According to a report by Daily Sports, the Hanshin Tigers have reached an agreement with twenty-seven-year-old Pierce Johnson. A Hanshin official is expected to travel to the United States in early-December to finalize a formal contract.
Source: Daily Sports 11/27/2018
[UPDATE 12/8 @ 11:01pm]
The Tigers announced that they finalized a contract with Johnson. According to media reports, they agreed on a one-year deal worth an estimated 800,000 US dollars.