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Johjima headed back to Japan

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Johjima headed back to Japan
Just saw that Kenji has opted out of his contract with the Mariners to return to Japan.
It's too bad, he had a couple of good seasons for us, but just couldn't mesh with the pitchers.
He also struggled with the bat in 2008 and really didn't have a chance to be successful last year, due to several circumstances.
But I'm sure he will help a NPB team greatly, so who will pick him up for 2010?
Good luck Kenji!
Re: Johjima headed back to Japan
[ Author: number9 | Posted: Oct 28, 2009 2:08 AM ]

well he signed with Hanshin for about 5-oku/year for 4 years (about $20m @ 100 yen / $). Hopefully he'll fare better than Iguchi.

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