Baseball: Dodgers announce 10-year contract with Ohtani

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The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed two-time American League MVP Shohei Ohtani to a 10-year contract, the club said Monday. The $700 million contract is believed to be the largest in professional sports history.

“Dodger fans, thank you for welcoming me to your team,” Ohtani said in a press release from the Dodgers. “I can say 100 percent that you, the Dodger organization and I share the same goal -- to bring World Series parades to the streets of Los Angeles.”

The two-way star joins the Dodgers after spending six seasons with the Los Angeles Angels.

In 2023, Ohtani led the AL with 44 home runs...

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