[6/17/2017] Seibu Lions reach agreement with Stephen Fife

The Seibu Lions announced today that they reached an agreement with thirty-year-old pitcher Stephen Fife. He is scheduled to arrive in Japan today. His uniform number and salary will be revealed during a press conference on June 20.

Source: Seibu 6/17/2017, Nikkan Sports 6/17/2017, Sanspo 6/17/2017

[UPDATE 6/21 @ 12:20am]

The Lions held a press conference for Fife on June 20. He was assigned the number 69. According to media  reports, he agreed to a deal worth an estimated 300,000 US dollars plus incentives.

Source: Seibu 6/20/2017, Sanspo 6/20/2017, Sponichi 6/20/2017

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