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The Yomiuri Giants have come to terms on a one-year contract in the acquisition of Cuban World Baseball Classic outfielder Frederich Cepeda, the Central League club announced on Saturday.

The Giants reached an agreement with the Cuban Baseball Federation to sign Cepeda. The 34-year-old Cepeda, who will wear the No. 23 uniform, will be paid ¥150 million in addition to a ¥50 million signing bonus.

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