Yomiuri acquire Tampa Bay outfielder Hollins

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TOKYO, Dec. 25 (22:21) Kyodo

The Yomiuri Giants have acquired the services of outfielder
Damon Hollins, who played for the Tampa Bay Devils Rays this past

The Central League club said the 32-year-old Hollins has agreed
to a one-year deal carrying an annual salary of $1 million (about 119
million yen). He is scheduled to arrive in Japan at the end of

Hollins hit 15 home runs with 33 RBIs in 121 games with the
Devil Rays in 2006. Yomiuri manager Tatsunori Hara said he hopes to
use Hollins in the No. 5 spot.

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