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SportingNews
Mariners to make 'full-court press' for Shohei OhtaniMajor League Baseball, Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) and MLB Players Assoc
SportingNews / Posted 9 hours ago
Major League Baseball, Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) and MLB Players Association (MLBPA) agreed on a new posting system Tuesday which clears the way for Japanese star Shohei Ohtani to play in MLB next season and the Mariners are already ready to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Will the Nationals pursue Shohei Ohtani? What about suddenly free Braves prospects?Late Tuesday, Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball came to an
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 hours ago
Late Tuesday, Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball came to an agreement on a new posting system, according to reports by the New York Post, Yahoo Sports, and others. That agreement will allow Japanese star Shohei Ohtani to sign with... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Orioles unlikely to capitalize on suddenly available international talentto make a player available to negotiate with major league clubs, will remain fo
Baltimore Sun / Posted 23 hours ago
to make a player available to negotiate with major league clubs, will remain for this offseason — and Otani’s team, the Nippon Ham Fighters, is expected to seek the maximum. But a new tiered posting system will be instituted next year, and is... Read more
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New York Daily News
Tuesday's Sports in Briefcut to 21 days from 30. The posting fee limit this offseason remains $20 millio
New York Daily News / Posted yesterday
cut to 21 days from 30. The posting fee limit this offseason remains $20 million, and Ohtani's club, the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters, is expected to seek the maximum for the 23-year-old star. As part of the deal, a tiered system for... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Braves lose players; former GM John Coppolella bannedperson familiar with the deal said. The posting fee limit this offseason would
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
person familiar with the deal said. The posting fee limit this offseason would remain $20 million, and Ohtani’s club, the Nippon Ham Fighters, is expected to seek the maximum for the 23-year-old. Surgery for Judge: The Yankees say AL Rookie of... Read more
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SportingNews
MLB, union reach posting agreement to clear way for Shohei Ohtaninot have been able to sign with an MLB team this offseason. According to the Ne
SportingNews / Posted yesterday
not have been able to sign with an MLB team this offseason. According to the New York Post, Ohtani will be posted by the Nippon Ham Fighters sometime around next Friday. The tentative agreement for the new posting system is reportedly a... Read more
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KTVN Reno
MLB, Japanese, union reach posting dealcut to 21 days from 30. The posting fee limit this offseason remains $20 millio
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
cut to 21 days from 30. The posting fee limit this offseason remains $20 million, and Ohtani's club, the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters, is expected to seek the maximum for the 23-year-old star. As part of the deal, a tiered system for... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
MLB, Japanese, union reach posting dealcut to 21 days from 30. The posting fee limit this offseason remains $20 millio
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
cut to 21 days from 30. The posting fee limit this offseason remains $20 million, and Ohtani's club, the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters, is expected to seek the maximum for the 23-year-old star. As part of the deal, a tiered system for... Read more
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New York Daily News
AP source: MLB, Japanese, union reach posting dealcut to 21 days from 30. The posting fee limit this offseason remains $20 millio
New York Daily News / Posted yesterday
cut to 21 days from 30. The posting fee limit this offseason remains $20 million, and Ohtani's club, the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters, is expected to seek the maximum for the 23-year-old star. As part of the deal, a tiered system for... Read more
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TSN
Agreement reached on MLB posting systemcut to 21 days from 30. The posting fee limit this off-season remains $20 milli
TSN / Posted yesterday
cut to 21 days from 30. The posting fee limit this off-season remains $20 million, and Ohtani's club, the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters, is expected to seek the maximum for the 23-year-old star. As part of the deal, a tiered system for... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
AP source: MLB, Japanese counterpart agree on posting dealcut to 21 days from 30. The posting fee limit this offseason remains $20 millio
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted yesterday
cut to 21 days from 30. The posting fee limit this offseason remains $20 million, and Ohtani's club, the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters, is expected to seek the maximum for the 23-year-old star. As part of the deal, a tiered system for... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
MLB, Japanese counterpart agree on posting dealcut to 21 days from 30. The posting fee limit this offseason remains $20 millio
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
cut to 21 days from 30. The posting fee limit this offseason remains $20 million, and Ohtani's club, the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters, is expected to seek the maximum for the 23-year-old star. As part of the deal, a tiered system for... Read more
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TSN
Tentative agreement reached on posting systemJapanese MVP Shohei Ohtani, who has voiced his desire to play in the MLB after
TSN / Posted yesterday
Japanese MVP Shohei Ohtani, who has voiced his desire to play in the MLB after playing the last four seasons with the the Nippon Ham Fighters of Japan Pacific League. The Toronto Blue Jays, who have not been shy about their interest in Ohtani, are... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Japanese two-way star could play in majors next yearhit .322 with 22 home runs and a 1.004 OPS. Ohtani wants to play in North Amer
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
hit .322 with 22 home runs and a 1.004 OPS. Ohtani wants to play in North America next season and his Japanese club, the Nippon Ham Fighters, has long agreed they would post him so that he can negotiate with major league teams. If he chose to... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Japanese two-way star could play in majors next yearhit .322 with 22 home runs and a 1.004 OPS. Ohtani wants to play in North Amer
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
hit .322 with 22 home runs and a 1.004 OPS. Ohtani wants to play in North America next season and his Japanese club, the Nippon Ham Fighters, has long agreed they would post him so that he can negotiate with major league teams. If he chose to... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Japanese two-way star could play in majors next yearhit .322 with 22 home runs and a 1.004 OPS. Ohtani wants to play in North Amer
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
hit .322 with 22 home runs and a 1.004 OPS. Ohtani wants to play in North America next season and his Japanese club, the Nippon Ham Fighters, has long agreed they would post him so that he can negotiate with major league teams. If he chose to... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Japanese two-way star could play in majors next yearhit .322 with 22 home runs and a 1.004 OPS. Ohtani wants to play in North Amer
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted yesterday
hit .322 with 22 home runs and a 1.004 OPS. Ohtani wants to play in North America next season and his Japanese club, the Nippon Ham Fighters, has long agreed they would post him so that he can negotiate with major league teams. If he chose to... Read more
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New York Daily News
Shohei Otani to the Yankees seems like an inevitable conclusionbehind the scenes. And no less significant, the Players Association doesn’t ben
New York Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
behind the scenes. And no less significant, the Players Association doesn’t bend easily on such matters — in this case the Nippon Ham Fighters getting a $20 million posting fee when Otani will be signing for $3.5 million maximum. Were Otani... Read more
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Island Packet
Players' union extends deadline to Tuesday for Japan dealthe obstacles were insurmountable. Ohtani is the reigning Pacific League MVP a
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
the obstacles were insurmountable. Ohtani is the reigning Pacific League MVP and was 3-2 with a 3.20 ERA this year for the Nippon Ham Fighters, limited because of thigh and ankle injuries. The 23-year-old hit .332 in 65 games with 16 doubles, eight... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Rubin: The battle to land Japanese superstar OhtaniOPS. Now to where it gets really interesting. Ohtani wants to play in North Am
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
OPS. Now to where it gets really interesting. Ohtani wants to play in North America next season and his Japanese club, the Nippon Ham Fighters, has long agreed they would post him so that he can negotiate with major league teams. If he chose to... Read more
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Bleacher Report
MLBPA Extends Deadline for Posting Agreements as Shohei Ohtani Remains Unsignedsystem. Ohtani would receive a signing bonus between $300,000 and $3.53 million
Bleacher Report / Posted 2 days ago
system. Ohtani would receive a signing bonus between $300,000 and $3.53 million if he came to MLB this offseason, while the Nippon Ham Fighters (his team) would see $20 million for posting him. This article will be updated to provide more... Read more
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Times Leader
Shohei Otani’s posting could be hung up by MLB Players AssociationBaseball (NPB) about what sources say is a more equitable financial balance bet
Times Leader / Posted 5 days ago
Baseball (NPB) about what sources say is a more equitable financial balance between Otani and his former team, the Nippon Ham Fighters. Manfred also learned upon Thursday’s conclusion to the owners’ meetings that the union had imposed a... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Manfred: MLB Pace Changes Will Happen With Or Without Uniondeal that expired Nov. 1, one that would allow star Japanese pitcher/outfielder
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 6 days ago
deal that expired Nov. 1, one that would allow star Japanese pitcher/outfielder Shohei Otani to leave the Pacific League’s Nippon Ham Fighters to sign with a big league team. MLB agreed last month to a framework with Nippon Professional Baseball... Read more
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FOX Business
MLB pace changes will happen with or without union, Manfred saysdeal that expired Nov. 1, one that would allow star Japanese pitcher/outfielder
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
deal that expired Nov. 1, one that would allow star Japanese pitcher/outfielder Shohei Otani to leave the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters to sign with a big league team. MLB agreed last month to a framework with Nippon Professional Baseball... Read more
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FOX Business
MLB pace changes will happen with or without union, Manfred saysdeal that expired Nov. 1, one that would allow star Japanese pitcher/outfielder
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
deal that expired Nov. 1, one that would allow star Japanese pitcher/outfielder Shohei Otani to leave the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters to sign with a big league team. Continue Reading Below MLB agreed last month to a framework with Nippon... Read more
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The News-Herald
Manfred: MLB pace changes will happen with or without uniondeal that expired Nov. 1, one that would allow star Japanese pitcher/outfielder
The News-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
deal that expired Nov. 1, one that would allow star Japanese pitcher/outfielder Shohei Otani to leave the Pacific League’s Nippon Ham Fighters to sign with a big league team. MLB agreed last month to a framework with Nippon Professional Baseball... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Manfred: MLB pace changes will happen with or without uniondeal that expired Nov. 1, one that would allow star Japanese pitcher/outfielder
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 6 days ago
deal that expired Nov. 1, one that would allow star Japanese pitcher/outfielder Shohei Otani to leave the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters to sign with a big league team. MLB agreed last month to a framework with Nippon Professional Baseball... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Manfred: MLB pace changes will happen with or without players’ uniondeal that expired Nov. 1, one that would allow star Japanese pitcher/outfielder
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
deal that expired Nov. 1, one that would allow star Japanese pitcher/outfielder Shohei Otani to leave the Pacific League’s Nippon Ham Fighters to sign with a big league team. MLB agreed last month to a framework with Nippon Professional Baseball... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Commissioner: MLB pace changes will happen with or without uniondeal that expired Nov. 1, one that would allow star Japanese pitcher/outfielder
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
deal that expired Nov. 1, one that would allow star Japanese pitcher/outfielder Shohei Otani to leave the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters to sign with a big league team. MLB agreed last month to a framework with Nippon Professional Baseball... Read more
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TSN
MLBPA sets Monday posting deadlineJapanese dual-sensation Shohei Ohtani will be eligible to be posted for the upc
TSN / Posted 6 days ago
Japanese dual-sensation Shohei Ohtani will be eligible to be posted for the upcoming season. Ohtani's team in Japan, the Nippon Ham Fighters, has previously agreed to post Ohtani. The only thing standing in his way is an official agreement... Read more
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TSN
Finding the right fit for Stantonin manager-player relations. He has experience around the New York media and is
TSN / Posted 7 days ago
in manager-player relations. He has experience around the New York media and is open to the analytics department. The Nippon Ham Fighters are officially going to post Shohei Ohtani. It may not happen until December when the new agreement is... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
MLB seeks a new posting agreementin which players can be posted by the NPB in early December," he said. Otani,
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
in which players can be posted by the NPB in early December," he said. Otani, a 23-year-old with the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters, would be restricted to a minor league contract with a maximum signing bonus of $3,535,000, with each... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Shohei Otani Reportedly in Limbo Due to MLBPA Posting-Rule Objectionsis reportedly holding up Shohei Otani's move to the United States after challen
Bleacher Report / Posted 7 days ago
is reportedly holding up Shohei Otani's move to the United States after challenging the posting agreement between MLB and Nippon Professional Baseball. On Wednesday, FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman reported the MLBPA retains "the right to approve—or... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
MLB hopes for new Japan posting deal by early Decemberin which players can be posted by the NPB in early December," he said. Otani,
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 7 days ago
in which players can be posted by the NPB in early December," he said. Otani, a 23-year-old with the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters, would be restricted to a minor league contract with a maximum signing bonus of $3,535,000, with each... Read more
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New York Daily News
Mets GM doesn't want fans to get hopes up about Shohei Otanicurrently in place with the Japanese baseball league to transfer players. The f
New York Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
currently in place with the Japanese baseball league to transfer players. The framework of a deal to post players has been hammered out between the leagues, but now it is awaiting approval by the MLB Players Association. “I am hopeful it can wrap... Read more
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KTVN Reno
MLB hopes for new Japan posting deal by early DecemberAfter that, MLB owners would hold a conference call for an approval vote. Otan
KTVN Reno / Posted 7 days ago
After that, MLB owners would hold a conference call for an approval vote. Otani, a 23-year-old with the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters, would be restricted to a minor league contract with a maximum signing bonus of $3,535,000, with each... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
MLB hoping for new Japan posting deal by early DecemberAfter that, MLB owners would hold a conference call for an approval vote. Otan
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
After that, MLB owners would hold a conference call for an approval vote. Otani, a 23-year-old with the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters, would be restricted to a minor league contract with a maximum signing bonus of $3,535,000, with each... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
MLB hopes for new Japan posting deal by early DecemberAfter that, MLB owners would hold a conference call for an approval vote. Otan
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 days ago
After that, MLB owners would hold a conference call for an approval vote. Otani, a 23-year-old with the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters, would be restricted to a minor league contract with a maximum signing bonus of $3,535,000, with each... Read more
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New York Daily News
MLB hopes for new Japan posting deal by early DecemberAfter that, MLB owners would hold a conference call for an approval vote. Otan
New York Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
After that, MLB owners would hold a conference call for an approval vote. Otani, a 23-year-old with the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters, would be restricted to a minor league contract with a maximum signing bonus of $3,535,000, with each... Read more
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TSN
MLB hopes for new posting deal by DecemberAfter that, MLB owners would hold a conference call for an approval vote. Otan
TSN / Posted 7 days ago
After that, MLB owners would hold a conference call for an approval vote. Otani, a 23-year-old with the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters, would be restricted to a minor league contract with a maximum signing bonus of $3,535,000, with each... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
MLB Hopes For New Japan Posting Deal By Early DecemberAfter that, MLB owners would hold a conference call for an approval vote. Otan
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 7 days ago
After that, MLB owners would hold a conference call for an approval vote. Otani, a 23-year-old with the Pacific League’s Nippon Ham Fighters, would be restricted to a minor league contract with a maximum signing bonus of $3,535,000, with each... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
MLB hopes for new Japan posting deal by early DecemberAfter that, MLB owners would hold a conference call for an approval vote. Otan
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 7 days ago
After that, MLB owners would hold a conference call for an approval vote. Otani, a 23-year-old with the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters, would be restricted to a minor league contract with a maximum signing bonus of $3,535,000, with each... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
MLB hopes for new Japan posting deal by early DecemberAfter that, MLB owners would hold a conference call for an approval vote. Otan
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 7 days ago
After that, MLB owners would hold a conference call for an approval vote. Otani, a 23-year-old with the Pacific League’s Nippon Ham Fighters, would be restricted to a minor league contract with a maximum signing bonus of $3,535,000, with each... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
MLB hopes for new Japan posting deal by early DecemberAfter that, MLB owners would hold a conference call for an approval vote. Otan
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
After that, MLB owners would hold a conference call for an approval vote. Otani, a 23-year-old with the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters, would be restricted to a minor league contract with a maximum signing bonus of $3,535,000, with each... Read more
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New York Daily News
Mets interested in pursuing Shohei Otani: sourcesthe now-expired posting system. That would mean the team that signs Otani would
New York Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
the now-expired posting system. That would mean the team that signs Otani would pay $20 million to his Japanese team, the Nippon-Ham Fighters. His long-awaited arrival is being held up by this dispute, but is expected to be worked out before next... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Shohei Otani's Muddied Path to MLB Leaves Worldwide Megastar's Dream in FluxReport's Scott Miller: "Shohei Ohtani is Babe Ruth come back to life a century
Bleacher Report / Posted 8 days ago
Report's Scott Miller: "Shohei Ohtani is Babe Ruth come back to life a century later in Japan. In leading Hokkaido Nippon Ham to the Japan Series title last October as a starting pitcher and an outfielder/designated hitter, the Fighters won... Read more
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New York Post
Shohei Otani is going to advance MLB’s rotation revolutionto have to give its approval to grandfather in the now-expired posting system,
New York Post / Posted 8 days ago
to have to give its approval to grandfather in the now-expired posting system, whereby the righty’s Japanese team, the Nippon-Ham Fighters, would receive a $20 million posting fee from whichever team ultimately signs Otani. It is expected that... Read more
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TSN
Olney: Jays chances for Ohtani are 'slight'week, the MLB reached a "tentative understanding" with Japan's top league on a
TSN / Posted 8 days ago
week, the MLB reached a "tentative understanding" with Japan's top league on a one-year extension on the current posting system that expired last month. The Nippon Ham Fighters, Ohtani's team in Japan, have agreed to post the 23-year-ol... Read more
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TSN
GM Meetings Day 1: Jays ready to pursue Ohtanibonus pool restrictions that the 23-year-old left-handed hitter and right-hande
TSN / Posted 9 days ago
bonus pool restrictions that the 23-year-old left-handed hitter and right-handed pitcher is subject to. The chase for the Nippon Ham Fighters star could boil down, very simply, to where Ohtani wants to play baseball. To quote Lloyd Christmas … so... Read more
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New York Post
5 biggest Hot Stove items begin with intriguing Shohei Otani huntAssociation. The union has to decide if it will allow the old Japanese posting
New York Post / Posted 9 days ago
Association. The union has to decide if it will allow the old Japanese posting rules to reign this offseason, whereby the Nippon-Ham Fighters would receive a $20 million posting fee from whichever MLB team signs the righty pitcher/lefty... Read more
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