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Report: A's to get Hiroyuki Nakajima

Updated: December 17, 2012, 6:25 PM ET
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OAKLAND, Calif. -- Two people with knowledge of the negotiations say the Oakland Athletics have agreed to sign shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima of Japan's Seibu Lions, according to The Associated Press.

The people spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because there had yet to be a formal announcement. The AL West champion A's called a news conference for Tuesday afternoon described as a "major announcement."

Nakajima agreed to a $6.5 million, two-year contract. The deal also includes ...

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