Ohtani Shohei (29, LA Angels) is still evaluated as the undisputed No. 1 major league free agent (FA). However, due to his injuries, his ransom was expected to be between $600 million and $500 million.

On the 29th (Korean time), Ohtani took first place in the off-season FA rankings on MLB.com, the official major league website. MLB.com said, “Otani, who has damaged elbow ligaments, may need to undergo a second Tommy John operation (elbow ligament replacement surgery). However, Ohtani said, “Of course, he should be seen as the best free agent player this year.”메이저사이트

After completing this season, Ohtani, who became a free agent, appeared in 130 games as a hitter, recording a batting average of 0.304, 44 homers, 92 RBIs and an OPS of 1.072. He also achieved 10 wins (5 losses, 3.14 earned run average) as a pitcher, but came down the mound with more than an elbow in the last 24 days against Cincinnati. He was diagnosed with an elbow injury and is no longer on the mound.

MLB.com said, “(Aaron) Judge (New York Yankees), one year older than Ohtani, signed a 9-year, $360 million contract last year. Compared to Judge, Ohtani can sign a 10-year, 400 million dollar (approximately 531 billion won) contract even if he is only considered as a hitter,” he said. many. Ohtani’s contract will be worth 500 million dollars (approximately 664 billion won).” The expected destinations include the Los Angeles Angels, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco, and Seattle.

Meanwhile, following Ohtani, Cody Bellinger (Chicago Cubs), Matt Chapman (Toronto), Blake Snell (San Diego), and Josh Hader (San Diego) were ranked 2nd to 5th in the free agent rankings.

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