12/18/2010 1:05pm JST
The Buffaloes signed Hessman to a 1-year deal worth US$500,000 (or about 42M yen) and Figaro to a 1-year deal worth US$400,000 (or about 34M yen).
The Buffaloes are looking Figaro to start while Hessman will either be a third baseman or DH.
12/17/2010 6:22pm JST
The Orix Buffaloes announced today that they signed both Mike Hessman and Alfredo Figaro. No word on contract terms yet.