Shohei Ohtani’s $700 Million Contract and Offseason Performance Takes the Big Leagues by Storm

With a $700 million contract for 10 seasons, Shohei Ohtani almost completely took over the offseason headlines for the Big leagues.

In its first day taking batting practice contra pitches at real speedthe Japanese showed why los Dodgers They put so much money on the table for him.

Ohtani dazzled a crowd of fansreporters and team staff at Camelback Ranch when hitting a long home run off the reliever JP Feyereisen. The Japanese player’s hit was followed by almost everyone in attendance at the California team’s preparation facility in the Arizona desert.

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Just five months ago, Shohei Ohtani underwent surgery to repair his right elbow. This procedure can keep the pitchers for more than a year and field players for at least eight months.


But, Ohtani He has always shown himself as a different animal. His nickname Unicorn speaks for itself.. He is the only player in Major League Baseball (MLB) that can throw like a Cy Young and hit as far as a MVP.

Every day Ohtani has a plan,” manager Dave Roberts said. “I have given him the freedom that when he feels he can participate, he does it. I am sure he knows what it takes to prepare.”

When he climbed the mound yesterday morning, Holidays He said he didn’t even know Ohtani He was one of the hitters he had to face. Seeing him twice Most valuable Player enter the area, Holidays He tried to pitch to him as if “he’s just another hitter.”

However, when he passed a fastball over the middle of the plate and saw the Japanese man swing, he knew he had to ask for a new ball, because the one he just threw wasn’t going to come back.

The only thing I could do when I saw him bat was ask for another ball right away,” Feyereisen said.

Los Dodgers They hope that their million-dollar investment will gradually take on the pace that the world already knows, but they understand that for the moment they will have to wait to see him in uniform for a match.

Shohei Ohtani will not be available for the start of Spring Training games.


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2024-02-20 09:49:58
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