ENTERTAINMENT
38 women have come forward to accuse director James Toback of sexual harassment

Jerry Dipoto

Japanese star Shohei Ohtani not talking about reports he wants to go to U.S. this offseason

Japanese star Shohei Ohtani not talking about reports he wants to go to U.S. this offseason

I’d never been a part of anything like this, 20 or so reporters chasing after an athlete into a dark parking lot illuminated only by camera lights.

Japanese baseball star Shohei Ohtani ducked into the passenger seat of a car and was driven away into the night. Reporters who were close to him said he told them, “Sumimasen,” which can mean, “Sorry,” or, “Excuse me,” depending on the context.

A 23-year-old pitcher and power hitter, Ohtani made only his third pitching start of the season Tuesday night at the Sapporo Dome in front of representatives from 16 major league teams. The Dodgers had two scouts here. Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto was also in...

EDITION: California | U.S. & World
92°