Found January 18, 2012 on Dallas Sports Rant:
PLAYERS: Yu Darvish
TEAMS: Texas Rangers
It’s official. Yu Darvish is a Texas Ranger. [Insert fist pump here] His agents and Rangers’ brass came to terms on a six year deal, worth $60 million.This, plus the $51.7 million posting fee the Rangers now owe the Nippon Ham Fighters, brings the total deal to just over $111 million, or about $18.7 million [...]

Rangers get their man in Darvish

ARLINGTON, Texas It took until the final hour ofthe negotiating period, but the Texas Rangers finally have the starting pitcherthey've been coveting for years. Texas agreed to terms with Japanese right-hander Yu Darvish on a six-year dealWednesday afternoon, just ahead of a 4 p.m. deadline to get the agreement done.Darvish will earn 60 million over six years, but has the ability...

Following the Money In the Yu Darvish Posting Fee and Contract

Yu Darvish has been signed with the Rangers. Here's the breakdown With 5 minutes left before the deadline to get him signed, agent Arn Tellem and the Texas Rangers agreed on a six-year, $56 million deal that sees $49 million of it guaranteed and the 2017 salary of $11 million a player option based on certain awards. According to Cot’s Contracts, that player option kicks...

Could the Rangers land both Darvish and Fielder?

We’re closing in on the Wednesday (1/18) 4pm deadline for the Rangers and Yu Darvish to come to a deal, and it looks like we are close to seeing a deal get done. According to various reports, the only remaining hurdle is whether the deal will be for five or six years. Apparently Darvish wants [...]

Yu Will Find Out, Everything is Bigger In Texas

The Texas Rangers took Yu Darvish to the deadline, which is apparently the protocol, and inked him to a six year deal worth $60 million. The Japanese phenom (stop me if you’ve heard that before) has been dominant overseas and Nolan Ryan believes the 26 year old can be a potential ace of his staff. [...]

The Baseball Show: If You Could Have a Beer With ________ Edition

Last night on another thrilling edition in the saga of The Baseball Show, Mike Rosenbaum of The Golden Sombrero and M.J. Lloyd of Halo Hangout and Off Base Percentage and I discuss the following topics: -The Yu Darvish signing -M.J.’s ProGUESTus Debut at Baseball Prospectus -The Pineda for Montero trade -Fausto Carmona is Roberto Heredia. If you had a faux name, who would you be...

The Dallas Sports Rant Podcast: January 18, 2012 – Yu Darvish

In this episode of the Dallas Sports Rant Podcast, Jamie (@thedsportsrant) talks about the Rangers signing Yu Darvish, and the differences between Darvish and past Japanese pitchers to come over to the Majors.

Yu Darvish signing makes timing perfect to add Prince Fielder with ace

FORT WORTH, Texas - For the Texas Rangers this week, Yu Darvish's arrival brought excitement, eager anticipation...

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