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Angels star Shohei Ohtani uses PitchCom to call his own game in season opener

Apr 1, 2023

Los Angeles Angels pitcher, designated hitter, and outfielder Shohei Ohtani 2023 season got off to a unique start.

The former American League MVP often dazzles fans and even opposing teams when he is on the pitching mound or standing at the plate with a bat in his hand. However, the superstar had yet another trick up his sleeve when he used a PitchCom device to call his own pitches on Thursday, instead of relying on the catcher.

Ohtani's decision to use the device was not directly impacted by the implementation of the new pitch clock, according to ESPN. The clock allows a pitcher just 15 seconds to begin their throwing motion.

Source: Fox News

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