Shohei Ohtani was set for a history-making start on Sunday as one of the only MLB pitchers to bat for himself in a game with a designated hitter available. Madison … Continue Reading Angels’ Defensive Miscues Sour Shotime Sunday
Since signing with the Los Angeles Angels of the American League, two-way player Shohei Ohtani has served as designated hitter on days when he was not scheduled to pitch. On … Continue Reading Ohtani Does Double Duty in Cactus League Game
Over the weekend, the Mookie Betts three-team megatrade looked doomed to fail when the Boston Red Sox took an exception to the medical records of Minnesota Twins pitcher Brusdar Graterol. … Continue Reading Betts Trade Completed but Boston Still in Limbo
In 2018, Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels was the first player in Major League Baseball to make the two-way 15/50 club (15 home runs and 50 IP in a season) since … Continue Reading MLB’s Other Two-Way Player
Los Angeles Angels INF/DH Albert Pujols reached another milestone in his 19th MLB season with hit number 3,167 during the 4th inning of the Angels’ Wednesday night contest against the … Continue Reading Pujols Passes Beltré on MLB Career Hits List
Former Chicago Cubs IF and 2016 World Series champion Tommy La Stella, now of the Los Angeles Angels, has been selected to the All-Star Team in 2019, his first career … Continue Reading Tommy La Stella is a First-Time All-Star!
After losing the first two games of their home series against the Los Angeles Angels, the Toronto Blue Jays took the field Wednesday night hoping to secure a win that … Continue Reading Mike Trout Puts on a Show in 11-6 Drubbing of Jays
One of the most interesting developments in Major League Baseball last season was the debut of Shohei Ohtani, a Japanese two-way star who signed with the Los Angeles Angels. Ohtani … Continue Reading Will We See More Two-Way Players in 2019?
2019 and a new MLB season is rapidly approaching, so I have decided to share my MLB hopes and dreams for the coming year (some more realistic than others). Cubs … Continue Reading My MLB New Year’s Wishes
Los Angeles Angels SP/DH Shohei Ohtani achieved an unusual feat on Sunday night as he became the only MLB player to hit 15 home runs in a season while also … Continue Reading Shohei Ohtani Joins Babe Ruth in the 15/50 Club
Fights are not a frequent occurrence in Major League Baseball, but this week, brawls erupted on two consecutive nights. On Tuesday night, during the second game of the series between … Continue Reading Bench-Clearing Incidents Erupt Two Nights in a Row
A lot of news broke over the All-Star Break. Between the Josh Hader tweet scandal that emerged during the All-Star Game, and the Manny Machado trade to the Dodgers, one story … Continue Reading MLB Doesn’t Market Mike Trout but Claims It’s His Fault!
On April 30, 1974, legendary P Nolan Ryan started a game for the California Angels (now the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim) against the Boston Red Sox. In the first … Continue Reading On This Day in 1974: Nolan Ryan Knocks Out Doug Griffin
Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani made his MLB pitching debut on Sunday for the Los Angeles Angels against the Oakland Athletics. Other than a three-run second inning on a homer … Continue Reading Sho Far, Sho Good – Ohtani Earns Win in MLB Pitching Debut
On Saturday, ballyhooed Japanese two-way prospect Shohei Ohtani made his Spring Training debut as a pitcher for the Angels versus the Milwaukee Brewers. This may have been the most anticipated … Continue Reading Shohei Ohtani Fails to Impress in Spring Training Pitching Debut