• Kyodo


The Pacific League’s Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles have reached an agreement in principle with 31-year-old first baseman Gaby Sanchez, managing director Hiroshi Abei revealed Wednesday.

The one-year deal is for an estimated $2.5 million (roughly ¥290 million) with additional performance-based incentives. The deal is expected to be finalized in the coming days.

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