Last night it was announced that the Texas Rangers made the winning bid to negotiate a contract with Japanese ace Yu Darvish. If the two sides reach an agreement, the Rangers are looking at around a $100,000,000.00 investment. Makes you wonder about the Rangers passing CJ Wilson's $60,000,000.00 asking price.
If you're a prospector, be sure to read Chuck's latest Cardboard Connection article HERE. Here's a teaser:
Arguably the top product for prospect collectors, 2011 Bowman Draft is as strong as it has ever been. 2011 saw one of the best draft classes in recent years and several prospects are commanding strong prices on the secondary market. Even though the set doesn't include some big names like Gerrit Cole, Danny Hultzen and Anthony Rendon, the overall depth of top-tier prospects has prospect hunters buying in.