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[12/4/2013] Yomiuri’s Murata, Nippon Hams’ Yoh get extensions; Kishi, Kanamori sign Ikusei contracts with Lotte

by on Dec.04, 2013 @ 10:36 pm, under NPB

Shuichi Murata finished the final year of a two-year deal this past season.  The Yomiuri Giants signed Murata to a three-year extension worth a total one billion yen (includes incentives).  He made 220 million this year.

Source: Sponichi 12/4/2013

[UPDATE 12/5 @ 2:10pm]

Murata will make 300 million yen next year, up sixty million from this year.  That would put his 2013 salary at 240 million yen.

Source: Sponichi 12/5/2013


Dai-Kang Yoh signed a two-year extension with the Nippon Ham Fighters.  The contract is worth an estimated 400 million yen.  His salary next season will be 180 million yen, up eighty-eight million from this year.

Source: Sports Hochi 12/4/2013


The Chiba Lotte Marines announced today that they signed former Yomiuri Keisuke Kishi (26) and former Nippon Ham Takayuki Kanamori (28) to Ikusei contracts.  Both deals are worth an estimated four million yen.  Kishi was assigned the number 121 and Kanamori 210.

Source: official announcement, Nikkan Sports 12/4/2013