Sho Far, Sho Good – Ohtani Earns Win in MLB Pitching Debut

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 by Matt Chapman, Ohtani had a clean outing, showing off his triple-digit fastball and repertoire of breaking pitches, which included a slider, splitter and curveball.…

Shohei Ohtani Fails to Impress in Spring Training 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 Spring Training debut for any player this season. However, Ohtani failed to live up to expectations, giving up two hits and two runs, one unearned,…