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[11/9/2017] Nippon Ham Fighters to add Michael Tonkin

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.

Source: Berardino‏ tweet, Daily Sports 11/8/2017Sponichi 11/9/2017, Sanspo 11/9/2017

[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

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