The deal came down to the wire, with minutes left to go before the deadline. Failing to sign would've kept Darvish with the Nippon Ham Fighters -- and the Rangers would've kept their $52 million posting fee. Now, though, they have their phenom.
The big question going forward is whether the $112M+ they're spending to get him could've been better spent, either in keeping C.J. Wilson or pursuing Prince Fielder. What do you think? Good investment?