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[12/18/2013] Rakuten Eagles sign Kazuya Fujita to a three-year extension

by on Dec.18, 2013 @ 8:48 pm, under NPB

The Rakuten Eagles met Kazuya Fujita (31) for salary negotiations today and agreed to a variable three-year contract extension that could be worth an estimated total 240 million yen plus incentives.  Fujita's salary next season will be an estimated eighty million yen (up thirty-seven million yen) plus incentives.

Source: official announcement, Sports Hochi 12/18/2013, Daily Sports 12/18/2013

[UPDATE 12/19 @ 7:40pm]

The Eagles were originally prepared to sign Fujita to a three-year deal worth an estimated total 210 million yen.  They ultimately agreed on a 240 million yen deal with a base eighty million yen salary per year that could max out at over 100 million yen next season through various incentives.

Source: Sports Hochi 12/19/2013