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Kyuji Fujikawa Texas Rangers contract: $1M guarantee, per Jon Heyman

Newly signed Texas Rangers reliever Kyuji Fujikawa is getting $1 million plus bonuses in his new contract, per Jon Heyman

Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports

Kyuji Fujikawa's Texas Rangers contract is for $1 million guaranteed, plus bonuses, per Jon Heyman.

Fujikawa, who was a dominant reliever in Japan before signing with the Chicago Cubs prior to the 2013 season, missed most of the 2013 and 2014 seasons due to Tommy John surgery.  The Rangers are hopeful that a now-healthy Fujikawa will be able to give the Rangers another impact righthanded relief arm in the bullpen, to go with Tanner Scheppers, Neftali Feliz, and a few other internal options, such as Roman Mendez, Phil Klein and Corey Knebel.

UPDATE -- Stefan Stevenson says on Twitter that there is also a club option for 2016 with this deal.