Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - The Chicago Cubs signed pitcher Kyuji Fujikawa
to a two-year contract with a vesting/club option for the 2015 season.
The deal is reportedly worth $9.5 million.
Fujikawa went 42-25 with 220 saves and a 1.77 earned run average in 562
appearances, all but 14 as a relief pitcher, over 12 seasons with the Hanshin
Tigers of Japan's Central League.
The 32-year-old Fujikawa is the second Japanese player in Cubs history,
following Kosuke Fukudome.
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