Shohei Otani

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Baltimore Sun
Orioles unlikely to capitalize on suddenly available international talentin Japan reached a tentative agreement on a new posting system that will pave t
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
in Japan reached a tentative agreement on a new posting system that will pave the way for touted two-way player Shohei Otani to sign with a major league club for next season. The current posting system, which holds a $20 million capped... Read more
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New York Daily News
Shohei Otani to join MLB as sides agree to new posting systemProfessional Baseball -- pending ratification by MLB teams -- which would clear
New York Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Professional Baseball -- pending ratification by MLB teams -- which would clear the way for 23-year-old, two-way star Shohei Otani to be posted and play in the majors in 2018, a source confirmed to the News. The system of recent seasons would... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Reports: MLB reaches tentative deal with NPB for posting systemBaseball Organization regarding a new posting system, according to reports. The
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 3 days ago
Baseball Organization regarding a new posting system, according to reports. The agreement would mean Japanese superstar Shohei Otani could be posted as early as next Friday. Source: Tentative agreement reached among NPB, MLB, Players... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Why Shohei Otani is more attractive to AL teamsWHY SHOHEI OTANI IS MORE ATTRACTIVE TO AL TEAMS MLB insider Jon Paul Morosi ex
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 3 days ago
WHY SHOHEI OTANI IS MORE ATTRACTIVE TO AL TEAMS MLB insider Jon Paul Morosi explains to Sportsnet’s Starting Lineup why coveted Japanese two-way star Shohei Otani is most attractive to AL teams, because they could pitch him every 5 days and DH him... Read more
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New York Daily News
Shohei Otani to the Yankees seems like an inevitable conclusionthat the MLB Players Association extended a soft deadline regarding a new agree
New York Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
that the MLB Players Association extended a soft deadline regarding a new agreement with Japanese Baseball that would allow Shohei Otani to come over here and play in the states next season. As a team executive put it, “If the Babe Ruth of Japan... Read more
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New York Daily News
MLBPA agrees to extension on posting agreement for Shohei Otaniagreement to be reached between MLB and Nippon Professional Baseball, which, if
New York Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
agreement to be reached between MLB and Nippon Professional Baseball, which, if made, would allow two-way Japanese star Shohei Otani to play in the majors in 2018. The new deadline is Tuesday at 8 p.m. Eastern time. Otani, 23, has reportedly... Read more
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New York Daily News
Matsui, Damon among former Yankees added to Hall of Fame ballotNIGHT AHEAD Monday will be a busy day for the Yankees. By 8 p.m., they — and
New York Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
NIGHT AHEAD Monday will be a busy day for the Yankees. By 8 p.m., they — and 29 other teams — will learn whether Shohei Otani will be posted. That would mean a new posting agreement between MLBPA, MLB and Nippon Professional Baseball.... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Argos in Grey Cup isn't the best thing for CFL, also isn't the worstthe New York Post about how Major League Baseball will have its own version of
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 4 days ago
the New York Post about how Major League Baseball will have its own version of the unicorn once two-way Japanese free-agent Shohei Otani signs makes me skeptical that this is the next step in the evolution of the modern-day baseball player. True,... Read more
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New York Daily News
Hideki Matsui expects to help Yankees recruit Shohei Otanicurrent special advisor to Brian Cashman, is preparing to help the Bombers reel
New York Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
current special advisor to Brian Cashman, is preparing to help the Bombers reel in prized two-way Japanese baseball star Shohei Otani. “If he's allowed to come here and the Yankees are interested, then I expect to be involved in that process as... Read more
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Times Leader
Shohei Otani’s posting could be hung up by MLB Players AssociationORLANDO, Fla. — Commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed Thursday that Shohei Otani w
Times Leader / Posted 7 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. — Commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed Thursday that Shohei Otani will be subject to the rules of the recently expired posting system, allowing MLB teams to put up a $20-million release fee for his negotiating rights, but one not-so-... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Update on the latest sportsMariners have made a deal that should give them more flexibility if they want t
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 8 days ago
Mariners have made a deal that should give them more flexibility if they want to try to sign Japanese pitcher/outfielder Shohei Otani. They acquired an additional $500,000 for their international signing bonus pool from the Chicago White Sox in a... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Manfred: MLB Pace Changes Will Happen With Or Without Unionposting system with Japan to replace the deal that expired Nov. 1, one that wou
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 8 days ago
posting system with Japan to replace the 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... Read more
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FOX Business
MLB pace changes will happen with or without union, Manfred saysposting system with Japan to replace the deal that expired Nov. 1, one that wou
FOX Business / Posted 8 days ago
posting system with Japan to replace the 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... Read more
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FOX Business
MLB pace changes will happen with or without union, Manfred saysposting system with Japan to replace the deal that expired Nov. 1, one that wou
FOX Business / Posted 8 days ago
posting system with Japan to replace the 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... Read more
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The News-Herald
Manfred: MLB pace changes will happen with or without unionposting system with Japan to replace the deal that expired Nov. 1, one that wou
The News-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
posting system with Japan to replace the 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... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Manfred: MLB pace changes will happen with or without unionposting system with Japan to replace the deal that expired Nov. 1, one that wou
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 8 days ago
posting system with Japan to replace the 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... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Manfred: MLB pace changes will happen with or without players’ unionposting system with Japan to replace the deal that expired Nov. 1, one that wou
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
posting system with Japan to replace the 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... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Commissioner: MLB pace changes will happen with or without unionposting system with Japan to replace the deal that expired Nov. 1, one that wou
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
posting system with Japan to replace the 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... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
MLB seeks a new posting agreementput in place a new posting system agreement with Japan by early December, a dea
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
put in place a new posting system agreement with Japan by early December, a deal that would allow star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Otani to start negotiations with big league teams. MLB Chief Legal Officer Dan Halem said a new framework has been... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
AP Sports Digest,1st Ldto reach a new agreement on a posting system with Japan by early December, a de
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 9 days ago
to reach a new agreement on a posting system with Japan by early December, a deal that would allow star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Otani to start negotiations with big league teams. By Baseball Writer Ronald Blum. SENT: 520 words,... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
MLB hopes for new Japan posting deal by early Decemberput in place a new posting system agreement with Japan by early December, a dea
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 9 days ago
put in place a new posting system agreement with Japan by early December, a deal that would allow star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Otani to start negotiations with big league teams. MLB Chief Legal Officer Dan Halem said a new framework has been... Read more
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New York Daily News
Yankees inquired about Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton-- might be excessive. The Bombers are also going to heavily pursue the Babe R
New York Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
-- might be excessive. The Bombers are also going to heavily pursue the Babe Ruth of Japan, 23-year-old, two-way star Shohei Otani if he gets posted this offseason, as expected, possibly bringing another cheap, dynamic, young bat (and pitcher)... Read more
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New York Daily News
Starting pitching is top of Steinbrenner’s wish list for Yankees(after his opt-in), Sonny Gray, Jordan Montgomery and Severino. They plan to se
New York Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
(after his opt-in), Sonny Gray, Jordan Montgomery and Severino. They plan to seriously pursue 23-year-old, two-way star Shohei Otani if he is posted from Japan, as expected. And they could also bring back valuable leader CC Sabathia on a... Read more
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New York Daily News
Mets GM doesn't want fans to get hopes up about Shohei OtaniORLANDO — Sandy Alderson said he is excited at the prospect of seeing Japanese
New York Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
ORLANDO — Sandy Alderson said he is excited at the prospect of seeing Japanese star Shohei Otani play in the major leagues next season. The Mets GM, however, tried Wednesday to dull fans' excitement at the prospect of getting to see the 23-year-old... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Atkins: Blue Jays not against pursuing free agents tied to compensationfinalize a tentative framework on a new posting system with Nippon Professional
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 9 days ago
finalize a tentative framework on a new posting system with Nippon Professional Baseball. That’s a necessary step before Shohei Otani can be up for bidding. “I’m hopeful we’ll have a new system in place in which players can be posted by the NPB... Read more
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KTVN Reno
MLB hopes for new Japan posting deal by early Decemberto reach a new agreement on a posting system with Japan by early December, a de
KTVN Reno / Posted 9 days ago
to reach a new agreement on a posting system with Japan by early December, a deal that would allow star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Otani to start negotiations with big league teams. MLB Chief Legal Officer Dan Halem said Wednesday a new framework... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
MLB hoping for new Japan posting deal by early Decemberto reach a new agreement on a posting system with Japan by early December, a de
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
to reach a new agreement on a posting system with Japan by early December, a deal that would allow star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Otani to start negotiations with big league teams. MLB Chief Legal Officer Dan Halem said Wednesday a new framework... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
MLB hopes for new Japan posting deal by early Decemberto reach a new agreement on a posting system with Japan by early December, a de
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 9 days ago
to reach a new agreement on a posting system with Japan by early December, a deal that would allow star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Otani to start negotiations with big league teams. MLB Chief Legal Officer Dan Halem said Wednesday a new framework... Read more
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New York Daily News
MLB hopes for new Japan posting deal by early Decemberto reach a new agreement on a posting system with Japan by early December, a de
New York Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
to reach a new agreement on a posting system with Japan by early December, a deal that would allow star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Otani to start negotiations with big league teams. MLB Chief Legal Officer Dan Halem said Wednesday a new framework... Read more
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TSN
MLB hopes for new posting deal by Decemberto reach a new agreement on a posting system with Japan by early December, a de
TSN / Posted 9 days ago
to reach a new agreement on a posting system with Japan by early December, a deal that would allow star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Otani to start negotiations with big league teams. MLB Chief Legal Officer Dan Halem said Wednesday a new framework... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
MLB Hopes For New Japan Posting Deal By Early Decemberto reach a new agreement on a posting system with Japan by early December, a de
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 9 days ago
to reach a new agreement on a posting system with Japan by early December, a deal that would allow star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Otani to start negotiations with big league teams. MLB Chief Legal Officer Dan Halem said Wednesday a new framework... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
MLB hopes for new Japan posting deal by early Decemberto reach a new agreement on a posting system with Japan by early December, a de
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 9 days ago
to reach a new agreement on a posting system with Japan by early December, a deal that would allow star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Otani to start negotiations with big league teams. MLB Chief Legal Officer Dan Halem said Wednesday a new framework... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
MLB hopes for new Japan posting deal by early Decemberto reach a new agreement on a posting system with Japan by early December, a de
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 9 days ago
to reach a new agreement on a posting system with Japan by early December, a deal that would allow star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Otani to start negotiations with big league teams. MLB Chief Legal Officer Dan Halem said Wednesday a new framework... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
MLB hopes for new Japan posting deal by early Decemberto reach a new agreement on a posting system with Japan by early December, a de
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 9 days ago
to reach a new agreement on a posting system with Japan by early December, a deal that would allow star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Otani to start negotiations with big league teams. MLB Chief Legal Officer Dan Halem said Wednesday a new framework... Read more
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New York Daily News
Why former Yankees manager Joe Girardi is at the GM meetingsdaughter who is going to college in Florida. OTANI UPDATE According to a sour
New York Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
daughter who is going to college in Florida. OTANI UPDATE According to a source, Nez Balelo of CAA Sports, the agent for Shohei Otani, and MLB Players' Association executive director Tony Clark have talked and are talking to iron out all the... Read more
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New York Daily News
Mets interested in pursuing Shohei Otani: sourcesORLANDO — The Mets may throw their hat into the ring for Japanese star Shohei O
New York Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
ORLANDO — The Mets may throw their hat into the ring for Japanese star Shohei Otani, multiple industry sources confirmed Tuesday night. They would join the Yankees and other big-market teams possibly vying for the right to land the 23-year-old... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Blue Jays notebook: Would Cain's speed make him a fit in Toronto?CREATIVE Once MLB finalizes a new posting system with the NPB, teams will fina
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 9 days ago
CREATIVE Once MLB finalizes a new posting system with the NPB, teams will finally have the chance to make their pitches to Shohei Otani. At that point clubs could get creative as they look to accommodate a pitcher who has stated his preference to... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Shohei Otani's Muddied Path to MLB Leaves Worldwide Megastar's Dream in Fluxthat essentially he can do whatever he wants and it would still be a huge benef
Bleacher Report / Posted 9 days ago
that essentially he can do whatever he wants and it would still be a huge benefit," an unnamed executive told Sherman. Shohei Otani is the winter's most exciting player. As we wait for the procedural and monetary cleats to drop, he's also its... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Speeding up games on MLB agenda for next seasonto evade baseball's labor contract by agreeing to a future major league contrac
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 10 days ago
to evade baseball's labor contract by agreeing to a future major league contract with Japanese star pitcher/outfielder Shohei Otani, who if posted must agree to only a minor league contract with a limited signing bonus. Manfred also briefed the... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Speeding up games on MLB agenda for next seasonto evade baseball's labor contract by agreeing to a future major league contrac
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 10 days ago
to evade baseball's labor contract by agreeing to a future major league contract with Japanese star pitcher/outfielder Shohei Otani, who if posted must agree to only a minor league contract with a limited signing bonus. Manfred also briefed the... Read more
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New York Post
Shohei Otani is going to advance MLB’s rotation revolutionseason to being a 30-plus start pitcher. The expectation among many club offic
New York Post / Posted 10 days ago
season to being a 30-plus start pitcher. The expectation among many club officials is that this model will be upended for Shohei Otani because he has all the leverage in what will be one of the most unique negotiations ever. But also because MLB... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Speeding up games on MLB agenda for next seasonto evade baseball's labor contract by agreeing to a future major league contrac
WSMV Nashville / Posted 10 days ago
to evade baseball's labor contract by agreeing to a future major league contract with Japanese star pitcher/outfielder Shohei Otani, who if posted must agree to only a minor league contract with a limited signing bonus. Manfred also briefed the... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Speeding up games on MLB agenda for next seasonto evade baseball's labor contract by agreeing to a future major league contrac
KTVN Reno / Posted 10 days ago
to evade baseball's labor contract by agreeing to a future major league contract with Japanese star pitcher/outfielder Shohei Otani, who if posted must agree to only a minor league contract with a limited signing bonus. Manfred also briefed the... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Speeding up games on MLB agenda for next seasonto evade baseball's labor contract by agreeing to a future major league contrac
FOX Carolina / Posted 10 days ago
to evade baseball's labor contract by agreeing to a future major league contract with Japanese star pitcher/outfielder Shohei Otani, who if posted must agree to only a minor league contract with a limited signing bonus. Manfred also briefed the... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Speeding up games on MLB agenda for next seasonto evade baseball's labor contract by agreeing to a future major league contrac
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 10 days ago
to evade baseball's labor contract by agreeing to a future major league contract with Japanese star pitcher/outfielder Shohei Otani, who if posted must agree to only a minor league contract with a limited signing bonus. Manfred also briefed the... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Speeding up games on MLB agenda for next seasonto evade baseball's labor contract by agreeing to a future major league contrac
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 10 days ago
to evade baseball's labor contract by agreeing to a future major league contract with Japanese star pitcher/outfielder Shohei Otani, who if posted must agree to only a minor league contract with a limited signing bonus. Manfred also briefed the... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Speeding up games on MLB agenda for next seasonto evade baseball's labor contract by agreeing to a future major league contrac
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 10 days ago
to evade baseball's labor contract by agreeing to a future major league contract with Japanese star pitcher/outfielder Shohei Otani, who if posted must agree to only a minor league contract with a limited signing bonus. Manfred also briefed the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Marlins have Stanton on the market as GM meetings startplace and more pieces coming." New York does figure to be interested in 23-yea
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
place and more pieces coming." New York does figure to be interested in 23-year-old Japanese right-hander and outfielder Shohei Otani, a two-way player who wants to sign with a major league team. But the Major League Baseball Players Association... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Ross Atkins offers hint on how Blue Jays might pitch Shohei OtaniLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Exactly how the Toronto Blue Jays plan to win over Sho
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 10 days ago
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Exactly how the Toronto Blue Jays plan to win over Shohei Otani once he’s officially posted Ross Atkins won’t say, but in publicly emphasizing an organizational setup conducive to the Japanese star’s desire to both pitch and... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Free agents from Japan, Korea could present fits for Orioles in rotation, outfieldWhile the upcoming posting and free agency of two-way Japanese star Shohei Otan
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 days ago
While the upcoming posting and free agency of two-way Japanese star Shohei Otani is one of the premier developments in baseball this offseason, the international market is one the Orioles may end up dipping into for their own reinforcements — even if... Read more
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