The Softbank Hawks announced that they signed thirty-three-year-old infielder Barbaro Canizares. He has been assigned the number fifty-five.
According to Jiji Press, he signed a one-year deal worth forty-five million yen.
UPDATE 11/11 @ 4:02pm -
Canizares is scheduled to arrive in Japan today. The Hawks will introduce him at a press conference at Ivy Stadium. He will then remain in Japan and attend fall camp.
Source: Sports Hochi 11/11/2013