Shohei Ohtani injury update: Angels star leaves game vs. White Sox with groin tightness

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Sunday afternoon the AL West-leading Los Angeles Angels won for the seventh time in their last 8 video games, and the 12th time in their last 16 video games. Starter Michael Lorenzen took the ball into the ninth inning versus the Chicago White Sox (LAA 6, CWS 5) and the fantastic Mike Trout released his 6th crowning achievement of the young season.

It was not all great for the Angels, nevertheless. Two-method wunderkind Shohei Ohtani left the video game with best groin tightness in the ninth inning, the group revealed. He went 0 for 3 with a walk and likewise grounded into a double play in the seventh inning. Ohtani was changed by a pinch-hitter for his next at-bat in the ninth inning. Manager Joe Maddon stated Ohtani felt the tightness while going to initially in the seventh inning. Ohtani, nevertheless, informed press reporters that he anticipates to play Monday when the Angels conclude their series in Chicago. 

Ohtani is presently arranged to begin Tuesday night’s video game on the mound in Boston, though it’s uncertain whether he’ll make that start. Anaheim has actually utilized a six-man rotation early in the season and might just move everybody up a day must Ohtani miss out on Tuesday’s start.

The ruling AL MVP has actually been great instead of fantastic early this season. He entered into Sunday’s video game with a .236/.284/.416 line with 4 crowning achievement in 21 video games as a player, and with a 4.19 age in 19 1/3 innings throughout 4 starts as a pitcher. Ohtani has actually started out 30 batters and strolled just 5 in those 19 1/3 innings.

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