2-way star Ohtani to pitch for Angels vs Tigers on Wednesday

Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani gestures from first base during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the New York Yankees, Saturday, May 26, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

DETROIT (AP) Shohei Ohtani will make his next start on the mound for the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night against Detroit.

Angels manager Mike Scioscia made the announcement Tuesday.

The two-way rookie from Japan has not pitched since May 20. He was on track to start at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, but the Angels changed that plan as part of his workload management.

The 23-year-old Ohtani is 4-1 with a 3.35 ERA. He is hitting .291 with six homers and 20 RBIs.

Ohtani insists he didn’t enter the season with expectations about how productive he could be, adding he simply wanted to stay healthy.

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