New York Mets
Hisanori Takahashi will not be returning to the Mets in 2011. The sides were unable to complete an agreement by Friday's extended deadline, and Takahashi will be released per a stipulation in his contract. Because MLB rules now prohibit Takahashi from re-signing with the Mets and pitching in the majors before May 15, the release all but ensures Takahashi will pitch elsewhere next season.
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