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Bidding starts for Japanese pitcher Igawa's MLB rights

Updated: November 17, 2006, 6:40 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Kei Igawa became the latest Japanese pitcher put up for bid to major league teams.

The Hanshin Tigers made Igawa available for posting Friday, and big league clubs have until 5 p.m. EST on Nov. 27 to submit offers for the right to negotiate a contract with the 27-year-old left-hander.

If his Japanese club accepts the highest bid by Dec. 1, the big league team that made it would then have 30 days to reach a deal with him.

Igawa went 14-9 last season with a 2.97 ERA ...

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