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Angels are making plans for when Shohei Ohtani joins the club

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Shohei Ohtani, the surprise Los Angeles Angel, returned with much fanfare Monday to his native Japan. Once a work visa is in his possession, the Angels expect their new two-way player to return to Southern California sometime in January and arrive at spring training in Tempe, Ariz., ahead of the Feb. 13 report date for pitchers and catchers.

Before then, the Angels should have worked out a host of

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