OHTANI IN FACE-TO-FACE CONTACT WITH DODGERS TORONTO, SAN FRANCISCO ALSO IN TALKS

Shohei Ohtani (29), the “superstar” of Major League Baseball’s (MLB) stadiums this winter, will soon decide where he will play.Ahead of his decision, Ohtani is meeting with his finalist clubs for a “face-to-face tune-up.Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Dave Roberts told MLB.com and other local media that he met with Ohtani in Nashville, Tennessee, the site of the Winter Meetings, on Jan. 6 (KST).”Acquiring Ohtani is a top priority for us,” Roberts said when asked, “I met with him a couple of days ago at Dodger Stadium with some of the team officials and we talked for about two to three hours.” “It was a pleasure to spend time with him, and we got to know each other,” he added.As MLB.com put it, “Roberts expressed confidence in signing Ohtani.”After meeting with Dodgers officials, Ohtani also reportedly spoke with the Toronto Blue Jays.

“Ohtani is believed to have visited Toronto’s spring training facility in Dunedin, Florida, on May 5,” said The Athletic. “Manager John Schneider was scheduled to meet with reporters at the Winter Meetings on May 5 but rescheduled, and general manager Ross Atkins also met with reporters via online video.”Some teams are not in the mix.”The Chicago Cubs have apparently given up on pursuing Ohtani,” USA Today reported, citing a senior baseball source.Ohtani, who made baseball history as a two-hitter, has been the subject of multiple offers this winter.Local media outlets expect him to become the first 카지노사이트킹 North American professional athlete to sign a mega-contract worth more than $500 million ($656 million).

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