NPB formally approves new posting system

Dec 16, 2013

NPB formally approves new posting system

Nippon Professional Baseball formally agreed on the terms of a new posting system with Major League Baseball on Monday. NPB’s executive committee met and signed off on an agreement that both sides had agreed to in principle. The new rules will be in force ...

MLB, NPB reach basic agreement on posting system

Dec 5, 2013

MLB, NPB reach basic agreement on posting system

Nippon Professional Baseball and Major League Baseball have reached a basic agreement on a new posting system, sources said Thursday. It is thought that an agreement has been reached after MLB requested a posting fee cap of $20 million. The move will be formalized ...

Japanese players association accepts new posting system agreement

Nov 14, 2013

Japanese players association accepts new posting system agreement

The Japanese baseball players association has accepted revisions to the current posting system that allows Japanese players ineligible for free agency to move to the majors, limited to a period of two years, Toru Matsubara, executive director of the association, said Thursday. The formal ...