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The Winner of the Yu Darvish Sweepstakes: Texas

Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports is the first to post the news: The Rangers’ posting fee of $51.7 million for Yu Darvish of the Nippon Ham Fighters was the highest bid, meaning that Texas won the right to negotiate a contract with the star pitcher.

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