Watch Shohei Ohtani blast some deep homers in his first team batting practice since Tommy John surgery
So far this season, we've all been denied a chance to watch
Friday was a big moment in Ohtani's recovery, as the Japanese star stepped in with his teammates for batting practice at Angel Stadium.
Video of Shohei Ohtani taking BP with his teammates for the first time since Tommy John surgery on Oct. 1 pic.twitter.com/umNdwWA6Bo— Rhett Bollinger (@RhettBollinger) April 19, 2019
During his time in the box, Ohtani blasted a homer deep into the warm Orange County afternoon. It landed somewhere near the batter's eye in right-center, and it was a _shot_:
Ohtani's been hitting in cages and on the field for a few weeks, but this his first on-field session with
See you soon, Shohei.
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