The Yankees announced Thursday that they were unable to agree to contract terms and will pass on signing Japanese infielder Hiroyuki Nakajima.
Some Yankees fans have expressed outrage, but Brian Cashman has kept the organization’s best interests at heart by waiting for the right deal.
The Yankees and Nationals are among several teams speculated to have interest in Darvish.
GM Brian Cashman briefly addressed his discussions with pitcher Mark Buerhle when speaking to reporters Wednesday. He also talked about Japanese SS Hiroyuki Nakajima, who the Yankees can negotiate with.
According to WFAN’s Jon Heyman, the New York Yankees won exclusive rights to sign Japanese All-Star shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima. The Yankees now have a 30-day window to complete the signing process.