Sounds like it his choice had nothing to do with the Jays ‘presentation’.
The Blue Jays were informed they are not a finalist for Ohtani. GM Ross Atkins: “We felt confident about our presentation and we were given feedback by Shohei Ohtani’s representation that we controlled everything within our power.”— Mark Feinsand (@Feinsand) December 4, 2017
I would have liked seeing him in a Jays jersey.
According to Ken Rosenthal, eight teams now remain in the running; only three of them are in the AL, and none of them are in the AL East.