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Padres among finalists for Shohei Ohtani

05 December, 2017, 02:40 | Author: John Swanson
  • Padres among finalists for Shohei Ohtani

We knew the Yankees were out, now we know exactly who is in.

"I can't say that is 100 percent the case, but I got the indication Friday evening that our presentation was fantastic and that it might not be a ideal fit, " Yankees GM Brian Cashman said on Sunday night of a conversation he had with Ohtani's representatives. However, now it seems as though we know what he doesn't want, and that's New York City.

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The choices somewhat confirm Ohtani's preference for a small market and West Coast team, but there are exceptions.

Ohtani, the two-way Japanese phenom making his jump to Major League Baseball this offseason, reportedly has narrowed his free agency list to seven teams, and the New York Yankees aren't among them.

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Brian Cashman, the Yankees general manager, revealed that Ohtani's representatives informed him that Ohtani, one of the most intriguing players to come out of Japan in more than a decade, will not choose the Yankees. "The feedback from that was outstanding".

"Then I got the unfortunate news today that we were out of the picture. That was something that, presentation or not, might be hard to overcome". That does not mean that anybody East Coast and anybody big market is out of the picture. They spoke on condition of anonymity because not all teams had announced whether they were in or out.

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Ohtani has been put up for bid by the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters for the maximum $20 million posting fee. As a pitcher, he was 42-15 with a 2.52 ERA in 85 outings (82 starts). Baseball rules said that any team willing to meet the posting price would get a chance to negotiate within a 21-day window through December 22.

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