Yu Darvish is the most sought after pitcher on the free agent market this offseason. The native of Japan hasn't pitched in the MLB but he already has front offices drooling. After posting a $51.7 million bid, the Texas Rangers now have a chance to sign him.
If Yu Darvish signs, his team in Japan -- the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters -- will get $51.7 million. If the Rangers and the pitcher can't agree to a contract, the Fighters will be left.
The bidding for the right to negotiate with Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish will close tonight at 5 p.m. Then, the highest-bidding MLB team will have a chance (and only a chance) to sign the 25-year-old phenom. The bidding for Japanese ... Read Post
If one rumor is to be believed, the winning bid last night for Yu Darvish, the latest Japanese pitching import, may have topped $50 million. Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com mentioned on Twitter that one bid on Darvish was "sky high," an... Read Post