Major League Baseball (MLB) superstar Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim has ended his season early due to injury .The Angels announced on April 16 (local time) that Ohtani has been placed on the 10-day disabled list, officially ending his season early, and will miss the remainder of the season .As a result, Ohtani’s season is over with 10 regular-season games remaining. Ohtani, who started the season with a bang as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) after leading Japan to the World Baseball Classic (WBC) title in March, stopped pitching in late August after being diagnosed with ligament damage in his right elbow.He has since focused on hitting, but hasn’t taken a plate appearance in the past five days due to pain in his right side. Local media are reporting that Ohtani will have to take a scalpel to his right elbow for the second time. Ohtani underwent elbow ligament splicing surgery (Tommy John surgery) in 2018.Earlier in the day, local media reported that Ohtani had missed 11 consecutive games prior to the game against the Detroit Tigers, and after the game, a large suitcase was placed in front of Ohtani’s locker, indicating a possible early season end. Ohtani, who is eligible for free agency after this season, looked set to become the first player in MLB history to sign an astronomical contract worth more than $500 million, but the elbow injury, which required more than a year of rehabilitation after surgery, significantly reduced his expected salary. As of June 16, Ohtani was leading the American League in batting (.304), first in home runs (44), tied for fourth in RBIs (95), and second in OPS (1.066), and putting together MVP-caliber numbers as 바카라사이트 a pitcher, going 10-5 with a 3.14 ERA.

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