Ohtani has elbow surgery. His doctor expects hitting return by opening day ‘24 and pitching by ‘25
Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani had elbow surgery Tuesday, and his doctor said he expects the two-way star will be available as a hitter on opening day next season and will return to the mound as a pitcher in 2025.
Shohei Ohtani doubles to key 2-run inning as designated hitter vs Mets after tearing elbow ligament
Shohei Ohtani went 1 for 2 as a designated hitter with a double that keyed a 2-run inning for the Angels against the New York Mets in the first game after Los Angeles said the two-way star had torn an elbow ligament.
Ohtani throws 1st MLB shutout, hits 2 HRs as Angels sweep Tigers in DH team says he's staying
Shohei Ohtani threw his first shutout in Major League Baseball in one game and hit two homers in the next, helping the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers twice on Thursday to sweep a three-game series.
Ohtani ties score with 35th homer, Angels beat Yankees 4-3 in 10 innings
Shohei Ohtani tied the score in the seventh inning with his major league-leading 35th home run and pinch-hitter Michael Stefanic hit a game-ending single in the 10th to give the Los Angeles Angels a 4-3 win over the New York Yankees, Los Angeles trailed 3-1 when Ohtani hit a two-run drive off Michael King, then made a demonstrative flip of his bat.
Shohei Ohtani homers in 9th inning, Angels win 13-12 in 10th on Astros error
Shohei Ohtan hit his major league-leading 33rd homer to key the Angels’ tying rally in the ninth inning, and rookie Trey Cabbage scored on rookie Grae Kessinger’s throwing error in the 10th to end Los Angeles’ wild 13-12 victory over the Houston Astros.
Shohei Ohtani allows 4 earned runs, takes the loss in the Astros' 7-5 win over the spiraling Angels
Shohei Ohtani allowed four earned runs on five hits and left the mound in the sixth inning shortly before Mauricio Dubon’s tiebreaking two-run single in the Houston Astros’ 7-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.
Texas Rangers have 5 All-Star starters after García added along with Baltimore's Hays
Texas will become the first team in 47 years to have five position players start in the All-Star Game after the Rangers’ Adolis García and the Baltimore Orioles Austin Hays were picked to join the American League lineup as injury replacements.
Ohtani becomes 2-way All-Star for 3rd straight year; 8 Braves selected for July 11 game
Shohei Ohtani became a two-way All-Star for the third straight year when he was picked for the American League pitching staff, and eight Atlanta Braves were chosen for the July 11 game in Seattle — the most of any team since 2012.
Shohei Ohtani first AL pitcher in nearly 60 years to homer twice, strike out 10, Angels beat ChiSox
Shohei Ohtani became the first American League pitcher in nearly 60 years to hit two homers and strike out 10 batters in a game, leading the Los Angeles Angels past the Chicago White Sox 4-2 in his latest extraordinary performance.
Shohei Ohtani strikes out 10 in Angels' opening loss to A's
Shohei Ohtani struck out 10 over six scoreless innings in his season debut coming off the World Baseball Classic title before Oakland capitalized once he exited with Aledmys Díaz rallying the Athletics on a tiebreaking single in the eighth for a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels.
Ohtani fans Trout, Japan tops US 3-2 for WBC championship
Shohei Ohtani emerged from the bullpen and fanned Los Angeles Angels teammate Mike Trout for the final out in a matchup the whole baseball world wanted to see, leading Japan over the defending champion United States 3-2 for its first World Baseball Classic title since 2009.
Netherlands tops Cuba 4-2; Panama beats Taiwan 12-5 at WBC
The 20-team World Baseball Classic got underway after a six-year absence with Panama defeating Taiwan 12-5 for its first win in tournament history and the Netherlands beating Cuba 4-2 in the opening Group A game as Didi Gregorius drove in the tying run and scored the go-ahead run.
Soto, Alonso, Guerrero get big deals, avoid arbitration
Juan Soto, Pete Alonso and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. reached big-money agreements on one-year contracts that avoided salary arbitration as the exchange of proposed hearing figures between Major League Baseball and the players' association stretched late into the night.