NISHINOMIYA, Hyogo Pref. (Kyodo) Hanshin Tigers southpaw Kei Igawa will wait to renegotiate a proposal for a 100 million yen pay raise from the Central League club, baseball sources said Wednesday.

The boost would double Igawa’s annual salary to 200 million yen in 2004.

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