The Texas Rangers have won the bidding rights to Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish. Major league teams had until last Wednesday to post bids to the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters to negotiate exclusively with the right-hander. Yahoo! Sports reports the posting bid was $51.7-million. Earlier in the week, the "New York Post" reported the Toronto Blue Jays would win the rights with a bid between $40-million and $50-million. The Chicago Cubs were also among the teams that reportedly showed interest. The Rangers now have 30 days to work out a contract for Darvish, who went 18-and-6 with a 1.44 ERA with 276 strikeouts and 36 walks in 232 innings last season.