The ‘locker room cleanup’ mystery is out for the season… End of companionship with LAA? “The future is uncertain,” but we bid farewell to the final home game.

 A ‘mysterious’ result that made even team mates have ‘doubts’ came out. The season ends with Shohei Ohtani being placed on the injured list (IL)토토사이트. As he was about to become a free agent (FA), there was a strong possibility that this would be his last time playing with the LA Angels.

On the 17th (hereinafter Korean time), multiple local media outlets in the United States, including, reported the news that “the greatest season in history has officially ended as dual-widow superstar Shohei Ohtani was placed on the 10-day injured list due to an oblique muscle injury.” reported.

In 2021, Ohtani began playing in earnest as a ‘double sword’ type, appearing in 155 games as a batter, scoring 138 hits, 46 home runs, 100 RBIs, 103 runs, 26 stolen bases, a batting average of 0.257, OPS 0.965, and appearing in 23 games as a pitcher, with an ERA of 9 wins, 2 losses, and 0.965. He left an incredible score of 3.18. Since the ‘legend’ Babe Ruth, he has achieved remarkable results in both pitches and bats, changing many major league records.

With his ‘dual sword’ performance, Ohtani unanimously won the American League MVP title that year and received the ‘spotlight.’ And last year, he played in 157 games as a batter, with 160 hits, 34 home runs, 95 RBIs, 90 runs, 11 stolen bases, a batting average of 0.2743, OPS 0.875, and in 28 games as a pitcher, he went 15 wins, 9 losses, and had an ERA of 2.33, proving to himself that it was not a ‘sparkling’ performance. And the good trend continued into this season.

Ohtani appeared in 135 games at the plate this year and recorded 151 hits, 44 home runs, 95 RBIs, 102 runs, a batting average of 0.304, an OPS of 1.066, and an average ERA of 3.14 with 10 wins, 5 losses, and 3.14 in 23 games on the mound. made strides toward the title of American League’s ‘Home Run King’. In particular, with free agency approaching, Ohtani’s value has truly risen. Then he suffered serious injuries.

# Otani, whose bad history with injuries started with a ruptured elbow ligament,

took the mound as a starting pitcher in the first game of a doubleheader against the Cincinnati Reds on the 24th of last month, but could only pitch 1⅓ innings. This is why Ohtani, who was pitching, felt a physical abnormality, signaled the bench, and voluntarily left the mound. Initially, the Angels stated that the reason for replacing Ohtani was ‘arm fatigue.’ However, the results of the examination were the worst I had ever feared.

Angels general manager Perry Minassian held a press conference after the second game of the doubleheader and announced that Ohtani’s right elbow ligament was torn. He also added that he would no longer be on the mound as a pitcher this year. As of now, Ohtani has not determined how to treat his torn elbow ligaments, but he is at risk of undergoing Tommy John surgery.

The reason why Ohtani received so much applause was that he continued to play as a batter in the second game of the doubleheader after hearing the news that his elbow ligament was torn, and that he continued to step up to the plate and play his way to becoming the American League home run king and MVP. However, less than a month after suffering a major injury, he now faces an injury that will prevent him from playing another season, even as a batsman.

# Ohtani, who had been playing despite a sudden absence, a side injury that led to a season out,

and a ruptured elbow ligament, began to disappear after the game against the Oakland Athletics on the 4th. Ohtani was not named in the starting lineup the following day. The reason was because I felt pain in my side during training. At the time, manager Phil Nevin and the Angels gave the impression that Ohtani’s injury was not serious and that he would soon return to the plate, but the reality was different.

Ohtani’s injury appeared to be more serious than expected. This is why Otani did not appear in the group photo shoot that took place prior to the game on the 6th. The Angels had one of the team’s employees wear Ohtani’s uniform and act as a stand-in. Nevertheless, Coach Nevin repeatedly said that Ohtani’s condition was improving and that he would return soon. While the absence was prolonged, Ohtani was finally named to the starting lineup.

Ohtani seemed to be shaking off his injury as he was included in the starting lineup ahead of the Seattle Mariners game on the 12th. However, 2 hours and 30 minutes before the start of the game, the Angels’ starting list was changed, and Ohtani’s name was erased. This is because, while preparing for the game, pain in his side again caused trouble. This time too, the head coach indicated that he had no intention of placing Ohtani on the injured list and that he would wait until he returned to the field.

# Otani’s now clean locker room was completely unknown to his teammates. As the

player was sidelined due to injury, some shocking news was delivered. The previous day (the 16th), local American media outlets reported, “After the game between the Angels and Detroit Tigers, Ohtani’s locker room was cleaned up.” Not only local reporters but also team mates could not hide their embarrassment. Brett Phillips also raised the question, “Where has Otani gone?”

The Angels declined to comment on questions from local reporters regarding Otani, saying they would reveal details tomorrow (17th). As a result, various speculations began to run rampant, which ultimately led to the season being canceled. On the 17th, ‘’ reported the news of Ohtani’s registration on the injured list and the news of the season being out.

‘’ said, “Considering that he suffered a right elbow ligament injury, this decision is reasonable,” and “Ohtani is expected to require surgery due to a UCL rupture, but since there are differences from 2018, he will be the second Tommy John player.” “There is a possibility of avoiding surgery. This will become clear soon,” he explained.

As a result, it is highly likely that Ohtani and the Angels’ association will end. This is why Ohtani is now facing free agency. Until recently, Ohtani and the Angels had not discussed a contract extension. As Ohtani has also repeatedly expressed his dissatisfaction with the Angels’ failure to advance to the postseason, their partnership is expected to end here.

Still, Ohtani is expected to return to Angel Stadium for the final home game to greet fans and teammates. Jeff Fletcher of the United States said, “This is the latest news on Ohtani,” and added, “General manager Perry Minassian and coach Phil Nevin explained that ‘Ohtani will return in uniform for the final home game.'”

Still, there is a strong possibility that this will be their last time together. ‘’ added, “Ohtani’s future with the Angels is uncertain as he heads to free agency in the offseason.” Ohtani will now spend time receiving treatment for side and elbow injuries. Attention is focused on which club Otani will join hands with when the season ends.

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