According to a report by Sportsnets' Ben Nicholson-Smith, Wily Mo Pena signed a one-year deal with the Orix Buffaloes. A snip:
Former MLB outfielder Wily Mo Pena has agreed to sign a one-year contract with the Orix Buffaloes of Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball, an industry source told sportsnet.ca. The 31-year-old free agent drew interest from both sides of the Pacific before agreeing to terms on the deal, which is valued at $1.5 million.
[UPDATE 12/9 @ 12:51pm]
Reports from today indicate that the two sides are on the verge of finalizing a deal. An announcement will likely be made within the next few days. The Buffaloes are hoping Pena will be able to replace Dae-Ho Lee in the line-up.