The man at the center of the posting system drama finally broke his silence, and it was music to the ears of MLB fans and executives.

Masahiro Tanaka, who went 24-0 on the mound for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles this season, wants to try his hand at pitching in the majors.

Tanaka stated his wishes during a meeting with Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles president Yozo Tachibana Tuesday morning and during a news conference that afternoon.