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Seibu Lions sign Anyenil Mendoza, Abner Abreu to Ikusei contracts

by on Nov.20, 2012 @ 5:26 pm, under NPB

The Seibu Lions announced today that they signed Anyenil Mendoza and Abner Abreu to Ikusei contracts.  The Lions released the following statements from the two players.

Mendoza: "I am thankful for the opportunity to play in Japan next year.  I will do my best to make the seventy-man roster as soon as possible."

Abreu: "I pass the tryout and signed a contract today.  I am thankful.  I would like to get used to playing in Japan as soon as possible and will do my best to make the seventy-man roster."

Source: official announcement

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UPDATE @ 7:14pm - The Ikusei deals for both players include a 3.2M yen salary next season and a 1.6M yen signing bonus.  They two players will also live out of the player dorm.  Source: Sports Hochi 11/20/2012

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See also:

Seibu Lions to give three players from the Dominican Republic a tryout