Yu Darvish news...
- Nikkan Sports: Bobby Valentine told reporters that they probably can not afford Darvish. GM Ben Cherington said that while Darvish could make a good number 1 of 2 type pitcher, he was already satisfied with the pitchers the team already had.
- Sports Hochi figures six clubs will ultimately bid on Darvish (no particular order): the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Texas Rangers, Toronto Blue Jays, Florida Marlins, and the Washington Nationals.
- Nikkan Sports thinks five clubs, in the following order: New York Yankees, Texas Rangers, Toronto Blue Jays, Boston Red Sox, LA Angels.
- Sanspo reports on the costs some US media sites have mentioned: