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MLB roundup: Shohei Ohtani homers as Angels pound Indians 13-2

Shohei Ohtani hit his first major league home run in his first Angel Stadium at-bat, helping the Los Angeles Angels beat the Cleveland Indians 13-2 on Tuesday night in Anaheim, …

Shohei Ohtani wins pitching debut, leads Angels over A’s 7-4

Shohei Ohtani could exhale, at last having made it through a whirlwind week and not one, but two separate debuts in the big leagues.

UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018

Opening day highlights: White Sox’ Matt Davidson homers three times vs. Royals

Matt Davidson became the fourth player in major league history to homer three times on opening day, and the White Sox homered six times total against the Kansas City Royals.

Shohei Ohtani to make MLB pitching debut Sunday for Angels

Two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani is scheduled to make his major league pitching debut Sunday when he starts for the Los Angeles Angels in their fourth game of the season at …

Norman Chad: Sure, Shohei Ohtani is good, but what about Willie Smith?

Couch Slouch: Who among us is not rooting for the Babe Ruth of Japan, Shohei Ohtani, other than perhaps the Bambino himself from the great beyond?

Spring Training Roundup: Shohei Ohtani rocked for 7 runs and 7 hits over 1 1/3 innings

Shohei Ohtani was rocked for seven runs and seven hits over 1

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018

Shohei Ohtani has mixed results in first pitching start with Angels

Shohei Ohtani didn’t quite dazzle in his spring pitching debut with the Los Angeles Angels.

Shohei Ohtani reports to Angels with physical, swings and long toss

Two-way standout Shohei Ohtani is already busy at the spring training with the Los Angeles Angels. Baseball’s big offseason prize took swings in a batting cage before going onto the …

Shohei Ohtani bids farewell to Japan fans ahead of Angels adventure

Los Angeles Angels-bound Shohei Ohtani bid farewell to fans of his former Japanese club on Monday as he sets off to join his new Major League Baseball team.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017

Angels: Shohei Ohtani’s sprained elbow will be healed by spring

The Los Angeles Angels knew Shohei Ohtani was recovering from a sprained elbow before they agreed to a minor league contract with the Japanese right-hander and outfielder. Ohtani agreed Friday …

After losing out on Shohei Ohtani, this is who Jerry Dipoto, M’s could target next

So now what? The sting of losing Shohei Ohtani still lingers for the Mariners. To put that much effort, time, resources and emotion into wooing one player only to see …

The Mariners’ quest falls short: Shohei Ohtani signs with the Angels

The Mariners’ American League West rival won the bidding contest for the coveted two-way star.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 9, 2017

Japanese pitcher-hitter Shohei Ohtani chooses Angels over Mariners

Shohei Ohtani has decided he’s on the side of the Angels.The Japanese two-way star announced Friday he will sign with the Los Angeles Angels, ending the sweepstakes surrounding his move …

Mariners can be optimistic – cautiously – about signing Shohei Ohtani

No one knows how good this guy is really going to be, and no one has a royal clue what he’s looking for in his search for a new ballclub …

MLB approves Japan deal, allowing Shohei Ohtani bidding to start

Major League Baseball owners voted unanimously to approve a new posting agreement with their Japanese counterparts, a move that allowed bidding to start for coveted pitcher and outfielder Shohei Ohtani. …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017

AP source: MLB, Japanese, union reach posting deal, clearing way for Shohei Otani

Major League Baseball, its players’ union and the Japanese commissioner’s office agreed Tuesday to a new posting system that could allow star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Otani to be put up for …