Shohei Ohtani (elbow) won't be ready for Opening Day

by Brendan Tuma | Angels Correspondent | Thu, Jan 31st 7:52pm EST

Angels general manager Billy Eppler said on Thursday that Shohei Ohtani (elbow) won't be ready for opening day. (Rhett Bollinger on Twitter)

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Eppler also mentioned his most recent check up on his surgically repaired elbow went well. Ohtani has been cleared for "full strengthening rehab" but has yet to swing a bat. His next step is dry swings. Ohtani obviously won't pitch in 2019 but the plan is for him to DH regularly once he's able to.

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