Baseball: Nippon Ham outfielder Nishikawa posted for MLB clubs

The Nippon Ham Fighters said Thursday the Pacific League club has made center fielder Haruki Nishikawa available for major league clubs through the posting system. Once Major League Baseball has informed its 30 teams of Nishikawa’s availability, they will have 30 days to reach an agreement with him. The Fighters will then receive a transfer fee based on the total value of the contract that Nishikawa signs. The negotiation period starts at 10 p.m. on Dec. 3 and ends at 7 a.m. on Jan. 3, 2021, Japan time. The 28-year-old Nishikawa became eligible to file for domestic free agency in Japan this se…

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