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UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019

Angels’ Shohei Ohtani throws off mound for 1st time since surgery

Shohei Ohtani has thrown off a mound for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery. The two-way star took another significant step in his return to pitching for the …


UPDATED: Thu., June 13, 2019

MLB roundup: Angels’ Shohei Ohtani first Japanese player to hit for cycle

Shohei Ohtani became the first Japanese-born player to hit for the cycle, helping the Los Angeles Angels beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 Thursday night after a delay caused by …


Angels’ Shohei Ohtani first Japanese player to hit for cycle

Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani has become the first Japanese player to hit for the cycle in the majors. Ohtani completed his cycle with a single in the seventh …


UPDATED: Sat., June 8, 2019

Shohei Ohtani homers off Yusei Kikuchi in Angels’ 12-3 win over M’s

Shohei Ohtani homered and singled off Yusei Kikuchi in the Los Angeles Angels’ 12-3 win over the Seattle Mariners.


UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019

Angels place Andrelton Simmons on 10-day IL, Shohei Ohtani OK after scare

The Los Angeles Angels have placed Andrelton Simmons on the 10-day injured list after he sprained his left ankle during a loss to the Minnesota Twins. The shortstop suffered a …


MLB Capsules: Shohei Ohtani hits 1st homer of season, Angels beat Twins 5-4

Shohei Ohtani hit his first home run of the season for the Los Angeles Angels, a towering two-run shot in the third inning against Minnesota ace Jose Berrios that fueled …


MLB roundup: Shohei Ohtani goes 0 for 4 in return as Angels top Tigers

Shohei Ohtani went 0 for 4 with an RBI groundout and walked once in his season debut as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 Tuesday night.


UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019

Shohei Ohtani returns as hitter from Tommy John surgery

Shohei Ohtani returned from Tommy John surgery and took a called third strike from Detroit’s Daniel Norris in his first plate appearance this season. The Los Angeles Angels activated the …


Angels’ Shohei Ohtani faces live pitching, nears return

Shohei Ohtani has faced live pitching in the start of the Los Angeles Angels slugger’s probable final step in his return from Tommy John surgery. Ohtani made four plate appearances …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019

Shohei Ohtani has no regrets hitting through year, delaying surgery

Shohei Ohtani says he has “no regrets” about last year as he begins his second spring with the Los Angeles Angels. The reigning AL Rookie of the Year is recovering …


Angels hope Shohei Ohtani ready to DH by May

The Los Angeles Angels hope Shohei Ohtani recovers from Tommy John surgery in time to join their batting order by May. The AL Rookie of the Year had Tommy John …


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018

Rookies of the Year: Shohei Ohtani and Ronald Acuna Jr.

Two-way star Shohei Ohtani was a singular sensation in voting for A.L. Rookie of the Year and Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. was a runaway pick for the N.L. …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 5, 2018

Angels’ Shohei Ohtani facing Tommy John surgery after new damage

The Los Angeles Angels say Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani has new damage in his right elbow and Tommy John surgery has been recommended. The Angels said Ohtani had an …


What to watch for Sunday in MLB: Angels’ Ohtani returns to mound, Nola vs Lester

Angels rookie Shohei Ohtani is set to pitch again, and will start against the Astros at Minute Maid Park. The two-way sensation from Japan hasn’t been on the mound in …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018

The Sho goes on! Shohei Ohtani set for pitching return Sunday night

Shohei Ohtani is a two-way player again. Angels manager Mike Scioscia announced the Japanese rookie sensation will start for Los Angeles on Sunday night for the first time since spraining …


Angels’ Shohei Ohtani to throw bullpen session Saturday

Los Angeles Angels rookie Shohei Ohtani will throw a bullpen session Saturday in the latest significant step in the two-way sensation’s return to the mound. Ohtani hasn’t pitched since June …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018

MLB capsules: Shohei Ohtani has first 2-homer game in majors as Angels beat Indians

Shohei Ohtani hit two home runs in a game for the first time in the major leagues, and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Cleveland Indians 7-4 on Friday night.


UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018

Mariners beat Angels for eighth consecutive victory

Wade LeBlanc allowed one run over seven innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 on Tuesday night for their eighth straight victory.


Shohei Ohtani cleared to begin hitting after elbow shows healing

Shohei Ohtani’s elbow injury has healed enough that the Los Angeles Angels’ two-way star can begin a hitting program immediately.


UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018

No Shohei Ohtani, but Mariners spend their stash of international dollars on Taiwan, Australia prospects

The Seattle Mariners apparently still had plenty of international slot dollars from their offseason buildup when they were chasing two-way star Shohei Ohtani from Japan.


Angels’ Shohei Ohtani headed to DL for sprained elbow ligament

Shohei Ohtani will be placed on the Los Angeles Angels’ disabled list with a sprained elbow ligament, potentially derailing the two-way sensation’s remarkable rookie season.


Angels push back Shohei Ohtani’s next outing as starting pitcher

The Los Angeles Angels are pushing back Shohei Ohtani’s next outing as a starting pitcher to manage the workload of the two-way rookie, meaning he’ll miss a much-anticipated showdown at …


John Blanchette: Shohei Ohtani, Mike Trout take wind out of Mariners’ bluster

If they could have rustled up 23-year-old Felix Hernandez to go head-to-head with 23-year-old Shohei Ohtani, then they might have had something.


Shohei Ohtani, Mike Trout deliver big-time in Angels’ 8-2 win over Mariners

Shohei Ohtani returned from a sprained ankle and took a shutout into the seventh inning while outpitching Felix Hernandez, Mike Trout hit his 12th home run and the Los Angeles …


Angels’ Shohei Ohtani set to return to mound Sunday against Mariners

Shohei Ohtani is set to make his return to the mound after being announced as the Los Angeles Angels’ starter for Sunday’s series finale against Seattle. He went through a …


Shohei Ohtani expected to make next start for Angels despite blister

Shohei Ohtani is expected to make his next start for the Los Angeles Angels after the Japanese two-way sensation was limited to two innings in his third career start Tuesday …


MLB capsules: Shohei Ohtani’s 3-run triple leads Angels to 7-1 win over Royals

Shohei Ohtani hit a bases-loaded triple in Los Angeles’ five-run seventh inning, helping the Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 7-1 on Thursday night in Kansas City, Missouri for their …


Shohei Ohtani eager for more as Angels balance work for 2-way star

Shohei Ohtani eagerly bounces into the cage when it’s his turn during batting practice – and then puts on an impressive show knocking balls high and deep into the outfield …


MLB capsules: Jake Arrieta struggles in debut with Phillies

Jake Arrieta (0-1) lasted just four innings in his Philadelphia debut, allowing three runs – two earned – and three hits while striking out five as the Miami Marlins defeated …


Shohei Ohtani hurls 7 superb innings, Angels beat A’s 6-1

Shohei Ohtani seemed to be the only person in Angel Stadium who wasn’t incredibly impressed while he mowed down the Oakland Athletics’ first 19 batters in order. Ohtani threw seven …