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.
[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.