• Kyodo


The Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters announced on Thursday that they have terminated the contract of Michel Abreu, who led the Pacific League in home runs last season.

Abreu has been limited to just six games this season because of a lower back injury, and it appeared unlikely that he would be able to return to action before the end of the campaign.

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