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Angels | Shohei Ohtani has sprained UCL

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:21:17 -0800

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim RHP/OF Shohei Ohtani (elbow) is nursing a first-degree sprain of his right ulnar collateral ligament and reportedly underwent a platelet-rich plasma shot in October in hopes of treating the elbow pain caused by it. In addition, Ohtani has a "small free body" floating in his elbow near his UCL.

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Angels | Albert Pujols to see more time at first base?

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 05:15:57 -0800

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim DH/1B Albert Pujols could see more time at first base during the 2018 season, especially on days when RHP/DH Shohei Ohtani is used as a designated hitter. Manager Mike Scioscia said Pujols is "full-blown into his winter workout" and will be capable of handling the physical demands of the position since he is in the middle of a surgery-free offseason for the first time in two years.

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Angels | Shohei Ohtani won't be used as outfielder

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 05:04:06 -0800

During an introductory press conference for Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim RHP/DH Shohei Ohtani Saturday, Dec. 9, general manager Billy Eppler said that Ohtani would be used as a starting pitcher and designated hitter but not as an outfielder. Eppler added that the Angels are considering moving to a six-man rotation, which more closely mimics the system Ohtani was familiar with in Japan and could also benefit several of the club's injury-prone starting pitchers.

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Angels | Shohei Ohtani contract details

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 05:02:46 -0800

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim RHP/DH Shohei Ohtani's six-year contract will include a signing bonus of $2.315 million. In addition, the Angels are required to pay a $20 million posting fee to his former team, the Nippon Ham Fighters.

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Angels | Shohei Ohtani set to sign with LAA

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 12:54:47 -0800

Free-agent RHP/OF Shohei Ohtani (Japan) reportedly agreed to sign an undisclosed contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on Friday, Dec. 8.

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MLB | Shohei Ohtani to be posted

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 06:02:27 -0800

Japanese League RHP Shohei Ohtani will be posted this offseason, the Nippon Ham Fighters announced.

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MLB | Shohei Otani now in rehab

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 17:41:47 -0700

Nippon-Ham Fighters SP Shohei Otani (ankle) was released from the hospital on Saturday, Oct. 28, following successful ankle surgery.

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MLB | Shohei Otani to have surgery

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 21:16:33 -0700

Japanese League RHP Shohei Otani (ankle) is scheduled to have surgery on his right ankle Thursday, Oct. 12. Otani originally injured the ankle last October.

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MLB | Shohei Otani coming over next season

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 05:49:15 -0700

Japanese League RHP Shohei Otani will reportedly be posted to sign with a major league team this offseason.

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Red Sox | Interested in Shohei Otani

Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:57:59 -0800

Japanese League P Shohei Otani has attracted interest from Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell, and Farrell is looking forward to seeing Otani during Major League Baseball's all-star postseason tour of Japan. MLB all-stars will play two exhibition games during their tour, starting this week. Otani went 11-4 with 179 strikeouts and a 2.61 ERA for the Nippon Ham Fighters this year.

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