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The Chicago Cubs announced Friday they have signed star Japanese outfielder Seiya Suzuki to a five-year deal.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it is worth a reported $85 million, plus the posting fee the Cubs will pay the Hiroshima Carp. The contract is the largest ever for a position player moving from Japan to the United States.

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