Zack Cozart

Congrats on getting Ohtani, Angels. Don't let up now

Congrats on getting Ohtani, Angels. Don't let up now

The year that could define the history of a franchise is 2020. That is the last year of Mike Trout’s contract. The Angels never have won a postseason game with him, and it would be the cruelest possible look if the best player in baseball decided he needed to sign elsewhere in free agency for the best shot at October glory.

This season’s playoffs went on without the Angels yet again, but since then, they have signed perhaps the best power hitter available, Justin Upton, the best of the liberated Atlanta Braves prospects, Kevin Maitan, and now the grand prize: on Friday, the most fascinating player on the planet.

Shohei Ohtani, the Japanese pitcher and hitter, shocked the...

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