Kosuke Fukudome returned from his training session in Hawaii on Friday and said to reporters, "This is not really something I can worry about. I will consider [options] as my agent handles [the rest]. ... Baseball players earn their keep by playing in games. Playing in games is the most important thing. "
Norichika Aoki's contract could be worth a max $8,606,250 over three years (incentives/bonuses), according to a tweet by CBSSPorts.com's Jon Heyman.
Aoki is scheduled to workout in Okinawa for about a week, beginning as early as today.