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[12/16/2014] Nippon Ham Fighters reach agreement with Kensuke Tanaka

by on Dec.16, 2014 @ 6:21 pm, under NPB

The Nippon Ham Fighters announced today that they reached an agreement with thirty-three-year-old infielder Kensuke Tanaka. He has been assigned his old uniform number 3. The media is reporting that the two sides agreed to a two-year deal that could be worth a total 300 million yen plus incentives.

Source: official announcement, Sponichi 12/16/2014, Daily Sports 12/16/2014

[UPDATE 12/17 @ 12:13pm]

Tanaka likely agreed to a two-year deal with a club option. The two-year deal could be worth a total 300 million yen plus incentives. The third year could push the value of the total package to 850 million yen (maximum).

Source: Sponichi 12/17/2014