If the Angels stick to their plan with Shohei Ohtani, he’ll be making his big-league pitching debut without much big-league exposure.
His final Arizona start is scheduled for late Saturday morning in a scrimmage against mostly Angels minor leaguers.
That means the rookie would be starting during the season-opening series in Oakland having secured only eight outs in two Cactus League games.
Ohtani’s other starts this spring have come in a “B” game against the Milwaukee Brewers and an exhibition against the Tijuana Toros of the Mexican League.
His two major league games came Feb. 24 and March 16. Ohtani pitched 1 1/3 innings in each, retiring eight...