Seiichi Uchikawa was in the third year of a four-year contract this season. He met with the Softbank Hawks today for salary negotiations and replaced the fourth year with a new a four-year deal (he was set to re-earn his FA option after next season). The value of the contract will change based on performance. His salary next year will be 270 million yen plus incentives (up 100 million from this past season).
[UPDATE 12/17 @ 11:47am]
The new contract could be worth up to an estimated 1.5 billion yen.
Source: Daily Sports 12/16/2013