 2023
Ohtani among seven players to receive qualifying offer
Ohtani is the favorite to win the American League's MVP award, though elbow and oblique injuries forced an early end to his season.
Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani steals second base against the Oakland Athletics during the fifth inning at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California, on Sept. 3.
BASEBALL / MLB
Nov 7, 2023
Ohtani nominated as finalist for AL MVP award
Corey Seager and Marcus Semien of the Rangers, as well as Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels, are finalists for the American League MVP Award.
This year, Shohei Ohtani became the first Japanese player to lead a U.S. major league in home runs, with 44.
BASEBALL / MLB
Nov 3, 2023
Ohtani named AL's most outstanding in Players Choice Awards
The two-way superstar, who has entered free agency following his sixth season with the Los Angeles Angels, previously earned the award in 2021.
Shohei Ohtani hit 44 home runs this year, making him the first Japanese player to lead one of MLB's two leagues in homers.
BASEBALL / MLB
Nov 2, 2023
Ohtani's hotly anticipated free agent winter begins
Shohei Ohtani, who is expected to sign a record-breaking MLB contract this winter, is set to enter the first phase of that process on Thursday.
Shohei Ohtani led the American League with 44 home runs while going 10-5 on the mound in 2023.
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 18, 2023
Shohei Ohtani voted among Player of the Year finalists by MLB peers
The winner of both the American League and MLB-wide accolades in 2021 made the respective three-man lists for the third straight year.
Shohei Ohtani's AL home run title "was unthinkable around a decade ago" according to Sadaharu Oh, Japan's all-time home run leader.
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 3, 2023
Hideki Kuriyama and Sadaharu Oh hail Shohei Ohtani's home run feat
Oh, Japan's all-time home run leader with 868, said he was in awe of the heights Ohtani has reached.
Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani hits a home run against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Center in Toronto on July 28.
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 2, 2023
Ohtani becomes first Japanese MLB home run champion
The two-way star achieved the feat despite playing in just 135 games before undergoing season-ending elbow surgery last month.
Shohei Ohtani (second from right) accepts the Los Angeles Angels' team MVP award in Anaheim, California, on Saturday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Oct 1, 2023
Shohei Ohtani named Angels' team MVP for third straight year
Ohtani made his first public appearance since undergoing surgery on his right elbow.
Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani steals second base against the Oakland Athletics during the fifth inning at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California, on Sept. 3.
BASEBALL / MLB
Sep 30, 2023
Ohtani becomes first Japanese player to lead MLB season jersey sales
Now those jerseys might be collector's items as Ohtani is expected to sign a new contract with another MLB team for the 2024 campaign.
White Sox center fielder Luis Robert Jr. was the closest to overtaking Shohei Ohtani for the American League home run title before suffering an injury on Sunday.
BASEBALL / MLB
Sep 27, 2023
Shohei Ohtani nears first home run title after Luis Robert Jr. injury
The Cuban hurt his knee while trying to steal second base and was replaced against the Boston Red Sox on Sunday.

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