According to multiple reports, the Rangers record-high posting bid of $51.7 million has been accepted by the Nippon-Ham Fighters for the rights to negotiate a contract with Yu Darvish.
Major League Baseball and the Texas Rangers have confirmed the reports. The Rangers have 30 days to work out a contract with Yu Darvish … who is expected to sign a deal similar to the one C.J. Wilson just inked with the Angels (five years, $75 million).
With the Rangers presumed to be out of the market for a starting pitcher, the Cubs lost a potential trade partner for Matt Garza … if he is indeed available.
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