Baseball: Ohtani signs 1-year, $30 million deal with Angels

The Los Angeles Angels have signed two-way star Shohei Ohtani to a one-year contract worth $30 million for the 2023 season, the club said Saturday.

It sets a record for a player in his third year of arbitration, surpassing the $27 million Mookie Betts received before the 2020 season, according to the Angels' official website.

The deal aimed at avoiding arbitration is also the largest one-year contract ever signed by a Japanese player.

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