Shohei Ohtani struck out by 5-foot-9 electrician at WBC

Who knows what we’ll see in the World Baseball Classic. For example, a former Major League Baseball Most Valuable Player was hit by an electrician. During the game between Japan and the Czech Republic, Shohei Ohtani was the runner on second base, going 1-0. This is the prime location for a potential tie for the […]

Dodgers may be early favorite in Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes

Some in baseball regard the Dodgers — one of many teams to play baseball’s greatest player Shohei Ohtani — as very early favorites for the two-way superstar. They’re laying off staff, and no one has denied that Ohtani’s impending free agency is one reason (there seem to be many reasons). Either way, the Dodgers offer […]

‘Got to be’ Angels’ year with Shohei Ohtani uncertainty

TEMPE, Arizona — Angels superstar Mike Trout welcomes spring every year. Good, happy and hopefully healthy (he’s doing well this year too). He’s also determined to eradicate the confounding, long-running second division trend of his team, which is star-studded and star-crossed at the same time. He’s even more determined this year, if possible. “This year […]