NBC Sports Bay Area staffReport Giants are finalists for two-way star Shohei Ohtani
06 December, 2017, 01:05
Those services include an exciting blend of pitching and hitting, making Ohtani, who has been starring for the Nippon Ham Fighters, one of the unique prospects in recent memory.
With only three weeks to reach a contract and facing interest from virtually all of MLB's 30 teams, Otani's agent, Nez Balelo, asked teams to prepare a presentation about how they could meet Otani's needs and nurture his aspirations as both a hitter and a pitcher.
Boston's $462,500 bonus pool was far smaller than what several other teams can offer Ohtani, but it's unknown if that was a factor.
NY general manager Brian Cashman confirmed to reporters Sunday night that his club was out of the running. The Yankees, once considered a favorite, were told they didn't make the cut.
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"I started getting a feel that wasn't good a few days ago", Cashman said (via MLB.com). The feedback from that was outstanding. "That was something that, presentation or not, might be hard to overcome".
Perhaps cushioning the blow somewhat for the Red Sox is that the Yankees have also been told they are out of the running.
According to Jim Bowden of Sirius XM, the Giants are meeting with Japanese star Shohei Ohtani in Los Angeles on Monday. It's quite possible that Ohtani will be introduced by his new team by then.
"We put forward everything that we were about, but if it's not a fit, it's not a fit". ". I wish him the best of luck. Some fan base is going to be excited about it". Ohtani is limited to a minor league contract because of restrictions imposed by the MLB collective bargaining agreement.
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