Baseball: Ohtani questionable for start after being hit by pitch

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Shohei Ohtani is questionable for his scheduled start Monday against the Tampa Bay Rays after being hit in his pitching arm by a fastball during the Los Angeles Angels' 2-0 loss to the Seattle Mariners, Angels manager Joe Maddon said. Batting second in the lineup as designated hitter, Ohtani took a 93.4 mile-per-hour (150 kilometer-per-hour) fastball from Mariners starter Justus Sheffield near the right elbow in the first inning of the American League West clash Sunday at Seattle's T-Mobile Park. The Japanese two-way star was visibly in pain, but remained in the game and promptly stole second ...

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