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Ohtani headlines MLB soon-to-be free agents, and there's a sizable gap to the next name

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It's amazing to me that Shohei has not played for weeks and will still lead the league in home runs. He is one of only four .300 hitters in the American League. He's shown great speed, too. So he won't pitch next season. He might the following year. Even if he's done pitching look at his offense. Any team would want him. And if he does come around and pitches, whoever signed him will have the 2-way man again. It's going to be a very interesting off-season.

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I have seen him a few times at Angel Stadium. In my opinion, he is worthy of all the hype about him in the news. Best wishes to him, and I hope he enjoys the rest of his time in the major leagues.

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Chapman might be the best possibility when it comes to infield help. The three-time Gold Glove winner is batting .241 with 15 homers and 52 RBIs in 135 games for Toronto this season. He is a .240 career hitter with 153 homers and 424 RBIs in seven years in the majors.

The only Chapman mentioned in the article before this paragraph is Aroldis Chapman -- but he's a reliever, not an infielder.

This paragraph seems to be referring to Matt Chapman, who isn't mentioned in the article prior to this.

This needs to be fixed.

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Snell has been a bright spot in a disappointing season for San Diego. The lefty, who turns 31 in December, is 14-9 with a major league-low 2.25 ERA in 32 starts. He also has 234 strikeouts in 180 innings.

He won the 2018 AL Cy Young Award with Tampa Bay, and he is the front-runner for the NL honor this year. Snell has a 1.20 ERA over his last 23 starts, joining Bob Gibson (0.85 ERA) in 1968 as the only players with an ERA of 1.20 or lower over a 23-start stretch in a single season since 1920, according to STATS.

Lefty Snell may be the better affordable nameL

He'll likely win the NL Cy Young yet at a better price, and he can pitch right away

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Chapman might be the best possibility when it comes to infield help. The three-time Gold Glove winner is batting .241 with 15 homers and 52 RBIs in 135 games for Toronto this season. He is a .240 career hitter with 153 homers and 424 RBIs in seven years in the majors.

The only Chapman mentioned in the article before this paragraph is Aroldis Chapman -- but he's a reliever, not an infielder.

This paragraph seems to be referring to Matt Chapman, who isn't mentioned in the article prior to this.

This needs to be fixed.

Still not fixed.

Sloppy.

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Does the title have some sort of hidden meaning? What is a nameL?

Moderator: Sorry, it was a typo.

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