That was big enough news regarding Ohtani, but some additional details being reported could have a big impact on the Cubs' pursuit.
The Yankees had been considered the favorite to sign Ohtani for weeks now because they have as much global bonus money available as any team ($3.5M), also because they have a great young roster loaded with talent.
The Miami Marlins have agreed to the general framework of a trade involving star Giancarlo Stanton to the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants, according to MLB Network's Jon Morosi.
New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman and Boston President Dave Dombrowski both said their teams were informed by Ohtani's representatives that he would not be meeting with them. The Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers were also considered potential suitors for Ohtani. The Minnesota Twins, the only other team with at least $3 million in bonus money, also did not make the final cut.
Ohtani was to be put up for bid later Friday by the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters for the maximum $20 million posting fee, starting a 21-day window for the 23-year-old to reach agreement on a contract with an MLB team.
Ohtani must be signed by midnight on December 22, so we would expect this process to be finished fairly quickly. The Rangers are estimated to have $3.53 million to offer, if interested. Cashman called Ohtani's decision "disappointing". Ohtani posted a 42-15 record with a 2.52 ERA and 1.08 WHIP in five years as a pitcher.
He was limited to just 65 games as a hitter last season, but hit.332 with eight home runs and 31 RBIs.
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A trade framework was a logical precondition for the Marlins to grant the Giants and Cardinals permission to speak with Stanton. Louis executives to meet with Stanton's people if the Marlins said they were closing in on a potential deal.
With this, a new strategic transit route to Afghanistan and Central Asia have opened for India through Iran , bypassing Pakistan. The port was inaugurated in the presence of representatives from India, Afghanistan and several other countries of the region.
Meanwhile, MPR News reported that many people were angered at Keillor's dismissal and dozens planned to cancel their memberships. But the heart of the show was Keillor's storytelling - a slow, artfully rambling monologue about a stoic heartland community.
However, the New York Post indicated that it extended through the first half of 2019, leading to the $30 million figure. However, NBC is pushing back, saying that the contract is void because Lauer was sacked "with cause", a.k.a.
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