Even the wood is Asics-branded, and “GOLDSTAGE” seems to be a premium label in Japan. We found some wood bats by Asics on Rakuten. You may even see “Ohtani” maple bat models.
Shohei Ohtani’s Asics Maple Bat
Shohei Ohtani hit for the cycle against the Tampa Bay Rays last night, becoming the first ever Japanese-born player to do so. After a slow start coming back from TJ, Shohei has caught fire of late, rocking his full custom Asics set. If you look closely, you'll notice he's been wearing Evoshield guards on both of his... Read more
Shohei Ohtani went 2 for 3 with a homer in his first appearance against fellow countryman Yusei Kikuchi. Both products of Hanamaki Higashi High School, this was the first MLB match-up between Japanese-born players since 2009. Ohtani's homer was the last of three consecutive by the Angels, including blasts by Tommy ... Read more