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Ohtani singles in first career at-bat as DH; to pitch Sunday

OAKLAND, Calif./March 29, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Shohei Ohtani got off to a perfect start at the plate. The two-way newcomer from Japan quickly put aside a rugged spring training, hitting a single in his first real at-bat for the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday before finishing 1 for 5 with three groundouts and a strikeout … Continue reading Ohtani singles in first career at-bat as DH; to pitch Sunday

New MLB rules: Pitching change a must for 7th mound visit

GLENDALE, Ariz/February 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Managers or coaches must make a pitching change if they head to the mound for the seventh time in a game under baseball’s new pace of play rules. Commissioner Rob Manfred and executive Joe Torre explained some of the parameters Tuesday, one day after MLB imposed stricter limits on … Continue reading New MLB rules: Pitching change a must for 7th mound visit