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Shohei Ohtani

23-Year-Old Pitcher – Free Agent

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Ohtani is arguably the top player in the world not in MLB. The Japanese star not only throws 102 mph and had a 1.86 ERA last season, but also hit 22 home runs with a 1.004 OPS as a DH for the Nippon H...

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STATUS:  Out     INJURY TYPE:  Ankle     EST. RETURN:  2/1/2018
LEAGUE: Foreign    40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: ' "   WT:    DOB: 7/15/1994
DRAFTED: No  

November 10, 2017  –  Shohei Ohtani News

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Ohtani (ankle) will be available this winter after being posted by the Nippon-Ham Fighters on Friday, Dylan Hernandez of The Los Angeles Times reports.

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Shohei Ohtani Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2014 19 A NPB 24 24 2 155.1 125 45 7 179 57 11 4 0 0 0 2.61 1.17
2015 20 A NPB 22 22 3 160.2 100 40 7 196 46 15 5 0 0 0 2.24 0.91
2016 21 A NPB 21 20 1 140.0 89 29 4 174 45 10 4 0 0 0 1.86 0.96

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Shohei Ohtani Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2014 19 A NPB 24 24 155.1 10.39 3.31 3.14 0.41 78.3% 2.61 2.66 .314
2015 20 A NPB 22 22 160.2 11.01 2.58 4.26 0.39 76.3% 2.24 2.24 .267
2016 21 A NPB 21 20 140.0 11.19 2.89 3.87 0.26 80.8% 1.86 2.22 .278

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Shohei Ohtani: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ohtani will have surgery on his right ankle Thursday, Nikkan Sports reports.

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Multiple Japanese reports state that Otani will be posted this winter and play in the MLB during the 2018 season, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports.

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Otani made his first start of the season Wednesday, but he struggled and gave up four runs in just 1.1 innings pitched for the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters of Nippon Professional Baseball, Jon Morosi of MLB Network reports.

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Otani (hamstring) is still injured and may remain out until July, Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Otani will be sidelined for about six weeks due to a left-thigh muscle strain, the Associated Press reports.

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Otani told CBS' 60 Minutes he will sign with a major-league team after this season, Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY reports.

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Otani (ankle) went 2-for-4 with a double while starting as a DH in Hokkaido Nippon-Ham's season opener.

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Otani (ankle) will not compete in next month's World Baseball Classic, MLB.com reports.

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2015

Ohtani made headlines as a two-way player, Japan's first since the '60s, as a rookie in 2013. He made even more headlines as a sophomore in 2014 by comprehensively improving both sides of his game. Ohtani regularly hit 100 mph on the radar gun, and went 11-4 with a 2.61 over 155.1 innings, striking out 179 while walking 57. At the plate, Ohtani slashed .274/.314/.444 over 234 plate appearances, hitting 17 doubles and 10 home runs. Ohtani's future is pretty clearly on the mound at this point, but he's a tantalizing talent in either role. He's a keeper prospect to monitor.