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Softbank Hawks sign Hideki Okajima

by on Mar.03, 2012 @ 7:40 pm, under NPB

The Softbank Hawks announced today that they sign Hideki Okajima to a one-year deal.  He was also assigned the number 62.

Okajima underwent a medical examination and tossed a bullpen session for the Hawks.  The team could find no major problems and decided to sign the 36-year-old pitcher.  The Hawks will hold a press conference Yahoo Dome on Monday to formally announce the signing.

UPDATE @ 9:59pm - Okajima got a one-year deal worth 35M yen plus incentives.