[6/4/2016] Hiroshima Carp lock Kris Johnson up for three more years

The Hiroshima Carp announced today that they signed thirty-one-year-old Kris Johnson to a three-year extension. Media reports are breaking down the agreement as follows:

  • a signing bonus of one million US dollars
  • a yearly salary of three million US dollars
  • plus yearly performance bonuses that could max out at over one million US dollars (according to Daily Sports)

Source: Hiroshima announcement, Daily Sports 6/4/2016, Sports Hochi 6/4/2016, Nikkan Sports 6/4/2016

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