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Shohei Ohtani had surgery on his right elbow in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
Sep 20, 2023
Shohei Ohtani not expected to pitch in 2024 after elbow surgery
Shohei Ohtani underwent a procedure on his elbow on Tuesday.
Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani runs to the dugout after warming up before a game against the New York Mets at Citi Field in New York on Aug. 27.
Sep 17, 2023
Shohei Ohtani goes on injured list, ending season with Angels
The pending free agent could have played his final game in an Angels uniform, although the Angels remain confident they can re-sign him.
Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels seemingly winces in pain after taking a check-swing during batting practice on Monday at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California.
BASEBALL / MLB / Baseball
Sep 5, 2023
Ohtani scratched from Angels' lineup with oblique tightness
The club's announcement came an hour before the game against the Baltimore Orioles started. Ohtani was set to bat second.
Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani smacks an RBI triple in the second inning against the New York Mets in New York.
Aug 27, 2023
Ohtani declined imaging after Aug. 3 injury, Angels GM says
Last week, the two-way superstar tore the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and might have to undergo his second career Tommy John surgery.
Angels two-way player Shohei Ohtani has a torn UCL, the team announced on Wednesday night.
Aug 25, 2023
Will Ohtani’s injury pick his pocket in free agency?
Baseball’s history-making two-way player has a torn ulnar collateral ligament.
The Angels' Shohei Ohtani pitches against the Reds during the opening game of a doubleheader in Anaheim, California, on Wednesday.
Aug 24, 2023
Shohei Ohtani will not pitch again in 2023 due to UCL tear
Shohei Ohtani hit his 44th home run of the season before leaving in the second inning.
Shohei Ohtani homers as his helmet falls off during the first inning of the Angels' win over the Rangers in Arlington, Texas, on Sunday.
Aug 17, 2023
Shohei Ohtani hits 42nd home run to help Angels avoid sweep
Ohtani also had two infield singles on a 3-for-4 day, raising his batting average to .306.
Shohei Ohtani hit his 41st home run of the season during the Angels' win over the Astros in Houston on Sunday.
Aug 14, 2023
Shohei Ohtani's 41st homer helps Angels edge Astros
Ohtani sent his first homer in nine games over the wall in center on a 1-0 slider from left-handed reliever Parker Mushinski in the sixth inning.
The Angels' Shohei Ohtani will skip his next start in the rotation due to arm fatigue.
Aug 14, 2023
Angels ace Ohtani to miss next pitching start with arm fatigue
Shohei Ohtani asked to skip a turn in the rotation in order to rest his arm.
Angels starter Shohei Ohtani pitches against the Giants at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, on Wednesday.
Aug 10, 2023
Angels' Shohei Ohtani makes more history with 10th victory of season
Ohtani became the first player in MLB history with multiple seasons with at least 10 wins as a pitcher and 10 home runs.
Shohei Ohtani's free agency is expected to be among the wildest pursuits of a player in baseball history.
Aug 9, 2023
Angels hoping to stay in the Shohei Ohtani business
Whether the two-way phenom remains an Angel for two more months, or the rest of his career, is an open question.
Shohei Ohtani threw four scoreless innings and hit his 40th home run of the season against the Mariners in Anaheim, California, on Thursday.
Aug 4, 2023
Shohei Ohtani hits 40th homer after leaving mound early in Angels loss
Shohei Ohtani hit his major league-leading 40th home run in a stellar offensive outing following an early exit from the mound.
Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani after scoring a run against the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.
Aug 3, 2023
Ohtani earns second consecutive AL Player of the Month honor
Ohtani won the monthly award for the fourth time in his career, having also been picked in June and July 2021.
Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani earned his fifth intentional walk in three games against the Braves in Atlanta on Monday before going on to hit two singles.
Aug 1, 2023
Shohei Ohtani named AL player of week for third time this season
Otani batted .300 with three homers and four RBIs during the week of July 24 and extended his record among Japanese players with his seventh weekly MVP.
Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani hits a home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning at Rogers Center in Toronto on Friday.
Jul 29, 2023
Shohei Ohtani homers in loss, exiting second game with cramps
The Los Angeles Angels dual-threat superstar slammed his Major League-leading 39th home run in a 4-1 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday.
Angels starter Shohei Ohtani pitches against the Tigers in the first game of a doubleheader in Detroit on Thursday.
Jul 28, 2023
Shohei Ohtani tosses one-hit shutout and homers twice in doubleheader
Ohtani's dominant performance came after Angels general manager Perry Minasian confirmed that the team would not trade the two-way star.
The Angels' Shohei Ohtani is on track to become a free agent in the offseason.
BASEBALL / MLB / Sac Bunts
Jul 27, 2023
Angels would be taking major gamble by keeping Shohei Ohtani
The Angels have reportedly decided to not trade Shohei Ohtani, setting up the possibility of losing him for nothing in the offseason.
Shohei Ohtani will start the first game of a doubleheader against the Tigers in Detroit  on Thursday.
Jul 27, 2023
Angels move up Shohei Ohtani's next start to Thursday
Thursday's start is expected to be Ohtani's last before the trade deadline.
Shohei Ohtani was named to the AL All-Star team as both a hitter and pitcher for the third straight season.
Jul 21, 2023
Shohei Ohtani's All-Star helmet draws winning bid of $98,010
The helmet Shohei Ohtani used in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game on July 11 was sold for $98,010, or about ¥13.7 million, on the MLB official auction site.
Shohei Ohtani celebrates in the dugout after his 36th home run of the season during a win over the Pirates in Anaheim, California, on Sunday.
Jul 24, 2023
Shohei Ohtani connects on 36th home run as Angels beat Pirates
"I don't know if I've seen a ball hit like that — a golf ball maybe," Angels manager Phil Nevin told MLB.com. "Every day, he does something different to impress you."


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