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    Shohei Ohtani Superstar Has Rib Injury and Has Been Ruled Out for The Rest of The Season

    Shohei Ohtani will have surgery soon on the ligament tear in his pitching elbow (Photo: The Sporting News)

    Shohei Ohtani superstar’s season has ended. Ohtani was placed on the 10-day injured list with an oblique injury on Saturday, and he will not play again this season, according to the Los Angeles Angels.

    Shohei Ohtani superstar is likely getting an elbow surgery soon (Photo: myhighplains)

    Shohei Ohtani superstar will have an elbow procedure very soon, according to GM Perry Minasian, and will continue with the Angels through the completion of the regular season. Shohei Ohtani superstar also has a damaged ligament in his right (pitching) elbow, which is usually treated with Tommy John surgery, but not always. Certain tears can be treated using alternative procedures.

    In the recent published article by CBS Sports, Shohei Ohtani has not played since September 3 due to an oblique injury. Since injuring his oblique during batting practice on September 4, the Angels have listed him as day-to-day, and in recent days he had gone through pregame workouts but was unable to play in the actual game. Shohei Ohtani superstar went through an MRI on Friday and afterwards he cleared out his locker.

    Shohei Ohtani superstar’s locker had been cleared out few hours after third baseman Anthony Rendon announced he has a fractured tibia and said he doesn’t know why the team kept the diagnosis a secret.

    Shohei Ohtani superstar last played on Labor Day weekend in Oakland, going 0 for 3 with two walks.

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    Despite its early end, Ohtani’s season has been fantastic.

    According to CBC, in March, Shohei Ohtani superstar led Japan to victory in the World Baseball Classic, winning the tournament’s MVP award and striking out Angels teammate Mike Trout for the game’s final out.

    Shohei Ohtani superstar then achieved career highs with the Angels in his greatest season at the plate, hitting.304 with a 1.066 OPS.

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