I never knew the details of the posting system until recently. I just understood that it was an agreement between Major League Baseball (MLB) and Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) league having to do with players coming to the United States from the NPB. Simplistically, it is a system for Japanese teams that want to make their players available to MLB teams.
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