Angels won't set a timetable, but expect Shohei Ohtani to return in May
Ohtani underwent Tommy John surgery in October
Though Ohtani obviously won't pitch this season, we now have a better idea of when we can expect him to return to the Los Angeles lineup -- and it won't be too much longer.
Per new manager Brad Ausmus, the Angels think Ohtani could return as soon as May:
Ohtani figures to serve as the everyday DH upon his return. Last season, he hit .285/.361/.564 (152 OPS+) with 22 home runs and 10 stolen bases in 367 plate appearances. As a pitcher, he started 10 times and posted a 126 ERA+ and a 2.86 strikeout-to-walk ratio.
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