The Chiba Lotte Marines announced today that they signed both Doug Mathis (29) and Wil Ledezma (31).
Mathis has been assigned the number thirty-six, Ledezma the number forty-seven.
Source: Official team site
UPDATE @ 7:21pm - Ledezma signed a deal worth an estimated US$400,000 (~31M yen) and Mathis a deal worth an estimated US$150,000 (~12M yen). Source: Nikkan Sports 7/27/2012
UPDATE 7/28 @ 7:47am - The Marines see Ledezma as a power reliever and Mathis as a finesse starter. Mathis is expected to arrive in Japan in early August; no word on Ledezma. Lotte is also hoping that Hayden Penn is ok. Source: Sports Hochi 7/27/2012