According to a number of media reports in Japan, Nobuhiro Matsuda has decided to stay with the Softbank Hawks after considering his options in the United States. The Hawks are expected to make an announcement today. The two sides most likely reached an agreement base around a four-year deal worth an estimated 1.6 billion yen and the uniform number 3.
[UPDATE @ 6:05pm]
Incidentally, Sanspo is reporting that the four-year deal could be worth as much as 2.5 billion yen.
Source: Sanspo 12/24/2015