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    The Yankees may have received the biggest Christmas gift of all. Or at least the chance to bid on it.The Rakuten Golden Eagles announced Wednesday afternoon – Tuesday night in New York – that they would post Masahiro Tanaka, allowing the 25-year-old ace to take his talents from Japan to the majors.The decision ended a week of dizzying rumors and reports that had many believing Rakuten would force the righthander to spend at least one more year pitching in Japan.Rakuten will receive the maximum $20 million posting fee for the rights to Tanaka, though it remains to be seen whether the Yankees will ultimately lure the pitcher to the Bronx.After an active winter in which the Yankees added catcher Brian McCann and outfielders Jacoby Ellsbury and Carlos Beltran, Tanaka could be the missing link to bolster their rotation and make the Bombers legitimate contenders.CC Sabathia’s down season and Hiroki Kuroda’s late-season fade fueled the notion that the Yankees are in need of another top-of-the-rotation starter. Yet despite having one open spot in their rotation, they have shown no interest in top free-agent hurlers Matt Garza, Ervin Santana or Ubaldo Jimenez.Tanaka has been their primary pitching target all winter, but an initial delay in the new posting system agreement and Rakuten’s resulting indecision about posting the pitcher forced the Bombers and the rest of baseball to be patient.Major League teams will have 30 days from the time Tanaka is officially posted to make the $20 million bid,A Wholesale Cheap Ball gown wedding dresses Online or wedding gown is the clothing worn by a bride during a wedding ceremonyone that will enable them to negotiate with the player. Tanaka must either agree to a deal with a big-league team before the 30-day window expires or return to Rakuten for another season.

    As many as a dozen teams are expected to submit the maximum $20 million bid for Tanaka, though that only gives them the opportunity to negotiate with the pitcher, who could command as much as $100 million given the new bidding system.The Dodgers are expected to join the Yankees as aggressive bidders for Tanaka, who went 24-0 with a 1.27 ERA last season, leading Rakuten to the Pacific League championship and a win in the Japan Series. Tanaka won Pacific League MVP honors and captured his second Sawamura Award, Japan’s equivalent to the Cy Young.Last week, Tanaka publicly stated his desire to move to the majors, hoping to take his game to the next level.The woman to the far right is wearing a typical Wholesale Cheap Mother of the Bride Dresses Online from 1929.But Rakuten president Yozo Tachibana reportedly said the team had decided to keep Tanaka, as the New York Times reported that the club was prepared to make him the highest-paid Japanese pitcher in history.However, a major-league official told the Daily News last Thursday that the league still expected Tanaka to be posted before the Feb. 1 deadline. Wednesday’s announcement — which was made by Tachibana — confirmed that belief.Explore our modern, yet classic range of long and short Wholesale Cheap Bridesmaid Dresses Online.Tanaka has not announced which U.S.-based agent will represent him, though a source said that Arn Tellem, who also represents Yu Darvish and was the agent for Hideki Matsui — two Japaneese players who made the successful jump to MLB — appears to be the front-runner.

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