Tag Archives: Shohei Ohtani

Posted on May 7, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine It doesn’t happen often, but the Los Angeles Angels got some good news on the injury front Tuesday. The club activated pitcher and DH Shohei Ohtani from the Injured List for his season debut. His return is a little sooner than expected. Nevertheless, he will be a […]

Posted on March 30, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine Perhaps more than any other team in baseball, the Los Angeles Angels have been held back by injuries in recent years. It appears as if the 2019 season will be no different. The club announced Friday night that outfielder Justin Upton will miss between eight and 12 […]

Posted on February 12, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine We already know that two-way Japanese sensation Shohei Ohtani will serve only as a hitter for the Los Angeles Angels in 2019 as he recovers from Tommy John surgery. However, his rehab is likely going to prevent him from serving in that role on opening day. New […]

Posted on October 21, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine After 19 years of Mike Scioscia as their manager, the Los Angeles Angels have found his replacement. The Angels announced Sunday that Brad Ausmus has been hired as the team’s new manager. Ausmus will be formally introduced at a press conference on Monday. The Angels reportedly interviewed […]

Posted on August 30, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine It may be too little too late to help the Los Angeles Angels make the postseason, but Shohei Ohtani is returning to the mound. The Angels announced Thursday that Ohtani has been cleared to pitch in the big leagues. Ohtani has been penciled in to start Sunday’s […]

Posted on July 13, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The 2018 season is officially over for Los Angeles Angels starter Garrett Richards. The Angels announced Thursday night that Richards will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a torn UCL in his right elbow. Richards left his start Tuesday after just 2.2 innings with irritation in his […]

Posted on July 4, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Shohei Ohtani is back from the DL for the Los Angeles Angels. But he’s not all the way back. The two-way Japanese sensation is about to become a one-trick pony. The Angels activated Ohtani from the 10-day DL on Tuesday after a little more than three weeks […]

Posted on June 16, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine In recent years, the Los Angeles Angels have been devastated by injuries, perhaps more than any other team. Unfortunately, that trend appears to be continuing in 2018. On Friday, the Angels added four players to the DL. Infielder Zack Cozart and pitchers Garrett Richards, Jim Johnson, and Nick […]

Posted on June 8, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine When the Los Angeles Angels removed Shohei Ohtani from his start Wednesday after just four innings, they thought they were being cautious because of a blister. However, the problem turned out to be much more serious. On Friday, the Angels placed Ohtani on the 10-day DL because […]

Posted on February 14, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Despite a slow free agent market this offseason, the Los Angeles Angels made several impactful moves over the winter. It started with signing Japanese two-way player Shohei Ohtani, but it didn’t stop there. Those moves have a lot of people talking about the Angels and looking at […]

Posted on February 8, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Everyone seems to be chiming in on baseball’s slow free agent market. In recent days, a war of words has developed between Major League Baseball and its players. Last week, agent Brodie Van Wagenen got things started with a suggestion of collusion among the 30 owners. Earlier […]

Posted on January 11, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The baseball offseason has been historically slow this winter. Unfortunately, there appears to be no end in sight. At the top of the market is outfielder J.D. Martinez. In many ways, teams and other free agents are waiting for him to sign to set the market price. […]

Posted on January 2, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The baseball hot stove has been quite cool this offseason. Even with Christmas and New Year’s behind us, there has been little movement outside of a few marquee moves. Many of the top free agents remain available, most notably outfielder J.D. Martinez. Agent Scott Boras had high […]

Posted on January 1, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine It’s officially 2018, and believe it or not, spring training is only about six weeks away. It’s no longer too soon to start thinking about the 2018 baseball season. Admittedly, the hot stove season has been a little slow to this point. However, there have been several […]

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