Ohtani, a ‘preliminary free agent’ who has conquered the world beyond the United States, breaks the new record of 600 million dollars
There is a prospect that the ransom value of Shohei Ohtani (LA Angels), who is active in the US Major League (MLB), will soar to 600 million dollars (approximately 791.4 billion won).
The LA Times predicted the ransom of Ohtani, who will qualify as a free agent (FA) after this season on the 7th (Korean time), and said안전놀이터, “It will start at $500 million (approximately 659.5 billion won) and reach $600 million,” an anonymous MLB official said. told the words of The media said, “Ohtani comes to the market at the age of 29, in his prime. He is expected to set a record for the highest-paid contract ever in North American professional sports.”
The biggest MLB contract ever is a 12-year, $426.5 million (approximately 562.5535 million won) extension contract signed by Ohtani’s teammate Mike Trout with the Los Angeles Angels. But Ohtani is looking beyond that, as well as his first ever $500 million contract, as well as a $600 million contract. The media hoped that “Ohtani will easily surpass his teammate’s record.”
There are many competing teams who want to recruit Ohtani, and the value of Ohtani is also rising. The New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres, and San Francisco Giants are constantly being raised.
After entering the major leagues in 2018, Ohtani made his name known as a two-time pitcher. In 2021, as a pitcher, he went 9-2 with an ERA of 3.18 and a batting average of 0.257 as a hitter, recording 46 homers, 100 RBIs and 26 stolen bases, and became the unanimous American League (AL) MVP last year. And pitcher regulation innings-batter regulation at bat digested the record was also written.
Then, at the World Baseball Classic (WBC) held in March, he showed off the ‘double sword’ and made a big success, catching a strikeout that confirmed the team’s championship against a colleague and the world’s best hitter Trout, drawing attention. Even after returning to the league, Ohtani is still active as a hitter with a batting average of 0.286, 2 homers and 6 RBIs, and as a pitcher, with an ERA of 0.75 with 1 win in 2 games.
Conquering both the American stage and the world stage, attention is focused on what amount he will write a new history.