Free agent pitchers must wait in line 

December, 27, 2013
12/27/13
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The fact that Masahiro Tanaka has been posted by his Japanese team will ultimately prove to be great news for the one team that ends up signing the pitcher. But for other pitchers on the free agent market, Tanaka's availability is likely to result in a month of waiting for the dust to settle before any of them finds a deal of their own.