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Yu Darvish thinking about being posted?

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Yu Darvish thinking about being posted?
I understand Nikkan Sports is reporting that Darvish is thinking about asking to be posted after the 2010 season and that his team may consider it. Does anyone have any thoughts or insight on this?
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Re: Yu Darvish thinking about being posted?
[ Author: Jbroks86 | Posted: Feb 13, 2010 3:57 PM | SFT Fan ]

The closest thing saying Darvish will get posted is from Nikkan Sports, as you said, in an article from January 20th. It says he could be posted after the 2010 season, Darvish won't be eligible for free agency till after the 2013 season if I'm correct.

Since that article in Nikkan Sports, I haven't seen another article mentioning Darvish being posted. I wouldn't believe anything about Darvish being posted until Nippon Ham actually announces that they will post him. Anything else, in my opinion, is pure speculation.

This much is sure though; if posted after the 2010 season he will break Matsuzaka's posting fee record and the contract he received.
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