OAKLAND (AP) — Back on the mound after nearly 23 months, Shohei Ohtani hardly felt comfortable. Rather rusty, in fact, the ball leaving his hand without the purpose and feel he is so accustomed to. The way things started, Los Angeles Angels manager Joe Maddon couldn't see the day getting any better for his Japanese two-way star. Ohtani didn't record an out in his long-awaited return to the mound for the Angels, allowing the first six Oakland batters to reach base before his day was done in a 6-4 loss to the Athletics on Sunday. He may be available as designated hitter in Monday's series finale. "I felt like I was ready," Ohtani said through an interpreter. "Looking back, I felt like I couldn't throw with all my strength. There's a lot of things I'll look back on and work on on the pi
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