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Shohei Ohtani is the newest Angel and everyone is excited (unless you aren’t an Angels fan)

Shohei Ohtani signs with the Angels and we all feel like we can breath again

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IT HAPPENED! The Angels signed the Japanese Babe Ruth - Shohei Ohtani. Check out these videos and GIFs for some reasons to be excited about this signing.

Angels have signed a guy who threw 101 MPH and hit a ball at 111 MPH in 2017 - AND he’s only 23 years old. Also, just for fun - check out this chart of fastball spin vs. velocity in 2017:

Shohei Ohtani was rated as the TOP International prospect as soon as he became available to MLB. We are talking about a 10 tool player here. Look out Mike Trout. Check out these scouting grades.

Note: The Angels don’t have a single pitcher with an 80 grade fastball or hitter with 65 grade power in their entire minor league system.

I’ll leave you with some responses to this signing from Ohtani’s new teammates and from around the baseball world. EVERYONE is excited - unless they are not an Angels fan.