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The Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles on Friday announced the acquisition of Mexican infielder Agustin Murillo.

The 33-year-old Murillo, who has been playing with Monterrey in the Mexican League since 2010, joins the Eagles through the end of this season on a ¥10 million deal.

“I’m grateful to Rakuten for giving me this chance in the middle of the season. I will do my best to help Rakuten make the (post-season) Climax Series,” Murillo said in a club statement.

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