Let’s get to the context. This was found out on August 24th Shohei Ohtani suffered a Ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) tear., a situation that raised alarm in the MLB. From then on, management stated that he would no longer be able to pitch in 2023. This injury did not make it impossible to see the Japanese player in the batter’s box, in fact he continued to do so for nine more dates, until September 3rd.
On September 4th, his agent announced Nez Balelo confirmed that the double star would have to be put into operation. Balelo stated, among other things, that the character of Los Angeles Angels He would be a potential designated hitter for the team in 2024 and would intend to play next season.
Before you suffer from health problems, Shohei Ohtani He was well on his way to winning the Most Valuable Player award again. In fact, some experts point out that even though he missed about a month in the 2023 MLB, he is still a clear candidate for that recognition. From the mound, he posted a 10-5 record with 167 strikeouts and a 3.14 ERA in 132 innings. In the batter’s box the story is no different, their offensive line is .304/.412/.1066 with 44 home runs, 95 RBIs and 102 runs scored.
Shohei Ohtani left the Los Angeles Angels clubhouse
As learned by Jeff Fletcher, beat writer at Los Angeles Angels for MLB that: “Shohei Ohtani emptied his locker in the Angels clubhouse.”.
Minutes later, LA Times reporter for the California franchise Sarah Valenzuela confirmed the information and even got a little more detailed: “The locker room Shohei Ohtani Most of his personal items appear to be empty inside, with the exception of a few Angels jerseys and his Seattle ASG duffel bag. Ohtani’s water bottle was even in the trash..
Both agreed on one point: “The Los Angeles Angels refuse to comment on what happened at this time.”.
How will this story end in Los Angeles? Is the end of Shohei Ohtani with Angels? It will dawn and we will see!