Shohei Ohtani delivers, wins MLB pitching debut

Shohei Ohtani in his major league pitching debut against the Athletics on Sunday in Oakland.

Story highlights

  • Ohtani made his pitching debut on Sunday
  • On Thursday, he went 1-for-5 as a DH

(CNN)He was on the road Sunday, but it didn't matter. The buzz still was palpable in Oakland, California, as 14,644 fans turned up at the ballpark to see the rookie known as the Japanese Babe Ruth.

They steadied