Superstar free agent Shohei Ohtani is reportedly signing with the Toronto Blue Jays, as per J.P. Hoornstra of Dodgers Nation.
A formal announcement of the signing of Ohtani is believed to have met at theexpected to be announced tonight. Ohtani is believed to have met with the Blue Jays at the team’s spring training complex in Florida this week.
The 29 year-old Ohtani is expected to receive the richest contract ever given to a MLB player. Ohtani is only expected to be a hitter next season, as he underwent elbow surgery for a UCL tear on his pitching arm.
Ohtani won his second AL MVP award this year. He hit 44 home runs with 95 RBI and a .304 batting average in 135 games.
MLB star Shohei Ohtani. Photo courtesy of AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File