Shohei Ohtani runs the bases after hitting a home run against the Orioles at Angel Stadium on July 4.(Associated Press) Published July 12, 2021 Updated July 14, 2021 7:04 AM PT FacebookTwitterShow more sharing optionsShareClose extra sharing options Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Copy Link URLCopied!Print Shohei Ohtani’s two-way exploits will be among the highlights during the All-Star game and home run derby. Check out The Times’ complete coverage. Read more 1 Angels Shohei Ohtani solidifies role as baseball’s biggest attraction in All-Star debut Angels’ Shohei Ohtani’s performance in the All-Star game and home run derby has shown he is currently the biggest attraction in baseball.2 Sports Hernández: From Shohei Ohtani to Naomi Osaka, Japanese athletes dominate during golden era This is their moment: Shohei Ohtani, Naomi Osaka, Hideki Matsuyama, Naoya Inoue and more Japanese athletes shine in unique ways on the global stage.3 Sports MLB All-Star game gets a Sho, but the real Showtime is next year in L.A. The MLB All-Star game received a spark from Shohei Ohtani, but a bigger show could be in store next year when the game returns to Dodger Stadium for the first time since 1980.4 Angels Shohei Ohtani credited as winning pitcher in AL’s 5-2 win in MLB All-Star Game A recap of the MLB All-Star game, including recaps on each player from the Dodgers and Angels5 Angels Beyond sobbing girls and screaming homers, Angels see another side of Shohei Ohtani Even before Shohei Ohtani became the star of baseball this season, his teammates knew there was something special about him on and off the field.6 Angels Shohei Ohtani provides home run derby dramatics in first-round defeat to Juan Soto Shohei Ohtani lost to Juan Soto in a tiebreaker after making history with his first home run derby appearance7 Angels Best comparisons to Shohei Ohtani’s two-way exploits came in the Negro Leagues Like Shohei Ohtani, Bullet Joe Rogan, Martín Dihigo and Ted Radcliffe all pitched while also hitting every day in the pre-World War II Negro Leagues.8 Angels Would Babe Ruth be a Shohei Ohtani fan? His great-grandson thinks so Babe Ruth’s great-grandson loves what Shohei Ohtani is doing for baseball and for revitalizing the memory of baseball’s ‘Sultan of Swat.’9 Angels Stephen A. Smith apologizes for comments about Shohei Ohtani ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith said on ‘First Take’ that Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani should learn to speak English rather than use an interpreter.10 Angels Hernández: Shohei Ohtani’s Ruthian two-way journey began in Japan, accelerated under Joe Maddon The Angels’ Shohei Ohtani is basically now an everyday player who pitches once a week. He’s tied for the league lead in home runs and is pitching effectively.11 Angels Plaschke: Don’t miss it. Shohei Ohhhhh-tani is delivering the best season in baseball history Ohtani is the best hitter in baseball. Ohtani is one of the best pitchers in baseball. And the Angels star is both things at once.12 Angels Five reasons why Shohei Ohtani is better than ever and the favorite for AL MVP Shohei Ohtani has become one of baseball’s best players and a favorite to win the American League MVP award. Here are five reasons why.13 Angels Hernández: How a comic book character influenced Shohei Ohtani’s two-way dominance Shohei Ohtani’s cartoon-like feats for the Angels have stunned the baseball world, but it’s very similar to the comic book world that influenced him.14 AngelsFor Subscribers Watch every Shohei Ohtani home run during the 2021 season Watch every home run Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani has hit so far this season.