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Shohei Ohtani hits 45th homer, but Angels’ young pitchers struggle in another loss

Shohei Ohtani hits 45th homer, but Angels’ young pitchers struggle in another loss

The Angels give up double-digit runs for the second straight game, losing their fifth in a row overall. Packy Naughton, Oliver Ortega and Kyle Tyler are charged with all the runs in a 10-5 loss.
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Could the Angels have Shohei Ohtani pitch more often in 2022?

Could the Angels have Shohei Ohtani pitch more often in 2022?

Manager Joe Maddon says it’s probably not realistic to expect Ohtani to pitch regularly on four days of rest, like a traditional starting pitcher, because of the demands of being a two-way player.
Halos Heaven Sep 19, 2021
Halos Heaven Podcast - September 2021 #2: Injuries Continue To Plague Angels, While Walsh Stays White Hot

Halos Heaven Podcast - September 2021 #2: Injuries Continue To Plague Angels, While Walsh Stays White Hot

Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea | Angels Draw Even On Road Trip And Embark On Their Final Homestand Of The 2021 Season Dominick and David discuss the Angels recent road trip that took the team to San Diego, Houston and Chicago. This episode features an in depth look at Shohei Ohtani’s MVP stock against Vlad Guerrero Jr., the injuries that continue to pile up for the Halos as well as what makes Jared Walsh so dynamic in the month of September.
OC Register Sep 19, 2021
Angels’ Shohei Ohtani find motivation where he can as 2021 winds down

Angels’ Shohei Ohtani find motivation where he can as 2021 winds down

The prohibitive MVP favorite has his sights on the home run race and finishing the season healthy.
OC Register Sep 19, 2021
Angels rally in ninth inning, lose to A’s in 10th

Angels rally in ninth inning, lose to A’s in 10th

Shohei Ohtani limits the A's to two solo home runs in eight innings.
Chicago White Sox reliever Mike Wright Jr. is suspended for 3 games for throwing at Los Angeles Angels DH Shohei Ohtani, and manager Tony La Russa serves an automatic 1-game ban

Chicago White Sox reliever Mike Wright Jr. is suspended for 3 games for throwing at Los Angeles Angels DH Shohei Ohtani, and manager Tony La Russa serves an automatic 1-game ban

Chicago White Sox pitcher Mike Wright Jr. received a three-game suspension and a fine for intentionally throwing at Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani, Major League Baseball announced Saturday. Wright is appealing. Manager Tony La Russa received an automatic one-game suspension, which he served Saturday, and a fine.
Call to the Pen Sep 17, 2021

Los Angeles Angels: Shohei Ohtani running out of steam

At this point, it is clear that Shohei Ohtani is the frontrunner for the AL MVP award. The Los Angeles Angels star is doing something that has not been seen in major league history, proving to be a dominant force with the bat while being an ace on the mound. He has captivated the minds […] Los Angeles Angels: Shohei Ohtani running out of steam - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
OC Register Sep 16, 2021
Angels’ Shohei Ohtani might be shut down for the season

Angels’ Shohei Ohtani might be shut down for the season

Ohtani felt soreness while playing catch Wednesday, so the Angels scratched him from his scheduled start Friday. They aren't sure if he will pitch again this season.
Call to the Pen Sep 15, 2021

Shohei Ohtani named to Time Top 100 Most Influential People

Shohei Ohtani has been a force of nature this season. The Los Angeles Angels two way star is finally healthy and has been proving the doubters wrong all season. Not only has he provided a blend of power and speed that few in the game can match, but Ohtani has also emerged as the Angels’ […] Shohei Ohtani named to Time Top 100 Most Influential People - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Halos Heaven Sep 12, 2021
Suarez, gritty Angels hold off Astros in 4-2 win

Suarez, gritty Angels hold off Astros in 4-2 win

Photo by Bob Levey/ José Suarez cooled off the Houston lineup for his seventh win of the season. Now that’s more like it! A night after a rough outing by Shohei Ohtani and the pitching staff, José Suarez helped right the ship in a 4-2 win Saturday night against the Houston Astros. Once again, the Halos got off to a fast start in the first inning. David Fletcher led off the game with a single and Ohtani moved him over with a single of his own. After a Jo Adell flyout, Jared Walsh continued his hot-hitting and drove in Fletcher with an RBI double. Luis Rengifo made...
Halos Heaven Sep 11, 2021
Ohtani homers but falters on the mound as the Angels drop opener in Houston

Ohtani homers but falters on the mound as the Angels drop opener in Houston

Photo by Leslie Plaza Johnson/Icon Sportswire via The day started off strong for Ohtani but he couldn’t stop Houston’s dynamic offense in what became a one-sided affair. Shohei Ohtani got the offense going for the Angels Friday night against the Houston Astros, but he couldn’t hold it together on the mound, resulting in a bullpen game and a 10-5 Halo loss. The game started out back-and-forth, with a 2-0 Angels lead. The Astros put up a three-spot in the bottom of the third to take the lead, but the Angels got it right back in the fourth, going up 4-3. Ohtani...
The Crawfish Boxes Sep 11, 2021
Bats come alive! Astros destroy Shohei Ohtani

Bats come alive! Astros destroy Shohei Ohtani

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Every Astros’ batter got at least one hit and combined for a 16-hit contest on a 10-5 victory. On a night of big hits at Minute Maid Park, the Astros got the best part to come out with a 10-5 win against the Angels. They got 16 hits en route to the victory, including nine off starter Shohei Ohtani, who lasted only 3 1/3 innings on the mound but he also hit a moonshot for his 44th home run of the year. Despite that Ohtani retired the Astros lineup for the first two innings of the game without any problem, the Astros ambushed him and the...
OC Register Sep 10, 2021
Shohei Ohtani’s winning streak ends in Angels’ loss to Astros

Shohei Ohtani’s winning streak ends in Angels’ loss to Astros

Ohtani is charged with six runs and a career-high nine hits in 3-1/3 innings. He also hit a home run, his major league-leading 43rd of the season, in a 10-5 loss.
OC Register Sep 9, 2021
Why is the Angels’ Shohei Ohtani in a hitting slump?

Why is the Angels’ Shohei Ohtani in a hitting slump?

Ohtani's offensive numbers are still among the best in baseball, but his second half hasn't been nearly as good as his first half. Hitting coach Jeremy Reed believes fatigue is part of the problem.

Like everyone, Padres' Yu Darvish in awe of Angels' Shohei Ohtani

Japanese stars Yu Darvish and Shohei Ohtani could face each other for the first time this week as the Padres host the Angels

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