Levine: The Cubs will “outbid the field” on Tanaka


Eventually Masahiro Tanaka will sign someplace, and when he does, we won’t have constant, often contradictory reports about who is in the lead and who will outbid who in what is, essentially, a totally opaque process. Until then:


This Thursday, January 24, is the deadline for him to sign. Expect more of this back and forth until then.