Monday, April 5, 2021

Newsletter Excerpt, April 5, 2021 -- "Sunday Night (Lots of) Baseball"

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"Ohtani’s skills have rarely been in question. He can be a #1 starter, and he can be an MVP candidate as a position player. His desire to do both and the Angels’ indulgence of that desire have been questioned, perhaps most prominently in this space. We didn’t get answers to those questions last night. Those questions can only be answered over six months, as Ohtani faces travel and rest challenges he didn’t confront in NPB."