[5/30/2017] Orix Buffaloes reach agreement with Chris Marrero

The Orix Buffaloes announced today that they reached an agreement with twenty-eight-year-old Chris Marrero. The outfielder was assigned the uniform number 12. According to media reports, the two sides agreed to a one-year deal worth an estimated 400,000 US dollars.

Marrero arrived in Japan on May 29. The Buffaloes are planning to hold a press conference for him on June 1.

Source: Orix 5/30/2017, Nikkan Sports 5/30/2017, Sports Hochi 5/30/2017, Daily Sports 5/30/2017

[UPDATE 6/1 @ 9:27pm]

The Buffaloes held a press conference for Marrero at Kcyocera Dome earlier today.

Source: Orix 6/1/2017

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