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Shohei Ohtani

Shohei Ohtani

SP,DH - LAA

Age: 28Bats: LThrows: R

2023 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) P #3
Best / Worst #1 / #15
ADP #13

Roster %

 
Yahoo
0%
 
ESPN
100%

Eligibility

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ESPN DH,SP
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Expert Note
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This is your annual reminder to ensure you know how Shohei Ohtani's pitcher/hitter eligibility is treated in your league(s), as it can make a world of difference in fantasy value. What it will not make a difference in, however, is his incredible talent on the field. His fifth season in MLB saw a slight decline in hitting stats (34 HR, 95 RBI, .273/.356/.519) (and yes, that was a decline). However, he threw 166 innings, struck out 219 batters, and maintained a 2.33 ERA and 1.01 WHIP to finish fourth in Cy Young voting. The Angels have stated they plan to pitch Ohtani every sixth day as regularly as possible, meaning he could conceivably get 28-30 starts in addition to 600 plate appearances. On top of all of that, he is in his walk year and will be auditioning for what will surely be a huge contract. Yes, he clogs your Utility spot, and it can be frustrating to manage him in weekly leagues where he can only start as one or the other. But if you play on a platform where he is counted as both at all times, he is the fantasy 1.1, no matter who they give the real-life MVP to.

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Shohei Ohtani will not be traded

Shohei Ohtani will reportedly not be traded this off-season.

Fantasy Impact

There was uncertainty as to what would happen with Ohtani after Angels owner Arte Moreno announced his intention to sell the team last August. This doesn't necessarily rule out a trade down the road, but bank on Ohtani starting the season 2023 season on the Angels.

Vince DiSilvio12 weeks ago
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Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Draft#11#1#4320
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Dynasty #3#1#126
Projections
(2023 Season)
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Projections (2023 Season)
ABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
53292141274349173158177.264.353.521.874
GGSWLSVBSHDIPHERHRBBKERAWHIP
4227127000160.71235317472022.951.06
Stats
Batting Stats
SeasonTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBAVGOBPSLGOPSBABIP
2020LAA4415323296072422507.190.291.366.657.229
2021LAA154537102138268461009418926.257.370.592.962.303
2022LAA1575869015830634957216111.270.353.515.868.315
Pitching Stats
SeasonTeamGGSWLSVIPHRERHRBBBB%KK%ERAWHIP
2020LAA220101.23770850.00318.7537.806.60
2021LAA2323920130.198484615448.2615629.273.181.09
2022LAA28281590166124454314446.6721933.182.331.01
History
Game Log
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Game Log
GameOPPScoreDECIPHRERHRBBKERAWHIP
Wed, Oct 5@ OAK-L5.01110161.800.40
Thu, Sep 29vs. OAK-W8.020001100.000.38
Fri, Sep 23@ MIN-W5.03220673.601.80
Sat, Sep 17vs. SEA-W7.03000180.000.57
Game Schedule
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Game Schedule
GameOpp. Team
DateOppTimePitcherVBRMatchup
Thu, Mar 30th@ OAK10:07pm
Sat, Apr 1st@ OAK4:07pm
Sun, Apr 2nd@ OAK4:07pm
Mon, Apr 3rd@ SEA9:40pm
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