The Japan Times published an article yesterday about how the new posting system agreement puts Rakuten (Masahiro Tanaka's team) in an unfavorable position.  The Eagles were widely expected to post Tanaka this offseason, but the newly agreed upon system, complete…

It was reported last week, but it's apparently become official now and will go into effect as soon as next week.  So, the NPB team sets the posting fee in advance and it can go up as high as $20…