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Los Angeles Angels AL West
Shohei Ohtani • #17 • DH
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'4", 210 lbs.
Born:Jul 5, 1994 (25 yrs) in Oshu, JPN
Experience:2 years
Drafted:Signed by LA Angels in 2017.
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Scouting Report
One of the most talented (and unique) players to come along in years, he excels as a two-way performer (at lower levels). As a pitcher, he has great stuff and a live arm. Can dominate batters via the strikeout. As a batter, he generates excellent bat speed and is a pure hitter. Injuries and a lack of bulk and strength put into question whether he will be able to handle playing both ways over a long period of time at the highest level. He may have more upside as a pitcher than hitter, but his overall value in MLB drops if he cannot do both successfully.
Long Range Potential: Uniquely gifted baseball player with big upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AL Rookie of the Year 2018
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