Thursday Roundup: Tanaka clock starts 

December, 26, 2013
12/26/13
12:29
PM ET
While most of the general managers around the major leagues have spent the past 24 hours with visions of sugar plums dancing in their heads, or otherwise enjoying the relatively relaxed pace of a holiday week, the news from out of Japan regarding the posting of Masahiro Tanaka will surely begin to bring things back into focus.