TheBaseballPage.com

Agents Make Predictions on Darvish

Agents Make Predictions on Darvish

Agents Make Predictions on Darvish

Agents Predict Darvish's Posting Fee, Contract

MLBTR takes a look at Nippon-Ham Fighters ace, Yu Darvish, and how much money he is expected to get.

Five years ago,  we saw the Red Sox drop $103,111,111 on Daisuke Matsuzaka. $51,111,111 as a posting fee and a six-year, $52MM contract. We also saw  the Athletics win the right to negotiate with Hisashi Iwakuma for $19.1MM last year, but the Rakuten Golden Eagles had to return the posting fee when the A's were unable to reach an agreement.

I have also seen that the Yankees will certainly be in play for Darvish.

I'm skeptical on Darvish. We've seen Japanese hitters come over and continue success, Ichiro and Matsui come to mind, but pitchers haven't been as successful, Matsuzaka and kei Igawa are prime examples.  However, I'm interested to see how it all plays out.  Darvish is still young, so he will have time to adapt to MLB.

By Truth and rumors
Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011

 

More From Around the Web

Sponsored Links

This day in baseball history

December 19

  • 1991

    On December 19, 1991, the Toronto Blue Jays sign free agent ...

  • 1983

    On December 19, 1983, the Pittsburgh Pirates sign outfielder ...

  • 1983

    On December 19, 1983, the Detroit Tigers sign free agent inf ...

More Baseball History

Player Profile

Al Oliver

OF, Texas Rangers

Read Bio
Hall of Fame

Eddie Plank

P, Philadelphia Athletics

Read Bio
Season Profile

1972 Boston Red Sox

The way this season

Read Bio
Historical Figure

Horace Fogel

Horace Fogel was a

Read Bio
Manager Profile

Harry Stovey

Baltimore Orioles

Read Bio
Ballpark Profile

Alliant Energy

Alliant Energy Field is a

Read Bio
No votes yet

Comments

    Be respectful, keep it clean.
Login or register to post comments

Stay Connected

Share |

Today's Poll

Will Red Sox Repeat in 2014: