The Seibu Lions announced today that they reached an agreement with twenty-eight-year-old infielder Ernesto Mejia. No other information is known at this time.
The Lions released the following statement from Mejia:
I am happy for this opportunity to play for the Seibu Lions and will be looking forward to experiencing Japanese baseball and culture. I am honored to have been selected by the Seibu Lions. I promise to play hard for the team and for the fans.
Source: official announcement
[UPDATE 5/5 @ 7:23pm]
The Lions held a press conference for Mejia at their offices in Tokorozawa on Monday. He was assigned the number ninety-nine. His contract is worth an estimated 350,000 US dollars plus performance bonuses.