Jose Lopez signs with Japanese team for $911,000

Jose Lopez signs with Japanese team for $911,000
January 7, 2013, 8:16 am
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Making official what was reported last week, Jose Lopez has signed a one-year deal with the Yomiuri Giants in Japan. According to the Associated Press he’ll get $911,000, which is less than most former major leaguers heading to Japan typically receive and suggests Lopez couldn’t find anything more than a minor-league deal in America. And…