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SHOHEI OHTANI RUMORS

Taylor is Nats' most interesting spring player - Byron Kerr

MLB.com's Richard Justice put out his list of the top 10 most interesting players and storylines to begin spring training. The Angels' Shohei Ohtani and the Orioles' Manny Machado headed this list. I was asked last week during "The Mid-Atlantic Sports Report" on MASN who I would pick as the ... Read More
Via MASN
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Ohtani, Angels enjoy light workout day Sunday

On the eve of the team's first full-squad workout and with phenom Shohei Ohtani going through a light workload, Sunday was relatively quiet around Angels camp at Tempe Diablo Stadium. And it was all by design.
Via Angels.com
19 hours ago

Rays drop All-Star Corey Dickerson after trading for CJ Cron

The Los Angeles Angels and Tampa Bay Rays made a trade on Saturday that led to a head-scratching move.The Angels traded first baseman/DH C.J. Cron to the Rays for a player to be named. To make room for Cron, Tampa Bay designated outfielder/DH Corey Dickerson for assignment. In case you don’t actually believe the news — and we didn’t at first — here’s the Rays’ official Twitter account...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ohtani throws live BP, gets used to dry heat

All eyes were again on Shohei Ohtani on Saturday afternoon, as the Japanese two-way phenom took the mound for his first live batting-practice session, throwing 30 pitches over two simulated innings.
Via Angels.com
1 day ago

Chicago Cubs: Ticket wars; What would Ohtani have meant?

The Chicago Cubs aren’t interested in getting into a ticket war with the Milwaukee Brewers. And what would have changed if the Cubs had gotten Shohei Ohtani? The Chicago Cubs don’t want to get into a ticket war with the Milwaukee Brewers. But the Brewers seem to be doing their best...
Via Cubbies Crib
2 days ago

Friday’s phOhtanio’s from Tempe

Weather is still overcast but the crowds are sho-ing up Here is a link to Friday’s photos of Shohei Ohtani, Ohtani Nation, and the Los Angeles Angels. The crowds are starting to build right in front of President’s Day weekend. I brought my youngest teenage daughter up there today, but she’s not admitting to be impressed (yet) so we didn’t stick around for batting practice. The Japanese...
Via Halos Heaven
2 days ago

Angels will use six-man rotation to accommodate Ohtani

The Angels will change the dynamic of their starting rotation to accommodate their new two-way star.While in Japan, Shohei Ohtani pitched once per week. With five-man rotations the norm in Major League Baseball, there are occasions where a starter may pitch twice during a seven-day span. For the Angels, that doesn’t appear to be an occurrence we should expect.On Tuesday, manager...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Shohei Ohtani’s ankle said to be healing quickly

The Los Angeles Angels are getting some positive injury news on the Shohei Ohtani front.Nikkan Sports reported on Wednesday that Ohtani practiced for the first time in four days and did some hitting off a machine, running, and played catch. The bigger news is that Ohtani was quoted as saying he was told his ankle is healing quickly.Ohtani underwent ankle surgery in October to treat...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: MLB investigating source of Shohei Ohtani medical info leak

Major League Baseball is conducting an investigation into whether a team official leaked medical information pertaining to Shohei Ohtani, sources have told ESPN.Multiple reports surfaced this week regarding Ohtani’s medical history, including a report from Sports Illustrated that indicated the two-way player received platelet-rich plasma injection in his elbow. Yahoo Sports later...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Angels GM ‘pleased’ with results of Shohei Ohtani’s physical

The Los Angeles Angels don’t seem to be too concerned about the medical status of Shohei Ohtani.News came out on Monday that Ohtani had a platelet-rich plasma injection in October. Then on Tuesday, it was revealed that the injection was for a UCL issue in Ohtani’s pitching elbow.What’s important to note is that all MLB teams were made aware of these medical issues PRIOR to bidding...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 13, 2017  |  Discuss
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