Updates on Masahiro Tanaka from Monday, December 30, 2013:
According to reports by Sponichi and Sanspo, Major League Baseball sent the Rakuten Eagles a letter asking for clarification and written assurances that they will not be involved in any under-the-table financial transactions connected to Tanaka's posting.
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In other MLB-related news...
A bat Norichika Aoki used to collect about thirty hits this season was went for 100,000 yen during a charity auction in Miyazaki on Sunday.
Source: Nikkan Sports 12/30/2013