Earlier this week, it was reported that the Texas Rangers could offer Otani the most. The New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins follow Texas. So, who will step up? Time will tell.
Meanwhile, the Japanese star is a dual-threat. And, reports indicate he would favor an American League suitor, That way, he can potentially hit as well as pitch.
Remarkably, Otani is only 23 years old. In five seasons, he is hitting .286/.358/.500. Moreover, those numbers have greatly improved over the past two seasons.
But on the mound is where he shines brightest. Logging 543 innings over five seasons, he has a 2.52 ERA while striking out 10.3 per nine.