The Nippon Ham Fighters have reportedly added twenty-seven-year-old Michael Tonkin to their pitching staff. The Pioneer Press’ Mike Berardino tweeted that the pitcher agreed to a two-year contract worth 2.1 million US dollars plus 500,000 US dollars in incentives. The Fighters are planning to use Tonkin as a closer.
[UPDATE 11/13 @ 4:21pm]
The Fighters officially announced today that they reached an agreement with Tonkin.
Source: Nippon Ham 11/13/2017
[UPDATE 11/14 @ 12:22am]
According to Japanese reports, Tonkin agreed to a two-year deal that will be worth an estimated 120 million yen next year.
Source: Sanpso 11/13/2017