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Yankees Win the Tanaka Sweepstakes

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports has the scoop:

Apparently, the Steinbrenner family values relevance over luxury-tax concerns.

Steve Adams of MLB Trade Rumors has additional details here.

Jason Epstein is the president of Southfive Strategies, LLC. He was a public-relations consultant for the Turkish embassy in Washington from 2002 to 2007.