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Yomiuri Giants right-hander Koji Uehara re-signed with the Central League club on Thursday for an annual salary of 300 million yen.

The 28-year-old received a 90 million yen pay raise and made history by becoming the first Japanese player to employ an agent to conduct talks with the Tokyo-based club when he was accompanied to the negotiating table by lawyer Kimihito Kato.

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