He’s on track to have the most combined PA+IP in history.
They’ve been mediocre with Mike. Will they squander Shohei, too?
Ohtani’s talent has allowed him to bypass the gatekeeping and enchant the average Twitter user.
What if the entire league was two-way players? What if every player was Shohei Ohtani—literally?
Shohei Ohtani has taken the sports world by storm this season, even as incidents of racially motivated hatred against Asian Americans have spiked recently.
In celebration of Ohtani week, we’re re-printing David Roth’s essay from this year’s Baseball Prospectus Annual.
Even among All-Stars, no one shines brighter.
Does WAR accurately consider the value of a two-way player like Shohei Ohtani? Is the statistic suited for the continuing degradation of solid positional roles?
Remembering some of Shohei Ohtani’s most iconic moments in his five-year NPB career—and even before
Ohtani has done a beautiful thing for baseball. Now, it’s time for fantasy baseball to catch up.
Up to 4000 more fans attend games when he pitches.