Source: Sox out of hunt for Takahashi
|02.11.10 at 11:54 am ET|
According to a source familiar with the negotiations, the Red Sox are no longer in the mix for the services of pitcher Hisanori Takahashi, whom the New York Times is reporting is on the verge of an agreement with the New York Mets. The Sox had offered the Japanese lefty a minor-league deal, with the opportunity to compete for a spot in the team’s bullpen.
According to the Times’ report Takahashi, has been a starter for most of his professional career, will be eligible to make $1 million for the 2010 season with the Mets, with another potential $500,000 in bonuses.
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