Cashman Confirms: Yankees Out On Japanese Star OhtaniIt was a done deal, right up until it wasn't.
Otani Becomes MLB Free Agent After Posting Deal ApprovedMajor League Baseball's owners voted Friday via conference call to ratify a new posting system that allows the pitcher/outfielder to become a free agent in North America.
Palladino: Otani Would Be One Heck Of A Christmas Present For YankeesBrian Cashman might well have offered a small, silent prayer of thanks to the MLB Players Association before he gobbled down his turkey dinner Thursday.
Report: New Posting Deal Reached, Opening Door To Otani Coming To MLBMLB owners are scheduled to vote for ratification on Dec. 1, and Otani is expected to be posted then or the following day, the report said.
Yankees Raise Available Signing Bonus For Japanese Star Shohei Otani To $3.5 MillionNew York has the second-highest total of available international signing bonus money behind the Texas Rangers at $3,535,000.
Report: Mets Ready To Battle Big Boys For Japan's OtaniShohei Otani wants to play in the majors. The Yankees, Red Sox, and Dodgers figure to be competing for his services. But don't count out the Mets, too.
Reports: 'Babe Ruth Of Japan' Shohei Otani Headed To Major Leagues In 2018The Yankees were among the MLB teams that sent scouts last month to see Otani play for the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters.
Report: Yankees Get Up-Close Look At Japanese Two-Way Star OtaniThe Yankees are again looking to the Far East for help.
Reports: Yankees, Red Sox Interested In Japanese Phenom Shohei Otani At 6-foot-4, Otani's fastball can reach 100 mph. Sound good, Yankees fans?

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