Masahiro Tanaka signs with Yankees

Masahiro Tanaka signs with Yankees
January 22, 2014, 8:45 am
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CSN Staff

The Masahiro Tanaka saga is over.

The prized Japanese pitcher signed with the New York Yankees on Wednesday morning, as first reported by Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal.

According to Rosenthal, Tanaka's contract with the Yankees is the fifth-highest for a pitcher.

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The Cubs and White Sox were in the mix for Tanaka until the pitcher ultimately decided on the Yankees.

Stay with CSNChicago.com for more on this developing story.