Zito is going to strike it rich
Maybe it was the strain of going 48 straight hours without sleep, but Scott Boras sounded less than euphoric after negotiating Daisuke Matsuzaka's six-year, $52 million deal with Boston on Wednesday.
Baseball's most powerful agent found his first big foray into Japan a challenge, to say the least. Factor in a single-minded client, a novel posting system and no potential for a "mystery team" to goose the price, and it's like asking a man to make a deal with his briefcase tied behind his back.
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