• Kyodo


Veteran infielder Kazuyoshi Tatsunami re-signed with the Chunichi Dragons on Friday for an unchanged annual salary of 250 million yen, plus a special bonus for reaching a career total of 2,000 hits last season.

“I want to be in good shape this year and am aiming to play in all 140 games,” said the 34-year-old five-time Golden Glove winner, who struggled with a lower back injury last season.

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