The Angels on Wednesday acquired $1 million in international bonus pool money from the
Ohtani opted to come to
The cost this time was high, one of the team's top prospects, 19-year-old outfielder Jacob Pearson. In June, the Angels paid the third-round pick a $1-million bonus to forgo a commitment to Louisiana State University.
Also Wednesday, the
If Ohtani picks one of the other six clubs, the Angels can deploy the created space on less established international prospects. On Tuesday, they committed $2 million out of their 2018-2019 pool to 17-year-old Venezuelan shortstop Kevin Maitan, a top prospect relinquished by the