Tsuyoshi Nishioka will make more money in Japan than with Twins
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Tsuyoshi Nishioka will make more money in Japan than he did with the Minnesota Twins.
According to reports, Nishioka, who asked for and was granted his unconditional release from the Twins at the end of last season, signed a two-year contract with the Hanshin Tigers worth a total of 600 million yen -- or, the equivalent of approximately $7.5 million.
Under those terms, Nishioka will earn slightly more than the $3 million per year he made with the Twins.