Pitcher Yasuaki Yamazaki, who remained in professional baseball DeNA without transferring to the major leagues using the posting system, signed a six-year contract with an estimated annual salary of 300 million yen, saying, "I want to keep throwing with this team until it falls apart." talked.
In his eighth season, Yamazaki achieved 200 total saves in August at the age of 29 years and 10 months, becoming the youngest player in professional baseball history. He made a big contribution to the team that made a leap from last season to second place.
Pitcher Yamazaki was paying attention to whether he was aiming to transfer to the major leagues using the posting system this off, but he announced his stay at the team event on the 26th of this month.
Yamazaki pitcher negotiated at the team office in Yokohama City and signed a six-year contract with an estimated annual salary of 300 million yen.
Pitcher Yamazaki said about signing a long-term contract for 6 years, "I'm honored to have signed a long contract. I want to keep pitching with this team until I'm worn out, and I want to keep standing on the mound."
Regarding the remaining 43 saves up to 250 saves, which is the condition for entering the Meikyukai, he said, "First of all, I will win the competition next year. After that, I want to take care of each game in front of me. I talked to
On top of that, he was enthusiastic about the next season, saying, "The reason I signed a long-term contract is because I want to win with this team, so I want to do my best so that we can all see the scenery we have never seen before."