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Right-hander Eisuke Tanaka, who was drafted in the second round by the Chiba Lotte Marines, will be the first-ever Kyoto University alumnus to become a Japanese pro baseball player.

The 180-cm, 75-kg Tanaka has agreed to join the Pacific League team on the base annual salary of ¥15 million, plus a signing bonus of ¥70 million.

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