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[11/18/2014] Nippon Ham Fighters finalize deal with Brandon Laird

by on Nov.18, 2014 @ 3:14 pm, under NPB

The Nippon Ham Fighters announced that they came to terms with twenty-seven-year-old infielder Brandon Laird.

The Fighters posted the following statement from Laird:

"I am happy to join the Nippon Ham Fighters organization. I hear that the Fighters are making good progress under Hideki Kuriyama. I am looking forward to playing for a budding team. I wish I could put on the Fighters' uniform now and head to the Sapporo Dome field where all the great fans are. I am willing to do whatever it takes to help the team win a championship."

Source: official announcement

[UPDATE @ 6:49pm]

According to at least two reports, Laird agreed to a one-year deal worth sixty million yen plus incentives.

Source: Sports Hochi 11/18/2014, Sanspo 11/18/2014

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