Success Of Angels' Shohei Ohtani Has Led Other Teams To Experiment With Two-Way Players

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Success Of Angels' Shohei Ohtani Has Led Other Teams To Experiment With Two-Way Players
Success Of Angels' Shohei Ohtani Has Led Other Teams To Experiment With Two-Way Players

It stands to reason that it wouldn't take long for teams to mimic the Los Angeles Angels and the success they had last season with two-way star Shohei Ohtani. In fact, the Angels are even replicating the idea again this year. No player since Babe Ruth has been as effective as both a pitcher and a hitter than Shohei Ohtani. The designated hitter/right-hander won the American League Rookie of the Year Award last season when he hit .285/.361/.564 in 104 games with 22 home runs and 10 stolen bases while also going 4-2 with a 3.31 ERA in 10 starts before tearing an elbow ligament and requiring Tommy John surgery. Ohtani will not pitch this year and got a late start to the season while recovering from

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