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Yakult Swallows to give Shohei Tateyama a four-year extension

by on Dec.09, 2011 @ 8:26 pm, under NPB

The Yakult Swallows have agreed to basic terms with Shohei Tateyama (30) on a four-year extension today.  His salary will be 190M yen per year plus incentives with an option to renegotiate the salary after two years.

Tateyama is expected to earn his domestic FA option next year and his international FA option in 2013.

UPDATE 12/10 @ 9:33am - Sanspo is reporting that Tateyama's contract could end up being worth over 800M yen after four years.  Nikkan Sports, Sponichi, and Sports Hochi are reporting it could be closer to 1B yen.