The Yakult Swallows announced today that they reached an agreement with thirty-five-year-old pitcher Jason Urquidez. He was assigned the uniform number 61. According to media reports, the two sides agreed to a contract worth 150,000 US dollars plus incentives.
Urquidez is in the process of getting a work visa. He could arrive in Japan some time next week.
[UPDATE 6/29 @ 10:24pm]
The Swallows held a press conference for Urquidez today. He was assigned the uniform number 61.
Source: Yakult 6/29/2018