by Jesse Behr | @jj_behr | email@example.com |
The Rangers have locked down Yu Darvish to a six-year, $60 million deal that includes an additional $10 million in performance-based incentives. Texas set the record with a $51,703,411 posting fee and had until 5 PM EST to sign Darvish. There’s no question about Darvish’s potential as a number one starter, as the right-hander compiled a career 1.72 ERA and 4.90 K/BB in Nippon Professional Baseball.
Darvish is introduced as a member of the Texas Rangers: