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Should MLB back out of the posting agreement with NPB?

craig44craig44 Posts: 10,524 ✭✭✭✭✭

With the quality of Japanese players seemingly increasing, should MLB dissolve/back out of the current posting agreement with NPB and allow teams to negotiate directly with Japanese players as free agents? It was the MLB that agreed that japanese players who "retired" couldnt come to the states to play like Nomo did back in 95. As it is now, NPB controls a player for 9 seasons.

Superstar players are never returning to NPB, why would they have a problem leaving under those circumstances? They would get significantly higher contracts here in the states and have a longer earning period as well. MLB would have access to the great players younger and more in their primes.

it seems like a win-win for the MLB and players. Just not for NPB

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