Royals postpone Sunday game due to cold weather

Jose Verdugo
Abril 17, 2018

It appears that only Mother Nature can stop Shohei Ohtani.

Due to the sub-freezing temperatures this afternoon, the Kansas City Royals-Los Angeles Angels game scheduled for today has been postponed. As for Ohtani, the 23-year-old two-way player will get his next official start on Tuesday evening against the Red Sox' David Price. His mound opponent will be former Cy Young Award victor David Price, turning Tuesday into one of the marquee matchups of the young baseball season.

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Royals rookie left-hander Eric Skoglund, who was scheduled to start Sunday, was pushed back a day and will start Monday in Toronto. At the plate, Ohtani's hitting.367/.424/.767 with three homers, five extra-base hits, and 11 RBIs over 33 plate appearances.

He owns a 2.08 ERA and 18 strikeouts in 13 innings pitched so far this season.

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