The Daily Darvish: Crazy on Yu

Our neighbors to the north are getting heavily involved.

We have reached the end of January, and the top four free-agent pitchers (Yu Darvish, Jake Arrieta, Alex Cobb, Lance Lynn) remain unsigned.

Here at the Daily Darvish, we’re focusing on Yu.

And so is Jon Heyman:

The Milwaukee Brewers are in discussions with free agent starting pitcher Yu Darvish and appear to be very much in the mix, sources tell FanRag Sports.

There is no evidence to suggest a deal is close at this time.

People throughout the league suggest that the Brewers have been one of the most aggressive teams pursuing Darvish. Others that have shown interest in him include the Chicago Cubs, Minnesota Twins, Philadelphia Phillies, Texas Rangers, New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers, sources said.

This really tells us nothing we didn’t already know. The Brewers had been reported interested in Darvish a week or so ago, and had reportedly even made a contract offer. The other teams mentioned in Heyman’s article have all been reported interested in Darvish at various times this offseason.

This morning, we have a bit more from Ken Rosenthal:

Per sources and reports, delay on …Read the Rest

Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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