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“The course this takes will certainly affect Ohtani’s value on the open market. If a revision or even repair is needed, Ohtani might not pitch through the 2024 season. That would make him functionally just a DH, but Aaron Judge did pretty well with his free agency last off-season. Add in that Tommy John (if needed) is predictable, even in revision, and that Ohtani is likely to pitch again, at a high level, wherever he signs, if not before 2025.”