Shohei Ohtani is a Japanese professional baseballpitcher, designated hitter, and outfielder for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball (MLB) and was born on July 5, 1994. He is nicknamed as “Sho Time”. He previously played for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters of Nippon Professional Baseball’s (NPB) Pacific League. Today we will discuss about Shohei Ohtani: Contract| Net Worth| Wife| Pitching| Home Run.
Shohei Ohtani: Contract| Net Worth| Wife| Pitching| Home Run…
Ohtani was the first pick of the Fighters in the 2012 draft. He played in NPB for the Fighters from 2013 through 2017 as a pitcher and an outfielder. Ohtani recorded the fastest pitch by a Japanese pitcher and in NPB history at 165 kilometres per hour (102.5 mph). The Fighters posted Ohtani to MLB after the 2017 season, and he signed with the Angels. He won the 2018 American League Rookie of the Year Award.
|Los Angeles Angels – No. 17|
|Pitcher / Designated hitter / Outfielder|
|Born: July 5, 1994
Ōshū, Iwate, Japan
|NPB: March 29, 2013, for the Hokkaidō Nippon-Ham Fighters|
|MLB: March 29, 2018, for the Los Angeles Angels|
(through 2017 season)
|Earned run average||2.52|
|Runs batted in||166|
(through May 17, 2021)
|Earned run average||3.65|
|Runs batted in||179|
Shohei Ohtani has signed a 2 year / $8,500,000 contract with the Los Angeles Angels, which includes a $8,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $4,250,000. In 2021, Ohtani will earn a base salary of $3,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $3,000,000.
|Contract:||2 yr(s) / $8,500,000|
|Free Agent:||2024 / UFA|
Ohtani has an estimated net worth of $2 million, as of 2021, mostly earned through his baseball career. In February 2021, he signed a two-year, $8.5 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels. His salary in 2021 is $3 million and will earn $5.5 million in 2022.
Well Shohei Ohtani is reportedly single, but once, he was linked to Kamalani Dung. Kamalani is Professional Pitcher and sports marketer from Hawaii.
Ohtani made his debut at age 18 in the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters’ season-opening game on March 29, 2013, playing as a right fielder. He was selected for a Pacific League roster spot for the 2013 All-Star Game. As a pitcher, he finished the season with a 3–0 record in 11 starts. Ohtani was used as a rookie in both the outfield (leading the Fighters with 51 games in right) and as a pitcher. The unusual two-way role was historic. He was the second Nippon Pro Baseball rookie drafted out of high school the previous year, to be used as both a pitcher and position player, following Kikuo Tokunaga in 1951; Ohtani was the first to start in both roles.
After three seasons of solid play, Ohtani has exploded in 2021 and become the must-watch player in baseball.On Monday night Ohtani hit his 13th home run of the season, a three run shot in the second which set up a 7-4 win over the Indians. It wasn’t just a home run, it was a rocket off a pitch high in the zone, with one of the most satisfying sounds you’ll