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Friday, April 06, 2018

The One Baseball’s Been Waiting For | ESPN Mag

Ohtani’s new teammates keep their observations light, their words like stones skipping across a flat lake. The team has erected a fortress of positivity around Ohtani, and when he warms up in Oakland before his first start, the metaphor becomes literal: A total of eight teammates and coaches stand behind the bullpen mound.

Another long think piece on Shohei Ohtani. Interesting reading, but after another 4500 words, I still know little more about Ohtani than I did before. The guy’s a total sphinx.

Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: April 06, 2018 at 01:57 PM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: angels, japan, shohei ohtani

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   1. The Yankee Clapper Posted: April 06, 2018 at 02:42 PM (#5649391)
The guy’s a total sphinx.

Inscrutable?
   2. You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR) Posted: April 06, 2018 at 02:46 PM (#5649393)
Lost his nose.

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