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The Texas Rangers signed Yu Darvish shortly before the 4 p.m. CT deadline, meaning he'll be in a Rangers uniform and pitching in the States to start this season.
Best in the West?
The Rangers may have needed to sign Darvish just to keep up with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, who signed Albert Pujols in the offseason ...
Wilson or Darvish?
... and also stole ace C.J. Wilson from Texas. Wilson is a proven commodity in the majors, but Darvish's potential is thought to be nearly limitless.
The AL East has been the home of baseball's model franchises over the past decade, but the Pujols and Wilson deals, plus the Darvish signing, could signal a changing of the guard.
Wilson, who drove the pace car at Sunday's NASCAR race, was 1-2 with a 3.70 ERA in the postseason.
Welcome to SportsNation! On Tuesday, we'll be chatting with C.J. Wilson, pitcher for the AL champion Texas Rangers, about his breakout year this season, his trip to the World Series and his latest charity efforts.
After spending the first five years of his MLB career in the bullpen, Wilson transitioned, with great success, to the starting rotation in 2010. He won a career high 15 games with a 3.35 ERA, both of which were 10th best in the AL. His 170 strikeouts was 15th best in the AL.
Wilson's C.J. Wilson's Children's Charities serves the purpose of assisting all children and their families that are affected by chronic, life-threatening illnesses, and to support the goals of any other organization with which they concur is making a valuable contribution to society.
Send your questions now and join Wilson Tuesday at 12:50 p.m. ET!