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Yu Darvish is “increasingly likely” to sign this week

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According to a tweet from Jon Morosi, which specifically mentions he’s still talking to the Twins.

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Take your time, Yu. It’s fine.

Welcome to the 2017-2018 MLB offseason, where Jon Morosi can tweet out the following and it feels like a major development:

There’s no other details or reports. This one tweet is all we have — and I’m talking about the offseason in general here.

So here’s what the tweet tells us:

  1. Darvish is “increasingly likely” to sign “this week”.
  2. The Twins are the only team Morosi specifically names, but he also says “among the teams” (plural), so the Twins aren’t the only ones.
  3. The Twins and Darvish are still talking to each other.
  4. All of this information is coming from an anonymous source.
  5. Morosi tagged @MLBNetwork and @MLB in the tweet.

Here’s what the tweet doesn’t tell us:

  1. How likely Darvish actually is to sign this week.
  2. How likely Darvish actually is to not sign this week.
  3. If “this week” means means by Friday, by Saturday, by Sunday, or just sometime in the next seven days.
  4. Why the Twins are the only team specifically named.
  5. How many teams are still engaged in discussions with Darvish.
  6. Which teams are still engaged in discussions with Darvish.
  7. What exactly the teams and Darvish are even discussing.
  8. Who is even most likely to sign Darvish.
  9. If Morosi tagged @MLBNetwork and @MLB because he wanted them to retweet the tweet, or if it was for some other reason.
  10. Why there is a hashtag before Twins.
  11. Who the source is.
  12. Why the hell it’s January 24th and none of the top free agent starting pitchers have signed a deal yet.
  13. If signing Yu Darvish is even a good idea for the Twins.
  14. What the hell I am doing with my life.

So basically, we still don’t really know anything. Enjoy the rest of your day!