• Rakuten prez: No decision on Tanaka's future

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Dec 11, 2013
    There is a possibility Rakuten ultimately could decide not to post Tanaka because of the new fee cap. He plans to talk with Tanaka, likely next week. Tanaka is eligible to be a free agent in two years. The New York Yankees are among the team interested in Tanaka, who was a Japan league-record 24-0 in the regular season. If ratified by both sides, there would be a $20 million cap on the fee going to Japanese clubs for players put on the posting market, and any MLB teams bidding the specified price would be...
    Source: ESPN.com
    • The Walk-Off: Masahiro Tanaka’s status still up in the air; D-backs aren’t done yet

      The Walk-Off is your end-of-the-day collection of news and gossip from the world of baseball, plus the best of the blogosphere and other assorted goodness. IMPORTANT: MLB is moving forward with new posting system, but it's still unclear whether Japanese…
      Source: yahoo.com

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