It went down to the bottom of the ninth inning, but the Texas Rangers managed to land Yu Darvish, the top pitcher in Japan, on Wednesday.
He agreed to a six-year deal worth roughly $60 million shortly before the Rangers’ 30-day exclusive negotiating window would have closed at 5 p.m. EST Wednesday. Darvish’s deal reportedly includes $56 million guaranteed and, in addition, the Rangers will send a $51.
Just prior to today's deadline, the Texas Rangers reached a deal with Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish. The contract will pay Darvish $60 million over the next six seasons (per SI.com). In addition, the Rangers must now pay the $51.7 pos... Read Post
Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish officially signed to a six-year, $60 million deal with the Texas Rangers on Wednesday. Darvish, perhaps the most highly-touted player to ever come out of Japan, will be counted on to help shore up the Ran... Read Post