Will Matsuzaka sign? Our experts think so

Updated: December 13, 2006, 1:41 PM ET
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Will the Boston Red Sox sign Daisuke Matsuzaka before Thursday's deadline (midnight ET)? Here's what our experts say:

  Will Boston sign Matsuzaka? If yes, how much will he get? Who controls the negotiations?
Jayson
Stark
Yes 6 years, $62M Matsuzaka
Jerry
Crasnick
Yes 4 years, $52M Scott Boras
Keith
Law
Yes 4 years, $36M Red Sox
Steve
Phillips
No   Scott Boras
Rob
Neyer
Yes 5 years, $63.5M  
Phil
Rogers
Yes 4 years, $52M Scott Boras
John
Shea
Yes 2 years, $22M Red Sox
Eric
Karabell
Yes 6 years, $72M Scott Boras
Jim
Caple
No   Red Sox
Enrique
Rojas
Yes 6 years, $90M Scott Boras