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Fielkow's Law : Where Will Masahiro Tanaka End Up?

Justin Fielkow

Justin Fielkow

Justin Fielkow is an attorney at the Franklin Law Group in Northfield, Illinois, a Chicago suburb. Justin attended Tulane University Law School and obtained a Certificate in Sports Law. He has been writing for Rotowire since 2008, first while at the University of Wisconsin, then and still as the beat writer for the New Orleans Saints, and now as a featured columnist providing insight into the legal side of sport with a fantasy spin.

'Tis the season! It is currently a balmy 11 degrees in my hometown of Chicago. The sweet smell of cracklin' winter fires wafts through the air. Bells can be heard ringing on every street corner. Naturally, it seems like an appropriate time to talk some baseball. On the holiday wish list for a number of major league teams: Masahiro Tanaka, the ace of Japan's Rakuten Golden Eagles. The right-hander, who was 24-0 with a 1.27 ERA last season, could be the best available starting pitcher on the major league market. But, his professional fate remains uncertain.

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