Shohei Ohtani signs with the Los Angeles Angels
Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani has signed with the Los Angeles Angels.
Ohtani's agent released a statement announcing the decision: “This morning, after a thorough, detailed process, Shohei Ohtani has decided to sign with the Los Angeles Angels. Shohei is humbled and flattered by all the time and effort that so many teams put into their presentations and sincerely thanks them for their professionalism. In the end, he felt a strong connection with the Angels and believes they can best help him reach his goals in Major League Baseball."
Ohtani, 23, posted a .962 OPS and 3.20 ERA with Nippon of the Japan Pacific League in 2017.
- Blake Swihart serving as DH Saturday for Boston May 26th, 2018
- Red Sox' Eduardo Nunez starting at third base on Saturday May 26th, 2018
- Jackie Bradley absent from Red Sox' Saturday lineup May 26th, 2018
- Brock Holt on the bench Saturday for Boston May 26th, 2018
- Red Sox' Dustin Pedroia making 2018 debut on Saturday May 26th, 2018
- Boston's Rafael Devers not in Saturday's lineup against Atlanta May 26th, 2018
- Zack Cozart starting at third for the Angels on Friday May 25th, 2018
- Luis Valbuena heads to the Angels' bench Friday night May 25th, 2018
- Angels' Shohei Ohtani no longer scheduled to start on Sunday May 24th, 2018
- Angels' Luis Valbuena in at third base Thursday against Toronto May 24th, 2018
- Zack Cozart not in Angels' Thursday lineup May 24th, 2018
- Yangervis Solarte starting for Toronto on Wednesday May 23rd, 2018