Shohei Ohtani is the gift that keeps on giving for Major League Baseball and its fans.
The Los Angeles Angels‘ ace and slugger is a guy who can do it all.
He can pitch like an ace and hit tape measure shots.
He is the first to be able to do both since Babe Ruth did it many years ago.
But even at the pinnacle of his ability, Ohtani isn’t done putting the work in.
He knows there’s plenty of room to improve.
Last night, before the Angels’ game against the Cleveland Guardians, Ohtani took some more batting practice, as a video showed him working on going the other way.
A rare instance of Shohei Ohtani taking outdoor BP. He’s working on going to the opposite field. pic.twitter.com/Uen6oSKWt3
— Sam Blum (@SamBlum3) April 26, 2022
Shohei Putting The Work In
Ohtani’s drive and desire to be great has not changed at all.
He knows what he wants to do, and that is to be the best player the game of baseball has ever seen.
It’s been since the days of the Great Bambino since we had somebody with this level of talent in the game of baseball.
The sky is the limit for someone of Ohtani’s talent level.
It’s no surprise that he isn’t satisfied with everything he’s done thus far.
He wants more and he wants to be even better.
The way he was crushing those baseballs yesterday shows what kind of player he is and even more of what he’s capable of as a two-way star.
Ohtani is an absolute beast and is only going to get better from here.
He is the reigning American League MVP after all.
We’ll see if the work he’s put in to hit to the opposite field pays off.
We can all probably assume that it will.