Angels' Shohei Ohtani Will Be the American League Starting Pitcher and Bat Lead-Off in All-Star Game
Shohei Ohtani will be the American League’s starting pitcher in Tuesday’s night’s All-Star Game and will bat leadoff, too, as the designated hitter in another landmark for the two-way Japanese sensation.
Shohei Ohtani and the American League will face the National League in the 2021 MLB All-Star Game. See the All-Star rosters and schedule.
Japanese two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani will compete in the All-Star Home Run Derby at Denver’s Coors Field on July 12. The Los Angeles Angels star will be the first Japanese-born player in the derby, held the night before the All-Star Game. “I always wanted to see a Japanese player participate in the derby and it happens to be me, so…