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Angels observations: Shohei Ohtani continues power show as team improves to 6-2

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Greg Barasch knew where the ball was going.

A noted “ballhawk” who travels to major league stadiums seeking to catch as many home runs as he can, Barasch positioned himself behind the high-tops and picnic tables on the elevated left-field pavilion at TD Ballpark as Shohei Ohtani came to the plate in the fifth inning Friday night.

It was the perfect spot to catch Ohtani’s opposite-field home run, Barasch sticking up a glove to snag the ball 422 feet away from home plate.

“I was planning on that,” said the 31-year-old New Yorker, who was wearing an Angels cap but

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