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signed pitcher Kyuji Fujikawa to a two-year contract with a vesting/club option for the 2015 season.
The deal is reportedly worth $9.5 million.
Fujikawa went 42-25 with 220 saves and a 1.77 earned run average in 562 appearances, all but 14 as a relief pitcher, over 12 seasons with the Hanshin Tigers of Japan's Central League.
The 32-year-old Fujikawa is the second Japanese player in Cubs history, following Kosuke Fukudome.
December 7, 2012, at 02:00 PM ET