The Angels may have their own decision to make on how to utilize Shohei Ohtani, but Fantasy Baseball websites also have to figure out what to do with the two-way star.

It seems that they’ve made a decision, with ESPN announcing Wednesday that Ohtani will count as one player, with fantasy players having the option to use him as a pitcher or hitter each scoring period — but not both simultaneously.

Shohei Ohtani will be one player on ESPN and CBS, but two players on Yahoo.

Shohei Ohtani will be one player on ESPN and CBS, but two players on Yahoo.

(Jae C. Hong/AP)

ESPN becomes the latest fantasy entity to make a decision, joining CBS in making him one player. However, Yahoo will have the Japanese phenom as two players: Ohtani the hitter and Ohtani the pitcher.

So if you play Yahoo, you’ll need to draft Ohtani twice and play both to receive points for the whole package. If you’re on ESPN or CBS, however, there will be a tough choice to be made in taking him.

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