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[11/22/2013] Hanshin Tigers announce additions of Seung Hwan Oh, Mauro Gomez

by on Nov.23, 2013 @ 12:52 am, under NPB

The Hanshin Tigers announced on Friday that they signed both Seung Hwan Oh (31) and Mauro Gomez (29).

According to Sanspo, the Tigers signed Oh to a two-year deal worth a total 850 million yen (includes transfer fee).  They could also assign him Kyuji Fujikawa's old number (twenty-two).

Asahi Shimbun notes that Gomez got a one-year deal worth 120 million yen.  Yutaka Wada made an appearance on Sun TV's Nekketsu Tigers-to on Friday and said he planned to use him at first and that he would have to win the everyday job.

Source: official announcement (Oh), official announcement (Gomez), Sanspo 11/22/2013Asahi Shimbun 11/22/2013Nikkan Sports 11/22/2013

UPDATE @ 6:10am -

The break down on Oh's contract: 200 million yen signing bonus, 300 million yen per year in salary (two years, 600 million), and 50 million yen for the transfer fee to Samsung.

Source: Sponichi 11/23/20123

UPDATE @ 6:28am -

The Tigers could give Gomez the number forty-four.

Source: Sponichi 11/22/2013

UPDATE 11/24 @ 2:49am -

The breakdown on Oh's contract could also be: 100 million yen signing bonus, 250 million yen per year in salary (two years, 500 million), and 250 million for the transfer fee to Samsung

Source: Nikkan Sports 11/23/2013