Shohei Ohtani To Undergo Season-Ending Left Knee Surgery

Angels General Manager Billy Eppler released the following Announcement:

“Shohei Ohtani will undergo surgery tomorrow in Los Angeles to deal with some bipartite patella in his left knee. A general timetable for this procedure is 8-12 weeks for complete recovery. We will update with additional details following the procedure.”
Ohtani must have tons of time to be healthy and ready for Spring training but his recovery could be impacted by the injury from Tommy John surgery. While he’s been progressing nicely ohtani underwent the elbow procedure, a knee problem isn’t a complication a two-way player like him desires.
Ohtani was prevented by the Tommy John retrieval from pitching and kept him by making his season debut before May 7. Ohtani finished the season with a .286 batting average, 18 home runs and 62 RBIs.
The Japanese star experienced a small sophomore slump, together using pitchers getting used to him while rehabbing his pitching arm, because he had to deal with the excess challenge of coming back to Tommy John surgery as a position player.
Shohei Ohtani includes a .286 batting average with 40 home runs and 123 RBIs over 210 livelihood games plus also he went 4-2 with a 3.31 ERA and a 1.16 WHIP at 10 starts last year. The Angels have to be careful when tracking his health throughout Spring Training and the offseason since he’s expected to contribute as a pitcher and designated hitter next year.
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