Hiroyuki Nakajima met with the Seibu Lions today and agreed to a one-year deal worth 280M yen.
Sponichi notes that Tetsuya Shiozaki (team development department) taught Yusei Kikuchi how to throw a sinker when they were in Australia. Kikuchi apparently wanted another pitch (in addition to the fastball and slider) he could turn to when facing right-handed batters.
Nikkan Sports mentions it calling it a two-seamer with sinker-like movement.
vs right-handed batters: 52-for-158, 6 BB, 19 SO, .329/.365/.494
vs left-handed batters: 11-for-53, 2 BB, 5 SO, .208/.236/.283