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[11/13/2014] Hanshin Tigers sign Atsushi Nomi to a three-year deal

by on Nov.13, 2014 @ 11:50 pm, under NPB

The Hanshin Tigers announced today that they reached an agreement with thirty-five-year-old Atsushi Nomi. According to media reports, the two sides agreed to a three-year deal worth an estimated 450 million yen.

Speaking at a press conference held earlier today at the team offices in Nishinomiya, Atsushi said, "...it means a lot that they offered me a three-year deal at this age." He added, "I didn't have a good year, but they still said that they needed me. That made me really happy."

Source: official announcement, Nikkan Sports 11/13/2014, Sponichi 11/13/2014