While we’re all waiting for Seibu to decide whether or not they accept the highest bid forMatsuzaka, let’s engage in a little rumor-mongering.
- Buster Olney: Red Sox may have offered $38-45 million
Wow. Olney, citing “officials monitoring the bidding”, says the Sox “may” have offered between $38 million and $45 million for his rights. That would be higher than every prediction in our contest except those of Steinbrenner and Dr. Evil (no commentary on the seriousness of their predictions).
- Star-Telegram: Rangers may win bidding for Matsuzaka
It’s impossible to not enjoy all the hedging in these rumors-made-stories. In other news, Angelina Jolie “may” leave Brad Pitt to hang out with this author. It’s possible! The rumor the ST has says the Rangers may have offered “close to $30 million.”
- International Herald Tribune: Kei Igawa posted
Kei Igawa was either posted today or will be posted shortly. Bids should be due next week.