The Texas Rangers are skipping Yu Darvish's next start.
The Darvish contract is not just a fantastic deal on its own, it is a fantastic sign of the Rangers commitment to the long run.
The deal came down to the wire, with minutes left to go before the deadline. Failing to sign would've kept Darvish with the Nippon Ham Fighters -- and the Rangers would've kept their $52 million posting fee. Now, though, they have their phenom.
When the news broke that the Texas Rangers won the bidding rights to negotiate with Yu Darvish, the baseball world let out a collective sigh of relief. Darvish’s entry into the MLB has been...