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Hanshin Tigers: Shinobu Fukuhara will not exercise FA option

by on Nov.28, 2011 @ 9:22 pm, under NPB

The Hanshin Tigers announced today that 34-year-old Shinobu Fukuhara will not exercise his FA option.

The also posted the following comment:

I decided not to exercise my FA option because I have not been able to put up satisfactory numbers in recent years and have only inconvenienced the team.  I hope to help the team win a championship next season by working hard.