The Night Before: Making My Decision

The Los Angeles Dodgers officially introduced Shohei Ohtani as a member of their club on Thursday. During the press conference at Dodger Stadium, Ohtani stated that winning was the main reason for signing with the team. “I met with a few teams at the end of the negotiation process, and every team I talked to was great. It was really a tough decision for me, but at the end of the day, I had to choose one team, and the Dodgers were my choice,” he said. Ohtani also revealed the name of his beloved dog, which is Dekopin in Japanese and Decoy in American. The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Ohtani to a ten-year, $700,000,000 contract, making it the most lucrative contract in North American sports history. Ohtani emphasized that winning is his priority and credited it as one of the main reasons for joining the team.