The greatest competition in the history of major league FA is likely to take place at the end of this year.

With Shohei Ohtani (29, Los Angeles Angels), it seems that the three teams that would be sad if they were second in money were facing each other. The prestigious New York Yankees and Mets in the Eastern Division and the prestigious Los Angeles Dodgers in the Western Division.

New York Post columnist John Heyman wrote in a recent article, ‘There is no shortage of teams to take Ohtani to. Teams that want to win the World Series, such as the New York Mets, San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers and Philadelphia Phillies, will try to take him.’ Among them, local articles are pouring in that the Mets, the Dodgers, and the Yankees, the traditional ‘big hand’, are influential.

New York sports media SNY said on the 26th (Korean time), “Steve Cohen, the owner of the Mets, has already instructed senior front officials to consider signing Shohei Ohtani.” can’t do it,’ he reported.

As the owner of the Angels, Art Moreno, completely canceled the plan to sell the club the previous day, attention is focused on Ohtani’s future, and the movements of the Mets and Yankees clubs are the first to be caught on the radar of influential media.

Reporter Andy Martino, who wrote the article, said, “If the Angels decide that Ohtani is difficult to sit down, they will trade it until this summer, but the Mets and Yankees will not try to bring Ohtani to the point of giving away their top prospects.” It will be decided in the FA market,’ he explained.

Regardless of the trade deadline this summer, Ohtani will unconditionally exercise his free agency rights, which means that both clubs will prepare money and wait patiently for the market to open. Reporter Martino said, ‘Will the Mets and Yankees make a historic offer in recognition of Ohtani’s productivity, star power, and marketing power? We are more likely to know the answer in November than in July of this year.”

The Dodgers were reported by the Los Angeles Times as a likely destination for Ohtani last month. The contents are as follows. The reason why the Dodgers did not spend a lot of money in the free agent market this offseason is that they need to reset the luxury tax imposed for the second year in a row, and it is also a paving stone to save money to prepare for the next offseason match against Ohtani.

The Dodgers were levied a luxury tax of $32.4 million for 2022. It is similar to the luxury tax of $32.6 million for 2021, but if the luxury tax is paid according to the payroll in 2023, the club’s finances may be difficult due to the’murderous’ progressive rate. This year, the Los Angeles Times claimed that the Dodgers “tighten their belts” this winter to manage their payroll within the line of imposing a luxury tax, and at the same time prepare a large amount of money to gain an advantage in the battle for Otani later this year.

Regarding the market price of Ohtani, reporter Martino estimated between 400 million and 500 million dollars. 토토사이트 In a survey conducted by ESPN at the end of last year with officials and agents of each club, there was a prospect that it could exceed $500 million as well as more than $400 million.

It can be said that the Yankees, the Mets, and the Dodgers have already started preparing with this in mind. But the choice is up to Ohtani. Reporter Heyman said, ‘Rumor has it that Ohtani wanted to avoid big cities as much as possible when he came to the United States, but people close to him say that Ohtani’s taste may have changed while living in the United States.’ It means that you can choose the big cities of New York and LA.

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