MLB International News

Alfredo Despaigne signs with Japan's Chiba Lotte

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The three-time Serie Nacional MVP will head to Japan to continue his baseball career.

A's acquire Rodolfo Fernandez from Brewers

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Milwaukee deals away the minor league right-hander for additional international bonus slot money.

Royals sign int'l shortstop Aracena, Mariners next

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The Royals and Mariners appear to be the latest teams in the market for foreign-born talent.

Yasmani Tomas defects from Cuba

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While he might not be the best player to come from Cuba, Tomas could be the country's next MLB superstar.

Giants find a potential gem in Carbonell

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The Cuban outfielder likely won't make an impact until next season, but he could end up being a steal for the division-leading Giants.

Giants sign Cuban OF Daniel Carbonell

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The best team in the National League added another potential star to their already productive OF.

Raciel Iglesias could make an impact this season

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It's not unreasonable to expect to see Iglesias in a big league uniform later this year.

Yankees, Mariners finalists to sign Carbonell

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Ken Rosenthal reports the two AL teams are in the mix to sign the Cuban defector.

Despaigne to MLB -- or banned first?

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Jose Abreu 2.0? Only if he gets his passport woes straightened out.

Yanks believed to have 6 deals in place for July 2

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New York is expected to surpass their spending limit significantly.

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Padres nearing deal with Odrisamer Despaigne

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Korean righty Suk-min Yoon could sign soon

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Yoon, 27, is currently talking with two clubs. Since he's an outright free agent, no posting fee applies.

Odrisamer Despaigne cleared to sign with MLB teams

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Now that all the paperwork is done, the Cuban righty is free to sign an MLB contract.

MLB worried over donation from Tanaka to Rakuten

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Rakuten isn't happy with the new posting system and they might be looking for a way around its posting fee cap.

Beyond Tanaka: Other top int'l FAs to watch

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Players who are not Masahiro Tanaka are also out there on the international free agent market.

Who is most affected by Tanaka's posting?

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The initial drama is over; Masahiro Tanaka is coming to America. We look at who is most affected by his posting.

The Posting Price is Right

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With a new cap on posting fees in place, every team in baseball might as well place a bid.

New posting system holds hidden dangers for MLB

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MLB rushed a new posting system into place to stop another $50 million-plus fee, but they might have bigger problems down the road.

Tanaka will not be posted

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The diminished posting fee is the central reason Tanaka will not be posted this winter, but pride may also be a factor.

Japanese SP Kenta Maeda could be posted

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While uncertainty still surrounds Masahiro Tanaka, another top NPB pitcher could be headed to America.

Tanaka posting still on hold

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Tanaka will be the best pitcher on the market this winter if he is posted, but no one knows if that will happen this winter.

NPB will accept new posting system offer

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An agreement on a new posting system allowing for a more open market for NPB players is nearing completion.

MLB and NPB closing in on new posting system deal

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Negotiations over a new posting system for Nippon Professional Baseball Players heading to MLB are drawing to a close.

Masahiro Tanaka update: posting system "in limbo"

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MLB and the Nippon Professional Baseball league of Japan are still negotiating changes to the posting system, leaving possible international signings on hold.

Top Cuban Shortstop Erisbel Arruebarruena defects

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Another elite defensive shortstop out of Cuba may be headed to America.

Dodgers, Guerrero halt negotiations

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Cuban middle infielder Alexander Guerrero's $32 million deal with the Dodgers has fallen through, opening up the market for the highly touted second baseman.

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