Report: Angels Were ’Never Close’ to Trading Shohei Ohtani

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Sports Illustrated

By Mike McDaniel It turns out that the Angels star was never really available at the trade deadline. View the original article to see embedded media. With the Angels spiraling in a lost season, there was plenty of speculation over who would be available from their roster at the trade deadline. The franchise is well out of playoff contention, marking another year in which they have wasted two generational talents in outfielder Mike Trout and two-way pitcher and designated hitter Shohei Ohtani. The Angels made some smaller moves at the deadline,but none that involved Ohtani, who is scheduled to …

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