5 minutes ago, bidding for Daisuke Matsuzaka’s posting rights officially ended. MLB will forward the amount of the winning bid to Seibu, who has 4 days to decide whether or not to accept it. At that point, the winning team is announced and they can begin to negotiate with Matsuzaka’s agent, Scott Boras.
In the comments, feel free to guess the amount of the winning bid and the team that won. Our predictions after the break:
Winning bid: $27 million
Winning team: New York Yankees
What says you?