[3/9/2018] Koji Uehara to sign with the Yomiuri Giants

The Yomiuri Giants announced today that they reached an agreement with forty-two-year-old Koji Uehara. He was assigned the uniform number 11. A press conference is scheduled for later today.

Source: Sponichi 3/9/2018, Daily Sports 3/9/2018, Sports Hochi 3/9/2018, Nikkan Sports 3/9/2018

[UPDATE 3/9 @ 9:58pm]

The Giants held a press conference for Uehara at a hotel in Tokyo today. He is set to join the Ni-gun team at Giants Stadium for practices on March 10. According to media reports, he agreed to a one-year contract worth an estimated 200 million yen plus incentives. The contract also includes a signing bonus worth an estimated 100 million yen.

Source: Yomiuri 3/9/2018, Sponichi 3/9/2018, Tokyo Sports 3/9/2018, Nikkan Sports 3/9/2018, Sanspo 3/9/2018

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