WHEW what a Friday in MLB Hot Stove land.
Fans tracked a plane they thought Shohei Ohtani was on, a flight from California to Toronto that could have meant he was signing with the Blue Jays. What followed were various reports about what was about to happen, before the reported revelation that Ohtani was not, in fact, on that plane.
So, uh … who was?
That’s what X (formerly Twitter) decided to focus on in the wake of the reports that Ohtani was still at home in California. Here’s a sampling of what was said (lots and lots of jokes, of course):