Back in December of 2011, Kevin Goldstein polled the industry on Yu Darvish, asking 10 sources whether they'd prefer Darvish to a selection of five other right-handed starters. I'm doing something similar for Masahiro Tanaka, and the results will appear in a piece at BP later this week. But I want to know what you think as well as what the baseball insiders think, so I'm collecting your survey responses below, for inclusion in the article.

The only instructions: Consider 2014 performance only, and don't consider salary. I just want to know which pitcher you think will be better this year, Tanaka or each of the other guys. Have at it.

*Update* The results are in, so you can stop voting.

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Can we define "better" ?

Only because Tanaka might have a FIP better than his ERA. Or worse. Or have a worse xFIP than Latos but throw more innings.

WARP, I guess?
However you want to define it, really, but WAR(P) is as good an answer as any. Just imagine that you have an empty rotation spot, you can fill it with one of the two pitchers you're picking between, and money isn't a concern.
Interesting: Masahiro Tanaka is not the first Masahiro Tanaka to become part of an American team's system. He's the Japanese Brian Giles.
Which Masahiro Tanaka is the black one and which is the white one?
ERA or K's??? oh oh oh wins!
Thanks for your input, everyone. Article is up.